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Isla Fisher

Isla Fisher

Birthday: 3 February 1976, Muscat, Oman
Birth Name: Isla Lang Fisher
Height: 160 cm

Isla Lang Fisher was born on February 3, 1976 in Muscat, Oman, to Scottish parents Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher, who worked as a banker for the U.N. She spent her early childhood in Scotland before m ...Show More

Isla Fisher
Family is 100 per cent my top priority. Family is 100 per cent my top priority.
I always liked Elvis Presley when I was younger - I told anyone who would listen that I was going to Show more I always liked Elvis Presley when I was younger - I told anyone who would listen that I was going to marry that man. I didn't realize then that he had died. Hide
I don't really watch many heist movies. Actually, I have quite eclectic tastes, but I tend to watch Show more I don't really watch many heist movies. Actually, I have quite eclectic tastes, but I tend to watch just foreign films. I don't know why that is. I'm not particularly deep or anything, I just like foreign movies. Hide
My mother worked when I was growing up, so I was under the impression I'd find it easy to be a worki Show more My mother worked when I was growing up, so I was under the impression I'd find it easy to be a working mum. But I found it very hard to be away from my family, even for short periods of time. Hide
[After she gives birth] There is no way I am going to worry about missing out on work or the pressur Show more [After she gives birth] There is no way I am going to worry about missing out on work or the pressure to lose weight. At the moment I am not even planning any work. Hide
You know, motherhood is my favorite topic in my personal life and I won't shut up about it, but it's Show more You know, motherhood is my favorite topic in my personal life and I won't shut up about it, but it's not something I want to discuss publicly just because of the amount of attention it draws to a small person who didn't choose to be exposed. Hide
Being proud of who we are as people is more important than cutting into ourselves to create this fal Show more Being proud of who we are as people is more important than cutting into ourselves to create this false idea of beauty. Hide
The most romantic thing a guy has ever done for me is starting a family. That's as romantic as it ge Show more The most romantic thing a guy has ever done for me is starting a family. That's as romantic as it gets. Hide
You can't underestimate how traumatic divorce is for the children. You can't underestimate how traumatic divorce is for the children.
In Hollywood, you feel a responsibility to look less disheveled than you are. But I'm a mom, and I'm Show more In Hollywood, you feel a responsibility to look less disheveled than you are. But I'm a mom, and I'm not good at putting time into prepping. Hide
All I know is that I've ruled out wearing fairy wings. When I was nine I wanted to get married in fa Show more All I know is that I've ruled out wearing fairy wings. When I was nine I wanted to get married in fairy wings, and now I realize that's not cool anymore. Hide
You can look in the mirror and find a million things wrong with yourself. Or you can look in the mir Show more You can look in the mirror and find a million things wrong with yourself. Or you can look in the mirror and think, 'I feel good, I have my health, and I'm so blessed.' That's the way I choose to look at it. Hide
I auditioned for a movie recently, and when I went in, the producer said he'd told one of its stars, Show more I auditioned for a movie recently, and when I went in, the producer said he'd told one of its stars, Naomi Watts, that he was auditioning me, and she'd said, 'She's so funny; she's a great actress - you should hire her.' What a lovely, kind, and supportive thing to do for another woman. Hide
I love acting, love it. It's the greatest fun in the world. I've always had no trouble feeling extre Show more I love acting, love it. It's the greatest fun in the world. I've always had no trouble feeling extremely grateful. So even though, comparatively, I wasn't doing so well, I thought I was on top of the world. Hide
After Wedding Crashers (2005) I was just surprised as to the lack of comedic female material there i Show more After Wedding Crashers (2005) I was just surprised as to the lack of comedic female material there is. So I had to start working and getting stuff out there for myself. Hide
When you shoot an independent movie you have a very limited amount of time, and you don't want to be Show more When you shoot an independent movie you have a very limited amount of time, and you don't want to be that actor, when a poor director is trying to get through a movie, that you're asking at every second to discuss performance. Hide
I love good food and I love to eat in nice restaurants. I love Japanese food. I love Gordon Ramsay i Show more I love good food and I love to eat in nice restaurants. I love Japanese food. I love Gordon Ramsay in London; he is pretty amazing. Hide
Am I disappointed occasionally by the lack of irony in some movies? Yes. Am I disappointed occasionally by the lack of irony in some movies? Yes.
When you're younger, being a redhead is... Well, my two brothers teased me no end. When you're younger, being a redhead is... Well, my two brothers teased me no end.
I gained 65 pounds with my first baby and 70 with my second. I had severe morning sickness both time Show more I gained 65 pounds with my first baby and 70 with my second. I had severe morning sickness both times, so I mostly ate supersize bowls of white pasta with loads of butter and cheese because that was the only thing that took away the nausea. Hide
If I'm stuck in traffic or have a bad moment in my day, I go back to my yoga practice, and I breathe Show more If I'm stuck in traffic or have a bad moment in my day, I go back to my yoga practice, and I breathe. Hide
I love 'Monty Python,' 'Black Adder,' Fawlty Towers (1975). I'm a huge fan of British comedy. I love 'Monty Python,' 'Black Adder,' Fawlty Towers (1975). I'm a huge fan of British comedy.
I crashed my boyfriend's birthday when I was 12 years old. He didn't invite me and so I showed up. I crashed my boyfriend's birthday when I was 12 years old. He didn't invite me and so I showed up.
I think audiences have always wanted to see women in the movies, but every time a movie like Bridesm Show more I think audiences have always wanted to see women in the movies, but every time a movie like Bridesmaids (2011) comes out, everyone says, 'Oh how funny, people do want to see women in the movies.' Hide
I was raised as a tomboy with boys, and I never really feel like myself when I am really dolled up a Show more I was raised as a tomboy with boys, and I never really feel like myself when I am really dolled up at premieres and showbiz events. Hide
I tell my girlfriends - 'Imagine if all the time you put into waxing and primping, you took all of t Show more I tell my girlfriends - 'Imagine if all the time you put into waxing and primping, you took all of that energy and put it into something useful.' Hide
I'm not actually very good at the maintenance thing. I don't buff, exfoliate, pluck, rinse, moisturi Show more I'm not actually very good at the maintenance thing. I don't buff, exfoliate, pluck, rinse, moisturize, suck, bleach... whatever all those women do. Hide
I went to something like six different schools before the age of 12, so I was always the new girl an Show more I went to something like six different schools before the age of 12, so I was always the new girl and had to make friends quickly. It was difficult at the start because I was very bookish - I was literally sat in the corner reading books, with no friends. Hide
I don't think one should incentivise the losing of teeth. I find the idea of a child getting an iPad Show more I don't think one should incentivise the losing of teeth. I find the idea of a child getting an iPad, or a £20 note, for losing a tooth, utterly abhorrent. Fifty pence, or a pound at most, is what my children can expect from the Tooth Fairy. Hide
Growing up, there wasn't much emphasis on being nice or naughty. As a family, there wasn't much disc Show more Growing up, there wasn't much emphasis on being nice or naughty. As a family, there wasn't much discipline. It was more relaxed at home, which I'm grateful for. Hide
I don't like junk food, just because I don't like the taste of it, but I don't go to the gym - ever. I don't like junk food, just because I don't like the taste of it, but I don't go to the gym - ever.
I just don't want to miss anything in the lives of my children while they are still young. It's why Show more I just don't want to miss anything in the lives of my children while they are still young. It's why I don't audition for leading roles at all and why I say no to some of the supporting roles that I do get offered. Hide
I think there is nothing sexier than laughter lines. I think there is nothing sexier than laughter lines.
I've auditioned so many times and been told I'm 'not sporty enough' or I'm 'not sexy.' I've auditioned so many times and been told I'm 'not sporty enough' or I'm 'not sexy.'
I do consider myself to be a feminist. I do consider myself to be a feminist.
It's a myth that you can have it all. You can't, but more importantly, I don't think you should want Show more It's a myth that you can have it all. You can't, but more importantly, I don't think you should want to. It sounds exhausting! Hide
I love to cook. But I'm a bit rubbish. I tend to start something and then dip into a book or have a Show more 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. Hide
Women one hundred percent support each other in the movie industry. Women one hundred percent support each other in the movie industry.
I never had the chutzpah to just come to L.A. and make it. I didn't have that confidence. I'm always Show more I never had the chutzpah to just come to L.A. and make it. I didn't have that confidence. I'm always surprised when I get a job. Hide
You know, I didn't get to go to university because I've been acting since I was a kid. You know, I didn't get to go to university because I've been acting since I was a kid.
When your parents divorce, it makes you grow up fast. I'd urge parents to strongly consider working Show more When your parents divorce, it makes you grow up fast. I'd urge parents to strongly consider working things out. I'd work things out and I'd definitely stay put. Hide
I've had no helping hand in Hollywood. But in general, I've found that when it comes to getting jobs Show more I've had no helping hand in Hollywood. But in general, I've found that when it comes to getting jobs, what's meant for you can't pass you by. Hide
What I loved about breast-feeding was that bond of one-on-one time. The serotonin that's released ca Show more What I loved about breast-feeding was that bond of one-on-one time. The serotonin that's released calms you down and connects you to the baby. Hide
Am I a romantic at heart? Who knows. Am I a romantic at heart? Who knows.
I find weddings really boring. They give speeches, your aunt kisses you on the cheek, and you're at Show more I find weddings really boring. They give speeches, your aunt kisses you on the cheek, and you're at a boring table. But it's different when it's your own. Hide
I've never had a good-looking boyfriend, well, in the stereotypical way. A lot of people find someon Show more I've never had a good-looking boyfriend, well, in the stereotypical way. A lot of people find someone attractive that others don't. Otherwise, all our men would be taken by Claudia Schiffer! Hide
You have to list all your special skills on a form when you get an agent. There's fencing, stage com Show more You have to list all your special skills on a form when you get an agent. There's fencing, stage combat, horse riding, motorbike riding, Spanish, French, German, whatever. I just ticked everything. I talk about 10 languages according to that form. I even ticked the extreme sports box. Hide
I'm happy with the idea of being a mum first and an actress second - I'm perfectly content for peopl Show more I'm happy with the idea of being a mum first and an actress second - I'm perfectly content for people to think of me as a stay-at-home mum, rather than an actress, if that is their perception. Hide
I love marriage. I think it's a wonderful institution and it's the most important decision you make. I love marriage. I think it's a wonderful institution and it's the most important decision you make.
An easy way to get people to like you is to make them laugh. An easy way to get people to like you is to make them laugh.
Anytime anyone compliments me on my figure, I'm wearing my Spanx undies. Anytime anyone compliments me on my figure, I'm wearing my Spanx undies.
Yes, I think there's a lot of mischief that goes on in our house and a lot of fun. Yes, I think there's a lot of mischief that goes on in our house and a lot of fun.
I've never been a method actress; I've never been that person that wants to imagine horrible things Show more I've never been a method actress; I've never been that person that wants to imagine horrible things happening in your own life in order to exploit them for your emotional being in the movie. I'm just not good at doing that. Hide
Comedy has always been important in my family. If you got in a good joke at the dinner table, it mea Show more Comedy has always been important in my family. If you got in a good joke at the dinner table, it meant more than almost anything else. Hide
I'm definitely attracted to other Australians; I have a laid-back attitude to life that I feel is ve Show more I'm definitely attracted to other Australians; I have a laid-back attitude to life that I feel is very Australian; I love a good barbie. Hide
I think there is nothing sexier than a handlebar mustache. I think there is nothing sexier than a handlebar mustache.
I love religions and find them fascinating, and I find Judaism very beautiful. It's enriched my life Show more I love religions and find them fascinating, and I find Judaism very beautiful. It's enriched my life enormously. Hide
Being a mother is by far my greatest accomplishment. Being a mother is by far my greatest accomplishment.
Women should not have to adopt masculine traits in order to succeed. You should be able to stay as a Show more Women should not have to adopt masculine traits in order to succeed. You should be able to stay as a woman, and in tune with your femininity, and still be equal. Hide
I breastfed both my kids for two years so, you know it was very tiring emotionally and physically. I breastfed both my kids for two years so, you know it was very tiring emotionally and physically.
I think all married couples tend to run things by each other in every capacity and we're not differe Show more I think all married couples tend to run things by each other in every capacity and we're not different to them. Hide
Isla Fisher's FILMOGRAPHY - Page 2
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Isla Fisher Isla Fisher'S roles
Dr. Mary Lou Larue
Dr. Mary Lou Larue

Henley Reeves
Henley Reeves

Melanie Ralston
Melanie Ralston

Gloria Cleary
Gloria Cleary

Luvlee
Luvlee

Ginny Hawkins
Ginny Hawkins

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