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Trucks in 2010
|Born||Antoinette Lindsay Trucks
September 30, 1980
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
|Years active||2001 – present|
Toni Trucks (born 30 September 1980) is an American actress.
Trucks was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She co-starred in Fox Searchlight’s film Ruby Sparks (July 25). The film starred Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, and was directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine). She will also be featured in the final installment of the blockbuster hit series Breaking Dawn as Mary, a member of the American Nomadic Vampire coven.
Trucks was a series regular in the CBS legal drama, “Made in Jersey,” about a working-class woman named Marina (Janet Montgomery) who uses her street smarts to compete with her more polished colleagues at a top New York law firm. Trucks played Cyndi Vega, Marina's lively secretary and "comradette" in arms. She also guest stars in the pilot of NBC’s mid-season thriller “Do No Harm.”
Born and raised in a small northern Michigan community, Trucks attended both the camp and academy of the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy. She then earned her BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan.
Upon graduation, Trucks moved to New York where she performed regionally before relocating to Los Angeles to make her television debut as the female lead on Showtime’s acclaimed comedy series Barbershop Her other television credits include "Hostages," "Soul Man," “House,” 'All of Us, Veronica Mars, 'Til Death, “Brothers,” “CSI: NY” and the telefilms Star Runners and StarStruck.
Theatre credits include "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark," “Cactus Flower,” “Stormy Weather”, “Kiss Me, Kate”, “West Side Story,” “Oklahoma!,” “Follies,” “Footloose,” “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” “Ragtime,” “Sweet Charity” and “Children of Eden.” Additionally, Trucks studied theatre abroad at London’s Marymount College and has over 17 years of dance training including ballet, modern and tap.
Trucks now splits her time between Los Angeles and New York.