Isabel Lucas Career Milestones
Born: Isabel Lucas
Birth Date: Date:January 29th, 1985
Birth Place: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Isabel Lucas (Athena in Immortals) possesses a captivating and magnetic on-screen presence that has put her at the forefront of the next generation of young Hollywood actors. Lucas will next be seen starring in Dan Bradley’s remake of Red Dawn, the story of a group of teenagers who form an impromptu insurgency when enemy soldiers invade their town.
Lucas recently wrapped production on a pair of Australian films, Gale Edwards’ A Heartbeat Away and Amanda Jane’s The Wedding Party (previously known as Kin). In The Wedding Party, a warm-hearted and upbeat romantic comedy that dares to paint a family portrait of a most unusual kind, Lucas plays Anna Petrov, a beautiful young Russian woman desperate to stay in Australia with the man she loves.
Lucas starred in director Michael Bay’s blockbuster hit Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen opposite Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox. The film was the highly anticipated second installment of the action adventure franchise and grossed approximately $850 million worldwide.
Other film credits include Daybreakers, opposite Ethan Hawke and Willem Dafoe, and The Waiting City, opposite Joel Edgerton and Radha Mitchell.
On the small screen, Lucas starred in the HBO miniseries “The Pacific,” an epic 10-hour event chronicling the lives of three U.S. marines stationed in the Pacific during World War II. Lucas plays the role of Gwen, the love interest of Private Sid Phillips (Ashton Holmes). The series was executive produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman.
In Australia, Lucas may be best known for her starring role on the hit television series “Home and Away.” In 2004, she received the Australian TV Week Logie Award for Most Popular New Female Talent.
Lucas is an active animal rights advocate and supporter of The Whaleman Foundation and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. These oceanic research and conservation organizations are dedicated to preserving and protecting the ocean’s habitat. She is also involved with the non-profit organization OzQuest and, in 2006, spent two months as a volunteer community worker in Namibia. Additionally, in 2010 she participated in the Summit on the Summit hike up Mt. Kilimanjaro to bring awareness to the global clean water crisis.
Lucas currently divides her time between Los Angeles and her hometown of Melbourne, Australia.