Isabella "Bella" 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 played Victoria Winters in Tim Burton's film adaptation of Dark Shadows, Jane Bennett in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and Gigi in The Neon Demon. She will appear in the upcoming film Fifty Shades Darker.

Early life

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 will be 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.

She has been cast as Leila Williams in the upcoming Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey.


2010Glenn Owen DoddsJulieShort film
2010Beneath Hill 60Marjorie WaddellCredited as Isabella Heathcote
2011In TimeMichele Weis
2012Dark ShadowsMaggie Evans/Victoria Winters/Josette du Pres
2012Not Fade AwayGrace Dietz
2014The RewriteKaren
2015The Curse of Downers GroveChrissie Swanson
2016Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesJane Bennett
2016The Neon DemonGigi
2017Fifty Shades DarkerLeila WilliamsPost-production
2009NeighboursAmanda FowlerRecurring role
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