MARGOT ROBBIE (Flopsy) is a talented actress who has captivated
global audiences with breakout performances alongside some of the most notable
names in film. Continually evolving her diverse body of work, Robbie brings
gripping narratives to life in coveted roles that speak to her powerful
Robbie currently stars in I, Tonya, as the titled character, Tonya Harding. She
also served as a producer on the film under her production company, LuckyChap
Entertainment and received an Oscar nomination for her performance. The film
tells the controversial story of Olympic figure skater, Tonya Harding, who
infamously conspired to have her competition, Nancy Kerrigan, injured before the
1994 Winter Olympics. Craig Gillespie directs the screenplay by Steven Rogers.
The film premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and was
released by Neon December 8, 2017.
Robbie has recently been seen in Simon Curtis' Goodbye Christopher Robin
alongside Domhnall Gleeson. The film tells the story of Winnie the Pooh creator
A.A. Milne (Gleeson) and his wife, Daphne (Robbie). FOX Searchlight released the
film on October 13, 2017.
Robbie is currently in production on Miles Joris-Peyrafitte's 1930s Dust Bowl
drama Dreamland, which her production company LuckyChap Entertainment produced
along with Automatik. Robbie stars in the film, which follows a 15-year-old boy
who beats out the FBI and local police to find and capture a fugitive bank
robber (Robbie), only to learn that she's far more than what authorities claim
her to be.
She recently wrapped production on Josie Rourke's Mary Queen of Scots where she
stars as Queen Elizabeth opposite Saoirse Ronan as Mary Stuart. The Focus
Features project will take on the historic rivalry between cousins Elizabeth and
Mary, when the latter attempted to overthrow Elizabeth's seat on the English
Robbie has numerous film and television development projects under her LuckyChap
Entertainment banner, all of which correspond to her objective of telling
stories with strong female characters, the four most-notable being Bad Monkeys,
Fierce Kingdom, Marian and The Paper Bag Princess.
Bad Monkeys, based on Matt Ruff's novel of the same name, centers around Jane
Charlotte, who lands herself in the Las Vegas Clark County Detention Center
after she is arrested for murder. Jane claims she works for a secret
organization, the Department for the Final Disposition of Irredeemable Persons,
also known as "Bad Monkeys." Universal Pictures optioned the rights to the
psychological thriller to be adapted by Dylan Clark, with Robbie as a producer
and Josey McNamara as executive producer.
LuckyChap Entertainment is producing Fierce Kingdom alongside Warner Bros. and
Di Novi Pictures. The film, based on the Gin Phillips thriller novel, Beautiful
Things, focuses on a mother and son trapped in a zoo with a gunman on the loose.
Additionally, LuckyChap will produce Marian alongside Donald De Line and Amy
Pascal. Robbie is set to star as Maid Marian, who picks up the cause to lead her
people into a pivotal war after the love of her life, Robin Hood, dies.
Finally, LuckChap is producing The Paper Bag Princess alongside Elizabeth Banks'
Brownstone Productions, Bryan Unkeless' Clubhouse Pictures and Dan Krech.
Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to the bestselling children's book of
the same name.
Last summer, Robbie appeared in Warner Bros' Suicide Squad, playing the coveted
role of Harley Quinn opposite Jared Leto, Will Smith, and Viola Davis. Robbie's
portrayal of Quinn is the first time the villainous fan-favorite comic book
character was revealed on the big screen. The film, directed by David Ayer, was
released August 5, 2016 and currently ranks 9th in 2016 worldwide gross box
office with more than $745,600,000 million. Robbie also portrayed the legendary
classic character "Jane Porter" in David Yates' The Legend of Tarzan, opposite
Alexander Skarsgard, Samuel L. Jackson, and Christoph Waltz. The
action-adventure Warner Bros film was released on July 1, 2016 and grossed more
than $356,700,000 million worldwide.
Robbie is perhaps best known for her breakout role in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf
of Wall Street in which she stars as the female lead opposite Leonardo DiCaprio.
Based on the memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort, the film tells the story
of a New York penny stockbroker (DiCaprio) who served 20 months in prison for
refusing to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on
Wall Street, the corporate banking world, and mob infiltration. Starring as
DiCaprio's wife in the film, Robbie is joined by an all-star cast of actors
including Matthew McConaughey, Jonah Hill, Rob Reiner, Jean Dujardin, Jon
Favreau and Kyle Chandler.
Additional film credits include: Paramount's Whiskey Tango Foxtrot opposite Tina
Fey; Roadside Attraction's Z for Zachariah opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor and Chris
Pine; Warner Bros' Focus, opposite Will Smith; Suite FranÃ§aise alongside
Michelle Williams, Kristen Scott Thomas and Matthias Schoenaerts; and About Time
opposite Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson.
Robbie made her U.S. debut in the critically acclaimed ABC series, Pan Am, in
2011. The period drama depicted the lives of the pilots and stewardesses who
once made Pan Am the most glamorous way to fly. Robbie starred as "Laura," a
runaway bride, who fled a life of domestic boredom to take to the skies. The
series was created by Jack Orman (ER, Men of a Certain Age), and also starred
In Australia, Robbie is most recognized for her role as "Donna Freedman" on the
television soap opera Neighbours which chronicled the lives of the residents of
Ramsay Street in the fictional Australian suburb of Erinsborough. Her role
garnered her two Logie Award nominations for Most Popular New Female Talent and
Most Popular Actress.
Born in Australia, Robbie grew up on the Gold Coast and eventually moved to
Melbourne where she began acting professionally at the age of 17. She currently
resides in Los Angeles.