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Home And Away star Isabella Giovinazzo joins the cast of Neighbours!

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As two of Australia’s most iconic and longest running soaps, it’s unsurprising to hear there have been countless stars who have jumped between Neighbours and Home And Away.

The latest actor to join the list is Summer Bay star Isabella Giovinazzo.

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The news of Ramsay Street’s newest resident came via the Neighbours Instagram page which confirmed Isabella would be joining the show as a character by the name of Felicity Higgins.

“We’re so excited to announce that the extremely talented Isabella Giovinazzo will be visiting Erinsborough soon!,” the announcements reads.

“Keep your eyes peeled for Felicity Higgins! 👀 #Neighbours @isabellagiov.”

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Felicity looks like she’s in town for some serious business. (Credit: Neighbours)

Little else is known about the character however it is believed she’ll be arriving on screen later this year.

The 31-year-old is best known for her time on Home And Away where she played Phoebe Nicholson from 2013 to 2017.

Her character left the show shortly after the tragic death of her best friend Billie who had succumb to terminal lung cancer, moving to the states to pursue a music career and leaving behind boyfriend Justin.

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Phoebe dated James Stewart’s character, Justin. (Credit: Seven)

Speaking to TV WEEK in 2019 Isabella revealed the Summer Bay set double as a masterclass in acting.

“I learnt to act on that show,” she explained.

“I made up a worksheet for myself with each scene, did extra classes, and basically made my own drama school.”

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Playing For Keeps was equal parts glamour and drama. (Credit: Ten)

Following her time in the Bay, Isabella landed a role in AFL drama Playing For Keeps alongside Neighbours alumni Olympia Valance and Madeleine West.

“I had no sporting experience whatsoever,” Isabella told TV WEEK.

“Most people can build on having played netball or basketball, but I played nothing – it’s not in my body to catch and kick.”

WATCH a clip for the show below. 

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