Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin was born July 12, 1989, in Sydney, Australia.
Tonkin came to national attention for portraying Cleo Sertori in H2O Just Add Water
. Having relocated to Los Angeles
in 2011, she went on to play Faye in The Secret Circle
and rejoin her Just Add Water
co-star Claire Holt
(Rebekah) as Hayley in The Vampire Diaries