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Also Known As: Olivia Jane Cockburn Died:
Born: March 10, 1984 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: actress

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Despite having little onscreen experience to her name, actress Olivia Wilde emerged as a star thanks to her scene-stealing portrayal of the temptress Alex Kelly on the popular teen drama "The O.C." (Fox, 2003-07). Prior to that, Wilde had only the short-lived "Skin" (Fox, 2003) and a small supporting role in "The Girl Next Door" (2004) under her belt. But her turn on "The O.C." propelled her to stardom, opening doors to both features and television. It was her work on the small screen, however, that proved the biggest boon to her career. After starring in another ratings-deprived series, "The Black Donnellys" (NBC, 2007), she joined the cast of the popular "House" (Fox, 2004-2012), which not only exposed her to a wider audience, but also gave her the opportunity to stretch her creative muscles. Wilde continued to maintain a high profile and began landing roles in major studio features like the Harold Ramis comedy "Year One" (2009) and the long-awaited sequel "Tron: Legacy" (2010). She had a leading role in the big-budget sci-fi/Western hybrid, "Cowboys & Aliens" (2011), as well as the raunchy comedy "The Change-Up" (2011) and the dystopian sci-fi thriller "In Time" (2011), all of which showed the...

Despite having little onscreen experience to her name, actress Olivia Wilde emerged as a star thanks to her scene-stealing portrayal of the temptress Alex Kelly on the popular teen drama "The O.C." (Fox, 2003-07). Prior to that, Wilde had only the short-lived "Skin" (Fox, 2003) and a small supporting role in "The Girl Next Door" (2004) under her belt. But her turn on "The O.C." propelled her to stardom, opening doors to both features and television. It was her work on the small screen, however, that proved the biggest boon to her career. After starring in another ratings-deprived series, "The Black Donnellys" (NBC, 2007), she joined the cast of the popular "House" (Fox, 2004-2012), which not only exposed her to a wider audience, but also gave her the opportunity to stretch her creative muscles. Wilde continued to maintain a high profile and began landing roles in major studio features like the Harold Ramis comedy "Year One" (2009) and the long-awaited sequel "Tron: Legacy" (2010). She had a leading role in the big-budget sci-fi/Western hybrid, "Cowboys & Aliens" (2011), as well as the raunchy comedy "The Change-Up" (2011) and the dystopian sci-fi thriller "In Time" (2011), all of which showed the young actress was capable of attracting an audience in a variety of mediums.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Meadowland (2015)
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 Third Person (2014)
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 Her (2013)
6.
 Drinking Buddies (2013)
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 Rush (2013)
9.
 Deadfall (2012)
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Milestones close milestones

2003:
Made TV series debut as the female lead on the short lived Fox series "Skin"
2004:
Feature debut in a small role in the teen comedy, "The Girl Next Door"
2004:
Played bisexual Alex Kelly on the Fox teen drama "The O.C."
2006:
Featured in the adult-themed relationship drama "Conversations With Other Women"
2006:
Cast in the feature adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel "Running with Scissors"
2007:
Co-starred in the Nick Cassavetes' directed "Alpha Dog," an independent feature about real-life drug dealer Jesse James Hollywood
2007:
Cast as childhood friend Jennifer Reilly on the short-lived NBC drama "The Black Donnellys"
2007:
Joined the cast of the Fox medical drama "House" as Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley
2009:
Appeared as Princess Inanna in the biblical comedy "Year One"; directed by Harold Ramis
2010:
Co-starred with Jeff Bridges in "TRON: Legacy," the sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic "TRON"
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Drama
2011:
Co-starred with Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford in sci-fi Western "Cowboys & Aliens"
2011:
Cast opposite Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds in "The Change-Up"
2011:
Cast opposite Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried in the futuristic thriller "In Time"
2012:
Co-starred with Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana in romantic drama "The Words"
2013:
Played titular magician's (Steve Carell) former assistant in "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone"
2013:
Appeared in the indie comedy "Drinking Buddies"
2013:
Featured in the Ron Howard drama "Rush"
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Education

Georgetown Day School: Washington , Washington D.C. -
Philips Academy: Andover , Massachusetts -
Gaiety School of Acting: -

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