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Isla Fisher

Isla Fisher

In the immediate aftermath of David Dobkin's Wedding Crashers (2005), many American filmgoers began to associate Isla Fisher largely (if not exclusively) with her vivacious turn in that blockbuster summer comedy as the feisty and slightly off-kilter Gloria, the sex-crazed daughter of treasury secretary William Cleary (Christopher Walken) and his wife (Jane Seymour). It was a testament not only to the memorable quality of the role but to Fisher's outstanding comic turn in it, as the seductress of gorilla Vince Vaughn. But this short, spunky actress had much more up her sleeve than simply the Gloria Cleary bit. Born in Oman but raised in Australia, Fisher published two teen romance novels in high school, then traveled to France and enrolled in a Parisian drama school, where she learned miming and juggling. Though Fisher's onscreen presence technically dates back to the late '80s, with a plum role in the small-screen Aussie soaper Home and Away, she took her Hollywood bow over a decade later, as Shaggy's girlfriend, Mary Jane, in the Raja Gosnell-directed Scooby-Doo (2002). Sandwiched in between forgettable features such as Dallas 362 (2003) and London (2005) came Fisher's portrayal of Heather in the David O. Russell "existential comedy" I Heart Huckabees (2005). The actress starred as the "unlikely" wife of Jason Biggs (American Pie) in the 2006 romantic comedy Wedding Daze, then geared up for choice parts in the sports comedy Hot Rod (2007) and the thriller The Lookout. She also signed to voice one of the characters in the 2008 animated feature Horton Hears a Who, adapted from the classic book by Dr. Seuss. As this list demonstrates, Fisher continually evinced versatility and aptitude with a vast assortment of genres. Off-camera, Fisher made headlines in the mid-2000s when she became romantically entwined with Borat himself, Sacha Baron Cohen; the two became engaged and conceived a child together. ~ Nathan Southern, All Movie Guide


Isla Fisher Trivia

Who did Isla Fisher portray in Confessions of a Shopaholic?
Isla Fisher was Rebecca Bloomwood in Confessions of a Shopaholic

Who did Isla Fisher portray in Definitely, Maybe?
Isla Fisher was April in Definitely, Maybe

Who did Isla Fisher portray in Hot Rod?
Isla Fisher was Denise in Hot Rod

What role did Isla Fisher portray in Wedding Daze?
Isla Fisher played Katie in Wedding Daze

What role did Isla Fisher play in The Lookout?
Isla Fisher played Luvlee Lemons in The Lookout

Who did Isla Fisher play in London?
Isla Fisher was Becca in London

Who did Isla Fisher portray in Wedding Crashers?
Isla Fisher was Gloria Cleary in Wedding Crashers

Who did Isla Fisher portray in Scooby-Doo?
Isla Fisher was Mary Jane in Scooby-Doo

What role did Isla Fisher play in Horton Hears a Who?
Isla Fisher played Dr. Mary Lou Larue in Horton Hears a Who

Who did Isla Fisher play in Dallas 362?
Isla Fisher was Redhead in Dallas 362

Who did Isla Fisher portray in I Heart Huckabees?
Isla Fisher was Heather in I Heart Huckabees


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