Margot Robbie and Jan Stephenson In 2015, actress Margot Robbie gained wide acclaim– including an Oscar nomination– for her duty as number skater Tonya Harding. She can quickly be playing another well-known athlete. As an LPGA Trip gamer in the 1980s, Jan Stephenson won 3 majors and also 16 LPGA occasions as part of 41 globally success. The Australian celebrity also amassed focus for embracing as well as promoting her look in marketing the scenic tour. Stephenson’s imprint on the game went much past her on-course performance. She aided found the Women’s Elderly Tour, where she played for numerous years, as well as dived into the course layout business too. She likewise generated a collection of workout videos.
She participated in a variety of racy photoshoots – but consequently brought a whole lot even more interest to the world of ladies’ golf. 28-year-old Robbie started her career in Australian indie films in the late 2000s, prior to joining daytime drama Neighbours from 2008 to 2011. She then required to Hollywood to star in the TELEVISION show Pan-Am as well as located cinema fame in the similarity Concerning Time, The Wolf of Wall Surface Street and also Bourbon Tango Foxtrot.
Other than I, Tonya, possibly her most recognizable work to date is as Harley Quinn in Suicide Team.
Margot Robbie (left) and Jan Stephenson (right) have gone over the opportunity of a movie concerning Stephenson’s life. The World Golf Hall of Fame introduced recently that Stephenson would be amongst its 2019 class of conscripts. She talked with Golf Australia’s Inside the Ropes podcast about the honor as well as about her job.
” We’ve spoken about doing a film,” Stephenson said in the meeting. “Margot Robbie wants to play me.”
Robbie, 28, likewise hails from Australia. She is best understood for her duties in The Wolf of Wall Surface, Self-destruction Squad as well as I, Tonya, where she played the controversial Harding Stephenson, that is 66, was, unabashedly, the very first female professional golf enthusiast to utilize her sexuality in a vibrant marketing effort. Maturing in golf in the mid-1970s, when numerous American males were obsessing regarding a certain poster of the TV celebrity Farrah Fawcett, Stephenson generated what was, then, a provocative calendar, consisting of a popular picture of her in a bathtub covered by Maxfli golf spheres.
Her different advertising and marketing initiatives benefited two main reasons: the camera liked her, and she can play. She’s getting into the Hall of Fame, deservedly, on the basis of her play. Her 16 LPGA victories include the 1982 LPGA Championship and the 1983 U.S. Open, where she completed a shot ahead of two future Hall of Famers, Patty Sheehan, and JoAnne Carner. She also won in Europe, Japan, Australia, as an elderly golfer and also, significantly, in the 1983 JCPenney Mixed Group Classic, with Fred Couples. Pairs are in the Hall of Popularity. Stephenson has done extra in ladies’ golf than Couples performed in the men’s video game.