Rebel Wilson

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Rebel Wilson (born 03.02.1986)
Rebel Wilson is an Australian actress and comedian.

Rebel Wilson: Childhood
Rebel Wilson was born in Sydney, Australia. Her parents were dog handlers.
In high school, she particularly enjoyed mathematics which she originally considered as a career.
She attended the University of New South Wales, studying Law and Arts.
She was once a Rotary International Youth Ambassador for Australia and, while based in South Africa for a year, contracted malaria which gave her hallucinations which inspired her to become an actress.
She studied at the Australian Theatre for Young People and moved to New York after landing the ATYP International scholarship funded by Nicole Kidman. In New York, she trained with The Second City.

Rebel Wilson: Comedy and acting career
Rebel Wilson first garnered attention with stage musical 'The Westie Monologues' which she followed up with 'Spunks and Confessions of an Exchange Student'.
In Australia, she starred in the comedy shows 'Pizza' and 'The Wedge'.
She has appeared in the films 'Fat Pizza' and 'Ghost Rider'.
In 2008, she created the musical comedy series 'Bogan Pride' as well as starring in 'Monster House'.
In 2009, she had an award-winning role in the film 'Bargain'.
She has also featured on the comedy shows 'Thank God You're Here' and 'Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation' as well as performing stand up on 'The Breast Darn Show In Town'.
In the States, she landed a role in Judd Apatow's 'Bridesmaids' opposite Matt Lucas. She later appeared in sitcoms 'Rules of Engagement' and 'Workaholics'.
In 2010, she co-hosted the ARIA Music Awards and teamed with Lucas yet again in a performance at the Variety's Power of Comedy event.
In 2011, she appeared in 'A Few Best Men' alongside Olivia Newton-John, Kevin Bishop and Kris Marshall.
2012 saw her in 'Small Apartments' again with Matt Lucas as well as Billy Crystal, Juno Temple and James Marsden. She also appeared in comedy music film 'Pitch Perfect' with Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow and Ester Dean and won the MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance.
She voiced the character of Raz in 2012's 'Ice Age: Continental Drift'.

Rebel Wilson: Personal life
Rebel Wilson was a spokeswoman for nutrition company Jenny Craig, and while she lost 10 kilograms with them, she was banned from further weight loss while working on 'Pitch Perfect'.
She lives with her frequent co-star Matt Lucas in West Hollywood.
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9th May 2014 -

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Pitch Perfect’s Rebel Wilson might just be about to take on her biggest role yet, as the lead in a modern remake of classic comedy, Private Benjamin.Rebel Wilson has been recruited for Private Benjamin remakeThe...

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1st May 2014 -

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Hailee Steinfeld is to join the cast of Pitch Perfect 2, the college singing drama sequel set for release in May next year. The 17 year-old Ender's Game star will be one of the few...

MTV Movie Awards Nominees Announced, With Conan O'Brien Hosting: Who Gets Your Vote?

6th March 2014 -

 News

Conan O'Brien will be hosting the 2014 MTV Movie Awards, the nominees for which have only just been announced. The comedian announced the news on his TBS talkshow, Conan, earlier this week ahead of the...

'Pitch Perfect 2': Are You Ready For More Hilarious A Cappella Action?

7th February 2014 -

 News

It's official: there's going to be a sequel to 2012's surprisingly successful musical comedy Pitch Perfect titled, of course, Pitch Perfect 2. Fans of the original movie need to get excited because the stars of...

ABC Hand Extended Contracts To 'The Goldbergs,' 'Super Fun Night' & 'Trophy Wife'

2nd November 2013 -

 News

ABC have extended their Tuesday night sitcoms The Goldbergs and Trophy Wife to full seasons, adding nine episodes to the thirteen already being produced. Their fate has been shared by the comedy Super Fun Night,...

Pain & Gain

29th August 2013 -

 Movie Review

Spirited and very funny, this movie should actually be rather disturbing since it's a true story about torture and murder. But director Michael Bay is so slick with the action and comedy elements that he...

2013 Teen Choice Awards: On The Red Carpet And Highlights

12th August 2013 -

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The 2013 Teen Choice was held last night, Sunday 11th August, at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City. The event was star studded with attendees photographed on the red carpet including Selena Gomez, Lucy Hale,...

Rebel Wilson Nearly Lost Her Life To Malaria

10th June 2013 -

 News

Actress Rebel Wilson contracted a near-fatal bout of malaria as a teenager during a charity trip to Africa.The Bridesmaids star was 18 years old when she travelled to countries including Zimbabwe and Malawi as part...

ABC's Roster For Next Season Will Include A Number Of New Shows, Including An Avengers Spinoff

11th May 2013 -

 News

Finally, after weeks of anticipation, ABC is the last of the major networks to announce their series pickups and renewals for fall 2013. But oh boy was it worth the wait. Without a doubt the...

Rebel Wilson, Robin Wright And Steven Spielberg At The 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner - Part 1

30th April 2013 -

 Footage

Among arrivals at the 2013 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton were 'Pitch Perfect' star Rebel Wilson with her sister Liberty, 'House of Cards' star Robin Wright, Oscar winning movie director Steven...

'The Avengers' And 'Pitch Perfect' Became 2013 MTV Movie Awards Biggest Winners (Photos)

15th April 2013 -

 News

Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hiddleston, Joss Whedon and Chris Evans at MTV Movie AwardsThe 2013 MTV Movie Awards relived some of our favourite movie moments from the past year as the most entertaining actors were...

Rebel Wilson’s Best MTV Movie Award Jokes – They’re Not For The Faint Hearted

15th April 2013 -

 News

Rebel Wilson’s MTV Movie Awards were very, well, ‘Rebel Wilson’. She’s dedicated to her shtick: the no-frills, unflinching style of comedy that has lead her to be one of the most popular comediennes today. Here...

Small Apartments: Meet 2013's Most Random Cast! (Trailer and Pictures)

26th March 2013 -

 News

Who wouldn't pay to see a comedy movie starring Matt Lucas, Juno Temple, Billy Crystal, Peter Stormare, Amanda Plummer, Rebel Wilson, James Caan, Johnny Knoxville and...wait for it...Dolph Lundgren? Well, that's exactly what you're getting...

Small Apartments

26th March 2013 -

 Video

Franklin Franklin is a wig-donning, Swiss wannabe loner who lives alone in a small apartment having previously lived with his mentally deranged brother Bernard. He's not the only eccentric character at the complex, however; his...

Rebel Wilson Launches Plus-sized T-shirt Line

31st January 2013 -

 News

Bridesmaids star Rebel Wilson has designed a range of T-shirts for plus-sized fans.The larger-than-life Australian actress is branching into the world of fashion with her line Fat Mandi, which consists of tees sporting cupcake and...

Pain & Gain

24th December 2012 -

 Video

Daniel Lugo is a former criminal whose passion lies in his love for fitness and bodybuilding. When he is hired at the particularly notorious Sun Gym in Florida - a place where the pressure is...

Rebel Wilson Confirmed as MTV Movie Awards 2013 Host

21st December 2012 -

 News

Rebel Wilson has been confirmed to host the MTV Movie Awards, as the event’s bosses continue to use comic foils to emcee their annual bash.Entertainment Weekly reports that Wilson will be hosting the awards for...

Pitch Perfect Star Rebel Wilson To Host MTV Movie Awards 2013

21st December 2012 -

 News

Rebel Wilson, the comedy actress currently starring in Pitch Perfect, will host the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, the network announced in a first look trailer on Thursday (December 20, 2012). Set to air on April...

'Pain And Gain' Trailer Released: Preview Of Michael Bay Movie Hits The Web

20th December 2012 -

 News

Michael Bay’s going back to what he does best with his latest movie Pain & Gain. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson (‘The Rock’) and Anthony Mackie, the movie finds the director finally unleashed from the...

Pitch Perfect

27th September 2012 -

 Movie Review

You can call this Glee meets Mean Girls if you want to, but this riotously intelligent comedy is much better than that. With one of the funniest scripts of the year, the film keeps us...

Bachelorette

7th September 2012 -

 Movie Review

It's easy to see this comical romp as Bridesmaids meets The Hangover, but there's a bit more to it than that. It's a genuinely silly film with a rather simple plot, as three women try...

A Few Best Men

31st August 2012 -

 Movie Review

Anyone who has seen either film version of Craig's previous script Death at a Funeral will immediately recognise the approach: madcap chaos at a family rite of passage. For a late-night screening when you definitely...

Pitch Perfect

7th August 2012 -

 Video

Beca is a fairly aloof music lover who arrives at Barden University as a freshman apathetically unable to fit into any sort of clique on campus. She is approached by the leaders of an a...

A Few Best Men

8th May 2012 -

 Video

On David's return from his holiday, he announces to his friends Tom, Graham and Luke that he has met someone and is engaged to be married. They are shocked and not altogether happy about it...

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

29th November 2011 -

 Video

Sid, Manny and Diego are doing a good job so far of surviving the Ice Age but now a new danger is threatening to finish them off - continental drift. The three heroes are now...

This Means War

23rd November 2011 -

 Video

Agent 1 and Agent 2 are CIA Operatives who are also the best of friends who don't keep anything from each other. While at work one day, both agents tell each other about their respective...

Bridesmaids

3rd February 2011 -

 Video

When Annie's best friend Lillian tells her that she's getting married, she's more than obliged to act as maid of honour. There's certain duties any maid of honour must fulfil and Annie is about to...

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