Toni was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and grew up in Manistee, Michigan. She graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy and the Musical Theatre Department of the University of Michigan (BFA 2003). She starred as Terri in the Showtime series Barbershop and had a recurring role in the CW series All of Us. Other credits include the movies Music and Lyrics, Dreamgirls, What if... and Weapons and the TV series Veronica Mars and 'Til Death. Although her part in Dreamgirls was cut, it can be seen in the additional footage on the DVD. She came home to star in the Michigan made movie, Mr. Art Critic with Bronson Pinchot, which was filmed on on Mackinac Island. 2009 should show her talents in the sci fi movie Star Runners and the thriller N-Secure. She was cast in the American version of the hit British TV show, Absolutely Fabulous, but the pilot was not picked up by the Fox Network. She also acted as a supporting character in the Disney TV Production StarStruck. She recently finished a role as Mary, an American Nomad, in Breaking Dawn.