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An Australian actress named Margot Elise Robbie was born on the sunny and hot day of July 2 1990. Robbie was born in Dalby, a town in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia, later moving to the Gold Coast. Her mother is a physiotherapist, named Sarie Kessler, and father is farm-owner father. She has two brother’s older brother Lachlan "Lockie" Robbie, younger brother Cameron Robbie and an older sister, Anya. All these children's were raised by their single mother. She has in no contact with her father for years. As a fact she spend her childhood in a farming family. At the age of 16 the brave Robbie worked three jobs simultaneously. She got graduation from some Somerset college and she did drama education at school. she moved to Melbourne to start her professional acting career when Robbie was just 17 years old.
In Late 2000s Robbie appeared in her first independent films and that was her career first appearance. Later She earned two Logie Award nominations when she was cast in the soap opera Neighbors (2008–2011). Robbie moved to the United States, and she starred in the short-lived ABC drama series Pan Am which was on aired in (2011–2012). She took part in her first big screen debut In 2013, in Richard Curtis's romantic comedy-drama film About Time co-starred in Martin Scorsese's biographical drama The Wolf of Wall Street.
After that she tried her skills in the romantic comedy-drama film Focus In 2015, she appeared in the romantic World War II drama film Suite Française and starred film Z for Zachariah which was sci fi. Soon in 2016, she played a role in The Big Short. she portrayed Jane Porter in the action-adventure film The Legend of Tarzan and will portray Harley Quinn in the superhero film Suicide Squad.
1. Early Career
In 2007, Robbie has been playing professionally, by starting in two feature films, I.C.U. and Vigilante. During an audition she impressed the director with her excellent performance got lead in I.C.U without an agent at the time. Robbie also played in TV commercials & by her performance she also had guest roles in City Homicide as Caitlin Brentford and The Elephant Princess.
From June 2008, She started appearing on Neighbours as Donna Freedman. Originally she acted only as a guest role, but dew to her outstanding performance she was soon promoted to a regular cast member. During in an interview with Digital Spy, Robbie claimed " Soon after auditioning, she was on a snowboarding holiday in Canada with her boyfriend but had to return after only two days when told that she had won the role. "
In starting 2009, she appeared in different Network Ten promotions, highlighting an ensemble of popular Australian faces on the network. She took the "Generation Y" guest spot on the Network Ten show Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation. In July 2009, as part of National Youth Week Robbie also became a Youth Ambassador for missing persons. In the exact same year, her name was selected for the Australian Logie Awards which is the Most Popular New Female Talent. Robbie was also nominated for at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards as Favorite Hottie and was up against her Neighbours co-star Dean Geyer.
In 2010 September, Robbie announced publicly that she was to leave Neighbours after approximately three years to pursue an acting career in Hollywood. On 26 January 2011and in April of that year Robbie's final scenes were on aired.
1.1. Career In Hollywood (2011)
Robbie auditioned for the fresh series of Charlie's Angels right after arriving in Los Angeles for season pilot. However, the Sony Pictures Television producers offered her a role in ABC drama series Pan Am alongside Christina Ricci. Robbie played the role of Laura Cameron, a newly trained flight attendant. Unfortunately Pan Am was stopped after one season due to bad ratings, despite receiving positive reviews from critics.
In May 2012, Robbie joined the crew of Richard Curtis' romantic comedy About Time (2013) alongside Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams and Bill Nighy. On 4 September 2013 about Time was released in the United Kingdom and on 1 November 2013 in the United States. The movie received positive response and earned $87 million on its $12 million budget.
The News announced that In June 2012, Robbie was in talks to appear in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) with Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio. In August her casting was confirmed. It was released on 25 December 2013 to positive response and became a commercial success with a worldwide gross of $392 million making it the highest grossing film. The film was continuously nominated for five Academy Awards, in which one was Best Picture. For her performance as Jordan Belfort's second wife Naomi Lapaglia, Robbie got fame by critics for her Brooklyn accent. Critic Sasha Stone wrote about her that "She's Scorsese's best blonde bombshell discovery since Cathy Moriarty in Raging Bull. Robbie is funny, hard and kills every scene she's in". The MTV Movie Award nominated her for Best Breakthrough Performance and Robbie won the Empire Award for Best Newcomer.
Robbie was cast with Will Smith in comedy-drama and romantic movie Focus In 2015,. In the movie, her role was learning the craft from Smith's character as she was an inexperienced grafter. The movie was released on 27th Feb, 2015 Robbie's performance was praised by most of the reviews as the reviews were mixed, The Writer of Rolling Stone Peter Travers wrote "Robbie is a wow and then some. The Aussie actress who made us sit up and take notice as Leonardo DiCaprio's wife in The Wolf of Wall Street shows a comic flair backed up with beauty and steel. Even when Focus fumbles, Robbie deals a winning hand." the film Focus grossed worldwide over $150 million. In 2015, the BAFTA Rising Star Award nominated her. She performed in the movie adaptation of Z for Zachariah In 2015, with a leading role of Ann Burden in the film with Chiwetel Ejiofor and Chris Pine, The movie was pictured in New Zealand.
On January 24 2015, The movie premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and in cinemas it was on aired on August 28 2015. Robbie's outstanding performance was praised by critics and her movie received positive reviews. From HitFix Drew McWeeny said about her performance "Robbie's work here establishes her as one of the very best actresses in her age range today".
She played a role in a special celebrating documentary Neighbours' 30th anniversary titled Neighbours 30th: the Stars Reunite, which aired in March 2015 in the UK and Australia. In 2015 she acted in Suite Française in the novel of adaptation of Irène Némirovsky alongside Matthias Schoenaerts, Michelle Williams, and Kristin Scott Thomas, novel. The movie got fame by positive reviews. In Adam McKay's comedy-drama The Big Short, she made a cameo appearance; the film was released on December 11 2015. In 2014 January, the news came that Robbie will perform as Jane Porter in David Yates's The Legend of Tarzan opposite Alexander Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson and Christophe Waltz, the movie was released on July 1 2016.
In October 2014, Robbie joined Tina Fey in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016), a film adaptation of The Taliban Shuffle. She plays Tanya Vanderpoel, a British TV journalist. The film also stars Martin Freeman and Alfred Molina and was on aired on 4 March 2016 by Paramount Pictures. In May 2016, Calvin Klein announced Robbie would be the face of their newest women's fragrance Deep Euphoria.
1.1.1. Upcoming Movies
Robbie was approached by Warner Bros on 16 October 2014, for the upcoming 2016 DC Comics supervillain film Suicide Squad. Her role as Harley Quinn was confirmed In December 2014, in other cast includes Will Smith, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis and Jared Leto, David Ayer the Director confirmed through his Twitter account that principal photography had commenced on the film on April 13 2015. Warner Bros. will be releasing the movie on August 5 2016. Robbie has been confirmed to perform in the movie adaptation of Marisa Lankester's memoir Dangerous Odds and Matthew Michael Carnahan's Violent Talent. In 2016 February, she was cast in Terminal as Annie a thriller movie by Vaughn Stein. She will also portray American figure skater Tonya Harding in I, Tonya, written by Steven Rogers and directed by Craig Gillespie.