The Info List - Rebel Wilson

Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson[note 1] (born 2 March 1980) is an Australian actress, writer, and producer. After graduating from the Australian Theatre for Young People in 2003, she began appearing as Toula on the Special Broadcasting Service
Special Broadcasting Service
(SBS) comedy series Pizza and the sketch comedy series The Wedge. In 2008, Wilson wrote, produced and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan
Pride. The following year, she won the Tropfest
best actress award for her role in Bargain and made a guest appearance in City Homicide. Shortly after moving to the United States, Wilson was cast as Brynn in the feature film Bridesmaids. Wilson also appeared in A Few Best Men, What to Expect When You're Expecting and Struck by Lightning, leading Variety to name her one of their "Top Ten Comics to Watch for 2011". She also appeared as Becky in Bachelorette and starred in the musical comedy Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
film series as Fat Amy, a role that earned her several award nominations and wins, including the MTV Best Breakthrough Performance Award and a Teen Choice Award
Teen Choice Award
for Choice Movie Actress. She has also created and starred in Super Fun Night, a television comedy that aired for one season on ABC.


1 Early life and education 2 Career

2.1 Early career (2002–10) 2.2 Move to Hollywood (2011–present) 2.3 Upcoming films

3 Media controversy 4 Personal life 5 Filmography

5.1 Film 5.2 Television 5.3 Video games 5.4 Theatre

6 Awards and nominations 7 References

7.1 Notes 7.2 Citations

8 External links

Early life and education[edit] Wilson was born in 2 March 1980[3] in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.[5] Her mother is a professional dog handler.[6][7][8] Wilson grew up in the suburbs of Kenthurst, Parramatta
and Castle Hill.[9] She attended Tara Anglican School for Girls.[2][10][11] She completed her Higher School Certificate in 1997, including second place in the state in food technology.[12] Wilson has three siblings; sisters Liberty and Annachi and a brother, Ryot.[7][8][13] Liberty and Ryot appeared on the first season of The Amazing Race Australia
in 2011, where they were the first team eliminated.[14] Wilson has stated that her great-aunt was Lillian Bounds, who was married to Walt Disney
Walt Disney
until his death in 1966.[15] Despite Wilson standing by this belief in court,[16] it continues to be disputed by genealogist Dale Sheldon.[17] Wilson's first career choice was mathematics. She told The Sydney Morning Herald, "I was very academic at high school and was always good with numbers."[18] She attended the University of New South Wales, graduating in 2009 with Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performance Studies) and Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Laws
degrees.[19] A former Rotary International Youth Ambassador for Australia, she was based in South Africa for one year, where she contracted malaria.[18][20] She has spoken of malaria-induced hallucinations, where she saw herself as an actress who had won an Oscar, convincing her to pursue an acting career.[20] Career[edit] Early career (2002–10)[edit] Wilson studied at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP).[21] In 2003 she moved to New York after winning the ATYP International scholarship, which was funded by Nicole Kidman. While she was in New York, Wilson trained with The Second City.[22][23] She appeared with the Sydney
Theatre Company and performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.[21] She first came to the public's attention in 2002 with her stage musical The Westie Monologues, which she wrote,[24] starred in and produced in Sydney.[25] Her follow-up stage productions, which she wrote, produced and starred in include Spunks and Confessions of an Exchange Student.[18][26] In Australia, Wilson is most known for her roles as Toula on the SBS comedy series Pizza and as various characters including Lucy, Fat Mandi and Karla Bangs on the sketch comedy series The Wedge.[20] She played an Australian Idol
Australian Idol
mad schoolgirl in a series of Telstra advertisements shown during Australian Idol
Australian Idol
from 2004 to 2005.[27] She also had roles in the feature films Fat Pizza and Ghost Rider.[28] In 2008, Wilson created, wrote, produced and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride on SBS One and also starred in the improvisational Nine Network
Nine Network
series Monster House.[20][28] In 2009 Wilson won the Tropfest
Best Actress award for her role in the film Bargain.[29] She has made appearances on the improvisational comedy show Thank God You're Here
Thank God You're Here
and the comedy game show Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation.[21][30] She performed stand-up on the television special The Breast Darn Show In Town and guest starred in the Seven Network drama City Homicide
City Homicide
and performed improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles.[31] Move to Hollywood (2011–present)[edit] After moving to the United States, Wilson signed to talent and literary agents William Morris Endeavor.[32] Wilson's next film role came in the Judd Apatow
Judd Apatow
film, Bridesmaids, in which she played Brynn, the sister of Matt Lucas' character.[32] The role was written especially for her.[33] Wilson then appeared in the CBS
sitcom Rules of Engagement and on the Comedy Central
Comedy Central
series, Workaholics.[34] She co-hosted the 2010 ARIA Music Awards
ARIA Music Awards
and performed at the inaugural Variety’s Power of Comedy event in Los Angeles with Lucas and Russell Brand.[34] In early 2011, Wilson filmed A Few Best Men
A Few Best Men
at Fox Studios Australia.[35] She also filmed a role in Small Apartments.[36] Wilson was named one of Variety magazine's "Top Ten Comics to Watch for 2011".[20] In 2012, Wilson had a role in the ensemble comedy What to Expect When You're Expecting, as Janice,[36] and co-starred in the indie film Struck By Lightning.[37] On 19 August 2011, Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter
reported that Wilson had replaced Casey Wilson
Casey Wilson
in Bachelorette.[38] In 2012, Wilson voiced a character in Ice Age: Continental Drift[38] and played Fat Amy in Pitch Perfect. For the latter role, she received critical acclaim and earned various award nominations, including Best Supporting Actress from the San Diego Film Critics Society and Best Actress in a Comedy from the Broadcast Film Critics Association.[39][40] She won the MTV Movie Award for Best Actor in a Movie and shared the Best Musical Moment award with her Pitch Perfect co-stars. Wilson was also nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best Performance.[41] Wilson later won the Choice Movie Actress: Comedy award for Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards.[42] She had also been nominated for Choice Comedian at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards.[43] In January 2012, Michael Ausiello
Michael Ausiello
of TVLine
announced that Wilson would be writing and starring in Super Fun Night, a comedy that follows three friends on a quest to have fun every Friday night.[44] The pilot was picked up by CBS
and Conan O'Brien
Conan O'Brien
became one of the executive producers.[44] The pilot was later turned down by CBS, but the ABC network picked up the project.[45] A series was ordered and the show began broadcasting on 2 October 2013.[46] The series was cancelled after one season.[47] Wilson played Robin Peck in Michael Bay's Pain & Gain (2013).[48][49] She hosted the 2013 MTV Movie Awards on 14 April 2013.[50] In March 2014, the American satellite television network Dish Network launched a marketing campaign for its Hopper DVR featuring Wilson as the voice of the eponymous computer animated kangaroo.[51] Wilson reprised her role in the sequels Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
2 (2015) and Pitch Perfect 3 (2017).[52] She also made a cameo in the television comedy Pompidou.[33] Wilson joined the voice cast for Kung Fu Panda 3,[53] however in September 2015, she was replaced with Kate Hudson.[54] Wilson next appeared in the ensemble comedy How to Be Single, released in February 2016.[55] Nigel M Smith of The Guardian wrote "Wilson is the standout, nailing every pratfall she's dealt, but How to Be Single
How to Be Single
doesn't make strong use of her character".[56] Wilson also appeared in the action comedy Grimsby.[57] On 14 February 2016, Wilson presented the nominations for the Best Supporting Actor category at the 69th British Academy Film Awards.[58] Wilson is one of sixty celebrities making a cameo in the upcoming Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.[59] Wilson appeared as Ursula, the sea witch, in an all-star concert version of The Little Mermaid at the Hollywood Bowl
Hollywood Bowl
on 3 June 4 June, and 6 June 2016.[60] She made her West End debut in the musical Guys and Dolls in the role of Miss Adelaide from 28 June to 21 August 2016.[61] She received positive reviews.[62] Upcoming films[edit] Wilson will appear in a remake of Private Benjamin.[63] She has also been cast in The Social Life alongside Amanda Seyfried.[64] In August 2016, it was confirmed Wilson would star in a remake of the 1988 comedy film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.[62] The film, titled Nasty Women, will also star Anne Hathaway, while Wilson is co-producing.[65] Wilson will also star in the comedy Isn't It Romantic, due for release in 2019.[66] Media controversy[edit] In May 2015, Australian magazine Woman's Day published a story claiming that Wilson had been misleading about her birth name, age, and upbringing.[67] Wilson had previously said in interviews that she was raised by dog-training bogan parents in the ghetto of Sydney, spent a year in Zimbabwe, climbed into a cage with a leopard, got caught in a shoot-out and then struck down by a severe strain of malaria from a mosquito in Mozambique where, from her intensive care bed, she envisioned herself winning an Oscar and rapping her acceptance speech.[68] Her age was also incorrectly given as 29, which she would later admit was something she chose not to correct.[16] Woman's Day called all of this into question and claimed that Wilson had, on the contrary, a "very normal, upper-middle-class upbringing" and "added a touch of 'fantasy' to the life she led before becoming a household name."[67] The story was picked up by several other publications including The Sydney
Morning Herald, People magazine,[69] the Chicago Tribune[70] and The Huffington Post.[71] Most notably, Wilson's true birth date was confirmed through business records filed with the ASIC, which were obtained by The Sydney
Morning Herald.[72] On 16 May 2016, Wilson said print and online articles in Woman's Day, the Australian Women's Weekly, NW and OK! magazines made her out to be a serial liar. According to a defamation writ filed in the Supreme Court of Victoria, Wilson said her reputation and credit had suffered and she had been humiliated and embarrassed. She also sued for special damages, claiming she missed out on roles and other ones were terminated because of the articles.[73] Wilson was represented by Matthew Collins QC. On 15 June 2017, a six-person jury ruled in Wilson's favour, finding that publisher Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group
had indeed wrongly painted the actress as a serial liar, and that publishing the articles was likely to have caused harm to her career.[74] On 13 September 2017, Wilson was awarded A$4,500,000 in damages. Wilson's lawyer Richard Leder, said "Today's verdict is a significant record—it's about four times the highest previous verdict in a defamation case in Australia". In June 2017, Wilson tweeted "Any dollars I receive will go to charity, scholarships or invested into the Aussie film industry to provide jobs".[75][76] Bauer Media is appealing the amount of the damages.[77] Personal life[edit] In July 2011, Wilson became a spokesperson for weight loss and nutrition company Jenny Craig in Australia.[78][79] In January 2012, Wilson told The Daily Telegraph
The Daily Telegraph
that she had lost 10 kilograms (22 lb) since signing up to the program.[80] Wilson asserted that the producers of Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
had refused to let her lose any more weight during filming, as her contract stated she must stay the same size. She said that once her film commitments were over, she would start her diet again to reach her target weight of 80 kilograms (180 lb).[80] In February 2013, she confirmed that she had ended her agreement with Jenny Craig the previous year.[81] Wilson and her Bridesmaids co-star Matt Lucas
Matt Lucas
lived together in West Hollywood,[82] from September 2012 until 2015. They remain good friends.[83] In July 2015, Wilson stated her support for stricter American gun laws following the 2015 Lafayette shooting, stating, "I don't like getting political but America you really have to follow Australia's example re gun laws. I don't remember a mass shooting in Australia
since they overhauled the gun laws. It seems like every week in America there's a shooting. I just want people to be safe, especially people that are doing one of my favorite things in the world—going out to the movies to have fun."[84][85][86] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2003 Fat Pizza Toula

2007 Ghost Rider Girl in Alley

2009 Bargain! Linda

2011 Bridesmaids Brynn

2011 A Few Best Men Daphne Ramme

2012 Bachelorette Becky Archer

2012 Small Apartments Rocky

2012 This Means War[87]


2012 Struck by Lightning Malerie Baggs

2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting Janice

2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift Raz Voice

2012 Pitch Perfect Fat Amy

2013 Pain & Gain Robin Peck

2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Tilly

2015 Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
2 Fat Amy

2016 How to Be Single Robin

2016 Grimsby Dawn Grobham

2016 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Flight attendant Cameo

2017 Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
3 Fat Amy

2018 The Hustle Lonnie Also producer

2019 Isn't It Romantic Natalie


Year Title Role Notes

2003–2007 Pizza Toula Recurring cast; Seasons 3–5, Pizza World and Pizza World Record

2006–2007 The Wedge Various characters Series regular; 47 episodes

2007–2009 Thank God You're Here Herself/Various characters Episodes: "3.04", "3.09", "4.03" & "4.09"

2008 Bogan
Pride Jennie Cragg Series regular; 6 episodes

2008 Monster House Penelope Webb Series regular; 10 episodes

2009 Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation Generation Y Guest Episode: "Series 1, Episode 3"

2009 City Homicide Sarah Gilbert Episode: "Dead Weight"

2009 The Breast Darn Show in Town Herself Comedy gala

2010 Rules of Engagement Sara Episode: "Les-bro"

2011 Workaholics Big Money Hustla Episode: "Straight Up Juggahos"

2013 Can of Worms Herself Episode: "Season 3, Episode 2"

2013 2013 MTV Movie Awards Host

2013–2014 Super Fun Night Kimmie Boubier Creator, Lead role; 17 episodes

2015 Pompidou Fancy Dress Contestant Episode: "Hoarder"

2016 The Big Music Quiz Herself Episodes 2 & 8

2016 Travel Man Herself Episode: Christmas Special

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift – Arctic Games Raz Voice


Year Title Role Notes

2016 The Little Mermaid Ursula 3–6 June, The Hollywood Bowl

Guys and Dolls Adelaide 28 June – 21 August, West End

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.

2009 Tropfest Best Actress Bargain! Won [29]

2011 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Best Ensemble Bridesmaids Won

2012 Detroit Film Critics Society Breakthrough Performance Pitch Perfect Nominated

San Diego Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actress Nominated [39]

2013 Critics' Choice Awards Best Actress in a Comedy Nominated [40]

MTV Movie Awards Best Breakthrough Performance Won [41]

Best Musical Moment Won [41]

Best Female Performance Nominated [41]

Online Film & Television Association Award Breakthrough Performance Won

Teen Choice Award Choice Movie Actress: Comedy Won [42]

Choice Movie: Hissy Fit (shared with Anna Camp, Hana Mae Lee
Hana Mae Lee
and Brittany Snow Nominated [43]

Choice Comedian N/A Nominated [43]

2014 People's Choice Awards People's Choice Awards
People's Choice Awards
for Favorite Actress in a TV Series Super Fun Night Nominated

Young Hollywood Awards Cuz You're Funny N/A Nominated [88]

2015 MTV Movie Awards Best Ensemble Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
2 Won

Best Kiss (shared with Adam DeVine) Won

Best Comedic Performance Nominated

Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Comedy Nominated

Choice Movie: Liplock (shared with Adam DeVine) Nominated

2017 People's Choice Awards Favorite Comedic Movie Actress How to Be Single Nominated [89]

References[edit] Notes[edit]

^ According to the Australian Electoral Roll, she was born Melanie Elizabeth Bownds.[1][2] In later years she adopted "Rebel"–a childhood nickname–as her first name and changed her surname to Wilson. She retained her first two given names as middle names.[3][4]


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Rebel Wilson
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Rebel Wilson
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Kate Hudson
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Rebel Wilson
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Sacha Baron Cohen
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Rebel Wilson
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Rebel Wilson
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Rebel Wilson
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Rebel Wilson
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Heather Graham
(1998) James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek
& Katie Holmes
Katie Holmes
(1999) Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment
& Julia Stiles
Julia Stiles
(2000) Sean Patrick Thomas & Erika Christensen
Erika Christensen
(2001) Orlando Bloom
Orlando Bloom
& Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore
(2002) Eminem
& Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner
(2003) Shawn Ashmore
Shawn Ashmore
& Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan
(2004) Jon Heder
Jon Heder
& Rachel McAdams
Rachel McAdams
(2005) Isla Fisher
Isla Fisher
(2006) Jaden Smith
Jaden Smith
(2007) Zac Efron
Zac Efron
(2008) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
& Ashley Tisdale
Ashley Tisdale
(2009) Shailene Woodley
Shailene Woodley
(2012) Rebel Wilson
Rebel Wilson
(2013) Will Poulter
Will Poulter
(2014) Dylan O'Brien
Dylan O'Brien
(2015) Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley

Best Breakout Star

Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick
(2010) Chloë Grace Moretz
Chloë Grace Moretz

Next Generation

Daniel Kaluuya
Daniel Kaluuya

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MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss

Anna Chlumsky
Anna Chlumsky
& Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin
in My Girl (1992) Christian Slater
Christian Slater
& Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei
in Untamed Heart
Untamed Heart
(1993) Demi Moore
Demi Moore
& Woody Harrelson
Woody Harrelson
in Indecent Proposal
Indecent Proposal
(1994) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
& Lauren Holly
Lauren Holly
in Dumb and Dumber
Dumb and Dumber
(1995) Natasha Henstridge
Natasha Henstridge
& Anthony Guidera in Species (1996) Will Smith
Will Smith
& Vivica A. Fox
Vivica A. Fox
in Independence Day (1997) Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
& Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore
in The Wedding Singer
The Wedding Singer
(1998) Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow
& Joseph Fiennes
Joseph Fiennes
in Shakespeare in Love
Shakespeare in Love
(1999) Sarah Michelle Gellar
Sarah Michelle Gellar
& Selma Blair
Selma Blair
in Cruel Intentions
Cruel Intentions
(2000) Julia Stiles
Julia Stiles
& Sean Patrick Thomas in Save the Last Dance
Save the Last Dance
(2001) Jason Biggs
Jason Biggs
& Seann William Scott
Seann William Scott
in American Pie 2
American Pie 2
(2002) Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire
& Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
in Spider-Man (2003) Owen Wilson, Carmen Electra
Carmen Electra
& Amy Smart
Amy Smart
in Starsky & Hutch (2004) Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling
& Rachel McAdams
Rachel McAdams
in The Notebook
The Notebook
(2005) Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
& Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
in Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain
(2006) Will Ferrell
Will Ferrell
& Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen
in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2007) Briana Evigan
Briana Evigan
& Robert Hoffman in Step Up 2: The Streets (2008) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
& Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
in Twilight (2009) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
& Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
in The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2010) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
& Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2011) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
& Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
& Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper
in Silver Linings Playbook (2013) Emma Roberts, Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston
& Will Poulter
Will Poulter
in We're the Millers (2014) Ansel Elgort
Ansel Elgort
& Shailene Woodley
Shailene Woodley
in The Fault in Our Stars (2015) Rebel Wilson
Rebel Wilson
& Adam DeVine
Adam DeVine
in Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
2 (2016) Ashton Sanders & Jharrel Jerome in Moonlight (2017)

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