Indiana Rose Evans is an Australian singer-songwriter and actress from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Evans made her acting debut in the 2003 Australian medical drama All Saints. She then landed the main role in an American campaign for Kool-Aid. That same year, Evans had a recurring role on the Nine Network children's series Snobs, which centres on two unlikely friends from two different worlds. The series only lasted one season. Evans has since appeared in other shows such as Comedy Inc., Cops L.A.C., and The Strip.
Following Snobs, Evans joined the cast of the long-running Seven Network soap opera Home and Away. She portrayed Matilda Hunter, a privileged teenage girl who is forced to move to the Summer Bay Caravan Park. Evans was nominated for a Logie Award and an Inside Soap Award for the role. In April 2008, Evans revealed she had been offered a contract extension but passed on the offer and instead would be leaving the series. Evans made her final appearance in July 2008.
In 2009, Evans starred in the Network Ten television film A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne. That same year, Evans replaced Claire Holt as one of the three leads on the Network Ten Children television series H2O: Just Add Water. She played the role of Isabella 'Bella' Hartley, an aspiring singer and mermaid. Evans performed the theme song, "No Ordinary Girl", as well as a number of additional tracks that were featured over the course of the season. She completed a solo soundtrack album for the series, titled H2O: Just Add Water, which was released in March 2011. The series was not renewed for a fourth season.
In August 2010, Evans made her feature-film debut in the Australian disaster film Arctic Blast, playing the character Naomi Tate. The film follows a solar eclipse that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new ice age. The film was shot in Tasmania on a budget of A$5 million. It received mixed reviews from critics.
In November 2010, Evans was cast as a regular in the ABC1 Legal Drama television series Crownies, which centers around a group of solicitors fresh from law school working for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution. Evans played Tatum Novak, the daughter of a notorious gangster. The series was filmed in Sydney, New South Wales, and premiered on 14 July 2011; it ran for one season and was not renewed.
In February 2012, Evans signed on to play the female lead role in the Lifetime television remake of the 1980 film The Blue Lagoon alongside fellow Australian actor Brenton Thwaites, who also appeared on Home and Away. Blue Lagoon: The Awakening premiered on 16 June 2012 to mixed reviews.
In February 2014, Evans joined the cast of the upcoming U.S. television drama Secrets & Lies. The series, which will air on ABC, is based on the Australian series of the same name, which first aired in March 2014. Indiana can currently be seen on the Starz TV series Ash vs Evil Dead .