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Fisher in CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC.

About Isla Fisher (1976 – )

Isla Fisher was born on February 3, 1976, in the Middle Eastern country of Oman, to Scottish parents. Fisher's mother is a romance novelist. Her father worked for the U.N. Isla spent her early childhood in Scotland.

Fisher's stepbrother is Conor Reid, who is also an actor.

The Fisher family moved to Australia in the early 80's. At the age of nine, Isla Fisher was appearing in Australian TV Commercials. In Isla Fisher's first commercial, she was a lottery ad extra. Isla was so excited that she hyperventilated for four hours and almost fainted.

Shortly afterwards, Isla was cast in some small parts in the Australian TV series; BAY COVE, in 1993. This led to a bigger part in the series, PARADISE BEACH, in 1993.

In 1994, Isla Fisher was cast in a role in the soap opera, HOME AND AWAY. While working on the show, Fisher began writing and publishing two best selling novels, SEDUCED BY FAME and BEWITCHED. Her mother was her guide in these endeavors.

In 2005, Isla Fisher was cast in the hit film, WEDDING CRASHERS. Fisher was recognized with a MTV Movie Award for the Best Breakthrough Performance Honor at the star-studded Los Angeles ceremony.

In 2006, Isla won an Online Film & Television Assoc. Award for her voice-over performance in the animated film, RANGO, voicing the character, "Beans".

On March 15th, 2010, Isla married actor/writer/producer Sacha Baron Cohen. She converted to Judaism, and took the name Ayala, which means "doe" in Hebrew. They have three children.

In 2014, Isla was honored with an AFCA nomination, an AACTA Award nomination and a Jupiter Award nomination, all for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 2013 film, THE GREAT GATSBY.

"I love acting, love it. It's the greatest fun in the world. I've always had no trouble feeling extremely grateful. So even though, comparatively, I wasn't doing so well, I thought I was on top of the world."

Isla Fisher's notable credits include...

Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016)
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Klown Forever (2015)
Visions (2015)
Life of Crime (2013)
ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (TV SERIES 2013)
LIFE OF CRIME - 2013
BACHELORETTE- 2012
BORED TO DEATH (TV SERIES 2011)
BURKE AND HARE- 2010
CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC - 2009
HORTON HEARS A WHO! - 2008
DEFINITELY, MAYBE - 2008
HOT ROD - 2007
THE LOOK OUT - 2007
THE PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY - 2006
LONDON - 2005
WEDDING CRASHERS - 2005
DALLAS 362 - 2003
SCOOBY-DOO - 2002
OUT OF DEPTH - 2000
OLIVER TWIST (TV Mini-Series 1999)
HOME AND AWAY (TV Series 1994-1997)
PARADISE BEACH - 1993

Isla Fisher's awards include...

Elle Women in Hollywood Award - 2008
MTV Movie Awards - WEDDING CRASHERS - 2006

In 1997, Isla Fisher was picked by the readers of FHM magazine as #35 on the list of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World. In 2003 she placed 26th.

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Isla Fisher in WEDDING CRASHERS - 2005.