Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
She graduated from Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) with a degree in Performing Arts (Acting) in 2001.
Has done Motion Capture for PlayStation 3 game Heavenly Sword at WETA Digital in Wellington, New Zealand. Plays ‘Nariko’ in the game. (March 2007)
J.J. Abram’s knew he wanted her for the part from the moment he saw an audition tape from her agent. (The tape was her trying out from something else and not a Olivia on Fringe.)
TV’s dying for another kick-ass female action star, and Torv might just fill the void as Olivia Dunham, an FBI agent investigating a string of strange phenomena. Plus she’s got J.J. Abrams on her side. In the name of Jennifer Garner and Evangeline Lilly, how can she not break out?