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Toni Collette

Toni Collette

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Famous as :

Actress, musician

Birth Name :

Antonia Collette

Birth Date :

November 01, 1972

Birth Place :

Blacktown, Sydney, New South Wales

Spouse :

Dave Galafassi (musician, since 11-Jan-03)

Claim to fame :

As Muriel Heslop in "Muriel's Wedding" (1994)

Biography


The Australian actress Toni Collette had her ways climbing and carving before she finally reached and claimed fame. Officially claimed fame as Muriel Heslop in the 1992 "Muriel's Wedding", Toni played the role as a desperate young lady, Muriel, who is enduring life with a cruel and dominating local politician father in Porpoise Spit. Muriel finds herself cast aside by her friends, so she steals some money and takes off on an exotic holiday, looking for love and marriage.

Born Antonia Collette on November 1, 1972, in Blacktown, New South Wales, her father, Bob, was a truck driver, while mother Judy was a customer service representative in a courier service. The girl had her teen ages in the suburb area where she acknowledged herself as "westie". The young Toni spent her days with her two brothers and would climb trees, ride her bike, play basketball, basically lived an energetic Australian life. Toni passed her days as a tomboy rather than as a girly girl, taking part in nurturing the family's cats, dogs, birds and rabbits.

Latest News


Whoopi Goldberg, Jeff Goldblum, and Toni Collette Among Juries for 2014 Tribeca Film Fest

April 09, 2014 02:57:01 GMT

Tribeca Film Festival co-founded by actor announces juries for its upcoming 13th event which will run from April 16-27 in NYC. Actresses and as well as actor are among the judges who will hand out awards in seven different competitive categories.
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Toni Collette Has Given Birth to Baby Boy in Australia

April 26, 2011 02:06:07 GMT

has welcomed a new bundle of joy in her family. People magazine has brought up the report that the leading lady of Showtime's hit series "" announced through her publicist she has given birth to a baby boy, a first son to her and her husband, in Australia last Friday, April 22.
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Toni Collette Confirms She's Expecting Second Child

October 26, 2010 04:19:33 GMT

"About a Boy" star is soon to be a mother for the second time. The actress, who picked up Golden Globe award this year for her portrayal of Tara in "", has confirmed to People that she and her musician husband Dave Galafassi are expecting their second child.
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Ke$ha's 'Blah Blah Blah' Music Video Gets Preview

February 09, 2010 02:57:48 GMT

After peeked through a bunch of on-set pictures, "Blah Blah Blah" music video from is now previewed via behind-the-scene footage. Taken by MTV, the clip previews how this "Tik Tok" hitmaker will have battle of sexes with the guys from and ridicule them for talking too much.
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'Saw VII' Is the End of the Franchise

February 09, 2010 02:56:50 GMT

While there were talks that there will be at least eight "Saw" films, Patrick Melton believes the franchise will meet its end soon. Speaking to Matt Horn and David Murphy from U.K. radio show Demon FM, the screenwriter of "", "", "" and "Saw VII" says the upcoming seventh movie will mark the end of the franchise.
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First Trailer of 'United States of Tara' Season 2

February 09, 2010 02:52:14 GMT

The trailer to the second season of "" has been released. Attached by only a few new scenes and topped off with some from the first season, the trailer aims to emphasize on its good reviews and award winning history.
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