Elize du Toit

Last updated 09 January 2020

Elize du Toit
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Elize du Toit

Born: Thursday 21st February 1980 (age: 44)


Elize du Toit  is a South African born actress best known for playing the role of Izzy Davies in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from 2000 to 2004, with a brief return in 2007.

Elize du Toit was born in Grahamstown, South Africa, the second of four children, to an artist mother and an orthodontist father. She spent most of her childhood in Pretoria, SA. She moved toBerkshire, United Kingdom in December 1994, where she completed her A-levels, attaining straight As in English, French, History and History of Art. She studied History at Edinburgh University. She currently lives in KensingtonLondon with husband, actor Rafe Spall.

Du Toit won the role of Izzy Davies in the Channel 4 Soap Opera Hollyoaks after an open audition – beating out 40,000 hopefuls. She left the show in 2004 after four years filming inLiverpool.

In November 2011, Du Toit made an appearance in Coronation Street as Jenny, the ex-girlfriend of Matt Carter.

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