Margot Robbie is one of the most talented and sought-after actresses in Hollywood today. From her breakthrough role in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ to her performances in ‘I, Tonya’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, Robbie has captivated audiences with her dynamic range and undeniable talent. In our Hollywood Spotlight, we take a dive into her interesting career.
Margot Robbie was born in Dalby, Queensland, Australia, on July 2, 1990. She grew up on a farm and began acting in school plays at a young age. At 17, Robbie moved to Melbourne to pursue a career in acting. She got her first big break in 2008 when she was cast as Donna Freedman in the Australian soap opera, ‘Neighbours’.
Robbie’s role on ‘Neighbours’ brought her to the attention of Hollywood. In 2013, she landed her breakout role as Naomi Lapaglia in Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’. The film was a huge success, grossing over $392 million worldwide, and earned Robbie widespread critical acclaim.
After her success in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, Robbie appeared in a number of other high-profile films, including ‘Focus’ (2015), ‘Suicide Squad’ (2016), and ‘The Legend of Tarzan’ (2016). In 2017, she received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Tonya Harding in the biographical drama I, Tonya.
In 2019, Robbie starred as Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, which was another critical and commercial success. She also reprised her role as Harley Quinn in ‘Birds of Prey’ (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) in 2020.
In addition to her acting career, Robbie has also served as a producer on a number of films, including I, Tonya and Promising Young Woman.
Throughout her career, Margot Robbie has received numerous nominations and awards for her performances. She received nominations for three Academy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and three BAFTA Awards. She won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in a Comedy for her role in I, Tonya.
Vigilante (2008), I.C.U. (2009), About Time (2013), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Suite Française (2014), Z for Zachariah (2015), Focus (2015), The Big Short (2015), Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016), The Legend of Tarzan (2016), Suicide Squad (2016), Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017), I, Tonya (2017), Peter Rabbit (2018), Terminal (2018), Mary Queen of Scots (2018), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), Bombshell (2019)Birds of Prey (2020), The Suicide Squad (2021), Amsterdam (2022), and Babylon (2022).
Margot Robbie’s rise to fame in Hollywood has been nothing short of impressive. From her humble beginnings in Australia, Margot Robbie has become one of the most sought-after actresses in the world. With her versatility and talent, she has proven herself time and time again. Looking towards the future, Robbie has a lot of upcoming projects as seen on social media. It’s clear that we’ll be seeing a lot more of Margot Robbie in the years to come.