Anna Torv

Active - 2003 - 2017  |   Born - Jun 15, 1979 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia  |   Genres - Science Fiction, Thriller

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Biography by Nathan Southern

Best known for playing girlfriends and professional women with a slightly distinguished edge, Australian-born actress Anna Torv first made her name in her native homeland, with regular roles on Aussie network series including Young Lions, McLeod's Daughters, and The Secret Life of Us. Following a multi-episode turn on the BBC series drama Mistresses, and roles in the thrillers Traveling Light and The Book of Revelation, Torv moved toward Hollywood stardom with a regular role as FBI agent Olivia Dunham on the series Fringe by Lost progenitor J.J. Abrams.

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  • Born in Melbourne, but grew up on the Gold Coast.
  • Worked as an actor in London after graduating from NIDA.
  • Voiced the character Nariko in the video game Heavenly Sword.
  • Was camping in the Australian Outback when she was offered the part of Olivia Dunham on Fringe.