Toni Collette



Place of birth:

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia:


Antonia "Toni" Collette (born 1 November 1972) is an Australian actress and musician, known for her acting work on stage, television and film as well as a secondary career as the lead singer of the band Toni Collette & the Finish. Collette's acting career began in the early 1990s with comedic roles in films such as Spotswood (1992) and Muriel's Wedding (1994), for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Following her performances in Emma (1996) and The Boys (1998), Collette achieved international recognition as a result of her Academy Award-nominated portrayal of Lynn Sear in The Sixth Sense (1999). She has appeared in thrillers such as Shaft (2000) and Changing Lanes (2002) and independent comedy films like About a Boy (2002), In Her Shoes (2005) and Little Miss Sunshine (2006). In 2009, she began playing the lead role in the television series United States of Tara, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2010.

Film Credits

Knives Out (2019)
Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
as Gretchen
Let's Dance (2018)
as Segment: "The Heebie-Jeebies"
Hearts Beat Loud (2018)
as Leslie
Hereditary (2018)
as Annie Graham
The Yellow Birds (2018)
as Amy Bartle
Birthmarked (2018)
as Catherine
Please Stand By (2018)
as Scottie
Making Muriel (2017)
as Herself
Madame (2017)
as Anne Fredericks
Blue Murder - Killer Cop (2017)
as Anne Melocco
Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
as Kate
Unlocked (2017)
as Emily Knowles
Jasper Jones (2017)
as Ruth Bucktin
xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
as Jane Marke
Imperium (2016)
as Angela Zampino
The 4%: Film's Gender Problem (2016)
as Herself
Krampus (2015)
as Sarah Engel
Miss You Already (2015)
as Milly
Blinky Bill the Movie (2015)
as Beryl / Cheryl (voice)
Glassland (2015)
as Jean
The Boxtrolls (2014)
as Lady Cynthia Portley-Rind (voice)
Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
as Agnes
Tammy (2014)
as Missi
A Long Way Down (2014)
as Maureen Thompson
Enough Said (2013)
as Sarah
Lucky Them (2013)
as Ellie Klug
The Way Way Back (2013)
as Pam
Hitchcock (2012)
as Peggy Robertson
Mental (2012)
as Shaz
Jesus Henry Christ (2012)
as Patricia Herman
Fright Night (2011)
as Jane Brewster
Foster (2011)
as Zooey
Mary and Max (2009)
as Mary Daisy Dinkle (voice)
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
as Herself (uncredited)
Towelhead (2008)
as Melina Hines
Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)
as Mary
The Black Balloon (2008)
as Maggie Mollison
Evening (2007)
as Nina Mars
The Dead Girl (2006)
as Arden
Like Minds (2006)
as Sally
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
as Sheryl Hoover
The Night Listener (2006)
as Donna D. Logand
In Her Shoes (2005)
as Rose Feller
The Last Shot (2004)
as Emily French
Connie and Carla (2004)
as Carla
Japanese Story (2003)
as Sandy Edwards
The Hours (2002)
as Kitty
Dirty Deeds (2002)
as Sharon
About a Boy (2002)
as Fiona Brewer
Changing Lanes (2002)
as Michelle
Dinner with Friends (2001)
as Tom
The Magic Pudding (2000)
as Meg Bluegum (voice)
Hotel Splendide (2000)
as Kath
Shaft (2000)
as Diane Palmieri
The Sixth Sense (1999)
as Lynn Sear
8 ½ Women (1999)
as Griselda
Velvet Goldmine (1998)
as Mandy Slade
The Boys (1998)
as Michelle
Diana & Me (1997)
as Diana Spencer
Clockwatchers (1997)
as Iris Chapman
Emma (1996)
as Harriet Smith
Lilian's Story (1996)
as Young Lilian Singer
The Pallbearer (1996)
as Cynthia
Cosi (1996)
as Julie
Muriel's Wedding (1994)
as Muriel Heslop / Mariel Heslop-Van Arckle
The Thief and the Cobbler (1993)
as Nurse / Mad Holy Old Witch
Spotswood (1992)
as Wendy Robinson
I'm Thinking of Ending Things ()
as Jake's Mother
Stowaway ()
Andorra ()
as Mrs. Dent
Dream Horse ()
as Jan Vokes

Production Credits

Hereditary (2018)
Executive Producer