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Rebel Wilson

Actor / Comedian

Born: 3 February 1986
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Best known as: "Fat Amy" in the movie Pitch Perfect

Australian comedian and actress Rebel Wilson had a good career year in 2012, capped by her performance as "Fat Amy" in the musical comedy Pitch Perfect. She got her start in the Australian comedy Fat Pizza (2003), and appeared on the TV series that followed up through 2007. After appearing in the sketch show The Wedge (2007), she created and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride (2008). Then Wilson moved to Hollywood, and in 2011's Bridesmaids she stole scenes as Kristen Wiig's indelicate roommate. She popped up on TV in Workaholics, and on the big screen she starred in the 2012 movies Bachelorette (with Kirsten Dunst), Struck by Lightning (with Chris Colfer), What to Expect When You're Expecting (with Cameron Diaz), Ice Age: Continental Drift (with Aziz Ansari) and Pitch Perfect (with Anna Kendrick).

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