June, 2006: Toni is appearing at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, staring in The Times of My Life. This performance is based on the highs and lows of her life. It is directed by, and guest stars, her son Tony Sheldon.
Toni Lamond was the first person to write about having a drug addiction, and spoke openly about her ordeal on The Mike Walsh Show.
After her husband's suicide, Toni became addicted to prescription drugs. Her friends convinced Toni to book herself into a psychiatric hosiptal - Larundel.
In 1994, Toni appeared on stage as Ruth in an updated version of The Pirates of Pinzance. Also staring in this award-winning production were Jon English, Simon Gallagher, Helen Donaldson, and Derek Metzger. However, after the Australian tour, Toni was replaced by Bev Shean for the New Zealand tour.
In 2003, Toni was awardedan Achievement Awardby the City of Sydney, in recognition of a "lifetime contribution to show business and an ongoing committment to the nurturing of a new talent."
In 2003, Toni was awarded the Order Of Australia in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
In 2003, Toni was aarded the Centenary of Federation Medal for "services to the community through the Arts."
Toni has her own recording label, called Lolly-Legs Records.
Toni's starsign is Aries.
When touring with her baby son, Toni would pull out the bottom drawer in hotel rooms and make a bed for him in there.
Toni's son, Tony Sheldon, is an entertainer as well. They have appeared in several productions together.
Toni's husband Frank committed suicide in 1966.
Toni was born 10 days after the Sydney Harbour Bridge was opened.
Toni's half-sister is singer, songwriter and auther Helen Reddy.
She is the daughter of entertainers Stella Lamond and Joe Lawman.
Toni's nickname is "Lolly-Legs Lamond," which was given to her by Noel Ferrier.
Toni: I think it's so sad when I see mothers and ons not getting on. I have the most wonderful relationship with my son.
Toni: When all else fails, when the world turns its back on you, your family is there.
Toni: I am as old as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, but only need half the maintenance.