Discover all the fun facts and anecdotes about Margot Robbie. The Barbie, Joker or Once Upon a Time in Hollywood actress is one of the most successful actresses in Hollywood, and there are many curiosities and details that you may not know about the actress who plays Harley Quinn. So here are all the fun facts, anecdotes and details about Margot Robbie, one of the biggest stars in Holywood.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

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  • She likes to send friends and family letters and postcards from around the world because she thinks people don’t get enough mail that isn’t a bill.
  • Despite a growing net worth, Robbie does not spent a great deal of her money and prefers to live with roommates to save money. She claims growing up knowing what it was like to not have access to everything is continually humbling for her.
  • She used a portion of her El lobo de Wall Street (2013) paycheck to pay off her mother’s home mortgage.
  • While living in London, Robbie attended a party with Escuadrón suicida (2016) co-star Cara Delevingne and unknowingly took a photobooth photo with Prince Harry of Wales. She mistook him for British singer/songwriter, Ed Sheeran.
  • Robbie refused to lose weight for the role of Jane Porter in La leyenda de Tarzán (2016) and has said she would rather focus on being healthy than being skinny.
  • She performed a majority of the stunts in Escuadrón suicida (2016) herself. Director David Ayer stated that her stunt double spent more time sitting around in the trailers than actually performing stunts because Robbie wanted to do them herself.
  • Upon leaving the Australian soap opera Vecinos (1985), Robbie wanted to have her character killed in a dramatic way. Instead, the series writers chose to send her character to college, so she had the option to return to the series in case her move to the United States was unsuccessful.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

Fun Facts about MARGOT ROBBIE
Fun Facts about MARGOT ROBBIE
  • Robbie learned tricks from the “gentleman thief” Apollo Robbins for her role in Focus. Robbins taught her so well that production told her to slow down because cameras weren’t capturing her pick-pocketing other characters.
  • She took three shots of tequila prior to filming her sex scenes with Leonardo DiCaprio in El lobo de Wall Street (2013).
  • She had taken circus classes when she was 8 years old in Australia and earned a trapeze certificate at the age of eight. She revisited the skill for her role as Harley Quinn in Escuadrón suicida (2016).
  • She was roommates with Christina Ricci, while filming the short-lived ABC series Pan Am (2011).
  • Robbie did not go through any sort of rehearsal process, with Jared Leto, for Escuadrón suicida (2016). She and director David Ayer felt not going through rehearsals added to the unpredictability and madness of Harley Quinn and the Joker.
    Robbie began training six months prior to shooting Escuadrón suicida (2016). Her training routine included gymnastics, boxing, weapons training, aerial silk training, and learning to hold her breath underwater for extended periods of time.
    She turned down an offer to pose for Playboy magazine citing she won’t go nude unless it’s for artistic purposes.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

  • Paul Dini, the creator of Harley Quinn, thought very highly of Margot’s performance in Escuadrón suicida (2016). In his own words, she “nailed it perfectly”.
    After shooting for Escuadrón suicida (2016) ended, Robbie kept the jacket worn by Harley Quinn and her baseball bat.
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  • She learned how to skate for three months to film Yo, Tonya (2017). Since stunt doubles couldn’t be relied upon and only 8 women in history have landed the triple axel jump in competition, CGI was used to replicate it.
  • In order to prepare for the role of Harley Quinn, she researched relationship codependency and treated Harley’s relationship to the Joker as an addiction.
    Robbie is a natural brunette, but started sporting blonde hair after this became apparent that the film industry preferred blonde actresses.
  • Robbie was backpacking in Europe when she got the call for a final audition with Will Smith for Focus (2015). She went from the island of Hvar to Croatia to Paris to New York City in 48 hours to arrive with just hours to spare. The airline lost her luggage along the way, so she had to buy brand new outfits just before the audition.
    Is a fan of the New York Rangers hockey team. The first placed she lived when she moved to America was New York.
  • She did not need to submit a demo reel or audition for the role of Harley Quinn (aka Dr. Harleen Quinzel) in Escuadrón suicida (2016) because this was offered to her.
    She is allergic to chicken egg whites. For her scenes in Aves de presa (y la fantabulosa emancipación de Harley Quinn) (2020) where Harley Quinn eats an egg sandwich, the production had to provide duck eggs to avoid an allergic reaction.
    In 2013, she met her boyfriend, Tom Ackerley, on the set of Suite francesa (2014), who was working as the third assistant director. They married on December 19, 2016 in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

  • She worked three jobs simultaneously while studying at Somerset College in Queensland including retail, secretary work, selling surfboards, and making sandwiches at Subway. After graduating at age 17, she moved to Melbourne to pursue acting full-time.
    Robbie learned to hold her breath for up to five minutes while filming Escuadrón suicida (2016).
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Fun Facts about MARGOT ROBBIE
  • Robbie began dabbling in the world of tattooing while filming Escuadrón suicida (2016). In addition to giving fellow cast members a tattoo reading “SKWAD” (which she accidentally misspelled as SWKAD), she has given over 20 tattoos including one she gave herself. During filming, she opened Harley’s Tattoo Parlour and gave tattoos to fellow cast members, members of the crew, and director David Ayer.
  • To prepare for her role as Dr. Harleen Quinzel in Escuadrón suicida (2016), she researched Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) testing to understand how mental illnesses are diagnosed. She used the information gathered from the testing to try and apply it to her reactions and how she dealt with a character like the Joker.
  • She turned down the role of Sam Thomson in the Oscar-winning film Birdman o (La inesperada virtud de la ignorancia) (2014). The role ultimately went to Emma Stone which earned her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
  • Her younger brother, Cameron Robbie, felt inspired to pursue acting after seeing the success his older sister was able to achieve. Her older brother, Lachlan Robbie, also works in the film industry as a stuntman.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

  • She had a chunk of her right eyebrow shaved off by Escuadrón suicida (2016) director David Ayer on the first day of filming the super-villains film.
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  • Is often more than a full decade younger than her male romantic counterpart; Alexander Skarsgård was 13 years older than Robbie when they played opposite in La leyenda de Tarzán (2016), Leonardo DiCaprio was 15 years her senior in El lobo de Wall Street (2013), while Will Smith was more than 20 years older than her, when she played his love interest in Focus (2015).
  • Her mother, Sarie, gave her away at her wedding due to her estrangement from her father, Doug. Her sister, Anya, served as her maid of honor.
  • Robbie’s role as Donna Freedman in the Australian soap opera Vecinos (1985), was only supposed to be a guest role. The series writers and production were so impressed with her that she quickly became a series regular. She appeared on the series from 2008-2011.
  • She refers to her huge fan base as “Robbers”.
  • In 2014, she started a production company, LuckyChap Entertainment, with Tom Ackerley, Josey McNamara, and her childhood friend Sophia Kerr. Kerr also serves as her personal assistant.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

  • She confirmed in September 2016 that she is executive producing and starring in a Harley Quinn spin-off movie for the DC Extended Universe. Robbie had lobbied for the project at Warner Bros. since filming wrapped for Escuadrón suicida (2016) in 2015.
    Robbie joined an amateur hockey league when she first moved to the United States. She always wanted to play ice hockey because she loved The Mighty Ducks, but she played field hockey instead due to Australia’s lack of ice. Similar to The Mighty Ducks character Luis Mendoza, she could skate fast but was unable to stop.
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  • She has an older sister named Anya Robbie, an older brother named Lachlan Robbie, and a younger brother named Cameron Robbie. She and her siblings were raised by a single mother with minimal contact from their father.
  • Counts Amor a quemarropa (1993) as one of her all-time favorite movies.
  • As of 2020, she has been in 3 films that were Oscar nominated for Best Picture: El lobo de Wall Street (2013), La gran apuesta (2015), and Érase una vez en… Hollywood (2019).

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

  • She attended a Slipknot concert while she was still a series regular on the Australian soap opera Vecinos (1985). She was surprised to see how many fans of the metal group recognized her and asked her about the series.
  • She has been characterized as a tomboy because she likes surfing, riding motorcycles and DIY (Do it yourself).
  • Although Robbie tattooed a majority of the cast of Escuadrón suicida (2016), she did not perform tattoos on Will Smith or Jared Leto.
Fun Facts about MARGOT ROBBIE
Fun Facts about MARGOT ROBBIE
  • She moved to California to begin auditioning for film roles, five days after her Vecinos (1985) contract ended.
  • Robbie’s character, Donna Freedman, on Vecinos (1985) was one of the first bisexual characters portrayed on Australian television. She even shared an on-screen kiss with female co-star, Hany Lee. The portrayal of Robbie’s character was criticized by the Australian Family Association for normalizing same-sex relationships.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

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Fun Facts about MARGOT ROBBIE
  • Robbie spent over three hours in the makeup chair to be transformed into Harley Quinn for Escuadrón suicida (2016). Her physical transformation included She having her skin painted white, applying 20 temporary tattoos, applying Harley Quinn’s wig, and actually getting into her costume.
  • She dressed up as James Franco’s character from Spring Breakers (2012) for Halloween, complete with cornrows.
  • Has three tattoos: an anchor on her ankle, a smile face under her foot, and “skwad” on her foot.
  • Was voted “Sexiest Eyes” by Victoria’s Secret’s annual What is Sexy List (2015).
    Was voted “Sexiest Eyes” by Victoria’s Secret’s annual What is Sexy List (2015).
    Robbie spoke with a Brooklyn accent in both El lobo de Wall Street (2013) and Escuadrón suicida (2016). Her character, Naomi Lapaglia, originated from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, while Harley Quinn’s comic book origins put her a few neighborhoods over in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.
Fun Facts about MARGOT ROBBIE
Fun Facts about MARGOT ROBBIE

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

  • She always carries a quartz with her for luck that her mother gave her.
    Thinks of her name as a “weird, formal, old-lady name”.
  • Director David Ayer said during San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 that it was a blessing to have Robbie on board as Harley Quinn because not many actresses would have tolerated what she went through to prepare for and perform the role.
  • Robbie describes her origins in Dalby, Queensland as simple, outdoorsy and very rural.
    Robbie had a say in what tattoos her character Harley Quinn has in both Suicide Squad and Birds of Prey. The tattoo of a dolphin jumping over a rainbow was important to Robbie because she felt Dr. Harleen Quinzel would have seen a tattoo as being super rebellious, but didn’t want to be too edgy (at the time).
  • She named the rat that Jared Leto gifted her “Rat-Rat”.
  • She enjoys surfing and worked at a surf shop on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia prior to becoming an actress.
  • Robbie hosted the 42nd season premiere of Saturday Night Live (1975) on October 1, 2016, with the musical guest, The Weeknd.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

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  • There is a 19-year age difference between Robbie and her Escuadrón suicida (2016) co-star, Jared Leto. They portray the iconic DC Comics super-villain couple, Harley Quinn and the Joker.
  • Robbie bought her tattoo gun on eBay.
  • She gave columnist Jonathan Van Meter a “V” tattoo, during her interview for the May 2016 issue of Vogue magazine.
  • Robbie was revealed as the face of the Calvin Klein Deep Euphoria fragrance campaign. (junio de 2016)
  • Ranked #22 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 Women of 2014 list.
  • Met her boyfriend and current husband Tom Ackerley on the set of Suite francesa (2014) in 2013 and they have been in a relationship since then until their marriage. He was the third assistant director on that film.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

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Fun Facts about MARGOT ROBBIE
  • Is an amateur tattoo artist and has given over a hundred to different people.
    Good friends with Cara Delevingne and Saoirse Ronan.
  • Merited a place in Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” issue with an homage written by Martin Scorsese. (mayo de 2017)
  • Robbie signed a first-look partnership deal with Warner Bros. in September 2016. The deal includes upcoming films from her production company, LuckyChap Entertainment, including a Harley Quinn spin-off for the DC Extended Universe and Queen of the Air.
    She got her first two film roles in Vigilante (2008) and I.C.U. (2009) without an agent.
  • According to Robbie, the most stressful aspect of producing films is box office performance.
  • Was originally cast as Penelope Lanier in Cegados por el sol (2015) but dropped out to do La leyenda de Tarzán (2016) instead. She was replaced by Dakota Johnson.
    She had auditioned for the role of Sue Storm in Cuatro Fantásticos (2015), but the role was given to Kate Mara instead. Robbie was later cast as Harley Quinn (aka Dr. Harleen Quinzel) in Escuadrón suicida (2016).
  • Robbie originally auditioned for a role in the Charlie’s Angels reboot, but was offered a role in Pan Am (2011), instead.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

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  • She earned two Academy Award nominations before her thirtieth birthday.
    She auditioned for the title role in Cinderella (2015) before Lily James was cast.
    She appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair’s 20th Anniversary Hollywood Edition, alongside George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Léa Seydoux, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o, Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, and her Escuadrón suicida (2016) co-star, Jared Leto.
  • She was Josh Trank’s first choice for the role of Sue Storm in Fantastic Four (2015) but the studio cast Kate Mara instead.
  • Is of Scottish and German descent.
  • Her brother, Cameron Robbie, is a television presenter and is sometimes assigned to interview her.

75 FUN FACTS about MARGOT ROBBIE

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  • Featured in Inside Film magazine’s 2012 Rising Talent issue. The special feature profiled 25 rising young Australian actors including Jai Courtney, Alex Russell, Adelaide Clemens and David Ludlow.
  • Has been tied up and had her mouth gagged in four separate movies: I.C.U. (2009), Focus (2015), La leyenda de Tarzán (2016) and Escuadrón suicida (2016).
    She is often said to bear a resemblance to fellow Australian actress Samara Weaving.
    Robbie moved from her shared house in London, England to Los Angeles, California. (noviembre de 2016)
  • Is the third of four children of Doug Robbie and Sarie Kessler.
    Born on a Monday at 7:45 AM.
  • The only time she has acted out giving birth in a movie was in Adiós Christopher Robin (2017).
  • Sleeps with a toy bunny, which she received as a child.