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Isla Fisher Biography

Birth Name:
Isla Lang Fisher
Birth Place:
Muscat, Oman
Actor, model, author

Fast Facts

  • Named after the Scottish island of Islay
  • Raised in Australia
  • First acting job was being an extra in a lottery advertisement
  • Attended Ecole Jacques Lecoq, a prestigious acting school in Paris
  • Published two novels at the age of 18, Seduced by Fame and Bewitched
  • Secretly wed longtime love Sacha Baron Cohen in an intimate ceremony in Paris on March 15, 2010
  • Powerhouse producer Jerry Bruckheimer has called her "the next Lucille Ball
  • " Headlined her first film playing Rebecca Bloomwood in Confessions of a Shopaholic in 2009
  • Feared she would drown when an underwater stunt went wrong on the set of 2013's Now You See Me


  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013AACTA Awards-Best Supporting Actress: nominated