Torri Webster

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Torri Webster
Born (1996-08-12) August 12, 1996 (age 21)
Toronto, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present

Torri Webster (born August 12, 1996[1][2]) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her starring role as Tess Foster in the YTV teen sitcom Life with Boys,[3][4][5] which earned her the Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a TV Series.[6] Torri was also cast as PeaseBlossom, an eccentric fairy in the Nickelodeon show The Other Kingdom.

Early life and education[edit]

Torri Webster was born in Toronto, Canada to parents Steve and Tracy (high school sweethearts) from the Don Mills area. As a child, Torri was always performing. She started out dancing at the age of three and loved performing on stage with her dance teams. She attended a French immersion elementary school but was drawn to the performing arts as a teen. As a teen, she attended high school at the Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts in Scarborough, Ontario,[7] where she further enhanced her performing skills on stage playing leads in their various Musical Theatre productions. Torri currently attends Ryerson University where she studies Creative Industries.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 The Town Christmas Forgot Trish Benson TV film
2011–13 Life with Boys Tess Foster TV series; lead role
2012 Splatalot! Herself Celebrity contestant
2012 Jesus Henry Christ Girl in Cafeteria Film
2016 The Other Kingdom PeaseBlossom TV series; recurring role

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Refs
2013 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actress Life with Boys Won [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Torri Webster [@TorriWebster] (August 12, 2012). "yay!! officially 16!! thanks for all the birthday wishes!!" (Tweet). Retrieved 2013-03-24 – via Twitter. 
  2. ^ Madison Pettis [@madisonpettis] (August 12, 2012). "HAPPY SWEET SIXTEEN to one of my BESTEST friends & co-star on #LifeWithBoys, @torriwebster!!!!!! LOVE YOU!!!" (Tweet). Retrieved 2013-03-24 – via Twitter. 
  3. ^ "Torri Webster And Madison Pettis Star In Nelvana Studio's Life With Boys Premiering September 9 On YTV". Corus Entertainment Inc. August 18, 2011. Retrieved 2016-05-23 – via CNW Group Ltd. 
  4. ^ "Life With Boys Starring Madison Pettis & Torri Webster Premieres". Fanlala.com. November 28, 2011. Retrieved 2016-05-23. 
  5. ^ Nellie Andreeva (February 6, 2012). "Nickelodeon Acquires Canadian Comedy Series 'Life With Boys'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2016-05-23. The 22-episode Life With Boys, which premiered on Canada’s YTV in September, stars Torri Webster as 14-year-old Tess Foster... 
  6. ^ a b "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 
  7. ^ Lois Abraham (April 10, 2012). "Canadian Gleeks set to compete in Toronto". Metro News. The Canadian Press. Retrieved 2016-05-23. 

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