Plays Ruby Buckton
Born in Sydney on June 17, Rebecca wanted to act as long as she can remember, but an equal love of music saw her purse both with passion. Rebecca is not new to the screen, having filmed a six month stint on Blue Water High. Rebecca also starred in the feature film NEWCASTLE, released in November 2008.
Rebecca has taken music and drama classes since she was a little girl, and completed years 11 and 12 on a music scholarship. During this period, she performed with various ensembles and toured around America as part of the school choir. Rebecca was also drama captain in year 12 and studied music at university for six months.
In her spare time, the self taught guitarist and pianist still loves singing and writing music. Rebecca also sews and likes to mix and match new and vintage fashions. Growing up with two older brothers, Rebecca tried all sports including surfing and skating.
On her character Rebecca says, "Ruby has gone through a lot and had to gain a level of independence I really admire. She is free-spirited and sure of whom she is. I love playing Ruby; she is cheeky and easy-going, but very passionate about her family."Rebecca works alongside real life boyfriend Luke Mitchell (who plays Romeo) and in 2012 her character Ruby will face some daunting challenges that will test her relationship with boyfriend Casey (Lincoln Younes).