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Anna Torv

Anna Torv (born 15 June 1978) is an Australian actress known for her role as FBI agent Olivia Dunham on the Fox television series Fringe. Anna Torv was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia to Susan and Hans Torv and grew up on the Hinterlands of the Gold Coast, Queensland. Anna's father Hans Torv is of Estonian descent, but was born in Stirling, Scotland. She has been estranged from her father since the age of 8. She has one sibling, a younger brother, Dylan. Her paternal aunt is writer Anna Maria Torv Murdoch Mann, who was married for 31 years to billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch. Torv graduated from Benowa State High School in 1996. She graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) with a degree in Performing Arts in 2001. Acting career In 2004, Torv joined the cast of Australia's acclaimed television drama The Secret Life Of Us playing Nikki Martel. Torv appeared in the BBC series Mistresses. She also played the voice and performed motion capture of the main character Nariko in the 2007 video game Heavenly Sword. Torv plays FBI Agent Olivia Dunham in the American television series Fringe. She currently films Fringe in Vancouver, British Columbia since production moved there starting season 2. She received an Australians in Film Breakthrough award in 2009. Torv appeared as Virginia Grey on HBO's mini-series The Pacific. She also won the 2010 Saturn Award for the Best Television actress. Torv also recently played a role in a CollegeHumor Original video as a tyrannical traffic cop. In December 2008, Torv married her Fringe co-star Mark Valley. They separated after one year of marriage.


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Born:
Jun 15, 1978 In Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
14
First Appeared:
In the series The Secret Life of Us 2001-07-16
Latest Project:
Series Mindhunter 2017-01-01
Known For
Poster of Mindhunter
Poster of Secret City
Poster of Deadline Gallipoli
Poster of The Secret Life of Us
Filmography
Series Mindhunter 2017-01-01
Movie Stephanie Unknown 2017
Movie The Daughter Anna 2016-03-17
Series Secret City Harriet Dunkley 2016-06-06
Series Deadline Gallipoli Gwendoline Churchill 2015-04-19
Movie Heavenly Sword Nariko (voice) 2014-06-30
Movie Love Is Now Virginia 2014-12-04
Movie The Pacific Virginia Grey 2010-05-16
Series Fringe Olivia Dunham 2008-09-09
Movie Frankenstein ITU Nurse 2007-10-24
Movie The Book of Revelation Bridget 2006-07-29
Movie Travelling Light Debra Fowler 2003-09-11
Series Young Lions Irena Nedov 2002-07-17
Series The Secret Life of Us Nikki Martel 2001-07-16