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Toni Collette

Toni Collette is known as an Australian actress. She is most famous for her roles in the horror films, The Sixth Sense and Heredity.

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Background and Age

Antonia Collette was born on November 1, 1972 in Sydney, Australia. Collette grew up as the oldest of three children in Sydney. Her father was a truck driver and her mom worked as a client care delegate. Not long subsequent to getting her first taste of performing in a high school production of Godspell, Collette was picked from among many to assume the lead role in an Australian musical. Empowered by that early achievement, she left school at age 16 and started working with the Australian Theater for Young People.

In the late 1980s, Collette went to Sydney's National Institute of Dramatic Art, yet left following eighteen months when she handled a role in a Sydney production of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya.

Career and Net Worth

In 1999, Collette co-featured with Bruce Willis in the blockbuster horror film The Sixth Sense, as the concerned mother of a vexed little fellow played by Haley Joel Osment. For her performance and outstanding American accent, Collette earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. In 2000, Collette made her debut presentation on Broadway, scoring a Tony nomination for her featuring turn as a 1920s vaudeville performer in The Wild Party. She additionally appeared in Shaft, director John Singleton's revamp of the 1971 private detective movie, co-featuring Samuel L. Jackson and Christian Bale.

Proceeding to handle an assortment of comedies and dramas, Collette had a supporting role in the widely praised film The Hours (2002) with Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep. She featured with Hugh Grant in About a Boy based on the novel by Nick Hornby that same year. In 2006, Collette sparkled in the family dramatic comedy Little Miss Sunshine (2006) with Steve Carell, Abigail Breslin, and Greg Kinnear.

Toni appeared in the comedic thriller Fright Night (2011) with Colin Farrell and played the assistant to the genuine master of horror in Hitchcock (2012) featuring Anthony Hopkins. In the movie, Collette played Peggy Robertson, who worked with director Alfred Hitchcock for a long time. In September 2019, a new show about rape called Unbelievable was released on Netflix. Toni has a leading role in the new show as a character named Grace Rasmussen.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

In January 2003, Collette married fellow Australian Dave Galafassi, a musician, in Sydney. The couple has two children together. They are the parents of a girl named Sage and a boy named Arlo.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 1 Nov, 1972
Age: 47 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Singer
Voice actor
Film actor
Stage actor
Citizenship: Australia
Birth Place: Blacktown
Education: National Institute of Dramatic Art
Gender: Female
Description: Australian actress and musician
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Last Modified: Oct 18 2020
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