You’re still only 23, but it feels like you’ve been on our screens for a long time…
Yeah I started out as a kid, so it has been a long time. I was nine when I joined my agency, and I just kind of
did it because my friend was doing it. [Laughs.] But I fell in love with acting on the job. I remember during Home and Away when I was around 14 or 15,
I had a moment when I was like, “Am I just doing this because I’m doing this or do I actually love it?” Since then I’ve chosen to actually do it. But I think
it’s good to keep questioning it, as it’s
a bit of a crazy job.
Do you look back fondly on your Home and Away years?
Yeah I do. I mean, I was in it for
about five years by the end, so it was everything – it was good, it was bad,
it was terrible. I was a teenager, so there was a bit of angst. But it was great. I probably had the most scenes with Sharni Vinson, so I was really close with her, and also Isabel Lucas. Jodi Gordon and Jessica Tovey were
there at the same time too. The girls would always go away for trips on
the weekends. We were really close
and I learnt a lot from them. I mean, Sharni even showed me how to put
a tampon in! [Laughs.] It was really
nice to hang out with mature women. …keep reading.