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Toni Collette is an Australian actress who was born in Sydney, Australia on November 1, 1972. She showed her acting talent when she faked appendicitis because she was bored and was seeking attention. Although the tests showed that her appendix was okay, doctors removed it because...Read more her faking was so convincing. Aged only 16, she left school and joined the National Institute of Dramatic Arts. Collette was a struggling actress and supported herself by delivering pizza. In order to work in her film debut “The Efficiency Expert”, she left NIDA after only 18 months. The movie earned her a a nomination for Best Supporting Actress from the Australian Film Institute. "Uncle Vanya", Collete’s stage debut, earned her a critic's circle award as Best Newcomer. At the age of 22, she won the Australian Best Actress in a Lead Role award for her role in “Muriel’s Wedding”. One year after, she went to Hollywood, where she got a supporting role in “The Pallbearer”, followed by numerous supporting roles. “Diana & Me” was her first leading role. Even though her previous movies had earned her nominations and wins in Australia, her supporting role in “The Sixth Sense” was the one to earn her a deserved nomination for the Academy Awards. She is married to Dave Galafassi and co-owns an independent production company in Australia.

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  • Toni Collette is an Australian actress who was born in Sydney, Australia on November 1, 1972. She showed her acting talent when she faked appendicitis because she was bored and was...Read more seeking attention. Although the tests showed that her appendix was okay, doctors removed it because her faking was so convincing. Aged only 16, she left school and joined the National Institute of Dramatic Arts. Collette was a struggling actress and supported herself by delivering pizza. In order to work in her film debut “The Efficiency Expert”, she left NIDA after only 18 months. The movie earned her a a nomination for Best Supporting Actress from the Australian Film Institute. "Uncle Vanya", Collete’s stage debut, earned her a critic's circle award as Best Newcomer. At the age of 22, she won the Australian Best Actress in a Lead Role award for her role in “Muriel’s Wedding”. One year after, she went to Hollywood, where she got a supporting role in “The Pallbearer”, followed by numerous supporting roles. “Diana & Me” was her first leading role. Even though her previous movies had earned her nominations and wins in Australia, her supporting role in “The Sixth Sense” was the one to earn her a deserved nomination for the Academy Awards. She is married to Dave Galafassi and co-owns an independent production company in Australia.

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  • Antonia Collette


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