Margot Robbie - Model / Actor from Australia

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Margot Robbie

Short biography of Margot Robbie

Australian actress Margot Robbie was born on 2 July 1990 in Dalby, Queensland, Australia. She is best known for her roles in The Wolf of Wall Street, Suicide Squad and I Tonya. Robbie grew up on a farm, where she and her siblings were raised by their single mother; she has minimal contact with her father. 

At the age of 16 to make ends meet, Robbie worked three jobs simultaneously. She studied drama at school, graduating at Somerset College. Robbie moved to Melbourne at the age of 17 to begin acting professionally. She has been professionally acting since her teens. Before she left for Hollywood, Australian audiences knew her from the TV soap opera Neighbours, which began airing five years before her birth. She had appeared in various Network Ten promotions, featuring an ensemble of popular Australian faces on the network. Robbie auditioned for the new series of Charlies angels After arriving in Los Angeles for pilot season. Producers at Sony Pictures Television preferred her for a role in ABC drama series Pan Am alongside Christina Ricci.

Robbie was cast in the role of Naomi Belfort, the wife of the films protagonist Jordan Belfort in Martin Scorseses The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill in 2012. Later she founded her own production company, LuckyChap Entertainment in 2014.

In 2015, she starred opposite Will Smith in romantic comedy-drama film Focus.She plays an inexperienced grifter learning the craft from Smiths character. She also appeared in Suite Française alongside Kristin Scott Thomas, Michelle Williams and Matthias Schoenaerts, an adaptation of Irène Nemirovskys novel in 2015. Robbies third 2016 role was Harley Quinn in Warner Bros. She starred alongside Domhnall Gleeson in Goodbye in 2017. She voiced the character of Flopsy Rabbit in the animated/live-action film Peter Rabbit, an adaptation of the Beatrix Potter book series in 2017. She will portray actress Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantinos crime drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, co-starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in 2019.

She has received Golden Globe Award, nominations for an Academy Award and three BAFTA Awards. Her performance in the movie The Wolf of Wall Street got her nominated for a number of prestigious awards. She won the Empire Awards in the Best Female Newcomer category in 2014. Her role in the movie Suicide Squad is considered to be her best acting so far. Her portrayal of the supervillain Harley Quinn has won a Critics Choice Award in 2016 and a Peoples Choice Award in 2017.

Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5 ft 6in
Measurement: 34-24-34 inches

Facts:

1. Robbie studied drama at Somerset College.
2. Robbie began her career in Australian independent films in the late 2000s.
3. To prepare for her sex scene with Leonardo DiCaprio, she took three shots of tequila – at nine in the morning!
4. Ranked #22 on Maxims Hot 100 of 2014 list.




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