Margot Robbie

2 July 1990

Margot Elise Robbie(born 2 July 1990) is an Australian actress. Robbie started her career by appearing in Australian independent films. She was later cast in the popular soap operaNeighbours(2008–2011), which earned her two Logie Award nominations. After moving to the United States, Robbie starred in the short-lived ABC drama seriesPan Am(2011–2012). In 2013, she made her big screen debut in Richard Curtis romantic comedy-drama filmAbout Timeopposite Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel McAdams and co-starred in Martin Scorsese 's filmThe Wolf of Wall Streetwith Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill . In 2015, Robbie co-starred in the romantic dark comedy filmFocuswith Will Smith and appeared in the romantic World War II drama filmSuite françaisewith Michelle Williams and Matthias Schoenaerts .

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 Margot Robbie's Early life

She studied drama at school, graduating from Somerset College in 2007.When Robbie was 17 years old, she moved to Melbourne to begin acting professionally.

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 Margot Robbie's Career

Early careeredit

. After impressing the director with her performance during an audition, she won the lead inI.C.U.without an agent at the time.Robbie also acted in commercials and had guest roles inThe Elephant PrincessandCity Homicideas Caitlin Brentford.

The character was originally only a guest role, but she was soon promoted to a regular cast member.In an interview with Digital Spy , Robbie said she had gone on a snowboarding holiday to Canada with her boyfriend soon after auditioning, but had to return after only two days when told that she had won the role.

Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation. Robbie also became a Youth Ambassador for missing persons as part of National Youth Week.

In September 2010, Robbie announced that she was to leaveNeighboursafter almost three years to pursue an acting career in Hollywood.Her final scenes aired on 26 January 2011 and in April of that year, Robbie was nominated for Most Popular Actress at the Logie Awards.

Move to Hollywoodedit

alongside Christina Ricci .Robbie landed the role of Laura Cameron, a newly trained flight attendant.Pan Amwas cancelled after one season due to falling ratings, despite receiving positive reviews from critics.

The Wolf of Wall Streetwas released on 25 December 2013to positive reviews and became a commercial success with a worldwide gross of $392 millionmaking it Scorsese's highest grossing film.The film was subsequently nominated for five Academy Awards , including Best Picture .For her performance as Jordan Belfort 's wife Naomi Lapaglia, Robbie was praised by critics, including Sasha Stone who wrote "She's Scorsese's best blonde bombshell discovery since Cathy Moriarty inRaging Bull. Robbie is funny, hard and kills every scene she's in".She received a nomination for the MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance .She won the Empire Award for Best Newcomer .

It received positive reviews upon its release.Robbie's performance was praised by critics. Drew McWeeny of HitFix wrote "Robbie's work here establishes her as one of the very best actresses in her age range today".Robbie appeared in a documentary special celebratingNeighbours‍?'? 30th anniversary titledNeighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite, which aired in Australia and the UK in March 2015.She also appeared inSuite française(2015) alongside Michelle Williams , Kristin Scott Thomas and Matthias Schoenaerts , an adaptation of Irène Némirovsky 's novel .The film received positive reviews.

Upcoming filmsedit

On October 22 2014, Robbie joined Tina Fey in the film adaptation ofThe Taliban Shuffle.She will play Tanya, a competing reporter alongside Fey's character.The film will also star Martin Freeman and Alfred Molina .On February 11 2015, Paramount Pictures confirmed that principal photography had commenced on the film in New Mexico .Robbie has been confirmed to star in the film adaptation of Marisa Lankester 's memoirDangerous Odds,and Matthew Michael Carnahan 'sViolent Talent.

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 Margot Robbie's Personal life

She is a member of an amateur hockey league team, where she plays right wing .

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 Margot Robbie's Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2008 Vigilante Cassandra
2009 I.C.U. Tristan Waters
2013 About Time Charlotte
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street Naomi Lapaglia
2015 Z for Zachariah Ann Burden
2015 Focus Jess Barrett
2015 Suite française Celine
2016 Tarzan Jane Porter Post-production
2016 The Taliban Shuffle Tanya Filming
2016 Suicide Squad Harley Quinn Filming
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2008 Review with Myles Barlow Kelly Episode #1.1
2008 Elephant Princess, TheThe Elephant Princess Butterfly (uncredited) Episodes: "The Butterfly Effect" and "Butterfly Kiss"
2008 City Homicide Caitlin Brentford Episode: "Somersaulting Dogs"
2008–2011 Neighbours Donna Freedman 311 episodes
2011–2012 Pan Am Laura Cameron 14 episodes
2015 Top Gear Herself Episode #22.4
2015 Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite Herself Documentary

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 Margot Robbie's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResultRef.
2009 Logie Awards Most Popular New Female Talent NeighboursNominated
2011 Logie Awards Most Popular Actress NeighboursNominated
2013 Boston Society of Film Critics Best Cast The Wolf of Wall StreetNominated
2013 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Acting Ensemble The Wolf of Wall StreetNominated
2013 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Ensemble The Wolf of Wall StreetNominated
2014 Empire Awards Best Female Newcomer The Wolf of Wall StreetWon
2014 MTV Movie Awards Best Breakthrough Performance The Wolf of Wall StreetNominated
2014 Young Hollywood Awards Breakthrough ActressN/ANominated
2015 British Academy Film Awards BAFTA Rising Star AwardN/ANominated

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 Margot Robbie's References

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