Anna Torv Biography
Anna Torv is an Australian actress. She is popular for portraying the roles of Olivia Dunham on the Fox science fiction series Fringe, Wendy Carr in the Netflix crime thriller series Mindhunter, and Tess in the HBO post-apocalyptic drama series The Last of Us (2023). Her performance in Fringe earned her four Saturn Awards for Best Actress on Television.
Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Anna attended All Saints Anglican School and Benowa State High School, where she graduated in 1996. Afterward, Anna enrolled at the National Institute of Dramatic Art where she graduated with a performing arts degree in 2001. Torv started acting in 2003 when she appeared playing the role of Ophelia in John Bell’s production of Hamlet. In the following year, she joined the cast of Australia’s acclaimed television drama The Secret Life of Us, playing Nikki Martel.
Torv has recorded a series of audiobook collections, including Little Fingers, Jack’s Owl, Spike, and Maddy in the Middle, and later voiced Nariko in the 2007 video game Heavenly Sword. In addition, she also appeared in the BBC series Mistresses in 2008. Five years later, Torv was seen in the American television series Fringe where she portrayed the role of Agent Olivia Dunham. After the release of the series, she was awarded in 2009 and also nominated five times for the Saturn Award for Best Television Actress from 2009 to 2013. Torv has also appeared as Virginia Grey on HBO’s mini-series The Pacific and later starred in a CollegeHumor Original video as a tyrannical traffic cop.
In 2021, Torv was cast in the ABC series The Newsreader, where she played the role of Helen Norville in the series for which she won the AACTA award for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Similarly, she also won the 2022 Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actress. That same year, Torv also appeared in the television series Fires, produced by the ABC Television network. Additionally, Anna was cast in the role of Wendy Carr, an FBI consultant, in the Netflix drama Mindhunter. Most recently, she was featured in the role of Tess in the HBO series The Last of Us which premiered in January 2023.
Anna Torv Age
Torv is 43 years old as of 2023. She was born on June 7, 1979, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on June 7 every year.
Anna Torv Height/ Weight
Anna stands at an average height of 5 feet and 9 inches ( 1.73m) tall. She weighs 60 kilograms. Similarly, her body measurement includes 36-24-35 inches.
Anna Torv Spouse
Torv got married to an American actor Mark Valley in December 2008, with whom she co-starred in Fringe. However, two years after the couple ended their marriage. There is no information disclosed about them having any kids therefore it is unknown whether Anna has children.
Anna Torv Family
Torv was born in Melbourne, the daughter of Susan, and Hans Arvid Torv. She grew up on the Gold Coast alongside her younger brother Dylan. Her mother is of Scottish descent while her father is of Estonian ancestry. In addition, Anna has an aunt, who works as a journalist Anna Mann dePeyster and a cousin to Elisabeth, Lachlan, and James Murdoch.
Anna Torv’s Net Worth
Anna has an estimated net worth of $ 6 million dollars, which she has acquired from her acting career.