Trucks in 2010
|Born||Antoinette Lindsay Trucks
(1980-09-30) September 30, 1980
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
|Alma mater||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, The Soul Man, House, All of Us, Veronica Mars, ‘Til Death, Brothers, CSI: NY and the telefilms Star Runners and Starstruck. In addition, Toni has guest appearances on the show Grimm.
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.
Her theater 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 co-starred in the 2012 Fox Searchlight film Ruby Sparks. 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 born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Raised in the small northern Michigan community of Manistee, Michigan, Trucks attended both the camp and academy of the Interlochen Arts Academy. She then earned her BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan.
She now splits her time between Los Angeles and New York.
|2007||Music and Lyrics||Tricia|
|2007||Mr. Art Critic||Lisa|
|2010||Cost of Heaven, TheThe Cost of Heaven||Cheryl|
|2012||Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, TheThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2||Mary|
|2014||Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day||Steph|
|2005–2006||Barbershop||Terri||Main role (10 episodes)|
|2006||If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home Now||Noni||TV film|
|2007||Veronica Mars||Phillise||Episode: “There’s Got to Be a Morning After Pill”|
|2007||All of Us||Michele||Recurring role (5 episodes)|
|2008||‘Til Death||Randy||Episode: “Philadelphia Freedom”|
|2008||Life and Times of Marcus Felony Brown, TheThe Life and Times of Marcus Felony Brown||Tia||TV film|
|2009||Ab Fab||Novelette||TV film|
|2009||Star Runners||Asta||TV film|
|2009||Battery’s Down, TheThe Battery’s Down||Nuancé||Episodes: “I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here”, “Losing My Mind”, “The Party’s Over”|
|2009||Brothers||Meg||Episode: “Follow the Story”|
|2010||Starstruck||Libby Lam||TV film|
|2011||House||Trina||Episode: “Charity Case“|
|2012||CSI: NY||Alicia Woods||Episode: “Unwrapped”|
|2012||Made in Jersey||Cyndi Vega||(8 episodes)|
|2013||Soul Man, TheThe Soul Man||Gina||Episode: “Bride and Prejudice”|
|2013||Do No Harm||Dr. Patricia Rivers||Episodes: “Pilot”, “Circadian Rhythms”, “But I’m Allergic to Cats”|
|2013||Hostages||Angela Nix||TV miniseries|
|2014||Franklin & Bash||Anita Haskins||Recurring role (10 episodes)|
|2014–2015||Grimm||Deputy Sheriff Janelle Farris||Episodes: “Highway of Tears“, “Mishipeshu“|
|2015||Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist||Ranger Jill Ayres||Episode: “Byzantium”|