Margot Robbie shares her passion for cinema with Tom Ackerley, her husband since 2016. A professional producer, the latter made his debut as an extra in no less than three films in the Harry Potter saga.
Margot Robbie is currently marking the world of cinema. The film Barbie, in which she plays the lead role, has exceeded $1 billion at the worldwide box office since its release on July 19. Margot Robbie shares her passion for comedy with Tom Ackerley, her husband since 2016. A film producer and assistant director by trade, the latter has worked on many successful fictions as Terminal, Dreamland, Promising Young Woman, Boston Strangler or Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. He is also the producer of the film Barbie, worn by his wife and actor Ryan Gosling.
Nevertheless, he particularly likes in the shadows, it is in front of the camera that Tom Ackerley, 33, began his career in the world of the seventh art. His first experience actually dates from the year 2001, when he played a role from the first to the third opus of the famous saga Harry Potter.
Tom Ackerley played a Slytherin
The most observant may have seen him, but Tom Ackerley appears in the movies Harry Potter at the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets then Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkhaban. At the time, the young boy was 11 years old and played the role of a friend of Draco Malfoy, a member of the Slytherins.
An unprecedented confidence made by Margot Robbie in 2020 on the show The Graham Norton Show. “He was an extra when he was little, he was one of the Slytherins. When Draco pushes the children who are on his way to see Buck in the third installment, he pushed my husband”, she confided with pride, she who is a fan of fiction, before confessing what she told him when he heard the news: “‘If you had told me earlier, we would have gotten married very quickly'”. Something that happened anyway…