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Olivia Wilde (born Olivia Jane Cockburn, 3.10.1984)
Olivia Wilde is an American actress and model. She started acting in the early 2000s and has worked in film and television, including roles in The O.C. and The Black Donnellys. She is perhaps best known for her role in the US TV drama House, as well as starring as Ouorra in Tron: Legacy.

Childhood: Olivia Wilde was born in New York City. Her mother, Leslie Cockburn, is a journalist and a producer of 60 Minutes. Her father was born in London and is also a journalist, as are his brothers Alexander and Patrick Cockburn. Olivia's sister, Chloe Cockburn, is an attorney.

Wilde wanted to be an actress from a very young age. She attended Georgetown Day School, as well as Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, where she graduated in 2002. She then attended the Gaiety School of Acting in Ireland for some time. Wilde herself has cited Sigourney Weaver, Meryl Streep and Frances McDormand as her acting inspirations.

Acting Career: Before taking on her prominent role in The O.C., Olivia Wilde appeared in The Girl Next Door with Emile Hirsch and Elisha Cuthbert. She also landed a role in the Justin Timberlake film Alpha Dog, which also featured Bruce Willis and Sharon Stone. In 2006, she appeared in Turistas with Josh Duhamel and Beau Garrett. Later that year, she won the US Comedy Arts Festival Best Actress award for her role in Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas.

Olivia Wilde originally auditioned for the role of Marissa Cooper in The O.C. but ended up playing Alex Kelly. Other actors in the series include Mischa Barton, Tate Donovan and Kelly Rowan. She narrowly missed out on playing Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale, when the role went to Eva Green.

Wilde was part of an ensemble cast in the NBC drama The Black Donnellys. Other cast members included Jonathan Tucker and Thomas Guiry. In autumn 2007, she joined the cast of House, a medical drama on the Fox network. The series also stars Hugh Laurie and Lisa Edelstein.

In 2009, Olivia Wilde appeared in the comedy Year One with Jack Black and Michael Cera.

In late 2010, she then played the role of Quorra in the Disney film Tron: Legacy, which also starred Jeff Bridges and Michael Sheen.

Personal Life: Olivia married the Italian-American documentary maker Tao Ruspoli in 2003, when she was 19 years old. They announced their separation in February 2011.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Olivia Wilde out in Brooklyn

Olivia Wilde - Olivia Wilde appears in good spirits while out and about with a friend on a sunny day in Brooklyn at Brooklyn - New York City, New York, United States - Friday 29th May 2015

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Video - Lady Gaga Causes A Minor Crowd Disturbance As She Sets Out For The 2015 Met Gala - Part 1


There's a flurry of eager bustling as Lady GaGa steps out of the Mark Hotel in New York to board a luxury coach that will take her to the 2015 Met Gala, where this year's theme was China: Through The Looking Glass. Gaga looked particularly eccentric as usual, in a wide-sleeved, mesh-patterned robe complete with super high platform boots.

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Met Gala - Hotel departures

Olivia Wilde - Met Gala - 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - Hotel departures at New York - New York City, New York, United States - Monday 4th May 2015

Olivia Wilde takes the subway to Brooklyn

American actress Olivia Wilde was spotted out as she took the subway to Brooklyn in New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 29th April 2015

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Tribeca Film Festival 2015

Olivia Wilde - Tribeca Film Festival 2015 - A host of stars were photographed at the Tribeca Film Festival 2015 for the premiere of 'Sleeping With Other People' in New York, United States - Tuesday 21st April 2015

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Video - Olivia Wilde Looks Classy At 'Tribeca Talks' Event in New York


'Rush' star Olivia Wilde was seen greeting friends, signing autographs and posing for photos as she arrives at the 'Tribeca Talks Master Class: ARC Adorama Rental Company - The Producers' event at the SVA Theatre as part of the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.

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Tribeca Film Festival 2015

Olivia Wilde - Tribeca Film Festival 2015 - 'Meadowland' - Screening at Tribeca Film Festival - New York, United States - Saturday 18th April 2015

Casts From (L to R), Eden Ducan-Smith, Mark Feurstein, Ty Simpkins, Olivia Wilde, Reed Morano, Giovanni Ribisi and Kevin Corrigan
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Olivia Wilde Talks The Truth About Post-Baby Body: "I'm Softer Than I've Ever Been"


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While many Hollywood stars seem to bounce back into shape within weeks of giving birth, actress Olivia Wilde has chosen to speak candidly about her post-baby body in a refreshing and (in some places hilarious) manner. Wilde penned the essay for April’s issue of Shape Magazine, less than a year after welcoming son Otis with fiancée Jason Sudeikis.

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“I am not in perfect shape. In fact, I’m softer than I’ve ever been, including that unfortunate semester in high school when I simultaneously discovered Krispy Kreme and pot,” Wilde wrote. “The photos of me in this magazine have been generously constructed to show my best angles, and I assure you, good lighting has been warmly embraced. The truth is, I’m a mother, and I look like one.”

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Dakota Fanning And Richard Gere's 'Franny' Leads The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Line-Up


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The line up for this year’s Tribeca Film Festival was announced on Tuesday, with a diverse range of titles from features to documentaries taking part in the annual competition. This year, the best narrative feature category sees 12 films battling it out for the prestigious prize, while 12 documentaries from around the word will compete to be named best documentary feature.

Dakota FanningDakota Fanning stars in Franny, opposite Richard Gere

Richard Gere and Dakota Fanning’s hotly tipped Franny will have its world premiere at the festival. Directed by Andrew Renzi the film follows Gere as a wealthy, ageing eccentric who finds a new lease on life by working his way into the life of his late friend’s daughter (Fanning) and her husband, played by Theo James.

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Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudiekis & Jason Bateman Attend London Premiere Of 'Horrible Bosses 2' [Pictures]


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The stars of Horrible Bosses 2 were in London for the World premiere on Wednesday (12th November) including Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Jason Bateman and Charlie Day

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Jennifer Aniston at the London premiere of Horrible Bosses 2.

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Third Person Review


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There are moments when this three-strand drama almost ascends to the emotional resonance of writer-director Paul Haggis' Oscar-winning 2004 movie Crash. Perhaps even more ambitious, this film is exploring issues of creativity, attraction and grief, but Haggis puts so much effort into the literary trickery that he fails to create characters the audience can connect with. So the drama ends up being interesting but never moving.

The central plot-thread is in Paris, where blocked writer Michael (Liam Neeson) is holed up in a hotel after leaving his wife (Kim Basinger) and arranging to meet his whip-smart mistress Anna (Olivia Wilde). But their witty romance seems to get entangled with his struggle to write a new novel. Meanwhile in Rome, dodgy American businessman Scott (Adrien Brody) meets Monika (Moran Atias), a sexy Roma woman trying to rescue her kidnapped daughter from local gangsters. With his own haunting back-story involving a lost child, Scott offers to help. And in New York, fallen soap-star Julia (Mila Kunis) has hired a lawyer (Maria Bello) in an effort to get custody of her son from her wealthy-painter ex (James Franco). But her life has gone so far off the rails that it's unlikely any judge will see things her way.

There's a clear sense that these storylines are swirling around in Michael's head as he tries to write. Each character has parent-child issues, including the event that sent Michael's career into a downward spiral. But Haggis never quite defines all of this, leaving ideas and themes dangling everywhere without connecting them to authentic people or experiences. So it's very difficult to get involved in any of the story strands, even though the actors deliver open, raw performances. Kunis has the film's strongest role, a complex journey into the aching soul of a mother, and she plays it beautifully. And Bello finds some moments of consuming emotion in her smaller part. Everything else feels rather cliched, from Neeson and Wilde's cute-prickly romantic games to Brody's journey to the dark side of Italy.

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Here's Why Olivia Wilde Breastfeeding In Glamour Helps Prove A Big, Fat, Feminist Point


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Things that qualify Olivia Wilde to be a spokesperson for breastfeeding:

A. She is a feminist.

B. She owns breasts.

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Olivia Wilde Photographed Breastfeeding Son Otis For Glamour's September Issue


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Olivia Wilde is proud to be a new mother and she wasn't afraid to show this off in a recent photo-shoot for Glamour's September issue. The 30 year-old actress posed with her 3 month-old son, Otis, while breastfeeding.

The brunette beauty is featured sat in a booth at a diner, sporting a Roberto Cavalli dress, Prada heels and a Prada scarf, and with her right breast visible, she looks at her naked newborn lovingly while nursing him.

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Video - Rihanna Bares (Nearly) All In Sheer Dress At 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards - Part 2


Rihanna stole the show at the 2014 Cfda Fashion Awards in a sparkling mesh dressunder which her modesty was preserved solely by a G-string. She teamed it with a fur boa and sparkling head-piece that gave her the look of a rude 1920s pin-up.

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'Third Person': Check Out The Trailer For Paul Haggis' "Russian Doll" Drama


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The release of Paul Haggis' unique new drama, Third Person, is looming and fans can finally check out the trailer for the movie that had critics' heads spinning at the Toronto International Film Festival last year. Starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Liam Neeson, Adrien Brody, Maria Bello, Olivia Wilde and Kim Basinger, Third Person incorporates three interwoven love stories in Rome, Paris and New York.

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Mila Kunis Takes On A Dark New Role In The Compelling 'Third Person.'

In Paris, Neeson plays Michael; a writer who leaves his wife and begins and on/off relationship with his lover Anna, played by Olivia Wilde. However Anna is unable to commit to Michael because she has a troubling secret that affects her life.

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Olivia Wilde

Date of birth

10th March, 1984

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.71