Margot Robbie is an Australian actress who has been making waves in the film industry since her appearance in wolf of wall street playing Leonardo Dicaprio’s pouty housewife Naomi Lapaglia.
Margot Robbie is fast becoming the latest it-girl not just for her gorgeous looks but also her talent and of course, her social life.
10 Things You Know About Margot Robbie
1. She Mistook Prince To Harry For Ed Sheeran
Late December 2015 Margot Robbie followed who she thought was ed Sheeran into a photo booth for a group picture of a star-studded housewarming party for Suki Waterhouse she then found out that it was prince harry later in an interview with Jimmy Fallon, she explained herself by saying he wasn’t wearing a crown
2. Hard Worker
Before acting, she was struggling financially and she hustled to make it all work not many teenagers are faced with such a heavy amount of responsibility but she managed she worked at subway a local surf shop and she cleaned houses during that time she was asked to be apart of a low-budget movie filming close by and after that she got an agent and began her acting career
3. She Was A Soap Opera Actress
Before she became a Hollywood actress Margot Robbie starred in an Australian soap opera she took on the role of donna Friedman on neighbors from 2008 to 2011. the character was supposed to be a guest but she became so popular that she was promoted to a regular cast member.
4. She Went To Circus School
At age, either mother sent her off to a trapeze program at a circus school and she did indeed earn herself a trapeze certificate that certificate came in handy for stunning heavy roles like Harley Quinn.
5. She Didn’t Even Audition For The Role of Harley Quinn
Though just about every Hollywood actress was being considered for the iconic Harley Quinn role in suicide squad Margot Robbie earned the role without even auditioning she said
“I actually got offered this one, I didn’t audition, which is a real step up as an actor when you can get offered things.”
6. She Got Her Role By Writing A Fan Letter
Margot Robbie got her once upon a time Hollywood role by writing a fan letter Margot Robbie is a Quentin Tarantino fan from way, way back the once a time in Hollywood star made a self vow to write a letter to Tarantino asking to work with him once she felt like she was a good enough actress Robbie revealed in a Vogue cover story that she did in fact write the director a fan letter after seeing the first cut of I tonya she said
“I wrote him and said, I adore your films and I would love to work with you in some capacity or any capacity.”
Tarantino had already been getting prodded by friends to cast Robbie as Sharon Tate so when the letter came the timing felt freaky and portentous
7. She Owns Her Own Production Company
In addition to being an a-list actress Margot Robbie also runs her own Hollywood production company with her husband tom Ackerly titled lucky cheap entertainment it has produced tv shows such as Hulu’s dollface the company has also worked on Robbie’s recent film birds of prey
8. She Once Hit Leonardo Dicaprio
When auditioning for the role of Naomi and wolf of wall street she was in a room with martin scarce and Leonardo Dicaprio given her lines read.
Margot Robbie began to seemingly panic when Dicaprio starts ad-libbing and doing improve away from the script realizing she needs to make an impression Robbie acts out on her final audition scene where she was supposed to kiss Dicaprio and she hits him instead in an interview Sheree tells the moments afterward saying
“I’m thinking, You just hit Leonardo Dicaprio in the face they’re going to arrest you because that’s assault you’re definitely never going to work again that’s for sure they’ll probably sue you as well in case there’s a bruise on his face and he needs to film something else.”
“And then all of a sudden Marty and Leo just burst out laughing marty says that was great Leo’s like hit me again.”
a week later she was offered the role and it was the catalyst for her career today
9. She’s An Amateur Tattoo Artist
Margot Robbie is famous for her can-do attitude which leads her to leap into any project without fear it’s also led her to pick up some unusual hobbies along the way such as hunting wild animals and living in the wilderness.
She picked up another hobby during suicide squad where she learned to tattoo using an amateur tattoo machine she tattooed herself and then her suicide squad co-stars and has even tattooed other celebrities live on tv as for why anyone was willing to go under the needle for Margot Robbie
The cast of the suicide squad has said that they had an awesome time on set and wanted a way to commemorate their time together.
10. She’s Obsessed With Hockey
When growing up Margot Robbie had always wanted to play ice hockey but the heat in Australia could not allow itas a result she had to contend with field hockey instead since moving to North America she has taken to ice hockey both as a fan and as a player in an interview with film.com she said
“I play on a team but I’m definitely the worst on the team I’m not so good at the ice skating part the hockey is good but the ice skating I need to work on.”
she’s also been seen in the stands of new york rangers games and admits to being a hardcore fangirl for the team