Toni Collette biography

Toni Collette

Actor, Celebrity

1972 –

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Who is Toni Collette?

Antonia "Toni" Collette 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. She is a recipient of the Emmy and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, and has been nominated for the Academy Award and the Tony Award.

Collette's acting career began in the early 1990s with comedic roles in films such as Spotswood aka The Efficiency Expert and Muriel's Wedding, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. She achieved international recognition as a result of her Academy Award-nominated portrayal of Lynn Sear in The Sixth Sense and a year later made her Tony Award-nominated Broadway debut with the leading role in the musical The Wild Party. In the 2000s, she was noted for her roles in independent features including About a Boy, for which she won several critics' awards and was nominated for a BAFTA Award, and Little Miss Sunshine, which earned her a Screen Actors Guild Award as well as her second Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations.

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Born
Nov 1, 1972
Blacktown
Also known as
  • Antonia Collette
  • Antonia "Toni" Collette
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • National Institute of Dramatic Art
  • Australian Theatre for Young People
Lived in
  • Sydney
  • Ireland
  • Blacktown

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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