Breeds at the Who magazine Sexy People Party 2011
|Born||Rebecca Elizabeth Breeds
17 June 1987 
|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 attended Sutherland Shire Christian School, and then St Andrew's Cathedral School, where she was made Drama Captain. At the end of 2005, Breeds, in her capacity as Drama Captain, along with the Music Captain organised a Year 12 Revue. 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 began her acting career with appearances in television commercials, followed by a guest role in a 2000 episode of Water Rats called "Jump in the Mouth". She landed her first lead role as Leah Pointin in the 2008 Australian film Newcastle.
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 will 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.
|2008||Newcastle||Leah Pointin||Feature film|
|2013||Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Stella||Bollywood 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||Pretty Little Liars||Nicole Gordon||Episodes: "No Stone Unturned", "FrAmed" and "Did You Miss Me?"|
|2015–||The Originals||Aurora de Martel||Recurring role|
|2016||Miranda's Rights||Miranda Coale||Main Cast|
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|||
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- Andreeva, Nellie (31 August 2012). "Australian Rebecca Breeds To Co-Star In CBS' Rob Greenberg Comedy Pilot". Deadline.com. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
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- "Aussies Rebecca Breeds and Andrew Lees cast in The Originals". TV Week. 28 July 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2015.
- Dunk, Tiffany (7 February 2016). "Actress Rebecca Breeds reveals Molly Meldrum’s on her life". news.com.au. Retrieved 7 February 2016.
- Andreeva, Nellie (19 February 2016). "'Miranda's Rights' NBC Pilot Sets Rebecca Breeds As The Lead". Deadline.com. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- Kilkelly, Daniel (14 May 2012). "'Home and Away' stars Luke Mitchell, Rebecca Breeds engaged". Digital Spy. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
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- Moran, Jonathon; Halliwell, Elle (6 January 2013). "Zoe Balbi and Benji Marshall, Rebecca Breeds and Luke Mitchell and Rachael Finch and Michael Miziner wed". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
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- Kilkelly, Daniel (9 July 2012). "Inside Soap Awards 2012 – longlist nominees in full". Digital Spy. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
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