Vampire Diaries’ Phoebe Tonkin Joins Oz Comic-Con

Australian actress Phoebe Tonkin, best known as the hybrid werewolf/vampire “Hayley Marshall” in the popular TV shows THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and THE ORIGINALS, will appear at Oz Comic-Con in Sydney and Brisbane.

Tonkin’s other US television credits include a lead series role in CW Network’s US series THE SECRET CIRCLE, a guest lead role on the CBS drama series STALKER and a guest lead role in THE AFFAIR. She is currently in production on the Stan original TV series BLOOM, opposite Jackie Weaver, Bryan Brown and Ryan Corr.

Her Australian television credits include the internationally successful series H20 JUST ADD WATER in the leading role of “Cleo Sertori”. H2O screened in over 120 territories worldwide and saw Tonkin nominated for an AFI Best Actress in a TV Drama Award. She also recently appeared in the SBS mini-series SAFE HARBOUR.

Tonkin’s feature film credits include lead roles in TOMORROW WHEN THE WAR BEGAN for Paramount Pictures; the feature film BAIT, opposite Xavier Samuel; the UK feature TAKE DOWN opposite Ed Westwick and Jeremy Sumpter; and Mark Webber’s feature film THE EVER AFTER opposite Teresa Palmer.

Tonkin joins a stellar line-up of film & TV guests attending the Brisbane and Sydney events including:

  • Tonkin’s THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and THE ORIGINALS castmate, Aussie Nathaniel Buzolic who also starred in PRETTY LITTLE LIARS and Mel Gibson’s HACKSAW RIDGE.
  • Australia’s own Dichen Lachman best known as “Reileen Kawahara” in Netflix’s smash hit ALTERED CARBON. Lachman also starred in Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse, as well as AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D, SUPERGIRL, THE 100 and NEIGHBOURS.
  • SHADOWHUNTERS heartthrob Matthew Daddario, who plays “Alec” on the TV series based on the popular “Mortal Instrument” books written by Cassandra Clare.
  • Dominic Sherwood known for his role in the teen vampire film VAMPIRE ACADEMY and more recently the hit fantasy series SHADOWHUNTERS.
  • Beloved voice-over star Christy Carlson Romano, who is best known for lending her voice to the titular character in Disney Channel’s KIM POSSIBLE.
  • Iconic Star Trek actress Gates McFadden, best known for portraying “Dr. Beverly Crusher” in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION.
  • Dominic Keating known for his role in the cult TV series, STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE.
  • Clare Kramer, best known for her role as the vengeful goddess “Glory” in the cult classic BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER.
  • Anthrax guitarist and thrash metal legend Scott Ian, who also appeared in THE WALKING DEAD.
  • Nathan Jones, known as ‘The Megaman,’ an Australian actor and former WWE professional wrestler who starred in MAD MAX: FURY ROAD and TROY (Brisbane Only)

Oz Comic-Con Brisbane – Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre – September 22 and 23

Oz Comic-Con Sydney – International Convention Centre Sydney – September 29 and 30 

Tickets on sale now at www.ozcomiccon.com/tickets 

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