Rebecca, now 38, was just eight when she joined the cast of Neighbours as Hannah Martin in July 1992.
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She starred on the show for seven years as the daughter of Philip and Julie Martin, and also made a brief cameo return in 2005 for the show's 20th anniversary.
In 2002 she toured with the British Shakespeare Company playing the role of Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, and briefly starred in Coronation Street that same year as Australian backpacker Jules Robinson who stayed with Les Battersby.
After a stint modelling she went to university in 2011, gaining a degree in politics, before becoming a news anchor and journalist for German broadcaster Deutsche Welle.
Most recently she has been reporting on the Ukraine war, documenting her travels to the Mykolaiv region on social media.
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