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  • Toni Collette

    Born on November 1, 1972 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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United States of Tara (2009)

Toni Collette as "Tara"

Suburban housewife and mom Tara Gregson sometimes just doesn't seem like herself, and with good reason: She's living with dissociative identity disorder, a condition that causes her to shift between multiple identities without warning. Her loving husband, Max, copes with the situation as best he can, but neither he nor their teenage kids, Kate and Marshall, can be sure who will greet them when they come home: Tara herself, or "T," a flirty teenager; Buck, a beer-swilling Vietnam vet with a violent streak; Alice, a perfect TV mom right out of the 1950s; or other alter egos in this dark comedy created and written by Academy Award winner Diablo Cody ("Juno").

Golden Globe (2011) Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Emmy (Primetime) (2010) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Golden Globe (2010) Won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2009) Won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Toni Collette in the news

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'Tammy' Trailer: Melissa McCarthy and Susan Sarandon Hit the Road (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on May 6th 2014, 9:30AM

May 6th 2014, 9:30AM

The Teaser Trailer for Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' Will Leave You Giggling (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Feb 13th 2014, 9:00AM

Feb 13th 2014, 9:00AM

'Enough Said' Cast On James Gandolfini, and His Thoughts on His Last Role

Posted by
Jason Gorber on Sep 20th 2013, 7:30AM

Sep 20th 2013, 7:30AM

'The Way, Way Back' Exclusive Clip: Sam Rockwell Eats Cup O' Noodles

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Jul 1st 2013, 6:30AM

Jul 1st 2013, 6:30AM

'Fright Night' Gets Four New Posters

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jun 28th 2011, 1:00PM

Jun 28th 2011, 1:00PM

Trailer: Colin Farrell Sinks His Teeth Into 'Fright Night' Remake

Posted by
John Mitchell on May 13th 2011, 12:00PM

May 13th 2011, 12:00PM

Their Best Role: Hugh Grant

Posted by
William Goss on Aug 17th 2010, 5:02PM

Aug 17th 2010, 5:02PM

Who Should Play Billy Cole In The New 'Fright Night?'

Posted by
Perri Nemiroff on Jun 21st 2010, 3:35PM

Jun 21st 2010, 3:35PM

Movie Casting: Lee Majors, Bruce Dern Head to 'The Big Valley'

Posted by
Andrew Scott on Jun 9th 2010, 10:46AM

Jun 9th 2010, 10:46AM

'Fright Night' Remake Adds David Tennant and Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Posted by
Perri Nemiroff on Jun 9th 2010, 7:18AM

Jun 9th 2010, 7:18AM

Movie Casting: Naomi Watts, Michelle Williams to Each Play Marilyn Monroe

Posted by
Andrew Scott on May 13th 2010, 12:44PM

May 13th 2010, 12:44PM

Colin Farrell to Take a Bite out of the 'Fright Night' Remake

Posted by
Mike Bracken on May 11th 2010, 9:55AM

May 11th 2010, 9:55AM

Colin Farrell & Toni Collette Join 'Fright Night' Remake

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on May 11th 2010, 5:48AM

May 11th 2010, 5:48AM

Movie Casting: Hugh Jackman Up for Role in 'Butter'

Posted by
Andrew Scott on Apr 14th 2010, 7:46AM

Apr 14th 2010, 7:46AM

Toni Collette Heads from 'Tara' to 'Foster'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 1st 2010, 2:45PM

Apr 1st 2010, 2:45PM

Co-Star Showdown: Collette + Hoffman v. Hunt + Schreiber

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Oct 3rd 2008, 4:02PM

Oct 3rd 2008, 4:02PM

Maggie Gyllenhaal Takes Over for Toni Collette in Mendes Film

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on May 2nd 2008, 8:32AM

May 2nd 2008, 8:32AM

The Theatrical Trailer for 'Towelhead'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Apr 28th 2008, 12:02PM

Apr 28th 2008, 12:02PM

Toni Collette Joins Sam Mendes Film

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Apr 7th 2008, 2:32PM

Apr 7th 2008, 2:32PM

EXCLUSIVE: 'Towelhead' Poster Premiere!

Posted by
Erik Davis on Apr 1st 2008, 2:01PM

Apr 1st 2008, 2:01PM

TIFF Review: Nothing is Private (aka Towelhead)

Posted by
Alexia Prichard on Sep 17th 2007, 1:02PM

Sep 17th 2007, 1:02PM

Review: Evening

Posted by
Nick Schager on Jun 29th 2007, 4:01PM

Jun 29th 2007, 4:01PM

Coen Brothers' Hopes For Top Prize Get Aborted at Cannes

Posted by
Ryan Stewart on May 27th 2007, 2:33PM

May 27th 2007, 2:33PM

Review: The Dead Girl

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Dec 29th 2006, 7:01AM

Dec 29th 2006, 7:01AM

Go Westwood, Brian Grazer

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Sep 12th 2006, 1:02PM

Sep 12th 2006, 1:02PM

Quickhits: Wilson Joins Evening, Yeoh, Bean Begin Filming True North and Besson Ditches Directing?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Sep 12th 2006, 3:02AM

Sep 12th 2006, 3:02AM

Alan Ball Set for Feature Debut

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Aug 8th 2006, 9:31AM

Aug 8th 2006, 9:31AM

Review: Little Miss Sunshine

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Jul 26th 2006, 5:07AM

Jul 26th 2006, 5:07AM

Brittany Murphy, Working Her Skinny Little Butt Off

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Jul 24th 2006, 4:01AM

Jul 24th 2006, 4:01AM

Quickhits: Walsh in 1408, Three Talk Evening and the MPAA Needs Your Help

Posted by
Erik Davis on Jul 13th 2006, 3:09AM

Jul 13th 2006, 3:09AM

My Morning with Little Miss Sunshine

Posted by
Erik Davis on Jul 12th 2006, 8:00AM

Jul 12th 2006, 8:00AM

Free Movies: Let a Little Miss Sunshine In

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Jun 29th 2006, 7:09AM

Jun 29th 2006, 7:09AM

Collette and Castle-Hughes to Star in Comedy

Posted by
Sandra Lim on May 10th 2006, 4:05AM

May 10th 2006, 4:05AM

Night Listener signs onto Berlinale, sells like hotcakes

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Feb 9th 2006, 9:34AM

Feb 9th 2006, 9:34AM

Sundance Review: The Night Listener

Posted by
Jason Calacanis on Jan 26th 2006, 3:28PM

Jan 26th 2006, 3:28PM

Sundance Review: The Night Listener

Posted by
James Rocchi on Jan 26th 2006, 12:33PM

Jan 26th 2006, 12:33PM

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