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Margot Robbie makes history as the first double nominee at the AACTA International Awards 

Margot Robbie makes history as the first double nominee for Best Supporting Actress at the AACTA International Awards

Margot Robbie shot to fame after her appearance on Neighbours in 2008 playing the role of a high school student.

And now more than a decade later, the 29-year-old has become the first double nominee in the Best Supporting Actress category at the 9th AACTA International Awards. 

Margot secured nominations for Bombshell and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time In Hollywood.

What a bombshell: Margot Robbie (pictured) is the first double nominee in the Best Supporting Actress category at the 9th AACTA International Awards

Fellow Australian actors Nicole Kidman and Toni Collette also received nominations and will go head-to-head with Margot when the ceremony is held in January.  

Nicole, 52, was also nominated for her role in Bombshell, while Toni, 47, received a nod for Knives Out. 

It’s the first time in AACTA International Awards history that Aussies have made up four out of the five nominees in a category. 

Battling it out: Margot, Nicole Kidman (pictured at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles in September 2017) and Toni Collette will all go head-to-head at the 9th AACTA International Awards in Los Angeles in January

Popular picks: The Australian actresses have all received nods for Best Supporting Actress, making up four of the five nominees. Pictured, Toni Collette at a Muriel's Wedding anniversary screening in New York City in March

Battling it out: Margot Robbie, Nicole Kidman (left) and Toni Collette (right) will all go head-to-head at the 9th AACTA International Awards in Los Angeles in January

Trailblazer: The 29-year-old broke a record by becoming the first double nominee in the same category. (Pictured in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)

Trailblazer: The 29-year-old broke a record by becoming the first double nominee in the same category. (Pictured in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)

British actress Florence Pugh received the final nomination, with the 23-year-old recognised for her role in the latest adaptation of Little Women.  

The awards will take place in Los Angeles on January 3.

In what is surely a sign of things to come, Margot, Nicole and Toni also picked up nominations ahead of the 2020 Golden Globes in January.

Getting the recognition she deserves: Toni received a nomination for her role in Knives Out. Pictured in a scene from the movie

Getting the recognition she deserves: Toni received a nomination for her role in Knives Out. Pictured in a scene from the movie

Margot was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture for her role in Bombshell, and took to Twitter on Monday to express her gratitude.   

‘It’s an honor to be nominated for a film that I’m so proud to be a part of @bombshellmovie. I’m so grateful to the HFPA (Hollywood Foreign Press Association),’ she wrote.

She added: ‘Congratulations @CharlizeAfrica (Charlize Theron) on your nomination!!! What a dream to work alongside you and this exceptional cast and crew.’  

Making the list: British actress Florence Pugh received the final nomination, with the 23-year-old recognised for her role in the latest adaptation of Little Women. Pictured, (L-R) Emma Watson, Florence, Saoirse Ronan and Eliza Scanlen in a scene from the movie

Making the list: British actress Florence Pugh received the final nomination, with the 23-year-old recognised for her role in the latest adaptation of Little Women. Pictured, (L-R) Emma Watson, Florence, Saoirse Ronan and Eliza Scanlen in a scene from the movie

Meanwhile, Nicole received a nod for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama for her work in Big Little Lies.

‘Thank you to the HFPA for acknowledging our show and the work. So thrilled. What a great morning,’ she wrote on Instagram on Tuesday.

Toni also picked up a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for her role in Unbelievable.  

In demand: In what is surely a sign of things to come, Margot, Nicole and Toni also picked up nominations ahead of the 2020 Golden Globes in January

In demand: In what is surely a sign of things to come, Margot, Nicole and Toni also picked up nominations ahead of the 2020 Golden Globes in January

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