Margot Elise Robbie (born 2 July
1990) is an Australian actress and producer. Known for her roles in both
blockbusters and independent films, she has received several accolades,
including nominations for two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards,
and five British Academy Film Awards. Time magazine named her one of the
100 most influential people in the world in 2017 and she was ranked as one
of the world's highest-paid actresses by Forbes in 2019.
Born and raised in Queensland, Robbie began her career on the television
series Neighbours (2008–2011) and Pan Am (2011–2012). Her breakthrough
came in 2013 with the black comedy film The Wolf of Wall Street. She
achieved wider recognition with starring roles as Jane Porter in The
Legend of Tarzan (2016) and Harley Quinn in the DC superhero films Suicide
Squad (2016), Birds of Prey (2020) and The Suicide Squad (2021).
Robbie garnered critical acclaim and a nomination for the Academy Award
for Best Actress for her portrayal of disgraced figure skater Tonya
Harding in the biopic I, Tonya (2017). This acclaim continued with her
roles as Queen Elizabeth I in the period drama Mary Queen of Scots (2018),
Sharon Tate in the comedy-drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), and
a fictional Fox News employee in the drama Bombshell (2019); she received
BAFTA Award nominations for all three and a nomination for the Academy
Award for Best Supporting Actress for the lattermost.
Robbie is married to filmmaker Tom Ackerley. They are co-founders of the
production company LuckyChap Entertainment, under which they have produced
several films, including Promising Young Woman (2020), as well as the
television series Dollface (2019–present) and the miniseries Maid (2021).