H2O - Just Add Water: cast

Taryn Marler as Sophie

Born in Brisbane, on September 1st 1988, Taryn Marler developed a love for performing at a very young age. When Taryn was only 4 years old she started ballet, tap and jazz lessons, and continued these lessons for three years. She then started art classes and became passionate about anything creative including painting and drawing.

As Taryn grew older she became involved in church and school plays, and after her first school drama class when she was 11 years old, Taryn knew she wanted to act. When Taryn was 12, she joined an agency and started auditioning for different television shows and movies. Taryn was shortlisted to play Wendy in the film, Peter Pan, but unfortunately just missed out.

Taryn continued her schooling and kept auditioning until finally in 2005, after having just graduated school, she won the role of Rachel in Blue Water High Series 2, and moved to the Northern Beaches of Sydney for the first six months of 2006 to shoot the popular children's series.

Since then, Taryn has been involved in a short film and various other roles and guest roles in a film and other television series such as the UK drama series, Heartbeat. She has also been involved in humanitarian work in India and hopes to go back there as well as other countries such as Africa. Taryn is interested in photography, hair, makeup and fashion design and in her spare time likes to watch movies, paint, jet-ski, skateboard and spend time with her friends.