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Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie's Biography
Margot Robbie

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Margot Robbie is an Australian actress who has made the fans love her performance as the wicked Harley Quinn and several other roles. Even though the actress has a small list of films on her name, she has delivered an excellent performance in each.

Bio

Margot Robbie an energetic kid who used to put around shows in her house. If you have ever wondered why the actress is so good in Suicide Squad, it is as she took circus school and excelled in trapeze. While in college, Robbie worked in a few commercials and plays.

Margot Robbie’s first acting roles came during high school when she starred in two independent films, called Vigilante and I.C.U. both released years later. She made her television debut in a 2008 guest role as Caitlin Brentford in the drama series City Homicide and followed this with a two-episode arc in the children’s television series The Elephant Princess, in which she starred alongside Liam Hemsworth.

Next, Robbie began playing the role of Donna Freedman in the television soap opera Neighbours. Her role was meant to be a guest character, but Robbie was promoted to the regular cast after she made her debut. In 2011, she played a role in the series Pan Man which was cancelled after one season due to falling ratings.

The actress made her feature film debut in Richard Curtis’ romantic comedy About Time in 2013, co-starring Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel McAdams. The film was a modest critical and commercial success. Robbie’s breakthrough came the same year in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street. Co-starring Leonardo DiCaprio, the film and her performance received positive reviews.

Later, Robbie and her future husband Tom Ackerley and their respective longtime friends, Sophia Kerr and Josey McNamara started their own production company LuckyChap Entertainment in 2014. Its name was inspired by Charlie Chaplin.

Margot appeared in four films released in 2015. The first of these was Focus. She starred opposite Will Smith in Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Reviews of the film were generally mixed, but Robbie’s performance was praised. Her next appearance was alongside Michelle Williams and Kristin Scott Thomas in Saul Dibb’s war Suite Française.

She followed this with Craig Zobel’s Z for Zachariah opposite Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor. In preparation for the film, Robbie dyed her hair brown and learned to speak in an Appalachian accent. The film received positive reviews, and Robbie’s performance was widely praised.

Her fourth release of 2015 was a cameo appearance in Adam McKay’s comedy-drama The Big Short, in which she breaks the fourth wall to explain subprime mortgages while in a bathtub. The Big Short was a commercial and critical success and Robbie’s cameo became a trending topic six years later, in the wake of the GameStop short squeeze, as her explanation provided reference points for what was happening with the GameStop and related stocks.

In 2016, Robbie starred in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, co-starring Tina Fey and Martin Freeman. The comedy drama was a commercial failure, though it was a modest critical success. Later that year, Robbie took on the role of Jane Porter in David Yates’s The Legend of Tarzan. Reviews of the film were generally unfavourable, but Margot received praise for her performance.

Robbie became the first person to portray DC Comics villain Harley Quinn in live-action when she signed on to David Ayer’s 2016 superhero film Suicide Squad alongside an ensemble cast that included Will Smith, Jared Leto and Viola Davis.

She began preparing for the role of the supervillainess six months before the film shoot; her schedule consisted of gymnastics, boxing, aerial silk training and learning how to hold her breath underwater for five minutes. She performed most of her stunts in the film.

Suicide Squad was a commercial success and was the tenth-highest-grossing film of 2016 with global revenues of $746.8 million, and Robbie’s performance was considered its prime asset. In October 2016, Robbie hosted the season 42 premiere of NBC’s late-night sketch comedy Saturday Night Live; her appearances included a parody of Ivanka Trump. The series logged its strongest season premiere ratings in eight years.

Robbie collaborated with Domhnall Gleeson in Simon Curtis’ Goodbye Christopher Robin. The film, and her performance, received modest reviews and was a commercial failure. Her final release of 2017 and LuckyChap Entertainment’s first release was Craig Gillespie’s sports black comedy I, Tonya.

In preparation, Robbie met with Harding, watched old footage and interviews of her, worked with a voice coach to speak in Harding’s Pacific Northwest accent and on Harding’s vocal timbre at different ages, and underwent several months of rigorous skating instruction with choreographer Sarah Kawahara.

I, Tonya premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival to critical acclaim. Robbie’s performance was praised, and she received numerous accolades for her performance. She became the first actress to receive an Oscar nomination for portraying a real-life Olympic athlete.

Robbie began 2018 with the voice role of Flopsy Rabbit in Peter Rabbit, a computer-animated comedy from director Will Gluck. The animated feature was a box office success, grossing $351.3 million worldwide against a production budget of $50 million.

Her next two 2018 films—the neo-noir thriller Terminal and comedy-horror Slaughterhouse Rulez—were critical and commercial failures, but Robbie’s performance in the former was praised. The historical drama Mary Queen of Scots, directed by Josie Rourke, was her final release of 2018.

The film premiered at the annual AFI Fest, where it received mostly mixed reviews; critics dismissed the film for its screenplay and several historical inaccuracies but praised the performances of Robbie and Ronan and their chemistry. Her first release of 2019 was the LuckyChap Entertainment production Dreamland. The film failed to receive positive reactions from critics and audiences.

In 2019, she also starred alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Robbie prepared for the role by meeting Tate’s family members and friends, watching all of her films and reading the autobiography by Tate’s then-husband, Roman Polanski. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival to critical acclaim, and was a commercial success with a worldwide gross of $374.3 million.

She also starred in Jay Roach’s Bombshell. Co-starring Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman, the film received positive reviews and certain critics praised Robbie for her performance. Robbie began the new decade by reprising the role of Harley Quinn in Cathy Yan’s Birds of Prey. The actress received praise for her performance once again.

Margot served as a producer on Promising Young Woman (2020), a comedy thriller by writer-director Emerald Fennell. It starred Carey Mulligan as a woman who seeks to avenge the death of her best friend, who was a victim of rape. The film premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim, later receiving a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

In 2021, Robbie reprised her voice role as Flopsy Rabbit in Will Gluck’s Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, released a year later due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film received mixed reviews and grossed $153.8 million worldwide. She also made her third outing as Harley Quinn in The Suicide Squad, written and directed by James Gunn, which received positive reviews.

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Date of Birth: 2nd July 1990
Height: 5’6”
Weight: 57kg

Filmography
2008: Vigilante
2009: ICU
2010: Megamind
2013: About Time, The Wolf of Wall Street
2015: Z for Zachariah, Focus, Suite Francaise, The Big Short
2016: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, The Legend of Tarzan, Suicide Squad
2017: Goodbye Christopher Robin, I, Tonya
2018: Peter Rabbit, Terminal, Slaughterhouse Rulez, Mary Queen of Scots
2019: Dreamland, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Bombshell
2020: Birds of Prey, Promising Young Woman
2021: Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, The Suicide Squad

Awards

Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in Action Movie, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in Comedy Movie, Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer, People’s Choice Award for Favourite Action Movie Actress, AACTA International Award for Best Actress

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Controversy

When her film Once Upon A Time in Hollywood was going to release, the promotional activities carried her photos and posters heavily. However, the fans felt cheated after seeing her miniscule role in the movie.

FAQs

Q. What Margot Robbie’s net worth?
A. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Margot Robbie’s net worth is approximately $26 million.
Q. Is Margot Robbie married?
A. Yes, the actress is married.
Q. Who is Margot Robbie’s husbabd?
A. Margot Robbie’s husband is the British film producer, Tom Ackerley.

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