Anna Torv Biography
|Date of Birth:||1979 , June-7|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 8 Inch|
|Birth Name||Anna Torv|
|Birth Place/City||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Weight in KG||58|
|Married to||Mark Valley|
Anna Torv is an Australian actress widely known for playing the roles of FBI agent Olivia Dunham on the Fox television series, Fringe, for which she was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award. She was previously married to actor Mark Valley. The former couple had called it quits just after one year of marriage.
Born in Melbourne, Victoria
Anna Torv was born on June 7, 1979, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to parents Hans Torv and Susan Torv. She was raised on the Gold Coast, Queensland.
Her parents are no more together. Her mom is of Scottish descent. Her paternal grandmother was Scottish while her paternal grandfather was of Estonian descent.
She was raised along with her younger brother, Dylan Torv. Her paternal aunt, Anna Murdoch Mann, was married to media mogul Rupert Murdoch for 31 years.
Anna studied at Benowa State High School from where she graduated in 1996. Later in 2001, she graduated with a degree in Performing Arts from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).
Career: Won Critics' Choice Television Award For 'Fringe'
Anna Torv portrayed Ophelia in John Bell's production of Hamlet in 2003. In the following year, she appeared as Nikki Martel in the Network 10 drama series, The Secret Life of Us, alongside Deborah Mailman, Sibylla Budd, Claudia Karvan and Samuel Johnson.
In 2005, she recorded a series of audiobooks including Little Fingers, Spike, Jack's Owl, and Maddy in The Middle. She provided the voice of Nariko in a video game, Heavenly Sword, in 2007.
From 2008 to 2013, the NIDA graduate played the role of Agent Olivia Dunham in the popular Fox television series, Fringe, alongside Joshua Jackson, John Noble and Jasika Nicole.
In 2011, she was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series for her role in Fringe.
She has been nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Television Actress five times from 2009 to 2013 and has won four of them.
Estimated Net Worth of $6 Million
Anna Torv, being a beautiful and talented actress, earns a lot of money from her appearances in films and television series.
The 40-year-old Hollywood star has an estimated net worth of $6 million, according to the Celebrity Net Worth website. As for her salary, Torv makes around $80 thousand per episode of a series.
Married to Fringe co-star Mark Valley
As we mentioned earlier, Anna Torv has been married to actor Mark Valley who has appeared in Boston Legal, Harry's Law, Human Target and Body of Proof.
Mark also played the role of FBI Special Agent John Scott on Fringe. The two first met of the set of the Fox series and started dating.
They tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony in December 2008 but the two ended their relationship with a divorce just one year later.