About Isla Fisher:
Isla Fisher was born on February 3, 1976, in
Muscat, the capital of the Middle Eastern nation of . Before that she was a star of an Australian soap opera. She's engaged to comedian and actor Sacha Baron Cohen, and in 2008 they had their first child together.When Isla Fisher was a young child, her Scottish parents moved her and her four brothers to Oman . Australia
In 1993, Isla Fisher won roles in the TV dramas Bay Cove and
. Though her work in both series lasted only about one full season each, Isla Fisher was more than pleased with the exposure that these experiences provided. Her visibility jumped to that of "minor celebrity" after it was revealed that this young star had been stopped by the police for public nudity during a wild vacation with friends in Paradise Beach . western Australia
Isla Fisher's first serious role came in Home and Away, a soap opera series in which she played the seductive Shannon Reed from 1994 until 1997. The character was very promiscuous in the show, and this fueled many men's fantasies about the actress behind the role. By the time that Shannon was finally written off the show, Isla Fisher was looked upon as a full-fledged hottie. In fact, in 1998, readers of FHM voted her No. 11 Sexiest Woman in the World.