Previously, Robertson produced the summer breakout smash The 40-Year-Old Virgin. The film garnered more than $100 million at the domestic box office and made a confirmed star of Steve Carell. Prior to that, she was executive producer of the boxoffice hit Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. The Will Ferrell comedy, which was produced for less than $25 million, went on to gross more than $85 million domestically.
In another successful teaming with Ferrell, Robertson produced the surprise smash Christmas hit Elf, directed by Jon Favreau and co-starring Zooey Deschanel, James Caan and Bob Newhart. She also served as a co-producer on Jay Roach's Meet the Parents, starring Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro. In 1997, Robertson partnered with Roach to form Everyman Pictures. Under the Everyman banner, she worked on such notable film projects as the mega-hit comedy Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery and its blockbuster sequel, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, as well as Mystery, Alaska and the adaptation of Douglas Adams' novel The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
A native of Toronto, Canada, Robertson moved to Los Angeles in 1992, where she immediately gravitated to the thriving comedy feature film community. She worked for Mike Binder Productions on Crossing the Bridge and Indian Summer; Damon Wayans' production company, Wife 'n' Kids, on Blankman; and the Zucker Brothers on High School High.
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