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Brittany Byrnes
Brittany Anne Byrnes

(1987-07-31) 31 July 1987 (age 36)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present
Notable work
Charlotte Watsford in H2O: Just Add Water

Brittany Anne Byrnes (born 31 July 1987) is an Australian actress. Her most notable acting role has been Charlotte Watsford in H2O: Just Add Water.

Personal life

Byrnes was born in Australia and trained in all aspects of dance at the Bradshaw Dancers Performing Arts Academy from the age of four. She attended Terra Sancta College in Quakers Hill, a suburb of Sydney, during her high school years.

She has been acting since she was seven, when she played her first role in the movie Babe. She was later given a lead role in the TV movie When Good Ghouls Go Bad. One of her latest roles was Charlotte Watsford on Network Ten's H2O: Just Add Water.

Acting career

Byrnes' first theatrical role was in Babe, where she played the Hoggetts' spoiled granddaughter. She has since appeared in films such as Little Oberon, Mermaids and Swimming Upstream. Byrnes has also been in a number of television shows, including BeastMaster, All Saints and the second season of the Australian show H2O: Just Add Water as the new girl, Charlotte Watsford.

In 2005, Brittany was nominated for an AFI Award (The Young Actor's Award) for her performance in Little Oberon. In 2008, she was nominated again for an AFI Award (Best Supporting Actress in a television drama) for her performance in H2O: Just Add Water.


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Heartbreak High Rachel Stewart TV series, 2 episodes
1995 Babe The Hoggetts' Granddaughter Film
1996 Twisted Tales Jessie Courtney TV series, episode "Night of the Monster"
1996 G.P. TV series, episode "Sing Me a Lullaby"
1998–2000 Search for Treasure Island Thea Hawkins TV series, 26 episodes
1998 Children's Hospital Helen Voyt TV series, episode "Future Shock"
1998 Breakers Catherine TV series
1998 The Violent Earth Helene, as a child TV miniseries
1999 BeastMaster Muraki TV series, episode "Riddle of the Nymph"
2000 Water Rats Geena Sadler TV series, 2 episodes
2001 Escape of the Artful Dodger Hannah Schuler TV series, 26 episodes
2001 When Good Ghouls Go Bad Dayna TV movie
2002 Don't Blame the Koalas Actress #3 TV series, episode "A Star is Born"
2003 Swimming Upstream Diane Fingleton Film
2003 Mermaids Tess TV movie
2005 Little Oberon Natasha Green TV movie
1998–2008 All Saints Jacinta Clarke, Vicki Ross, Becky Franklin, Vicki Rees, Emma Quinliven TV series, 5 episodes
2007–2008 H2O: Just Add Water Charlotte Watsford TV series, 24 episodes
2008 Scorched Deanna Pearce TV movie
2009 Sunset Over Water Magda TV short
2010 Toybox Tina the Dancing Doll TV series, season 1-3
2011 Carols in the Domain Christmas Special
2014 We are Darren and Riley Brittany Web series, episode "Brittany's Bonanza"
2014 Wonderland Pip Sallinger TV series, episode "Saving Face"
2018 When Sally Left Steve Sally TV short

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Title of work Result
1997 Logie Award Most Popular New Talent Twisted Tales (for episode #1.9: "Night of the Monster") Nominated
2005 Australian Film Institute Award Young Actor's Award Little Oberon Nominated
2008 Australian Film Institute Award Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama H2O: Just Add Water (for episode #2.25: "Sea Change") Nominated

See also

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