Bella Heathcote

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Bella Heathcote
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Bella Heathcote in November 2012
Born Isabella Heathcote
(1987-05-27) 27 May 1987 (age 28)
Melbourne, Australia[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present

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

Early life[edit]

Heathcote was born in Melbourne, Australia. 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 Killers' music video "Shot at the Night" in 2013 and appeared 2015 in Nicolas Winding Refn's thriller film The Neon Demon.[8] She was named as one of the 10 Actors to Watch: Breakthrough Performances of 2012 at the 20th Hamptons International Film Festival.

Heathcote was also a part of the Spring/Summer 2014 campaign for Miu Miu alongside Lupita Nyong'o, Elle Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen.


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
2015 The Curse of Downers Grove Chrissy Post-production
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Jane Bennett Post-production
The Neon Demon[9] Filming
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Neighbours Amanda Fowler Recurring role
8 episodes


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