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"Playing a bad guy is always more fun than playing the good guy."

Margot Elise Robbie (born 2 July 1990 in Dalby, Queensland) is an Australian actress and producer. She is known for her work in blockbusters and independent films alike, and was ranked as one of the world's highest-paid actresses by Forbes in 2019.

Robbie started off in Australian indie films before joining the cast of Neighbours in 2008, serving as a regular on the show (promoted up from the original plans of her character being a guest role) until 2011. She then moved to the United States, where she starred in the short-lived flight attendant drama Pan Am and had her breakthrough in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, for which she gained critical acclaim. Further recognition came from her portrayal of the first live-action film version of perennial DC Comics Ensemble Dark Horse Harley Quinn in the DC Extended Universe, beginning with David Ayer's Suicide Squad.

She received her first Academy Award nomination (for Best Actress) for her lead role as figure skater Tonya Harding in 2017's I, Tonya, with her performance as a Fox News employee in Bombshell bringing her second nomination (for Best Supporting Actress). Additional noted roles of hers from the late 2010s onward have included Sharon Tate in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Queen Elizabeth I in Mary, Queen of Scots, and Barbie in the namesake 2023 film.

Robbie and her husband, filmmaker Tom Ackerley, co-founded the production company LuckyChap Entertainment in 2014. Through the company, they have produced several films Robbie has starred in, namely I, Tonya and Barbie, as well as additional films (Promising Young Woman) and series (Dollface, Maid). Robbie also hosted the premiere of Saturday Night Live's 42nd season.

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