This ‘Barbie’ Actress Led a Teen Dramedy Series With Jodie Comer

If Kate McKinnon’s Weird Barbie has something to teach us on this side of the silver screen it’s that every Barbie has her own history.

When it comes to Greta Gerwig’s current massive box office hit Barbie, this lesson pertains not just to the dolls that inhabit the fictional world created by the director and co-writer Noah Baumbach, but also to the performers that give life to the movie’s many characters.

From Issa Rae and Emma Mackey, to Hari Nef and Derry Girls and Bridgerton star Nicola Coughlan, all the Barbies in Gerwig’s movie have an interesting history as actresses and creators working in their own unique movies and TV shows.

With the long-awaited Barbie still crushing the box office, this seems like the perfect opportunity to call attention to some of its Barbies’ previous projects.

And if there is a Barbie whose previous project deserves recognition and…

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