Bella Heathcote is Best Known For Playing Maggie Evans / Victoria Winters / Josette du Pres in the 2012 horror comedy film Dark Shadows, and also as Amanda Fowler in the soap opera Neighbours in 2009.
Born Name : Isabella Heathcote
Nick Name : Bella, BellaBells, Izzy (School nickname)
Occupation : Actress
Years active : 2008–present
Born : May 27, 1987, 32 years and 4 months, Melbourne, Australia
Sun Sign : Gemini
Height : 5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
Hair Color : Light Brown
Eye Color : Bluish Gray
Measurements : 33-23-34 in or 84-58.5-86 cm
Bra size : 32A
Bella went to Korowa Anglican Girls’ School in Melbourne, Victoria.
She also went to Australia National Theatre Drama School.
Father – Lawyer
Isabella Heathcote (born 27 May 1987) is an Australian actress. She began her acting career in 2008. The following year, she had a recurring role as Amanda Fowler on the television soap opera Neighbours.
Heathcote has since portrayed governess Victoria Winters in Tim Burton’s film adaptation of Dark Shadows, Jane Bennett in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, model Gigi in The Neon Demon, Nicole Dormer in the dystopian alternate history thriller series The Man in the High Castle, Leila Williams, a deranged ex-lover of Christian Grey, in Fifty Shades Darker and Olive Byrne in Professor Marston and the Wonder Women.
Heathcote was born in Melbourne, Australia. Her father was a lawyer. She attended Korowa Anglican Girls’ School. She began her career in 2008. In May 2010, she was a recipient of a Heath Ledger Scholarship.
In December 2010, Heathcote was cast in David Chase’s film Not Fade Away. In February 2011, Tim Burton selected Heathcote to play Victoria Winters and Josette du Pres in his film adaptation of Dark Shadows, starring opposite Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Helena Bonham Carter. She was later cast in Nicolas Winding Refn’s thriller film The Neon Demon, which was released in 2016.
Heathcote was named as one of the 10 Actors to Watch: Breakthrough Performances of 2012 at the 20th Hamptons International Film Festival. The following year, she starred alongside Max Minghella in The Killers’ music video for “Shot at the Night”. Heathcote was part of the Spring/Summer 2014 campaign for Miu Miu alongside fellow actresses Lupita Nyong’o, Elle Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen.
In 2017, Heathcote played Leila Williams in the film Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey. She also joined the season 2 cast of television drama The Man in the High Castle, as Nicole Dörmer, a Berlin-born filmmaker. Heathcote starred as Olive Byrne, partner of psychologists and comic book authors William Moulton Marston and Elizabeth Holloway Marston, in the 2017 biographical film Professor Marston and the Wonder Women.
Heathcote was cast as Susan Parsons in the CBS All Access drama Strange Angel in 2018. The show is an adaptation of George Pendle’s novel Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons.
Heathcote became engaged to film director Andrew Dominik in 2017, after seven years together.
She appeared in 2008 horror thriller film Acolytes for her role as Petra.
First TV Show
In 2009, Bella appeared in soap opera Neighbours for her role as Amanda Fowler. She had a recurring role in which she appeared in 8 episodes.
Her workout consists of yoga and hiking.
She tries to eat mostly healthy, but it’s difficult for her to stay from junk food at times. In general, to maintain her health and body in good shape, she tries not to drink and eat too much.
For the 2016 film, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, she had to learn sword fighting and Kung fu.
Bella Heathcote Favorite Things
Lipstick – Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Lipstick
Bella Heathcote Facts
Bella started her career professionally in 2008.
She was awarded Heath Ledger Scholarship in May 2010.
Alongside Elizabeth Olsen, Elle Fanning, and Lupita Nyong’o, Bella has appeared in Spring / Summer 2014 Miu Miu campaign.
Bella believes that she was a big nerd in high school. Though, she was social.
She collects skulls.
She likes men’s fashion such as boyfriend blazers, oversized shirts, and trousers.
In 2013, Bella was featured in the “Shot at the Night” music video by The Killers.
Alongside actresses Zoë Kravitz and Juno Temple, Bella graced the Nylon magazine’s May 2012 issue which was the annual Young Hollywood Issue.
During her free time, she cooks food, exercises a little bit, reads books and socializes.
She does not have a celebrity crush because it’s bad on her relationship. If she got to work with her crush, then it would feel suspicious and affect her relationship with her boyfriend. She also thinks her boyfriend may do the same. So, it would be really bad.
She kissed actor Johnny Depp (24 years her senior) in Dark Shadows (2012), for which she got a lot of media attention.
Her mother is her style icon.
As per her 2016 interview with Just Jared, she likes to have a Tequila before going to a red carpet event.
She first got into acting at 12 when she started taking speech and drama lessons. She didn’t know until 18 that she wanted to be an actress.
She hates her nickname “Izzy” which she got in school from her friends. So, this made her to adopt the name “Bella.” She was 10 at that time.