Actress Teresa Mary Palmer (Tez, Tezza) was born February 26, 1986 in Adelaide, South Australia. The sometime model who is 5' 5¾" (1.67 m) had pet kangaroos back home in Australia. Her father raised kangaroos. She has made impressive gains in the film world in a very short period of time.
Her breakthrough acting role was in 2:37 in 2006. The film made by first-time writer/director/producer Murali K. Thalluri competed in the 2006 Cannes Film Festival in "Un Certain Regard" and chronicles the lives of six students over the course of day and ends in a devastating suicide. She won the role without an audition.
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Noteworthy Hairstyles & Fashion Trends
One important fact to note about Palmer is her beautiful blonde hair which is naturally wavy. As her reputation as an actress heats up, she's been showcasing an array of beautiful hairstyles which show off her gorgeous eyes and skin.
Teresa is also making waves in the fashion world. She recently was named InStyle's Look Of The Day for March 18th when she attended the Paris premiere of I Am Number Four in a stunning asymmetrical white Cushnie minidress and black stilettos. Her long hair was worn softly brushed back off her face with soft waves creating a beautiful framework. The Grudge 2
In 2006, Palmer worked with Japanese director Takashi Shimizu on the Sony Pictures production The Grudge 2 (2006). Set in Tokyo, the horror sequel to the box office hit The Grudge (2004) also stars Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jennifer Beals. Her role in The Grudge 2 (2006) was originally written for Vanessa Lengies, who turned it down to work on another movie.
Although she signed on to play the female lead in Doug Liman's action fantasy flick Jumper (2008), but was subsequently replaced by Rachel Bilson.
From the films 2:37 and The Grudge 2 she completed a series of film projects including "December Boys" in 2007 opposite Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and UK/Australian's film noir/psychological thriller "Dale" in 2008.
Take Me Home Tonight
Early 2007 saw her star opposite former on again-off again boyfriend Topher Grace as the love interest in the retro comedy Take Me Home Tonight (2011). Shortly after filming ended, Teresa decided to move permanently from Adelaide to Los Angeles following a public split from her then-boyfriend of two years, Australian Rules football star Stuart Dew.
Teresa briefly dated her "Justice League: Mortal" co-star Adam Brody in early 2008; later that year, she had a relationship with UK comedian Russell Brand, whom she met on the set of the film, Bedtime Stories (2008).
On & Off With Topher Grace
Although she was back with Topher Grace as of January 2009, in early March she laughed off rumors that she was dating Zac Efron and told Extra host Mario Lopez "For the record, I am single. I am not dating anyone."
As of January 2009, she was back with former on-off boyfriend, Topher Grace, and soon to star in an advertising campaign for Aussie clothing chain "Just Jeans". Has the same publicist as Nicole Kidman.
I Am Number Four
The actress went through three months, four hours a day, six days a week of exercises prior to filming I Am Number Four (2011). It included training for sword work, flips, sword fight, wire work. She also learned to ride a Ducati motorbike for her work in the film.
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