Currently, Toby is filming feature Finestkind for Director Brian Helgeland, opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Ben Foster. He is soon to be seen in Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle’s latest project Pistol, playing legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones. The series is based on Jones’ memoir.
Toby took out the prestigious Marcello Mastroianni Award for Young Actor at the Venice Film Festival for his performance as Moses in Babyteeth, opposite Ben Mendelsohn and Eliza Scanlen, and directed by Shannon Murphy. For this film he also won Best Lead Actor in Film at the 2020 AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts) Awards.
Toby played leading roles in the Australian feature Acute Misfortune, opposite Daniel Henshall, miniseries Romper Stomper, based on the original film by writer-director Geoffrey Wright, and popular Netflix series, The Society.
His professional debut came at a young age in Kriv Stenders’ feature film Lucky Country (Dark Frontier). It was for this role that he was nominated for an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Young Actor. Other credits include the feature The Turning adapted from Tim Winton’s iconic book; Galore, directed by Rhys Graham and co-starring Ashleigh Cummings; the young Michael Hutchence in the INXS miniseries Never Tear Us Apart; and the lead in Nicholas Verso’s coming-of-age feature Boys In The Trees.