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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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 Life, Itself (2018)
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 Love the Coopers (2015)
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 Meadowland (2015)
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 Third Person (2014)
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 Rush (2013)
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 Her (2013)
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2004:
Made feature debut in a small role in the teen comedy "The Girl Next Door"
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:
Cast as childhood friend Jennifer Reilly on the short-lived NBC drama "The Black Donnellys"
2009:
Appeared as Princess Inanna in the biblical comedy "Year One"; directed by Harold Ramis
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"
2013:
Had supporting role in romantic drama "Third Person"
2013:
Had supporting role as a blind date in Spike Jonze's romantic drama "Her"
2014:
Co-starred in comedy-drama "The Longest Week"
2015:
Starred in science fiction thriller "The Lazarus Effect"
2015:
Starred in indie drama "Meadowland"
2015:
Had recurring role as herself in HBO comedy "Doll and Em"
2015:
Nabbed a supporting part in the holiday comedy "Love the Coopers"
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Education

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

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