Elize du Toit (born 21 February 1980) is a British actress known for her role as Izzy Davies in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from 2000 to 2004 and in 2007.
She is also known for Skyfall (2012), Doctor Who (2005), and The Line of Beauty (2006).
Elize du Toit Age
Elize was born on February 21, 1980, in Grahamstown, South Africa. She is 44 years old as of 2024 and celebrates her birthday on February 21st every year.
Elize du Toit Early Life
She is the second of four children born to her parents. Her mother was an artist while her father was an orthodontist. Elize spent most of her childhood in Pretoria, South Africa before her family moved to Berkshire, England when she was 14 years old.
She took speech and drama classes from the age of 8, competing yearly in local drama festivals. In England, she became a member of Reading’s Progress Theatre giving her the opportunity to appear various productions.
Elize du Toit Education
She completed her A-levels at Wellington College, attaining straight As in English, French, History, and History of Art.
She went on to study history at the University of Edinburgh and performed with the Edinburgh University Theatre Company.
Elize du Toit Husband
She is married to actor Rafe Spall and they have three children together. The couple met on 1 February 2008, through friends in a bar in London. The couple married in 2010 after dating for two years.
Their first child is Lena, she was born in 2011. She gave birth to her 2nd child at age 32, a son Rex Spall in November 2012. The family together live in West Kensington, London.
Du Toit won the job of Izzy Davies in the Channel 4 Soap Opera Hollyoaks after an open tryout – beating 40,000 hopefuls.
She left the show in 2004 following four years taping in Liverpool. In November 2011, Du Toit showed up in Coronation Street as Jenny, the ex of Matt Carter.
In January 2005 Elize made her first trip to Los Angeles for pilot season, where she got the first part she auditioned for – playing Bailey Blake opposite DB Woodside and Ivan Sergei, in a one hour drama pilot for UPN.
The show wasn’t picked up, so Elize returned to London, where she spent the rest of 2005, winning roles in a feature film, Flirting with Flamenco, and a couple of BBC dramas.
In 2006, she filmed 2 features in London – a horror , and a romantic comedy, and her next trip to LA won her a role in her first American feature, Homeland.
She has an estimated net worth of around $3 million which she earned mostly from acting.
|The Devil’s Chair
|Dalziel and Pascoe
|The Line of Beauty
|Flirting with Flamenco
|Waking the Dead
|Andrea de Ritter