Bella Heathcote

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Bella Heathcote
Bella Heathcote.jpg
Bella Heathcote in November 2012
Born Isabella Heathcote
(1987-05-27) 27 May 1987 (age 27)
Melbourne, Australia[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present

Isabella "Bella" Heathcote (born 27 May 1987) is an Australian actress. She is best known for playing Victoria Winters in Tim Burton's film adaptation of Dark Shadows,[2] though Australians remember her best for her role as Amanda Fowler on the Australian television soap opera Neighbours.

Early life[edit]

Heathcote was born in Melbourne, Australia and her father was a lawyer.[3] She attended Korowa Anglican Girls' School. She began her career in 2008. In May 2010, she was a recipient of a Heath Ledger Scholarship.[4]


In December 2010, Heathcote was cast in David Chase's film Not Fade Away.[5] In February 2011, Tim Burton selected Heathcote to play Victoria Winters and Josette du Pres in his film adaptation of Dark Shadows, starring opposite Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Helena Bonham Carter.[6][7] She starred in the The Killers' music video "Shot at the Night" in 2013.


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Acolytes Petra
2010 Glenn Owen Dodds Julie Short film
Beneath Hill 60 Marjorie Waddell Credited as Isabella Heathcote
2011 In Time Michele Weis
2012 Dark Shadows Maggie Evans/Victoria Winters/Josette du Pres
Not Fade Away Grace Dietz
2014 The Rewrite Karen
2014 The Preppie Connection Filming
2015 The Curse of Downers Grove Chrissy Filming
2015 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Jane Bennett Filming
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Neighbours Amanda Fowler Recurring role
8 episodes


  1. ^ Manelis, Michelle (5 May 2012). "Bella Heathcote admits kissing Johnny Depp but says she never slept with Brad Pitt". Perth Now. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
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  3. ^ Kaufman, Amy (6 November 2012). "Young Hollywood: Breaking the news that acting is your calling". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Mitchell, Peter (14 May 2010). "Young Aussie stars shining in Hollywood". Retrieved 21 February 2011. 
  5. ^ Fleming, Mike (14 December 2010). "Bella Heathcote Lands 'Twylight Zones'". Retrieved 21 February 2011. 
  6. ^
  7. ^ Fleming, Mike (2 February 2011). "Jackie Earle Haley And Bella Heathcoate In 'Dark Shadows' Talks". Retrieved 21 February 2011. 

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