Born on January 29, 1985 in Melbourne, Australia, Isabel Lucas is an Australian actress best known for her role in “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.”
Isabel is a mix of Swiss and Australian ancestry. She speaks three languages: German, French and English. Isabel was raised in both Switzerland and Australia and grew up with a lot of animals, including birds, guinea pigs, horses, dogs and cats. Since the age of 10, she has been a horse rider and competed in dressage and show jumping.
In Cairns, she attended St. Monica’s High School, and then enrolled at the Victoria College of Arts.
Isabel Lucas was discovered at a flea market in Cairns, Australia. In 2003, at age 18, she landed on the Aussie soap opera “Home and Away.” She said, “I keep asking myself, ‘why am I so special?’ I don’t understand why I’m so blessed to be in this position.” Having made a name for herself, she moved to Los Angeles in 2008. Isabel said she didn’t decide to become an actress; she just said yes to opportunities that came her way.
Isabel is a vegan and an environmental activist. She worked as a community volunteer in Namibia for two months; in 2007, she joined Hayden Panettiere to protest dolphin hunting; and in 2010 she hiked Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness about the global clean water crisis (interviewmagazine.com).
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Isabel Lucas has appeared in “Immortals,” “The Cove,” “Daybreakers,” “The Pacific” and “Red Dawn,” among other projects. She said of the media and paparazzi attention, “It’s something I’m trying to adjust to and accept with grace. It sometimes intimidates me and makes me feel a bit like a fish out of water.”
In 2008, she was involved in a car crash with Shia LaBeouf. She escaped with only scratches and bruises. (LaBeouf’s car was hit by another vehicle that ran a red light.)
Isabel is a spokesperson for the Australian National Breast Cancer Foundation and she supports a variety of causes. In 2010, she was nominated as one of Australia’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities.
In June 2012, she was photographed looking shockingly thin in the wake of her breakup with musician Angus Stone. She has been linked with Jake Gyllenhaal, Jared Leto, Joel Edgerton and Adrian Grenier.
Isabel Lucas lives in Los Angeles, California.
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