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Best at Man Of Steel red carpet movie premiere in Sydney (2013)
Charlotte Elise Best

(1994-01-16) 16 January 1994 (age 25)
Sydney, Australia
OccupationActress, model
Years active2007–present

Charlotte Elise Best (born January 16, 1994) is an Australian actress and model.[1] She is best known for her role in the show Home and Away as the young girl in the Campbell Family, Annie Campbell.


  • 1 Biography
  • 2 Career
  • 3 Filmography
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links


Best grew up in the suburb of Point Frederick in the township of Gosford. Along with her three brothers, Best attended Central Coast Grammar School where she won a performance award at the age of eight. From there she moved with her family to Beauty Point, attending SCECGS Redlands for six months until enrolling at Brent Street Performing Arts High School where she studied all aspects of performing arts.[citation needed]

Best made her television debut in 2007 in Home and Away, starring as Annie Campbell until 2010. She continued her education on-set, eventually completing her HSC in 2011 at Oxford Falls Grammar School where she won the music award. Three months into a full-time Global Studies course at the University of Technology, Sydney, Best accepted the role of Cheryl Haynes in Puberty Blues.

From a young age, Best has appeared regularly as a fashion model in such magazines as Barbie, Total Girl, Oyster and Cosmopolitan. She was the face of Miss Metallicus Clothing brand and appeared on Comedy Inc, and has modelled for Supre.

She has been an ambassador for the charities Cure Our Kids and World Vision.[2]


Her most notable role was as Annie Campbell in the long running TV series Home and Away between 2007 and 2010.[3] Her character went on a student exchange to Japan, commencing October 2009, which was originally scheduled to be for 6 months. She returned on screen in March 2010, on a 6-week holiday break from Japan, before leaving again. Best earned a nomination for Most Popular New Female Talent at the Logie Awards of 2008, which was won by Bindi Irwin.[4]

In March 2012, it was announced,[5] that Best had been cast as Cheryl Hayes in Network Ten's drama series Puberty Blues, which is based on the 1979 novel of the same name by Gabrielle Carey and Kathy Lette.

In 2018 she starred in the Australian web television series Tidelands as Cal McTeer, the lead role. It was released on 14 December 2018 on Netflix. [6]


Year Title Role Notes
2019 A Name Without a Place Emma Lee Herring in post-production
2018 Skinford 2 Zophia in post-production
2018 Tidelands Cal McTeer 10 episodes
2017 An American in Texas Kara Warrington
2017 Skinford Zophia
2016 Teenage Kicks Phaedra
2015 Alone Nina 2 Short film
2015 Is This the Real World Kim
2014 Soul Mates Kelly series 1
2013 Breathe Anna Short film
2012-2014 Puberty Blues Cheryl Hayes series 1 & 2
2007-2010 Home and Away Annie Campbell 198 episodes