Isla Fisher - Biography & Career
Isla Lang Fisher (born on February 3, 1976) is an Australian actress and author.
She debuted on Australian television in 1993, playing Robyn Devereaux on Paradise Beach. Her breakthrough role was as Shannon Reed on Home and Away, which she played from 1994-1997. During this time, she wrote two books, Seduced by Fame and Bewitched.
In 2002, she had a part in Scooby-Doo as Mary-Jane, Shaggy's love interest. A larger role in Wedding Crashers in 2005 won her the Breakthrough Performance Award at the MTV Movie Awards.
In 2006 Fisher starred as Becca, a Manhattan party host in the offbeat relationship drama London alongside Jessica Biel, Chris Evans and Jason Statham.
Fisher was born in Muscat, Oman to Scottish parents, and now resides in Los Angeles with her fiance British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. She has pledged to convert to Judaism in order to marry Cohen, who himself is Jewish.
When was visiting the show to promote the film Wedding Crashers with co-star Owen Wilson was officially crowned 1000th guest on Australian talk show Rove Live on August 2, 2005. She entered the set ahead of Wilson, thereby winning the title by a mere two meters.