Toni Collette

Biography

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Antonia "Toni" Collette (born 1 November 1972, height 5' 8" (1,73 m)) is an Australian actress and musician, known for her acting work on stage, television and film as well as a secondary career as the lead singer of the band Toni Collette & the Finish.

Collette's acting career began in the early 1990s with comedic roles in films such as Spotswood (1992) and Muriel's Wedding (1994), for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Following her performances in Emma (1996) and The Boys (1998), Collette achieved international recognition as a result of her Academy Award-nominated portrayal of Lynn Sear in The Sixth Sense (1999). She has appeared in thrillers such as Shaft (2000) and Changing Lanes (2002) and independent comedy films like About a Boy (2002), In Her Shoes (2005) and Little Miss Sunshine (2006).

In 2009, she began playing the lead role in the television series United States of Tara, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2010.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Antonia "Toni" Collette (born 1 November 1972, height 5' 8" (1,73 m)) is an Australian actress and musician, known for her acting work on stage, television and film as well as a secondary career as the lead singer of the band Toni Collette & the Finish.

Collette's acting career began in the early 1990s with comedic roles in films such as Spotswood (1992) and Muriel's Wedding (1994), for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Following her performances in Emma (1996) and The Boys (1998), Collette achieved international recognition as a result of her Academy Award-nominated portrayal of Lynn Sear in The Sixth Sense (1999). She has appeared in thrillers such as Shaft (2000) and Changing Lanes (2002) and independent comedy films like About a Boy (2002), In Her Shoes (2005) and Little Miss Sunshine (2006).

In 2009, she began playing the lead role in the television series United States of Tara, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2010.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 66

Birthday 1972-11-01

Place of Birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage
2016 Imperium as Angela Zampino
2016 The 4%: Film's Gender Problem as Herself
2016 Glassland as Jean
2016 Please Stand By as Scottie
2015 Krampus as Sarah Engel
2015 Miss You Already as Milly
2015 Blinky Bill the Movie as Beryl / Cheryl (voice)
2014 The Boxtrolls as Lady Cynthia Portley-Rind (voice)
2014 Hector and the Search for Happiness as Agnes
2014 Tammy as Missi
2014 A Long Way Down as Maureen
2013 Hostages(15 episodes) as Ellen Sanders
2013 Enough Said as Sarah
2013 Lucky Them as Ellie Klug
2013 The Way Way Back as Pam
2012 Hitchcock as Peggy Robertson
2012 Mental as Shaz
2012 Jesus Henry Christ as Patricia Herman
2011 Fright Night as Jane Brewster
2011 Foster as Zooey
2009 Mary and Max as Mary Daisy Dinkle (voice)
2009 United States of Tara(36 episodes) as Tara Gregson
2008 Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger as Mary
2008 The Black Balloon as Maggie Mollison
2007 Towelhead as Melina
2007 Evening as Nina Mars
2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath as Kathy Graham
2006 The Dead Girl as Arden
2006 Like Minds as Sally
2006 Little Miss Sunshine as Sheryl Hoover
2006 The Night Listener as Donna D. Logand
2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath(0 episodes)
2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath(2 episodes) as Kathy Graham
2005 In Her Shoes as Rose Feller
2004 The Last Shot
2004 Connie and Carla as Carla
2003 Japanese Story as Sandy Edwards
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2002 The Hours as Kitty
2002 Dirty Deeds as Sharon
2002 About a Boy as Fiona Brewer
2002 Changing Lanes as Michelle
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(1 episode)
2001 Dinner with Friends as Tom
2000 The Magic Pudding as Meg Bluegum (voice)
2000 Hotel Splendide as Kath
2000 Shaft as Diane Palmieri
1999 Rove(1 episode)
1999 The Sixth Sense as Lynn Sear
1999 8 ½ Women as Griselda
1998 Velvet Goldmine as Mandy Slade
1998 TRL(1 episode)
1998 The Boys as Michelle
1997 Diana & Me as Diana Spencer
1997 Clockwatchers as Iris Chapman
1996 Emma as Harriet Smith
1996 Lilian's Story as Young Lilian Singer
1996 The Pallbearer as Cynthia
1996 Cosi as Julie
1994 Muriel's Wedding as Muriel Heslop / Mariel Heslop-Van Arckle
1993 The Thief and the Cobbler as Nurse / Mad Holy Old Witch
1992 Spotswood as Wendy Robinson
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1900 The Yellow Birds as Amy Bartle

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