Isla Fisher Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


6th February 2015

Fact: Pregnant Isla Fisher celebrated her 39th birthday by taking a cooking class in Los Angeles with her husband Sacha Baron Cohen and celebrity pals Courteney Cox, Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber. The Australian actress marked her big day on Tuesday (03Feb15).


18th November 2014

Fact: Actress Isla Fisher and The Saturdays singer Una Foden are among the stars who have teamed up to support Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day. They are asking the public to wear Christmas sweaters on 12 December (14) and make a donation to the Save The Children charity.


19th May 2014

Fact: Funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen and his wife Isla Fisher are reportedly leasing out their Laurel Canyon estate in Los Angeles for $85,000 (£53,000)-a-month. The super-private seven-bedroom pad, which the couple bought in 2010, comes with a main house, guest pavilion, a detached screening room, a wine room, and a caretaker's cottage, as well as a swimming pool and tennis court, according to RealEstalker.com.


25th June 2013

Quote: "I love to cook. But I'm a bit rubbish. I tend to start something and then dip into a book or have a conversation and come back and everything's burnt." Actress Isla Fisher is useless in the kitchen.


25th June 2013

Quote: "I would love to work with him. My favourite comedy is Bruno. I could watch it on a loop - it's so ahead of its time." Actress Isla Fisher is a big fan of her husband Sacha Baron Cohen's work and wants to team up with him on the big screen.


30th May 2013

Quote: "I got congratulated for my wonderful singing voice in Les Miserables by a journalist. I'm not in Les Miserables (and) I'm tone deaf. It turns out he thought I was my husband, Sacha Baron-Cohen. I was mistaken for a man." Actress Isla Fisher was upset by a recent identity mix up.


29th May 2013

Quote: "We're using the eggs and everything! They poop a lot, so you have to clean up a lot. It's been so much. They're little characters and they all have personalities. They're just adorable with these very pretty coats." Actress Isla Fisher and her husband Sacha Baron Cohen have set up a chicken coop at their home.


3rd May 2013

Quote: "They love him. They had segment on a breakfast radio show... while we were shooting, it's called Leo Watch, and people would ring in and say, 'Yeah, Leo just came into the newsagent. He bought a newspaper'. And the host would say, 'How did you feel?' and did an American accent, 'What was that like for you?' 'Ah, man, it blew my mind'. It was amazing seeing (the reaction)." Australian actress Isla Fisher was stunned by the love her fellow countrymen showed for LEONARDO DiCaprio while they shot THE GREAT GATSBY Down Under.


15th April 2013

Quote: "When you're really focused on your breathing, you're able to clear your head, and all the worries of everyday life go out the window. I love that feeling of being connected with my own body. If I'm stuck in traffic or have a bad moment in my day, I go back to my yoga practice and I breathe. Sometimes I solve a problem that was bothering me, like deciding whether to take a role in a movie." Actress Isla Fisher uses yoga to make professional decisions.


15th April 2013

Quote: "I gained weight for that role because Myrtle, the character I play, is supposed to be heavy-set. So I ate lots of protein, and I gained 15 pounds. It mainly manifested itself in my boobs, which was very exciting. Sadly, that's gone now." Isla Fisher on filling out for her role in The Great Gatsby.


25th March 2013

Quote: "It's definitely not a normal relationship. There have been times in the past with the guerilla-style filmmaking of Borat and Bruno where there were surreal conversations: 'How many people are suing us...? Are you alive?'" Actress Isla Fisher on life with wacky husband Sacha Baron Cohen.


8th November 2012

Quote: "It takes a couple of years of studying. I've always been really into family and food, so culturally it was the right fit for me." Actress Isla Fisher on converting to Judaism for her now-husband Sacha Baron Cohen.


5th November 2012

Quote: "I'm not actually very good at the maintenance thing. I don't buff, exfoliate, pluck, rinse, moisturise, suck, bleach...whatever all those women do. I don't have vajacials. Have you heard of those? It's like a spa for your vagina!" Australian actress Isla Fisher refuses to buy into the latest beauty regimes available in Hollywood.


5th November 2012

Quote: "I am sort of friends with them all. I just did a movie with Hugh Jackman, and I catch up with Naomi (Watts) whenever I'm in New York." Isla Fisher likes to keep in touch with her fellow Australian actors.


5th November 2012

Quote: "I do watch my food. But I’ve been blessed in that I never had any body issues during pregnancy. I loved being able to eat whatever I wanted and the whole experience of giving life. And I never worried about losing the weight afterwards, because breastfeeding burns all the calories up so fast. Breastfeeding - that’s my big slimming secret!" Actress and mother-of-two Isla Fisher left it up to nature to help her slim down after giving birth to daughters Olive and Elula.


29th October 2012

Quote: "It was really low-key because I was pregnant at the time. It was relaxed and nice." Isla Fisher attended her bachelorette party as an expectant mum. The actress wed Sacha Baron Cohen in 2010, and they became parents to second daughter Elula - a sister for five-year-old Olive - later that year.


9th May 2012

Fact: Isla Fisher promoted her husband Sacha Baron Cohen's new movie The Dictator on a trip to New York's Central Park with the couple's daughter Elula on Sunday (06May12) by donning a T-shirt with a picture of the star's latest character Admiral General Aladeen printed on it.


3rd March 2011

Quote: "At one stage I was acting opposite Johnny pretending to be a lizard and Bill Nighy was pretending to be a snake and slithering around and Abigail Breslin was trying to shoot me... I did think, 'This is a surreal job!'" Isla Fisher had fun voicing new animated movie Rango alongside Johnny Depp and her other co-stars.


3rd March 2011

Quote: "It is so surreal. Like, normally you'd ask your husband to pick up take out that evening or has he got the dry cleaning, I feel like I'm always saying, 'Are we getting sued? Were you arrested?'" Aussie actress Isla Fisher worries about what her husband, funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen, gets up to when he's filming outrageous comedies like Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan or Bruno, which have both resulted in lawsuits from unimpressed prank victims.


2nd March 2011

Quote: "Tom Ford came and reattached my (dress) strap. I don't know what he did, but I had a great night from that moment on." Aussie actress Isla Fisher confirms reports about her fashion mishap at the Vanity Fair Oscar's Party on Sunday (27Feb11), revealing the top designer saved her from embarrassment after an over-enthusiastic embrace with comedian Larry David.


19th February 2011

Quote: "Although we were only voicing the characters we were encouraged to actually act out scenes. It came to the scene where my character kisses Johnny's but I ducked out as I had a bad cold and I didn't want him to catch it. Afterwards I was like, 'What was I thinking? It's Johnny Depp'. Maybe I should have just got the kiss and given him the germs." Isla Fisher regrets snubbing JOHNNY DEPP while recording animated film RANGO.


8th June 2009

Quote: "In a normal relationship you would say to your partner, 'How was your day at work? Did you pick up the dry cleaning?' Just regular questions. I literally have to ask 'Who's suing us? Did anyone physically attack you today? Are all your limbs in place?" Isla Fisher's life with funnyman husband Sacha Baron Cohen is far from dull.


27th February 2009

Quote: "I've ruled out wearing fairy wings. When I was nine I wanted to get married in fairy wings, and now I realise that's not cool." Isla Fisher plans to keep her wedding to Sacha Baron Cohen traditional.


25th February 2009

Quote: "I did drive by a poster, and I saw Brad Pitt, then Cate Blanchett and then... me. And I thought, What! How am I on a poster?' Somebody gave me a movie!" Isla Fisher finds it hard to comprehend her fame.


24th February 2009

Quote: "I prefer to be in my pyjamas and Ugg boots and watch it on TV. It's a long night to be in heels." Isla Fisher on why she stayed away from the Oscars.


19th February 2009

Quote: "As an actress, I get to tap into my inner idiot, and Im fortunate I get paid to do that." Isla Fisher loves playing comedic roles.


17th February 2009

Quote: I used to think that you had to match things, like the bag to the shoes. But she doesnt believe in that - it's mix-and-match and colour-and-contrast with her. I learned to be more brave. Actress Isla Fisher picked up some top tips from her character in new movie CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC.


16th February 2009

Fact: Wedding Crashers star Isla Fisher studied juggling and mime at a Paris, France clown school run by top performance artist JACQUES LECOQ.


9th February 2009

Quote: "PARADISE BEACH had improbable plot-lines. We were always in bikinis, even at funerals. And someone who was my brother (in the show) ended up being my father and I pulled him - it was just insane." Australian actress Isla Fisher isn't keen to return to her former job as a soap star.


7th February 2009

Quote: "When I was on U.S. magazine People's Most Beautiful People list last year, I phoned up my brother and said, 'See, my ears aren't that big.'" Isla Fisher was teased by her siblings from a young age.


6th February 2009

Quote: "I used to collect my horse's poop and sell it (as manure) by the side of the road." Actress Isla Fisher had a unique way of earning pocket money during her youth.


27th January 2009

Fact: Actress Isla Fisher is to play a lizard opposite Johnny Depp in new animated movie RANGO.


2nd January 2009

Quote: "Most people can say to their partners, 'How was your day at work?' I have to say, 'Are you getting sued? Have you been arrested? Are you in jail? Are all your limbs still attached?' He has more lawsuits than the Baldwin brothers." Isla Fisher on the many legal cases her fiance Sacha Baron Cohen's movie Borat: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN has spawned.


2nd January 2009

Quote: "I met with one big agent and he goes to me, 'You are so talented!' I said, 'Oh, gosh, thank you. What have you seen me in?' and he said, 'Nothing'. It was my first real taste of Hollywood." Australian actress Isla Fisher recalls her arrival in Tinseltown.


18th February 2008

Quote: "It's called bribery! I slipped him $50 (GBP25) and said, 'Gimme the role! You know I'll be great.'" Actress Isla Fisher resorted to desperate measures to land a part in new movie DEFINITELY, MAYBE.


16th February 2008

Quote: "I've ruled out wearing fairy wings. When I was nine, I wanted to get married in fairy wings and now I realise that's not cool any more." Actress Isla Fisher on her wedding plans with fiance, comedian SACHA BARON COHEN.


13th February 2008

Quote: "Motherhood is my favourite topic in private! But publicly, I don't want to talk about it." Actress Isla Fisher refuses to discuss her new role as a parent.


12th February 2008

Quote: "I know that a lot of Australians come to the States with those ambitions of really wanting to act, but weirdly enough, I only came out here for the premiere of Scooby Doo." DEFINITELY, MAYBE actress Isla Fisher on her unexpected Hollywood career.


22nd January 2008

Quote: "I'm doing a lot of shopping in the name of research." Aussie actress Isla Fisher on preparing for her role in new film Confessions Of A Shopaholic.


18th December 2007

Quote: "I've had people think I was Isla Fisher. We've even exchanged stories about it. She's beautiful, so it doesn't bother me." Amy Adams doesn't mind people mistaking her for Sacha Baron Cohen's actress girlfriend.


9th July 2007

Quote: "When we met, Sacha kept saying, 'Stand up, stand up.' And I said, 'I am.' Height doesn't matter - I'm so small I'm a circus freak." Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen didn't realise his girlfriend-to-be Isla Fisher was so small, the 160 centimetre (five foot and three inches) tall actress recalls.


9th July 2007

Quote: "When we met, Sacha kept saying, 'Stand up, stand up.' And I said, 'I am.' Height doesn't matter - I'm so small I'm a circus freak." Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen didn't realise his girlfriend-to-be Isla Fisher was so small, the 160 centimetre (five foot and three inches) tall actress recalls.


1st June 2007

Quote: "I was away that day, which makes sense, as he would have been threatened by my presence as obviously Isla was super into me." Actor Jason Biggs on Sacha Baron Cohen's visit to the set of WEDDING DAZE to see girlfriend Isla Fisher.


29th March 2007

Quote: "I'm actually named after the island of Islay, where they make whisky - my dad loves whisky." Aussie actress Isla Fisher on the origin of her name.


23rd March 2007

Quote: "I once had to say, 'I love you so much, wild horses couldn't drag me away from you.' I sat in my room for an hour and a half, paralysed by that line." Former Home And Away actress Isla Fisher on the worst part of starring in Aussie TV soaps.


30th October 2006

Quote: "Luckily I'm not engaged to BORAT. That would be tough." Aussie actress Isla Fisher is grateful her fiance Sacha Baron Cohen doesn't bring his crazy journalist character home.


27th October 2006

Quote: "How sexy do I find BORAT? I like the moustache. At the moment it's stuck on. I don't think he'd grow it because it would make him instantly recognisable." Sacha Baron Cohen's actress girlfriend Isla Fisher wishes he would grow his character's facial hair in real life.


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