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Toni Collette stars in "United States of Tara" on Showtime as the title character Tara Gregson. For her work, she won both an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series, as well as two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. On the big screen, Collette stars in "Fright Night," opposite Colin Farrell, Anton Yelchin and David Tennant.

Toni Collette made an indelible impression on Hollywood with her role of Muriel Heslop in the 1994 film, "Muriel's Wedding." Proving her
Toni Collette in "United States of Tara"
Toni Collette United States of Tara
amazing ability to transform into the characters in which she plays, Collette has since starred in a variety of intriguingly diverse roles.

Most recently, she starred in the Alan Ball ensemble "Towelhead," alongside Aaron Eckhart. In 2007, Collette starred in "Evening," co-starring Vanessa Redgrave. That same year, Collette played opposite Keisha Castle-Hughes in the Australian children's film "Hey, Hey It's Esther Blueburger." Other recent projects include the Oscar nominated comedy "Little Miss Sunshine"; "Tsunami: The Aftermath," for which Collette received both Emmy and Golden Globe nominations; "The Night Listener" with Robin Williams and Sandra Oh; the Australian film "Like Minds" starring Richard Roxburgh; "In Her Shoes" with Cameron Diaz; "Connie and Carla"; "The Last Shot" opposite Alec Baldwin; the remake of "Shaft" opposite Samuel L. Jackson; "The Sixth Sense," for which she earned an Oscar nomination; and the mystery/thriller "The Dead Girl" with Josh Brolin.

Collette received some of the best reviews of her career for the film "Japanese Story," for which she garnered extraordinary critical acclaim, receiving an Australian Academy Award as well as the 2003 AFI Award for Best Lead Actress in a Lead Role.

In 2002, Collette appeared in four films including "Changing Lanes," opposite Samuel L. Jackson; "Dirty Deeds"; opposite Hugh Grant in "About a Boy," and the critically acclaimed film "The Hours," co-starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore.

Other titles include "The Boys," "Velvet Goldmine"; "Emma" alongside Gwyneth Paltrow and more recently, "The Black Balloon" and the animated film "Mary and Max."

Collette has had the opportunity to demonstrate her talents on Broadway's stage. In 2000, she starred in the highly anticipated revival of "The Wild Party," alongside Mandy Patinkin and Eartha Kitt.

Collette resides in Australia.


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Age: 43 years old
Birthday: November 1, 1972
Height: 5' 8"
Full Name / Real Name: Antonia Collette
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Current Residence: Australia
Husband: Dave Galafassi (1/11/2003, 2 children)

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