Annette O’Toole is an American actress, dancer, and songwriter who is best recognized for portraying Martha Kent, the mother of Clark, on the television series Smallville.
She was born on 1st April 1952 in Houston, Texas. She was born to parents Dorothy Geraldine (mother) and William West Toole Jr. (father).
She started to learn to dance at the age of three upon her mother’s teaching. She moved with her family to Los Angeles, where she started taking acting classes at the age of 13.
She is currently playing the role of Hope McCrea in the series. The other notable cast includes Martin Henderson as Jack Sheridan, Tim Matheson as Doc Mullins, Lauren Hammersley as Charmaine Roberts, Colin Lawrence as John “Preacher” Middleton, and Jenny Cooper as Joey Barnes. Virgin River premieres on Netflix on 6th December 2019.
Annette O’Toole began made her debut with a TV appearance on The Danny Kaye Show (1967) hosted by Danny Kaye.
The actress later made guest appearances in the sitcom My Three Sons (1967) as Tina, the Western series The Virginian (1970) as Lark Walters, the radio and TV drama series Gunsmoke (1970) as Edda Sprague, the police procedural drama Hawaii Five-O (1971) as Sue, and the musical sitcom The Partridge Family (1971) as Carol.
Annette is popular for her portrayal of Lisa Bridges in the police drama series Nash Bridges (1996-1998). She depicted the leading role in seasons 1 & 2 and a guest one in season 4. Likewise, she is popular for playing Beverly Marsh in the ABC two-part psychological horror drama miniseries It (1990).
O’Toole is pretty popular for her character of Martha Kent / The Red Queen in the DC superhero series Smallville (2001-2011). Moreover, she depicted the leading role from season 1 to 6, and a guest in seasons 9 and 10. The actress featured in 136 episodes.
Annette O’Toole’s net worth is estimated at $5 million USD.
O’Toole tied the knot with actor husband Bill Geisslinger on 8th April 1983. The couple shared two kids, both daughters, named Nell and Anna. The pair got to marry for ten years before deciding to depart in 1993.
Followed her divorce, Annette got married to her second husband, actor/comedian Michael McKean, who she first met while he was working on the American sitcom Laverne & Shirley. The couple got really close in 1997 after they starred together in the lifetime movie Final Justice (1998).
After a year, the couple took their wedding vows. O’Toole and McKean were married in March 1999.
She along with her husband made a guest appearance in season 10, episode 18, titled ‘Mega’ of the police procedural series Law & Order in 2000.
She stands at a house of 5 ft. 5 inches and weighs 60 kg. Annette has brown eyes and dark brown hair. Her body measurements are 39-28-38 inches and her bra size is 36C.
She does not seem to be active on any social networking site.