Thursday, 17 September 2020

Toni Collette


Toni Collette is an Australian actress. Besides, she is also a singer, songwriter, and producer. She was born on 1st November, 1972 in Blacktown, Australia. She is the daughter of truck driver Bob Collette and customer service representative Judy Collette. She is recognised for appearing in independent films and for her supporting roles in studio films. She made her feature film debut with Spotswood in 1992. She got her breakthrough role with the comedy-drama Muriel's Wedding in 1994. She gained wider international recognition for the horror film The Sixth Sense in 1999. She starred in many other TV shows and movies such as United States of Tara, Hector and the Search for Happiness, Little Miss Sunshine, XXX: Return of Xander Cage, and Fun Mom Dinner, to mention just a few of them. She received many accolades for her work. She has been nominated for the BAFTA Award, British Academy Film Awards, and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also has been nominated for several other awards and won them such as AACTA Award, Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Critics' Choice Television Award. 

Toni Collette Religion

She opened up quite a few times about her faiths and religious beliefs in the media. She claimed that she is spiritual. Moreover, she stated that she is not a Buddhist but she believes in Buddhism as she finds this religion most organised and compassionate. However, we cannot exactly say if she is religious or not and if she practices the religion. It is better we do not just simply assume and wait for the 47 years old Australian actress to talk more about her beliefs and make certain revelations. She belongs to the English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.

Toni Collette Political Views

Unlike her faiths and religious beliefs, she does not talk about her views and opinions on politics in public. She rather prefers to keep it away from the limelight. Interestingly, she spoke about some movements in the media such as the Me Too movement but that does not give us any information about her political thoughts. We also cannot say if she is political or non-political. Well, we look forward to her to reveal more about her political views. 

Who is she dating?

She is currently married to musician Dave Galafassi. They met in early 2002. They got married on 11th January, 2003 in a Buddhist ceremony. They have a daughter named Sage Florence and a son named Arlo Robert. Prior to Dave Galafassi, she was in a relationship with Irish actor, model, and musician Jonathan Rhys Meyers for a year. Not much is known about her dating history and other relationships if she had in the past. Dating rumours might vary. 

Toni Collette Hobbies

Apart from acting, she is also into singing. She is a very keen camper and loves camping. She camps usually and her husband joins her too. She believes in spirituality and hence she is also into meditation and enjoys it.

Interesting Facts

She is also known as Toni Collette-Galafassi.

She faked appendicitis to get rid of her appendix when she was a teenager.

She is a lead singer in a band with her husband and she also has a released album. 

She supports animal rights and PETA.