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Here's What Your Fave Aussie Teen Actors Look Like Now

Just like you, these Aussie stars are all grown up!

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1. Ryan Corr

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Stealing our hearts with those freshly-gelled spikes as Sheng in Silversun and then as Coby in Packed To the Rafters, it looked like Ryan was well on his way to becoming Australia's next big thing. And while a controversial drug arrest in 2014 resulted in a short break from acting, Ryan has still had notable appearances in Love Child, Holding the Man, Hacksaw Ridge, Hoges, and A Few Less Men.

2. Orpheus Pledger


Remember that little kid from Silversun called Tycho that no one really paid attention to? Well, he grew up... big time, and now stars in Home and Away as Mason Morgan.

3. Sean Keenan

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We all knew him as the adorable, blue-eyed Lockie Leonard, but Sean has since acted in a bunch of major roles. Appearing in Dance Academy, Puberty Blues, Strangerland, Glitch, and Newton’s Law, it’s safe to say that this is only the beginning of a long, and hopefully successful, career for Sean.

4. Scott Tweedie

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While Australia's original prankster hasn't done much "acting" since Prank Patrol, Scott has instead been working hard as a television and radio presenter. You've most likely spotted him on The Loop, Splatalot!, Movie Juice, and hosting red carpet events such as the ARIAs.

5. James Tobin

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Don't deny it. Watching James with his ~edgy~ haircut on Go Go Stop was the highlight of your childhood. But as time went on James ditched the hair (RIP), and is now a weather reporter on Sunrise .

6. Rhys Wakefield

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Since starring as Lucas Holden in Home and Away, Rhys has had considerable success in his acting career. With notable appearances in The Purge, Sanctum, and Paint It Black, it seems that Rhys may be the one to watch for the next few years.

7. Rebecca Breeds


Since her Blue Water High and Home and Away days, Rebecca has continued making strong strides in her acting career. Landing roles in major US productions like The Originals and Pretty Little Liars, Rebecca is also slated to appear in a couple of short films in late 2017. Plus she's now living in LA and is married to Luke Mitchell, her former Home and Away co-star.

8. James Sorensen

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James had a strong start to his acting career appearing in iconic shows like Blue Water High and Neighbours. But after quitting Neighbours to join the army (which he left after a few months due to an injury), it seems that James has now moved away from acting and into a Bachelor of Biomedicine at Victoria University.

9. Caitlin Stasey

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After playing the memorable Francesca Thomas in The Sleepover Club and Rachel Kinski in Neighbours, Caitlin had her breakthrough movie role in 2010 with Tomorrow, When The War Began. Since then she's played Lady Kenna in the American series Reign, and had a recurring role in Please Like Me. Caitlin has also been involved in a number of feminist campaigns aimed at body positivity such as the launch of the her website

10. Joshua Marshall-Clark


Parallax was Joshua's only acting role. He now works for the WA Police as a Business Coordinator.

11. Callan Mulvey

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Back in the late '90s we were all obsessed with bad boy Drazic and that eyebrow piercing of his. After finishing up with Heartbreak High, Callan took a break in 2003 after being involved in an accident that left him badly injured. His career took off again after appearing as Mark Moran in Underbelly, and continued with notable roles in Rush, 300: Rise of an Empire, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

12. Lara Cox

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Since her breakout role as the lovable Anita Scheppers on Heartbreak High, Lara has gone on to star in Head Start, The Lost World, and Home and Away. She's also done a string of guest appearances and commercials.

13. Marny Kennedy


Marny continued acting after her iconic role as Taylor Fry in Mortified. Most recently she's appeared in The Saddle Club, A Gurls Wurld, Conspiracy 365, Hoges, and Janet King. Plus she now lives in Sydney with her Mortified co-star Kate Boladian.

14. Luke Erceg

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Besides starring in A Gurls World and Home and Away, Luke hasn't done much acting post-Mortified.

15. Nicolas Dunn


Similar to Luke, Nicolas has only appeared in a couple of short films after his time on Mortified. What a glow-up though.

16. Ania Stepien

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Aside from appearing in a couple of short films, the lead role of Ashley on Cybergirl was the full extent of Ania's acting career. She later completed a degree in Political Science, and is now heavily involved in various humanitarian efforts through Save The Children Australia and the CREATE Foundation. Oh, and she also just got engaged!

17. Ryan Clark

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Best-known for his role of Sam Marshall in Home and Away and as a lifeguard on Bondi Rescue, Ryan has since settled down with his wife and two kids. He's also an owner and trainer at Lifecycle Fitness.

18. Jason Smith

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After playing Robbie Hunter on Home and Away for three years, Jason went on to star as the Red Ranger in Power Rangers Jungle Fury. Most recently though, he's moved on to a late-night presenting gig with Nova radio.

19. Lincoln Lewis

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Since he was 13 years old, Lincoln has appeared in a number of Aussie TV shows like Home and Away, SLide, Underbelly: Razor, Neighbours, House Husbands, and Gallipoli. He's also been in a couple of blockbuster hits like Tomorrow, When The War Began and After Earth.

20. Angus McLaren

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Angus had major roles in the '00s appearing in Silversun, H20: Just Add Water, and Packed To The Rafters. Since then he's appeared in a couple of short films, and is currently starring in season two of Doctor, Doctor.

21. Cariba Heine

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Cariba has been acting consistently since her days on Blue Water High and H20: Just Add Water. Landing roles on Dance Academy, Hiding, and Mako: Island of Secrets, Cariba will next appear in the made-for-TV movie Everyone Is Doing Great.

22. Claire Holt

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After her breakout role as Emma on H20: Just Add Water, Claire has gone on to star in a number of major US productions like Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, and 47 Metres Down. She's also currently slated to appear in two movies that will be released later this year.

23. Phoebe Tonkin

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Like her H20 co-star, Phoebe has found success in the US through her appearances on The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, and Tomorrow, When The War Began. Her next role will be as Olivia in Safe Harbour, a psychological thriller set in Brisbane.

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