Back To The Rafters’ Georgina Haig has had an incredible acting career so far

The actress has proved her chops here and in the US.
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When it was revealed Jess Marais would no longer reprise her beloved Packed To The Rafters character, Rachel Rafter, for the show’s reboot, all eyes were on the vacant role.

WATCH: Jess Marais and James Stewart’s racy Packed To The Rafters scene. 

It didn’t take long for the show’s producers to find the perfect replacement in actress Georgina Haig.

The announcement came via Amazon Prime Video and came with a sweet photo of Georgina with co-stars Hugh Sheridan and Angus McLaren.

So who is the new-old member of the Rafter family?

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Georgina was warmly welcomed into the cast. (Credit: Amazon Prime Video)

Georgina is a Melbourne born actress born to script writer and producer Russell Haig and artist Gillian.

The 36-year-old former WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts) student has had a hugely successful career since studying at the prestigious acting school.

Splitting her time between Australia and the U.S., Georgina’s first big role came in Underbelly as Georgina Freeman before going on to appear in huge American series Once Upon A Time, Snowpiercer and Secret bridesmaids Business.

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Georgina plays Elsa in Once Upon A Time. (Credit: Getty)

Talent seems to run in the family, her younger brother Julian Haig has appeared on Riverdale and Retrograde.

Georgina wed her husband Josh Mapleston, an Australian screenwriter known for his work on Doctor Doctor and Dance Academy, in June 2014.

The couple welcomed a daughter together in 2017.

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Georgina and josh at a NYE party in 2015/16. (Credit: Instagram)

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