Many paths to Hollywood began on the sunny shores of Summer Bay.

But not every one of the actors who performed in the show have walked the walk in tinseltown.

We take a trip down memory lane to see where our Home and Away favourites ended up after they left the iconic show.

Isla Fischer (Shannon Reed)

Home and Away cast
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Shannon Reed, the head-in-the-clouds high school girl who once tried to split up Summer Bay’s golden couple. While babysitting for Angel she tried to seduce Shane, unsuccessfully.

In a bizarre twist at the end, Shannon is revealed as a bisexual and the final storyline implied that she moved away with her lesbian lover.

Isla has forged a successful career in Hollywood as a romantic-comedy actress with roles in Scooby-Doo, Wedding Crashers, Confessions of a Shopaholic and Bachelorette.

She also starred in the blockbuster The Great Gatsby alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. The flame-haired bombshell is married to Borat actor Sasha Baron Cohen and has two children with him.

Heath Ledger (Scott Irwin)

Home and Away cast
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Heath Ledger’s character didn’t last too long in Summer Bay, but even as a youngster his talents were undeniable.
He played bad boy Scott Irwin who uses Sally, the good girl, to cheat his way through school.

The talented actor made 19 films before his tragic death in 2008 including Brokeback Mountain, Ned Kelly, 10 Things I Hate About You and The Dark Knight.

He received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his critically acclaimed performance as the Joker after his death.

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