"[31] In the drama Lilian's Story she played an eccentric woman sent to a mental asylum in her youth. Von 2009 bis 2011 war Collette als Hauptdarstellerin in der von Diablo Cody entwickelten Fernsehserie Taras Welten des US-Senders Showtime zu sehen. She is popular as one of the most creative artists in the industry. Despite its limited release, the film garnered positive reviews, with Gary Goldstein of the Los Angeles Times calling it "impressively dimensional...tense, gripping and disturbing," and found her to be "excellent" as Radcliffe's character's supervisor. In 1996 she sang three cover versions for the soundtrack of the film, Cosi: "Don't Dream It's Over" (originally by Crowded House), "Stand By Me" (Ben E. King) and "Throw Your Arms Around Me" (Hunters & Collectors). [194] Collette's versatility as a performer is unique in that despite playing a wide range of characters with vastly different personalities and nuances they're usually portrayed through the medium of a mother character and they often deal with issues relating to motherhood. "[66] Despite achieving stardom early in her career with the top-grossing, The Sixth Sense, she rarely acted in commerce-driven pictures. Collette was originally set to star in Away We Go (2009), but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. The film reunited her with film-maker Craig Gillespie who had directed her in several episodes of United States of Tara. And it's not like I wasn't good at school, or I didn't enjoy it, I did.
When asked about being typecast in such roles, Collette replied, "All people are different. "[34] Jane Ganahl of San Francisco Chronicle wrote, "[Harriet was] played with heartbreaking empathy... desperately trying to meet Mr.

[20][136], She starred in Wanderlust (2018), a BBC One drama series about the troubled relationship between Collette's character, Joy Richards, a therapist, and her husband. [2] Norma and her husband (Harold "Stanley" Collett)[5] were going through a divorce, and Bob's DNA test determined that Stanley was not his biological father. Pedro Jimeno Wiki: Facts About ’90 Day Fiance’ Star Chantel Everett Partner | His Age, Height, & Net Worth! Dave is 41 years of age at the moment. "[79] Her other film of 2008, The Black Balloon, was better received, for which she was also co-executive producer. Der Erfolg des Films in den USA machte auch Hollywood auf sie aufmerksam, und sie erhielt erste Rollen. She went on to earn BAFTA Award nominations for About a Boy (2002) and Little Miss Sunshine (2006). On television, she has starred in the Showtime comedy-drama series United States of Tara (2008–2011) and the Netflix drama miniseries Unbelievable (2019). "[47] Ben Brantley of The New York Times differed, "Ms. Collette... gives the evening's most fully realized performance," but criticised the lack of chemistry with Yancey Arias. November 1972 in Sydney, New South Wales) ist eine australische Schauspielerin und Golden-Globe- und Emmy-Preisträgerin. [138] Ben Travers of IndieWire wrote "[she guides] the [series] through turbulent emotional seas with assurance" and Jen Chaney of Vulture remarked that the show was worth watching solely for her performance. Partly a satire about the art world, it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to polarising reactions. [84] In the role, she portrayed multiple characters and found it required her to prepare a more than she normally did. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival to generally positive reviews; more widely, Metacritic rated it at 59% indicating, "mixed or average reviews." She also served as an associate producer on the series. Kam Williams of African American Literature Book Club noticed, "Collette lends the film some convincing and welcome dramatic weight as the frightened, conflicted Diane.

"[35] For her supporting role as Michelle in The Boys (1998) she won her third AACTA Award. [13], Her first acting role was a high school performance of Godspell at 14 years old, which she auditioned for by singing Whitney Houston's "Saving All My Love for You". [3][197] The couple have a daughter, Sage Florence, born on 9 January 2008,[198] and a son, Arlo Robert, born on 22 April 2011. [138][139] Also that year, she appeared in the critically acclaimed comedy Hearts Beat Loud,[61] which also premiered at Sundance. Peter Bradshaw called it "a likable heartwarmer" and praised the actor for "[giving the] film some sinew in her supporting role. Sie begann, am Broadway Theater zu spielen, wofür sie einige Tony-Award-Nominierungen erhielt. [182][183] In 2017, she attended the 25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Award Party which seeks to raise money to support innovative HIV prevention, education programs and direct care and support services to people living with HIV. She also received nominations for two British Academy Film Awards and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. "[186], Collette listed Geoffrey Rush as one of her influences and remembered seeing him in The Diary of a Madman (1989): "When I watched him in that, it was like being in church, I had a full-on spiritual awakening. Dennis Harvey of Variety praised her for "easily [carrying] the film’s emotional weight. "[86] Tim Goodman of the San Francisco Chronicle called her a "tour de force" and Ariana Bacle of Entertainment Weekly praised the actor's "flawless" transition between personalities that felt so "insanely distinct" that they could have each been a different actor. In 2020, she took on a leading role in the drama film Dream Horse, playing a middle-aged South Wales native who decides to train a racehorse. "[141] She played a supporting role as Joni Thrombey in Rian Johnson's critically acclaimed mystery thriller Knives Out, alongside an ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Christopher Plummer. The band toured Australia, but have not performed nor released any new material after 2007.
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In 2019, Collette took on the role of a detective, Grace Rasmussen, investigating a troubling rape case, with Merritt Wever and Kaitlyn Dever, in the Netflix miniseries Unbelievable. [85] The series and her performance received "generally favorable reviews. Right – so awkwardly you fear she'll slip on a banana peel. [20], Collette played the lead role in Japanese Story (2003) as Sandy an Australian geologist who develops an intense relationship with a Japanese businessman. "[127], Also in that year, she formed the production company Vocab Films, with her US-based talent manager Jen Turner. Toni with her determination towards the film industry has managed to receive awards such as six AACTA Awards, a Prime-time Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. [170], Collette supports various charities including Doctors Without Borders, Amnesty International and Feeding America. She is known for her work in independent films as well as supporting roles in studio films, for which she has received numerous accolades.

James Berardinelli of Reelviews called her "vibrant and energetic," while Peter Stack of the San Francisco Chronicle opined that Collette played the lead role with "disarming earnestness.

"[110], After a 14-year absence, Collette returned to Broadway in 2014, starring as Jennifer Jones in Will Eno's play The Realistic Joneses alongside co-stars Marisa Tomei, Michael C. Hall, and Tracy Letts.

She was born to mother Judy Collette and father Bob Collette. Her aim was to "explore different ideas and just look at life and try to understand it.

I don't regret that decision, but I can't believe I made it. [111] Charles Isherwood from The New York Times wrote that "Ms. Collette exudes a touching, exasperated dignity as Jennifer. [21] Filmnews' Peter Galvin observed, "it's here that the film finds real warmth, vigour, and pain, all contained in [her] expressive face; she's terrific and so is Mendelsohn simply because we believe them. "[24], Collette had dated her Velvet Goldmine co-star, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, for about a year (ca. [62] She was subsequently nominated for a Satellite Award for Best Actress for her performance of Rose, a successful-but-lonely lawyer with low self-esteem, which Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle noticed, "As usual, [her] face is a fine-tuned transmitter of her emotions, moment by moment, and she becomes the locus of audience feeling.

Especially actresses like Margot Robbie and Toni Collette. [32] She won her second AACTA Award, this time for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. [76] While reviewing Evening, Putman called it "flawed in more ways than one" but lauded her for "[enlivening] her scenes with pathos. She also wrote that Collette makes conscious efforts to break from the typecasting, with leading roles in films like Miss You Already and Lucky Them.