7 Margot Robbie Performances You Will Hate Missing
Since she lucked out on fame, Margot Robbie has proved to fans time and time again that she is capable of taking up just about any role. The beautiful and funny Australian actress started her career young and has grown into a superstar in a very short time.
She moved from Australia and ditched her ‘Neighbours’ film stardom to pursue bigger roles in Hollywood. Many still don’t believe that the girl lighting up red carpets and our screens grew up a farm girl.
Whereas her career started earlier on, it was her role in 2013’s ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ alongside Leonardo Dicaprio as his wife that served as her big break. The movie was an instant hit and her acting skills were praised all over. Today, the beauty is famously known across generations for her role as Harley Quinn in 2016’s ‘Suicide Squad’.
In the movie filled with superheroes and villains, the only superpower Gotham’s crime queen had was being a psychopath who enjoys the mayhem. She delivered the role perfectly and has proved that she can thrive in various roles as well. In her short successful career, she has dipped her toe in many different characters.
The superstar has come a long way since starting her career. Here are some of Margot Robbie’s performances you probably missed.
Margot Robbie was already getting recognized before her breakthrough role in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’. In this romantic comedy about time travel that was released in 2013, the talented actress plays the supporting role of Charlotte. She is KitKat’s friend who isn’t interested in the lead character Tim despite his efforts. Despite not being the main character, she still manages to capture the audience and win their hearts.
Z For Zachariah
Margot Robbie took an unconventional role when she landed a role in Z for Zachariah. The movie which was part sci-fi and part romantic drama revealed her acting skills in a new light. She played the character Ann Burden alongside actors Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor. The film released in 2015 was based on a book by Robert C. O’Brien.
She survives a nuclear attack and lives in a post-apocalyptic world just trying to survive. It was among her first roles after her breakthrough role.
In 2015, this Australian actress starred alongside A-lister Will Smith in the romantic crime film called ‘Focus’. In this one, Margot Robbie played the character of Jess Barrett who was a con artist. Her performance in the film was great but it came with some negativity. Rumors that she was dating Will started running wild online. She squashed them but hated that her family had to go through that.
The Big Short 2015 Acting As Herself
Acting as herself in the star-studded film ‘The big short’ released in 2015, Margot Robbie brought out her glasses and simplified a rather complicated topic to most, the financial crisis. In the comedy, she stars alongside Ryan Gosling and they help simplify the hard words used in Wall Street to throw commoners from the truth of the matter.
She explains in layman’s language the confusing terms while swimming in a bubble bath with a glass of champagne in hand. Even though she appears only on one scene, Margot stole the show.
Goodbye Christopher Robin
Margot Robbie played the wife of English author Alan Alexander Milne in the story of the man who gave the world Winnie the pooh. Her role as Daphne Milne showed a wife who loved being famous while her husband wanted to retreat from the limelight due to post-traumatic stress disorder. She plays Christopher Robin’s mother who is always away in the city unapologetically leaving a nanny to take care of her son.
Mary Queen of Scots
Margot Robbie was virtually unrecognizable in her role as Queen Elizabeth I in Mary Queen of Scots which premiered in 2018. She ditched the makeup and traded her Australian accent for an English one.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Hardly anyone remembers Margot’s role in this movie since her fame. Released in 2016, the actress played the role of BBC correspondent Tanya Vanderpoel in the comedy-drama. The film did not perform so well in the box office but her performance in the film got everyone talking. She starred alongside Tina Fey and Martin Freeman.