Australian actress Frances O'Connor has joined the cast of Once Upon A Time as Colette, Belle's mother (played by fellow Australian, Emilie de Ravin)
O'Connor will appear in flashbacks in the sixth episode of season 4, with the possibility of returning in future episodes.
O'Connor has previously starred in the short lived Cashmere Mafia, which aired on ABC, and is currently as regular on Mr. Selfridge.
Frances O'Connor joins a a growing list of stars headed to Storybrooke for the fourth season that includes Georgina Haig, Elizabeth Lail, Scott Michael Foster, Tyler Jacob Moore, John Rhys-Davies and Elizabeth Mitchell.
Once Upon A Time returns to ABC for Season 4 on September 28.
(Source: The Hollywood Reporter)