August 12, 1996|
Torri Webster (born August 12, 1996) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her starring role as Tess Foster in the YTV teen sitcom Life with Boys, which earned her the Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a TV Series. Torri was also cast as PeaseBlossom, an eccentric fairy in the Nickelodeon show The Other Kingdom.
Early life and education
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, 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.
|2010||The Town Christmas Forgot||Trish Benson||TV film|
|2011–13||Life with Boys||Tess Foster||TV series; lead role|
|2012||Jesus Henry Christ||Girl in Cafeteria||Film|
|2016||The Other Kingdom||PeaseBlossom||TV series; recurring role|
|2013||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actress||Life with Boys||Won|
- Torri Webster [TorriWebster] (August 12, 2012). "yay!! officially 16!! thanks for all the birthday wishes!!" (Tweet). Retrieved 2013-03-24 – via Twitter.
- 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.
- "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.
- "Life With Boys Starring Madison Pettis & Torri Webster Premieres". Fanlala.com. November 28, 2011. Retrieved 2016-05-23.
- 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...
- "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
- Lois Abraham (April 10, 2012). "Canadian Gleeks set to compete in Toronto". Metro News. The Canadian Press. Retrieved 2016-05-23.