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Also Known As: Mary Kate Ashley Olsen Died:
Born: June 13, 1986 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Sherman Oaks, California, USA Profession: actor, producer, singer

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

A collective billion-dollar multimedia empire before they were old enough to drive, fraternal twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen proved a testament to the value of savvy marketing and keen business management - to say nothing of being downright adorable babies. The sisters made their collective screen debuts in 1987 as seven-month-old infants on the television series, "Full House" (ABC, 1987-1995). Remarkably, their fame only seemed to increase with the cancellation of the show, to the point that by the dawn of their 18th birthdays, tabloids began invading their lives en masse. Reports on everything from Mary Kate's eating disorder and subsequent trip to rehab to their millionaire boyfriends kept readers of all ages riveted - but to the point of overshadowing their success as actors and CEOs of their lucrative production company, Dualstar Entertainment Group.

A collective billion-dollar multimedia empire before they were old enough to drive, fraternal twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen proved a testament to the value of savvy marketing and keen business management - to say nothing of being downright adorable babies. The sisters made their collective screen debuts in 1987 as seven-month-old infants on the television series, "Full House" (ABC, 1987-1995). Remarkably, their fame only seemed to increase with the cancellation of the show, to the point that by the dawn of their 18th birthdays, tabloids began invading their lives en masse. Reports on everything from Mary Kate's eating disorder and subsequent trip to rehab to their millionaire boyfriends kept readers of all ages riveted - but to the point of overshadowing their success as actors and CEOs of their lucrative production company, Dualstar Entertainment Group.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Beastly (2011)
2.
 Wackness, The (2008)
3.
 New York Minute (2004) Roxanne Ryan
4.
 Challenge, The (2003) Shane
5.
 Getting There (2002) Kylie
6.
 When In Rome (2002) Charli
8.
 Winning London (2001) Chloe
9.
10.
 Passport to Paris (1999) Melanie
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Milestones close milestones

1987:
Made acting debut at nine months (with twin Ashley) in "Full House"
1992:
TV movie debut, "To Grandmother's House We Go"
1992:
Released first album, "Brother for Sale"
1993:
Formed production company Dualstar Productions in association with ABC
1993:
Released second album, "I'm the Cute One"
1993:
Released first home video, "Mary-Kate and Ashley: Our First Video"
1995:
Feature film debut, "It Takes Two"
1998:
Returned to series TV as co-star of the ABC sitcom "Two of a Kind"
1999:
Starred in the direct-to-video release "Passport to Paris"
2001:
Clothing line debuted at Wal-Mart
2001:
In March, debuted "Mary-Kate and Ashley" magazine, targeted at teenage girls
2001:
Returned to series TV in the Fox Family Channel sitcom "So Little Time"; earned Daytime Emmy nomination
2002:
Released clothing line along with sister Kate for Walmart
2003:
Had Cameo role in "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle"
2004:
Co-starred with her sister Ashley in their first major motion picture "New York Minute"
2004:
The sisters' home video franchise, Dualstar signed a multi-million-dollar, 10-year distribution deal with Warner Home Video (September)
2006:
Appeared briefly in the biopic "Factory Girl," about pop artist Andy Warhol's muse Edie Sedgwick
2007:
Joined the cast of Showtime's "Weeds" as Tara Lindman, a devout Christian and love interest for Silas (Hunter Parrish)
2008:
Appeared in the film "The Wackness" opposite Ben Kingsley
2011:
Played a witch in disguise in the film "Beastly," a retelling of the fairytale Beauty and the Beast
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Education

Campbell Hall: North Hollywood , California - 2000 - 2004
New York University: New York , New York - 2004

Notes

There is an official website at www.olsentwins.com

"We're normal teenagers, except we travel more and we run a company."---Mary-Kate Olsen

Accepted to New York University to join the class of 2008, will attend the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, a college within NYU that allows students to tailor their own curriculum.

"We're in this transitional stage, ...Everyone's waiting for us to fail."---Mary-Kate Olsen Premiere May 2004

April 29, 2004, along with her sister Ashley recieved a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mary-Kate was named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People for 2004

June 21, 2004, Mary-Kate Olsen entered a clinic for treatment of an eating disorder

Companions close complete companion listing

companion:
Ali Fatourechi. Has five; VelJohnson was born third.
companion:
David Katzenberg. Reportedly dating as of November 2003; son of hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg; no longer together as of September 2004.
companion:
David Katzenberg. Had one son and three daughters, one of whom was mentally retarded.
companion:
Ali Fatourechi. Businessman. Began dating October 2004.
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Family close complete family listing

father:
David Olsen. Mexican Army Colonel.
father:
David Olsen. Mortgage banker. Born c. 1953; divorced from Jarnie Olsen in February 1996; remarried March 1996.
mother:
Jarnie Olsen. Manager. Manages twins' career; divorced from David Olsen in February 1996.
mother:
Jarnie Olsen. High school teacher.
brother:
Trent Olsen. Born c. 1982.
brother:
Trent Olsen. Has eleven.
sister:
Elizabeth Olsen. Born in 1989.
sister:
Elizabeth Olsen. Opera singer.
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