Zoe Ventoura was born 19 August 1981. In early life she attended Penrhos College, in Perth, Western Australia. She is best known for portraying Melissa Rafter (née Bannon) in the original cast of Packed to the Rafters. Her shock on-screen death was the highest rating episode of the hugely popular series, and gained her a nomination for the Silver Logie for Most Popular Actress in 2011. Zoe would later portray the Mayor's Wife in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, credited for this role.