|Born||(1987-07-31) 31 July 1987
|Education||Bradshaw Dancers Performing Arts Academy
Terra Sancta College
|Notable work||Natasha Green in Little Oberon (2005)|
Byrnes was born in Australia and trained in all aspects of dance at the Bradshaw Dancers Performing Arts Academy from the age of four. She attended Terra Sancta College in Quakers Hill, a suburb of Sydney, during her high school years.
She has been acting since she was seven, when she played her first role in the movie Babe. She was later given a lead role in the TV movie When Good Ghouls Go Bad. One of her latest roles was Charlotte Watsford on Network Ten‘s H2O: Just Add Water.
Byrnes’ first theatrical role was in Babe, where she played the Hoggetts’ spoiled granddaughter. She has since appeared in films such as Little Oberon, Mermaids and Swimming Upstream. Byrnes has also been in a number of television shows, including BeastMaster, All Saints and the second series of the Australian show H2O: Just Add Water as the new girl, Charlotte Watsford.
In 2005, Brittany was nominated for an AFI Award (The Young Actor’s Award) for her performance in Little Oberon. In 2008, she was nominated again for an AFI Award (Best Supporting Actress in a television drama) for her performance in H2O: Just Add Water.
|1994||Heartbreak High||Rachel Stewart||TV series, 2 episodes|
|1995||Babe||The Hoggetts’ Granddaughter||Film|
|1996||Twisted Tales||Jessie||TV series, episode “Night of the Monster”|
|1996||G.P.||TV series, episode “Sing Me a Lullaby”|
|1998-2000||Search for Treasure Island||Thea Hawkins||TV series, 26 episodes|
|1998||Children’s Hospital||Helen Voyt||TV series, episode “Future Shock”|
|1998||The Violent Earth||Helene, as a child||TV miniseries|
|1999||BeastMaster||Muraki||TV series, episode “Riddle of the Nymph”|
|2000||Water Rats||Geena Sadler||TV series, 2 episodes|
|2001||Escape of the Artful Dodger||Hannah Schuler||TV series, 26 episodes|
|2001||When Good Ghouls Go Bad||Dayna||TV movie|
|2002||Don’t Blame the Koalas||Actress #3||TV series, episode “A Star is Born”|
|2003||Swimming Upstream||Diane Fingleton||Film|
|2005||Little Oberon||Natasha Green||TV movie|
|1998–2008||All Saints||Jacinta Clarke, Vicki Ross, Becky Franklin, Vicki Rees, Emma Quinliven||TV series, 5 episodes|
|2007–2008||H2O: Just Add Water||Charlotte Watsford||TV series, 24 episodes|
|2008||Scorched||Deanna Pearce||TV movie|
|2009||Sunset Over Water||Magda||TV short|
|2011||Toybox||Tina||TV series, 6 episodes|
|2014||We are Darren and Riley||Brittany||Web series, episode “Brittany’s Bonanza”|
|2014||Wonderland||Pip Sallinger||TV series, episode “Saving Face”|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Award||Category||Title of work||Result|
|2008||Australian Film Institute Award||Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama||H2O: Just Add Water (for episode #2.25: “Sea Change”)||Nominated|
|2005||Australian Film Institute Award||Young Actor’s Award||Little Oberon||Nominated|