Toni Collette Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

28th May 2014

Quote: "Ralph MACchio in The Karate Kid (was my first movie star crush). My room was covered in posters of him. I worked with him in Hitchcock a few years ago. I'm a grown woman, and I still didn't know where to look!" Actress Toni Collette was flustered working with MACchio on the 2012 comedy drama.

16th October 2013

Fact: Dexter star Michael C. Hall, Toni Collette and Marisa Tomei have teamed up to take playwright Will Eno's dark comedy The Realistic Joneses to Broadway. The play opened to rave reviews last year (12) at Yale Repertory Theatre in Connecticut and will now hit New York's theatre land in February (14). A venue has yet to be announced.

7th September 2013

Fact: Johnny Depp makes a cameo appearance in Toni Collette's new movie Lucky Them.

1st April 2013

Tweet: "Who would like Toni Colette (sic) to get onto Twitter? She's toying with the idea but isn't entirely convinced." British comedian Simon Pegg rallies support from fans to get his Australian co-star Toni Collette to sign up to the micro-blogging website. The pair is currently filming forthcoming movie The Boxtrolls together in Canada.

23rd May 2011

Fact: Actress Toni Collette is out of a job - her comedy series United States Of Tara has been cancelled after three seasons, according to The Aussie star won an Emmy for her lead role as Tara, a wife and mother who struggles with dissociative identity disorder, in 2009.

18th January 2010

Quote: "I'm so happy to be here. The first time I came here 15 years ago I was on the loo and missed my whole category." Toni Collette is thrilled she wasn't taken short at the Golden Globes as she won her first Best Actress award.

20th November 2008

Fact: Philip Seymour Hoffman and Toni Collette's new clay-animation film MARY + MAX will open the 25th Sundance Film Festival in Utah in January (09). The film follows a pen-pal friendship between an Aussie girl and an obese middle-aged New Yorker. It will be director Adam Elliot's first trip back to Sundance since he screened his short film Harvie Crumpet there in 2004. The festival proved lucky for the animator as that film went on to win an Oscar.

7th April 2008

Fact: Australian actress Toni Collette is to star in a new movie by American Beauty director Sam Mendes. The currently untitled project, also featuring John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph, will begin filming in Connecticut later this month (Mar08).

9th May 2007

Fact: The Sixth Sense star Toni Collette's band THE FINISH will be among the groups performing alongside Jack Johnson and Crowded House at Australia's Live Earth benefit in July (07).

14th August 2006

Quote: "I'm sure people will have their fingers in their ears." Australian actress Toni Collette anticipates audience reaction to her new band THE FINISH's forthcoming tour.

13th August 2006

Fact: Australian actress Toni Collette's music debut will be called THE BEAUTIFUL AWKWARD PICTURES. The Sixth Sense actress formed a group with musician husband DAVID GALAFASSI.

27th October 2005

Quote: <p>"I can't believe that I basically shaved my entire body... I was young. It was seven years ago." Australian actress Toni Collette on her controversial full-frontal scenes while playing a bald nun in little-known arthouse film EIGHT-AND-A-HALF WOMEN. </p>

26th October 2005

Quote: <p>"We've got beautiful gardens and it's incredibly private. We literally just run around naked the whole time and no one can ever see." Toni Collette on her new Australian home. </p>

3rd October 2005

Quote: <p>"I was surprised at how deeply she is committed to being homely and fat and ugly. I really want her to do a glamorous part because she's quite beautiful." Shirley Maclaine on In Her Shoes co-star Toni Collette. </p>

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