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Isabella Heathcote

(1987-05-27) 27 May 1987 (age 37)
Alma mater National Theatre, Melbourne
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present
Richard Stampton
(m. 2019)

Isabella Heathcote (born 27 May 1987) is an Australian actress. Following her film debut in Acolytes (2008), Heathcote had a recurring role as Amanda Fowler on the television soap opera Neighbours (2009). She gained further recognition for her dual roles as Victoria Winters and Josette du Pres in the dark fantasy film Dark Shadows (2012), and Olive Byrne in the biographical drama film Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017).

She has since appeared in several films such as In Time (2011), Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, The Neon Demon (both 2016), Fifty Shades Darker (2017), and Relic (2020). On television, she played Nicole Dörmer on the second and third seasons of the Amazon Prime Video dystopian alternate history series The Man in the High Castle (2016–18), Susan Parsons on the Paramount+ historical drama series Strange Angel (2018–19), and Andy Oliver on the Netflix drama thriller series Pieces of Her (2022).

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 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 played Susan Parsons in the CBS All Access drama Strange Angel. The show is an adaptation of George Pendle's book Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons. The series was cancelled after two seasons in November 2019. Heathcote appears in the second season of Australian web television series Bloom as a younger incarnation of Loris Webb, played by Anne Charleston.

Heathcote appeared in the independent drama Relic, alongside Emily Mortimer and Robyn Nevin. The film follows a daughter, a mother and a grandmother who are "haunted by a manifestation of dementia that consumes their family's home". The movie was produced by AGBO Films, the Russo Brothers production company and Jake Gyllenhaal, while co-written and directed by Natalia Erika James. Heathcote stars alongside Toni Collette in the 2022 Netflix thriller series Pieces of Her, which is adapted from the Karin Slaughter novel of the same name.

Heathcote will star in the Stan and Nine Network crime drama Scrublands, alongside Luke Arnold and Jay Ryan. The series is based on the novel of the same name written by Chris Hammer. Production began in Victoria in February 2023. In April 2023, Heathcote was cast in the upcoming The Room remake. She will also appear in the six-part Stan Original comedy series C*A*U*G*H*T released in September 2023.

Personal life

Heathcote was previously engaged to film director Andrew Dominik.

She married Australian architect Richard Stampton in January 2019. Heathcote is based in Los Angeles, but she and Stampton have a house in Phillip Island.


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Heathcote at the Sydney premiere of Killing Them Softly in 2012


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Acolytes Petra
2010 Beneath Hill 60 Marjorie Waddell Credited as Isabella Heathcote
2011 In Time Michele Weis
2012 Dark Shadows Maggie Evans / Victoria Winters / Josette du Pres
2012 Not Fade Away Grace Dietz
2014 The Rewrite Karen
2015 The Curse of Downers Grove Chrissie Swanson
2016 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Jane Bennett
2016 The Neon Demon Gigi
2017 Fifty Shades Darker Leila Williams
2017 Professor Marston and the Wonder Women Olive Byrne
2020 Relic Sam
2023 The Room remake Lisa


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Neighbours Amanda Fowler Recurring role, 8 episodes
2016–2018 The Man in the High Castle Nicole Dörmer Main role (seasons 2–3)
2018–2019 Strange Angel Susan Parsons Main role
2020 Bloom Young Loris Main role (season 2)
2020 Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens Joey 1 episode
2022 Pieces of Her Andy Oliver Main role
2023 Scrublands Mandy Bond Main role
2023 Caught Jemima Justice Main role

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