Elize du Toit - Biography & Career
Elize Du Toit (born 5 September 1981) is a British actress who was born in South Africa.
She was educated at the prestigious Wellington College as a 6th form member of the Apsley Girls' House for two years. Whilst studying for a history degree at the University of Edinburgh she took part in the Hollyoaks "On the Pull" auditions, and subsequently beat 10,000 other hopefuls for a part in the show. She was cast as the character Izzy Cornwell (later to become Izzy Davies) - an upper class, attractive blond who studied at the local college.
After leaving Hollyoaks in 2004 to pursue her film career, she was cast in several new roles. These include: a part in the UPN pilot for a new drama series called Triangle, alongside Ivan Sergei; A film role with ex-Hollyoaks star Jeremy Edwards and Holly Davidson entitled Flirting with Flamenco; A guest role in the BBC drama series Dalziel and Pascoe; The role of Sophie Tipper in the BBC adaptation of Alan Hollinghurst's The Line of Beauty;
In 2006, du Toit will star in the movie adaptation of Irvine Welsh's best-selling novel Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance.
She is currently filming the movie In your dreams in the UK, starring alongside ER's Parminder Nagra and Dexter Fletcher.