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Toni Collette Galafassi (born Toni Collett; 1 November 1972) is an Australian actress, producer, singer, and songwriter. Known for her work in television and independent films, she has received various accolades throughout her career, including a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award, in addition to nominations for an Academy Award, a Tony Award, and two British Academy Film Awards.

Toni Collette Biography, Wiki

Toni Collette, byname of Antonia Collette, (born November 1, 1972, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), Australian actress known for her metamorphic performances in a wide range of roles.

Collette was raised in the Sydney suburb of Blacktown. At age 16 she accepted a scholarship from the Australian Theatre for Young People (1989), and she later briefly attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

She dropped out to accept her first film role, in Spotswood (1992), opposite Anthony Hopkins and Russell Crowe. She made her first significant foray into theatre as Sonya in the Sydney Theatre Company production of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya (1992).

Toni Collette Biography Wikipedia
Toni Collette
Real NameToni Collette
Nickname Toni
Profession Australian actress, producer, singer, and songwriter
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Husband (Partner) NameDave Galafassi
Marital StatusMarried
Physical Status 
Age49 Years Old
Height (Approx)In centimeters- 165 cm (Approx)In meters- 165 m (Approx)In Feet Inches-5.6 (Approx)
Weight (Approx)In Kilograms- 55 kg (Approx)In Pounds- 121 lbs (Approx)
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Shoe Size (Approx)6 US (Approx)
Personal Information
Date of Birth 1 November 1972
Birth PlaceBlacktown, Australia
EthnicityNot Known
Zodiac SignNot Known
School NameNot Known School
College Name Not Known College
Qualification Graduated
Family Profile
Father NameBob Collette
Mother NameJudy Collette
Siblings (Brothers and Sisters)Not Known
Children Not Known
Income SourceAustralian actress, producer, singer, and songwriter
Net Worth, Salary (Approx)$1 million – $5 million (Approx)

Toni Collette Career

Before Uncle Vanya, Toni Collette had already made her professional theatre debut with Operation Holy Mountain in 1990 and worked in the musical A Little Night Music (1990-1991) at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House. Her stage credits in 1992 included A Pocketful of Hula DreamsAway and The Frogs.

On television, she first appeared on a variety show Blah Blah Blah as a singer in 1988 and then did a guest role in an episode of drama series A Country Practice in 1990.

Her big screen debut too came in 1992 with a supporting role in the comedy drama film Spotswood (The Efficiency Expert in the US).

Toni Collette’s breakthrough role came two years later with the comedy drama film Muriel’s Wedding wherein she played the title character. The film, for which she gained 42 (40)1 pounds, brought her to the attention of the US audience and won her nomination and wins at award functions in the US and Australia.

This was followed by three critically acclaimed films in 1996 – the comedy drama Così, the drama Lilian’s Story and a comedy drama romance Emma. She also sang cover versions of three songs (originally sung by others) for the film Così.

In the next two years, she appeared in more supporting roles in movies like Clockwatchers (1997), The Boys and Velvet Goldmine (both 1998). She also played the lead role in the romance comedy Diana & Me (1997).

In 1999, she starred as Lynn Sear – the distressed mother whose son can see ghosts – in M. Night Shyamalan’s supernatural psychological thriller film The Sixth Sense. The movie became a blockbuster and won her further international recognition.

Toni Collette continued her association with stage working in productions like Summer of the Aliens (1993) and King Lear (1994) and finally in the year 2000, made her Broadway debut playing Queenie in The Wild Party. For the Broadway musical, she recorded nine tracks.

Her movies that released in 2000 included Shaft, Hotel Splendide and The Magic Pudding (voice role). The following year, she worked in a television movie Dinner with Friends.

In 2002, she won accolades for her performances in the romantic comedy drama film About a Boy and the psychological drama film The Hours.

In 2003, her portrayal of the lead character Sandy Edwards in the romantic drama film Japanese Story won her critical appreciation. The next year she acted in comedies The Last Shot and Connie and Carla. For the last film, her singing abilities were again used.

After acting in In Her Shoes in 2005, Toni Collette next appeared as the matriarch – Sheryl Hoover – of a dysfunctional clan in the 2006 comedy drama film Little Miss Sunshine. The same year she worked in HBO-BBC joint miniseries Tsunami: The Aftermath. Both the film and the television movie earned her award nominations.

In 2006 again, she formed her own band Toni Collette & the Finish and released her debut album Beautiful Awkward Pictures. She wrote all eleven tracks of the album.

Between 2006 and 2009, Toni Collette worked in numerous movies like Evening and Towelhead and also turned executive producer for three of them – Like MindsThe Black Balloon and Hey, Hey, It’s Esther Blueburger.

In 2009, she was roped in play the lead role of Tara Gregson in the dark comic series United States of Tara. The show ran for three years and Collette’s performance as a woman suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder once again earned her appreciation and awards.

The same year, she voiced Mary Daisy Dinkle in the critically acclaimed stop motion dramedy Mary and Max.

Toni Collette’s next few films included a horror Fright Night (2011), a comedy Mental, a biographical drama Hitchcock (both 2012), a romantic comedy Enough Said and a coming of age comedy drama The Way, Way Back (both 2013).

In 2013-2014, she played the lead role of Ellen Sanders in one season of the CBS drama series Hostages. In 2014, she returned to Broadway playing Jennifer Jones in The Realistic Joneses.

Between 2014 and 2017, she took on more roles in movies like TammyA Long Way DownMiss You Already, KrampusImperium and XXX: Return of Xander Cage.

In 2017, she formed her own production company in association with her US-based talent manager Jen Turner.

The following year she gave a terrific performance in the supernatural horror film Hereditary (also executive produced it); acted in the acclaimed feel-good drama film Hearts Beat Loud and played the lead role in the BBC one drama series Wanderlust.

In 2019, she essayed the role of detective Grace Rasmussen in the Netflix miniseries Unbelievable and became a part of an ensemble cast in the comedic whodunit movie Knives Out.

Her film credit in 2020-2021 includes a drama Dream Horse, a psychological thriller I’m Thinking of Ending Things and a science fiction thriller Stowaway. She also plays the lead role in Netflix thriller drama series Pieces of Her.

Toni Collette Interesting Facts

  • Toni Collette was born on 1 November 1972 in Blacktown, Australia.
  • She is an Australian actress, producer, singer, and songwriter.
  • Her School Education Not Known School and College Education are completed at Private University.
  • Her father’s name is Bob Collette and his mother’s name is Judy Collette.
  • Toni’s films include diverse genres, such as the period comedy Emma (1996), the action thriller Shaft (2000), the period drama The Hours (2002), the romantic drama Japanese Story (2003), the comedies In Her Shoes (2005) and The Way, Way Back (2013).
  • Toni’s first acting role was a high school performance of Godspell at the age of 14; she auditioned by singing Whitney Houston’s “Saving All My Love for You”.
  • Toni made her television debut in 1988 on a comedy, variety show Blah Blah Blah as a singer.
  • She is a very talented person. She won many achievements in her life. She celebrates her birthday every. Toni Collette Wiki.

Toni Collette FAQ’s

Q.1 Who is Toni Collette?

Ans. She is an Australian actress, producer, singer, and songwriter.

Q.2 Who is the Husband (Partner) of Toni Collette?

Ans. Dave Galafassi

Q.3 What is the age of Toni Collette?

Ans. 49 Years Old.

Q.4 What is the net worth of Toni Collette?

Ans. Her net worth is $1 million – $5 million (Approx).

Q.5 What is the profession of Toni Collette?

Ans. By profession, she is an Australian actress, producer, singer, and songwriter.

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