Toby Wallace, born on June 06, 1995, is a British-Australian actor and model best known for his portrayal of Moses in “Babyteeth,” a role that won him the 2019 Marcello Mastroianni Award at the Venice Film Festival. Wallace was also named Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 2020 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA). He starred in Seven Network’s long-running T.V. series, “Neighbours,” as Corey O’Donaghue. In Netflix’s mystery drama, “The Society,” he portrays the character Campbell Eliot. Come and celebrate his special moment today with us.
June 6, 1995
Toby Wallace was born in the U.K. He followed his family moving to Australia at eight years old and attended Jells Park Primary School in Melbourne. After Level 6, he transferred to Caulfield Grammar School and started his training in drama and theater. Wallace had his first appearance in a feature film at 13 years old in Kriv Stenders’s 2009 “Lucky Country.” He was recognized by the Australian Film Institute (AFI) and was nominated as the Best Young Actor that year.
Wallace rose to fame after appearing in the Australian long-running T.V. series, “Neighbours,” i, where he played a month-long guest role as Corey O’Donaghue. In 2013, he starred in Brendan Maher’s adventure fantasy film, “Return to Nim’s Island,” alongside Bindi Irwin, Matthew Lillard, and John Waters. In 2014, he appeared as young Michael Hutchence in the rock band INXS’s mini-series, titled “INXS: Never Tear Us Apart.” He also played the leading role of Erik Jensen in “Acute Misfortune,” an Australian feature film in 2018, and in the T.V. mini-series “Romper Stomper” as Kane.
The actor’s most notable role so far is the drug-addict Moses in Shannon Murphy’s 2019 coming-of-age drama, “Babyteeth.” It tells the story of Milla, played by Eliza Scanlen, a 16-year- old girl from a rich family who fell in love with Moses just before she discovered that she had cancer. The role earned Wallace the Marcello Mastroianni Award at the Venice Film Festival. In 2020, “Babyteeth” won nine AACTA awards, and Wallace was named Best Actor in a Leading Role. In 2022, he portrayed the guitarist of the legendary British punk rock band, Sex Pistols, in Danny Boyle’s biographical T.V. series, “Pistol.”
Wallace gets an AFI’s Best Young Actor nominee for his performance in “Lucky Country.”
Wallace plays Corey O’Donaghue in the “Neighbours” the T.V. series.
Wallace wins the Marcello Mastroianni Award at the Venice Film Festival for “Babyteeth.”
“Babyteeth” wins nine awards at AACTA while Wallace wins Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Why We Love Toby Wallace
He is a talented actor
Although he is still considerably young, Wallace has earned some accolades to his name. To this day, he has won five awards and received three nominations for his performances.
He is productive and dedicated
Since his debut in 2009, Wallace has had quite a lot of work in his portfolio. He has starred in no less than 16 films and eight T.V. series.
He Appreciates good stories
A good movie is not the result of the lead actor’s hard work alone, but a collective effort of all the crews, including the ones responsible for the script. In an interview with “The Italian Rêve” regarding his magnificent performance in “Babyteeth,” Wallace said it was thanks to the incredible writing of the story that he could understand and care about the characters deeply, thus portraying them well.
5 Surprising Facts
He likes Italian food
Wallace’s favorite meals are Italian cuisine.
He enjoys books and travels
The actor’s hobbies are reading and traveling.
He is a fanboy
Wallace’s favorite actor is Chris Evans, while his favorite actress is Emma Watson.
He is fond of fishing
As could be seen on his Instagram, the actor is quite fond of fishing.
He in turn boosts lots of fans
Wallace has amassed more than 300,000 followers on Instagram from about 60 posts.
Toby Wallace FAQs
Is Toby Wallace Australian?
Wallace was born in the U.K., but he was raised in Australia.
Who is Toby Wallace dating right now?
There is currently no information about Wallace having a romantic relationship with anyone.
Where can I watch “Babyteeth?”
The movie can be found on several streaming platforms, such as Hulu and Amazon Prime.
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