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REBEL WILSON (Fat Amy) is well known for her role as Fat Amy
in Universal Pictures' Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2. For her breakout
performance in Pitch Perfect, Wilson received an MTV Movie Award for Best
Breakthrough Performance and a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress:
Comedy. The film won an MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Moment, a Teen Choice
Award for Choice Movie: Comedy and an American Music Award for Favorite
Soundtrack. For her performance in the sequel, Wilson received three MTV Movie
Award nominations for Best Comedic Performance, Best Ensemble Cast and Best
Kiss; as well as several Teen Choice Award nominations, including Choice Movie
Actress: Comedy, Choice Movie: Liplock for her on-screen kiss with Adam Devine
and Choice Music: Female Artist for the Barden Bellas. She also received a
People's Choice Award nomination for Favorite Comedic Movie Actress.
Pitch Perfect 2 received a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Movie:
Comedy, a People's Choice Award nomination for Favorite Movie and a win for
Favorite Comedic Movie and a Grammy Award nomination for Best Compilation
Soundtrack for Visual Media. Pitch Perfect 2 grossed over $287 million
Wilson recently starred in Christian Ditter's How to Be Single, opposite
Dakota Johnson. The film was released by Warner Bros. in February 2016 and
grossed over $112 million worldwide. Additionally, she starred in Sacha Baron
Cohen's The Brothers Grimsby alongside PenÃ©lope Cruz and Mark Strong, and made a
cameo appearance in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, written by Jennifer
In December 2014, Wilson starred opposite Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen
Wilson and Ricky Gervais in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, the third
installment of Shawn Levy's Night at the Museum series. The film has grossed
more than $363 million worldwide.
Wilson made her American comedy-film debut in Paul Feig's Bridesmaids,
alongside Kristen Wiig. The film, produced by Judd Apatow, was named one of
AFI's top 10 films of 2011, received a Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best
Comedy and grossed more than $288 million worldwide. Wilson's additional film
credits include Michael Bay's Pain & Gain, with Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne
Johnson; Struck by Lightning; What to Expect When You're Expecting; and
Bachelorette, with Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher and Lizzy Caplan.
In addition to her work on camera, Wilson voiced the character of Raz in the
animated feature Ice Age: Continental Drift, which grossed more than $877
In 2013, Wilson hosted and was the head writer on the MTV Movie Awards, which
experienced a significant 45% spike in ratings from the previous year.
Wilson holds a double degree in the arts and law (BA/LLB) from the University
of New South Wales and trained as an actor at the Australian Theatre for Young
People. She got her start in entertainment writing and performing on Sydney's
stages and had a role on the beloved Australian cult comedy series Pizza. Wilson
wrote and starred in two other television series, The Wedge and Bogan Pride,
before moving to the United States.
She is a longtime supporter of The School of St Jude in Tanzania, which
fights poverty through education.
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