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Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #36: Because we love her in all her roles

Anna Torv | Olivia Dunham


Personal Information

Name – Anna Torv
Date of Birth – June 1979
Place of Birth – Melbourne
Hair Color – Currently blonde
Eye Color – Green
Height – 5’ 8’’ (1.73 m)
Education – Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)degree in Performing Arts (Acting) in 2001.


001 – She is of Estonian descent on her father’s side, and of Scottish descent on her mother’s.
002 - Was raised by her mother, Susan, who has her own company that makes hats, shirts and accessories.
003 - Has a younger brother, Dylan.
004 - Has been estranged from her father, Hans Torv, since the age of 8.
005 - Married her Fringe costar, Mark Valley, in a small, private ceremony in December 2008.
006 - Was married to Fringe co-star, Mark Valley.
007 – Graduated from Benowa State High School (1996)
008 - Grew up in Gold Coast, Queensland. Went to Sydney at 17.
009 - Enjoys horseback riding, surfing, swimming and hiking.
010 - Attended the University of South Wales.
011 - Voiced and played Nariko for Playstation 3′s ‘Heavenly Sword.
012 - Was chosen for the role of Olivia Dunham 3 days before shooting commenced.
She was camping in the Outback at the time, so the producers at Bad Robot could not get in contact with her.
Anna got to a gas station just in time to sign and fax the contract back to the porducers in LA and started working 3 days later.
013 - Won Saturn Award for Best Actress in Television for Fringe.
014 –Aside from a contract as part of J.J. Abrams’ series Fringe, FOX has offered Anna a two-picture deal


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“They freaked out when I had to do some of the driving though, because I’m from Australia
and we drive on the other side of the street. Josh [Joshua Jackson]
is a little bit scared as I’m looking over the wrong shoulder reversing back.”

(about her character on Fringe) “She’s ridiculously focused and ridiculously determined.
She’s living in a man’s world, and it’s quite fun to not be constantly playing
the love interest. That’s what you get a lot of the time; you’re playing these
flirtatious scenes or you’re going on dates or you’re dressed up.
I love that she’s practical. She wears suits, and she doesn’t wear lipstick;
she just does her job.”

('this' referring to Fringe) As far as the paranormal, I'm a bit of a squib myself.
All the gross stuff, I didn't have any interest in prior to this."

"We’ll just keep going, each season,
we just keep discovering more and more Olivias,
and they just keep getting more and more different
until I end up playing this southern belle who reads palms."

"I haven’t really had the chance to play the alternate Olivia properly for herself.
It’s been our Olivia thinking that she was the alternate Olivia.
And then the alternate Olivia pretending to be our Olivia.
So, it’s been a little bit tough to work that line. What I found interesting
is that how clearly I am now seeing Olivia.
I don’t think you get those opportunities where you actually get
to step back and look at a character with a different
perspective while playing the other."

I've found in my life that the parts that you're right for are the parts that you get.
It's really usually quite easy because you're kind of right."

“I don’t feel like I’ve hit my stride. So I wonder what the moment will be
when I get to be who I want to be.”

“I don’t find guys nervous around me. But maybe guys don’t talkto me
if they’re nervous.”

“I’m terrible at practical jokes. I do them too well, so they’re not funny.
I end up saying, “Oh, no, I’m joking, I’m joking… .”

“They say Australians get that ten-yard stare. It comes from the land
and the horizon. You can see all around you for as far as you can see.
So you just stare. I do it all the time.”

“A friend of mine says his two favorite artists are Picasso and Rembrandt.
Picasso because he paints the beautiful in such an ugly fashion.
And Rembrandt because he paints the ugly so beautifully.”



Secret City (2016) - Harriet Dunkley
Deadline Gallipoli (2105) - Gwendoline Churchill
Open (2014) - Windsor
The Pacific (2010) – Virginia Grey
Fringe (2008 - 2013) – Olivia Dunham
Mistresses (2008) – Alex
The Secret Life of Us (2004 – 2005) – Nikki Martel
McLeod’s Daughters (2004) – Jasmine McLeod
Young Lions (2002) – Nina Nedov


Stephanie (2015)
The Daughter (2015) - Anna
Love Is Now (2104) - Virginia
Heavenly Sword Movie (2014) - Nariko (voice)
Frankenstein (2007) – ITU Nurse
The Book of Revelation (2006) – Bridget
Travelling Light (203) – Debra Fowler
White Collar Blue (2002) – Neighbour


The Cherry Orchard (Sydney Theatre Company) (2006) - Anya
Hamlet (2003) – Ophelia

Movie Games

Heavenly Sword (2007) - Nariko

Video / Appearances

Jay Leno
Tonight Show Backstage
Craig Ferguson
Tavis Smiley
Jimmy Kimmel
Regis & Kelly
Harper’s Bazaar
Mark T Beauty
Oxfam Unwrapp 2010
Oxfam Collection
Oxfam Unwrapp 2011
Can I Give You a Ticket?



Previous Threads

Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #1 ~ Because she is our new Sydney Bristow!
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #2 ~ "She really has a unique look and is incredibly talented and a wonderful person."
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #3: She's the sexiest FBI agent on TV!
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #4: The parallel universe has nothing on her.
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #5: Because "we just love her Australian stare!"
Anna Torv /Olivia Dunham #6: "Because Anna is going to blow us away this season."
AnnaTorv/Olivia Dunahm #7: "You're a good person, one of the few I know." ~ Sam Weiss
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #8: Because when it comes to saving the world she doesn't fail.
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #9 - Because no matter the hair color or style, you can still get Dunhamed.
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #10 - Because "she is a real gift to the acting community."
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #11 - Because "she's Torv de Force ."
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #12 - Because "Olivia is a hero. She'll conquer all."
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #13 - We have looked at all possible futures, the result is the same. Olivia has to live.
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #14: She’s driven, she's very stubborn. She doesn't like to lose, she sees the best in people.
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #15:Because everyone knows, she has always been the strongest.
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #16: Because she's still that little girl, but she's not alone anymore.
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #17: Because we aren't ready to say goodbye to Olivia.
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #18 - Because "you came to us as a stranger, but you will always be our Liv"
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #19 - Because we've always know how extraordinary and special she is.
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #20: We see her brunette,we see her blonde,we see her here,we see her there,Olivia Dunham square
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #21: Because we're excited to see Olivia in her new badass leather jacket!
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #22 - 'I Don't Mind' If Olivia Dies" - But we do!
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #23 Because after five season we're not ready to say goodbye to Olivia.
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #24 - Because Olivia and Alt-Livia will finally be fighting side by side.
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #25 - Because after all that happened to her she finally got her happy ending.
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #26 Because "a Fringe Division w/ an Olivia Dunham is better than a Fringe Division w/o her."
Anna Torv / Olivia Dunham #27 - Because behind the Dunhamator there had to be a lot of "Pathetic! Do it again!" moments.
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #29: Because Agent Dunham will always be in our hearts.
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #30: "Save the universe, fight the future, watch Fringe!" - Anna.
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #31: Because "she is our girl, she's the lead heroine" - Josh.
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #32: Because we'll always adore Olivia, and we're also excited for Anna's new projects
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #33: Because Anna Torv is finally back!!
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #34: Because she is the quiet achiever.
Fringe - Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #35: Because we can hardly wait for Mindhunter. - Fan Forum
Anna Torv/Olivia Dunham #36: Because we love her in all her roles

Public Appearances and Awards


Anna Torv Photoshoots Survivor
Anna Torv Fringe Promotional Pictures Survivor
Anna Red Capet Survivor
Olivia Dunham S1 BAMF Moments
It's The Dunham, Olivia Dunham World!
Olivia Dunham Vs Olivia Dunham Survivor Scenes
Olivia & Guests - Part One
Olivia & Guests - Part Two
The moment Charlie would say “You’re gonna be fine, Liv” – Part One
The moment Charlie would say “You’re gonna be fine, Liv” – Part Two
Those Were Happy Moments...
Sheldon/Amy ღ Mulder/Scully ღ Peter/Olivia ღ Mac/Harm ღ Toby/Happy ღ Walter/Paige ღ Wylie/Vega
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