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Neighbours' Hannah Martin unrecognisable years after leaving Ramsay Street

The former child actor is now a news anchor

Rebecca Ritters in Neighbours. (Fremantle Media/Shutterstock)
Rebecca Ritters in Neighbours. (Fremantle Media/Shutterstock)

Neighbours fans were left feeling nostalgic after Hannah Martin star Rebecca Ritters shared a throwback from her Ramsay Street days.

The actor is best known for her seven-year run in the Aussie soap in the 90s, but has now changed careers and looks totally different.

Now 39, Ritters is a news anchor for German international broadcaster DW and regularly posts pictures on Instagram from places including Ukraine, Doha and Berlin.

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She stunned fans - and took them way back - when she recently shared a photo of a news article about her from when she was a child star.

It showed Ritters posing with her parents as she discussed her life, and she shared the location as "Ramsay Street, Erinsborough".

"Someone sent me this blast from the past on Twitter," she wrote.

"Why were the 90s so unkind? Mum and dad looking cute, though."

Fans loved the little trip down memory lane, with one noting how much Ritters had changed.

"I had a big crush on you back in the day," said another admirer.

"This is gold!!!" said another.

Somebody else wrote: "That's awesome! Take me back to the 90s!!! :)

"I used to watch both Neighbours and Home & Away."

"This is how I remember you from when I watched Neighbours," said another.

While the general consensus seemed to be that Ritters had changed a lot, one fan insisted: "I still instantly recognise you as Hannah!"

Julie Mullins, Ian Rawlings, Rebecca Ritters, Marnie Reece-Wilmore in Neighbours. (Fremantle Media/Shutterstock)
Julie Mullins, Ian Rawlings, Rebecca Ritters, Marnie Reece-Wilmore in Neighbours. (Fremantle Media/Shutterstock)

Ritters joined the soap in 1992 as the daughter of Julie (Julie Mullins) and Philip Martin (Ian Rawlings) and sister of Debbie (Marnie Reece-Wilmore).

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She stayed for seven years but waved goodbye to Erinsborough in 1999.

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