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'Realistic Joneses' to close on Broadway July 6

'Realistic Joneses' to close on Broadway July 6

NEW YORK, May 23 (UPI) --The Broadway production of "The Realistic Joneses" is to close July 6, producers announced.
Karen Butler

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
By United Press International
Michael C. Hall, Toni Collette to star in play 'Realistic Joneses'

Michael C. Hall, Toni Collette to star in play 'Realistic Joneses'

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Television stars Toni Collette and Michael C. Hall are to co-star in the Broadway production of Will Eno's play "The Realistic Joneses," producers announced.

Diablo Cody to produce ABC comedy

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody has sold a romantic comedy series to ABC called "Alex + Amy," The Hollywood Reporter said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.
By United Press International
'Hitchcock' to open AFI Festival

'Hitchcock' to open AFI Festival

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- "Hitchcock," starring Anthony Hopkins as iconic filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock, is to open this fall's AFI Festival at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011.
By United Press International
Showtime cancels 'Tara' after 3 seasons

Showtime cancels 'Tara' after 3 seasons

LOS ANGELES, May 24 (UPI) -- Showtime has canceled its U.S. dramedy "United States of Tara" after three seasons, TVGuide.com reported.
Toni Collette gives birth to a son

Toni Collette gives birth to a son

LOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) -- Toni Collette's publicist says the Australian actress has given birth to her second child, a son.
Report: Collette pregnant with 2nd child

Report: Collette pregnant with 2nd child

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Australian actress Toni Collette is pregnant with her second child, People.com reported Monday.
Izzard, Conroy to guest star on 'States'

Izzard, Conroy to guest star on 'States'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- British actor Eddie Izzard and U.S. actress Frances Conroy are to guest star on the celebrated series "United States of Tara," Showtime said.
Farrell, Collette cast in 'Fright' remake

Farrell, Collette cast in 'Fright' remake

LOS ANGELES, May 12 (UPI) -- Irish actor Colin Farrell and Australian actress Toni Collette are to star in a remake of the 1985 horror flick "Fright Night," The Hollywood Reporter said.
'Glee,' 'Mad Men' win top TV Globes

'Glee,' 'Mad Men' win top TV Globes

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- "Glee" and "Mad Men" were named best comedy and drama television series respectively at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.
Collette beats Fey for actress Emmy

Collette beats Fey for actress Emmy

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- "United States of Tara" star Toni Collette won the Emmy Award for best actress in a comedy in Los Angeles Sunday.
Showtime renews 'Tara' for 2nd season

Showtime renews 'Tara' for 2nd season

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- "United States of Tara" has been renewed for a second season, it was announced Tuesday by Showtime President of Entertainment Robert Greenblatt.
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Toni Collette
Australian actress Toni Collette attends the premiere of the motion picture dramatic comedy "Funny People", in Los Angeles on July 20, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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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.

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