Breeds at the Who magazine Sexy People Party 2011
|Born||Rebecca Elizabeth Breeds
(1987-06-17) 17 June 1987 
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Spouse(s)||Luke Mitchell (m. 2013)|
Rebecca Elizabeth Breeds (born 17 June 1987) is an Australian actress known for her roles as Cassie Cometti in the third series of Blue Water High, as series regular Ruby Buckton in the soap opera Home and Away and as Aurora de Martel in The Originals.
Breeds was born in Sydney. She attended St Andrew’s Cathedral School, where she was made Drama Captain. For six months, she studied a double degree in music and performing arts at University of New South Wales, before deferring her studies for a film role.
Breeds played Cassie Cometti in the third series of Blue Water High. It was during filming on Blue Water High that she successfully auditioned for the role of Ruby Buckton on Home and Away, and her first scenes aired in June 2008. For her portrayal of Ruby, Breeds earned two Logie Award nominations, including Most Popular Actress in 2010. In June 2012, TV Week‘s Erin Miller reported that Breeds had filmed her final scenes and had left Home and Away after four years. The actress made her last appearance as Ruby during the episode broadcast on 15 August 2012.
In August 2012, Nellie Andreeva from Deadline.com announced that Breeds had been cast in Rob Greenberg‘s We Are Men as Abby Russo. We Are Men marked her first US television role, however, the show was cancelled after poor ratings. Breeds also appears in the 2013 Hindi-language Bollywood film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. In 2015, Breeds appeared in the sixth season of Pretty Little Liars and was cast as Aurora in the supernatural series The Originals.
Breeds played Molly Meldrum‘s fiancée Camille in the 2016 miniseries Molly. On 19 February 2016, it was announced that Breeds would star in Miranda’s Rights, a legal soap about a group of lawyers who work and live together. Breeds was cast as the title character Miranda Coale after a competitive audition process, however the pilot was never aired. Breeds was cast as one of two leads in Ben Elton‘s 2017 romantic comedy film Three Summers.
|2008||Newcastle||Leah Pointin||Feature film|
|2013||Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Stella||Bollywood film|
|2017||Three Summers||Feature film|
|2000||Water Rats||Episode: “Jump in the Mouth”|
|2006–08||Blue Water High||Tina/ Cassie Cometti||Season 2 episode 3/ season 3 Series regular|
|2008–12||Home and Away||Ruby Buckton||Series regular|
|2013||We Are Men||Abby Russo||Series regular|
|2015–2017||Pretty Little Liars||Nicole Gordon||6 episodes|
|2015–16||The Originals||Aurora de Martel||Recurring role|
|2016||Miranda’s Rights||Miranda Coale||Unaired TV pilot|
Awards and nominations
|2009||Logie Awards||Most Popular New Female Talent||Home and Away||Nominated|||
|2010||Logie Awards||Most Popular Actress||Nominated|||
|2012||Inside Soap Awards||Best Daytime Star||Nominated|||