On the show, she and her on-screen husband Doctor Mullins have a complicated relationship. Different from her reel life, she is happily married in real life.
Annette as Hope McCrea in Virgin River
Annette plays the character of Hope McCrea in the drama series based on the book of American novelist Robyn Carr. The book follows the nurse practitioner Mel Monroe (Alexandra Breckenridge).
Hope hires Mel as a nurse on the small town Virgin River. The series displays the life of people living in a small town far from the chaos of the city area.
With her amazing performance on TV shows and movies, she has accumulated thousands of fans. But do you know about her life behind the cameras?
Inside the life of Annette O’Toole
Annette was born on April 1, 1952, in Houston, Texas. She was born to mother Dorothy Geraldine, and father William West Toole Jr. Annette belongs to mixed ethnicity i.e. English, Irish, Scottish, Bohemian Czech.
From her small age of 3, she was passionate about dancing. Later on, at the age of 13, she took dance lessons. For most of you who did not know, she is also a good singer.
She wrote and sung What Could Be Better for 2004 Disney’s children’s album A World of Happiness with her husband.
Career of Annette
Apart from singing and dancing, she has built a strong career in the field of acting. She debuted her career on the small screen in 1967 after she appeared in My Three Sons. However, she was only for a single episode on her first TV show.
She then appeared in many TV Shows, and Netflix shows. Some of her movies and her character are:-
|Kiss Of A Killer||Kate Wilson||1993|
|The Christmas Box||Keri Evans||1995|
|Keeping The Promise||Anne Hallowell||1997|
|The Huntress||Dorothy Thorson||2000-2001|
|Halt and Catch Fire||Susan Emerson||2014-2015|
|Virgin River||Hope McCrea||2019|
|The Punisher||Eliza Schultz||2019|
|Little Big Man||1970|
|One on One||1977|
|We Go On||2016|
|Women Who Kill||2016|
|Blow Man Down||2019|
Married life of Annette O’Toole
Annette is married twice in her life. She tied the knot with actor Bill Geisslinger on April 8, 1983. The couple welcomed two children Nell and Anna. After a decade of marriage, the couple parted ways and divorced each other in 1992.
After her divorce, she met her now-husband, actor, and comedian, Michael McKean. They met at the screening for the first time. Thought it wasn’t a love-at-first-sight moment for them, they started a talking term with each other.
Later on, Michael and Annette became co-stars on a 1985 movie named Final Justice. During the movie, they slowly got close. And their trip to the Van Morrison concert led to their first date in LA.
On 20th March 1999, Micheal and Annette tied the knot in an intimate ceremony. Annette is also a step-mother to Colin McKean and Fletcher McKean.
In 2000, they made their guest appearance in the 18th episode of the series Law & Order Season 10. The married duo played the role of a wealthy couple who is accused of murder.
Most recently the couple shared the screen in the DC superhero series Smallville. In the series, McKean played the character of Perry White while O’Toole’s character was Martha Kent.
No doubt, Annette has a successful career in the Entertainment industry. She has accumulated an estimated net worth of $4.5 million US.
This is an estimated number from the average salary of actors in the USA which ranges from $19k-$210k US per year.