is best known, in her native Australia, for the role of Cassie Turner in the long-running television series Home and Away
. Her performance earned her a Best New Talent nomination at the TV Week Logie Awards. Born in Sydney, Australia, and raised in Cronulla Beach, she began singing, dancing and acting at a young age. At the age of 17, she was signed to Roadshow Music where she was a member of the R&B group Foxfire.
Vinson relocated to Los Angeles in 2008 and was immediately embraced by the entertainment industry. She booked guest lead roles in NCIS, CSI: NY, My Boys and the pilot Austin Golden Hour. In addition to performing, Vinson is also an accomplished athlete, having represented New South Wales at the National Swimming Championships for several years in a row, and she continues to hold numerous swimming records.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2011.
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