Clapham to Hollywood: From living in a cramped London home - Margot Robbie is the Tinseltown darling

Mail Online | 5/25/2019 | Giulia Crouch For Mail On Sunday
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All eyes in Hollywood are on Margot Robbie. Not only is the Oscar-nominated actress one of the movie industry's fastest-rising stars, she is also one of its most glamorous and a producer's dream.

Stepping on to the red carpet in Cannes last week to promote her latest film – Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – she was the picture of cool elegance in sequined Chanel.

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And her appearance just a few days earlier – executing a perfect dive into the Med while wearing a sculpted, one-shouldered white swimsuit – attracted more attention still.

What a difference a couple of years makes.

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In what may come as rather a surprise, pictures have emerged that suggest Ms Robbie was not always quite so well-groomed.

Just months before bagging her starring role in Tarantino's epic, in which she plays Sharon Tate, the most famous victim of the Charles Manson murders, the 28-year-old was still living in a cramped and scruffy house-share in South London where seven people were squeezed into four bedrooms.

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The crowded home in Clapham, affectionately known as 'The Manor' by its residents, was a hotbed of partying and hard drinking – followed by small-hours excursions to dingy local nightclubs. It was here that Margot began her relationship with her husband, Surrey-born film-maker Tom Ackerley, and had what she describes as 'the best times'.

The lease on the property was originally signed in early 2014, shortly after the release of the film which would make her name – Martin Scorcese's The Wolf Of Wall Street, in which she played seductress Naomi Lapaglia opposite Leonardo DiCaprio.

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Australian-born Margot, in London for the UK premiere, used the trip as an opportunity to meet up with the British friends she had made on the set of wartime drama Suite Francaise.

The actress is said to have formed...
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