With heaps of Australians getting nominated for the Emmy awards , the Australians have made their presence felt in the US soap awards.The 61st Emmy Awards are being held in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theatre.
Australian actress Toni Collette has won the Emmy award for best comedy actress for her portrayal of a wife with a personality disorder in the United States of Tara
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Australian actress Toni Collette was virtually unknown outside of the Sydney theater scene when she shot to international fame at age 22 with a starring role as an Abba-loving, overweight misfit who gets her revenge in the lively hit "Muriel’s Wedding" (1994).
Toni Colette movies
Other Australians Nominated :
- Baker was nominated for his new hit drama The Mentalist.
- Aussie babe Rose Byrne, nominated for best supporting actress in a drama series for her role inDamages, missed out with the award going to Cherry Jones in 24.
- And Australian director Michael Rymer, nominated for his work on the new sci-fi series Battlestar Gallactica, missed out to Rod Holcomb from medical drama ER.
Here is Toni Colette’s Filmography:
- "United States of Tara" …. Tara / … (12 episodes, 2009)
– Miracle (2009) TV episode …. Tara
– Snow (2009) TV episode …. Tara
– Betrayal (2009) TV episode …. Tara
– Possibility (2009) TV episode …. Tara
– Abundance (2009) TV episode …. Tara
- Mary and Max (2009) (voice) …. Mary Daisy Dinkle
- Hey Hey It’s Esther Blueburger (2008) …. Mary
- The Black Balloon (2008) …. Maggie Mollison
- Nothing Is Private (2007) …. Melina Hines
… aka Towelhead (Australia) (USA: new title)
- Evening (2007) …. Nina Mars
… aka Spuren eines Lebens (Germany)
- Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006) (TV) …. Kathy Graham
- The Dead Girl (2006) …. Arden
- Like Minds (2006) …. Sally
… aka Murderous Intent (USA: DVD title)
- The Night Listener (2006) …. Donna D. Logand
- Little Miss Sunshine (2006) …. Sheryl Hoover
- In Her Shoes (2005) …. Rose
… aka In den Schuhen meiner Schwester (Germany)
- The Last Shot (2004) …. Emily French
- Connie and Carla (2004) …. Carla
- Japanese Story (2003) …. Sandy Edwards
- The Hours (2002) …. Kitty
- Dirty Deeds (2002) …. Sharon
… aka Sacr