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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 And Jason Sudeikis Announce Arrival Of Second Child


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Olivia Wilde has announced the arrival of her second child with fiancé Jason Sudeikis.

On Saturday the ‘Vinyl’ actress shared the happy news on Instagram, posting a sweet photo of newborn daughter Daisy Josephine Sudeikis.

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Olivia Wilde And Jason Sudeikis Are Expecting A Baby Girl


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Olivia Wilde has revealed the sex of her second baby in a tweet bashing Donald Trump – she and her husband Jason Sudeikis are having a daughter.

The 32 year old ‘Vinyl’ star was on social media reacted to the current #NeverTrump campaign video released by Hillary Clinton’s team a few days ago, highlighting what they regard as Trump’s misogyny.

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Olivia Wilde on stage at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival held in Central Park, New York, United States - Saturday 24th September 2016

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Olivia Wilde - Friars Club honors Martin Scorsese with Entertainment Icon Award at Cipriani Wall Street at Cipriani Wall Street - New York City, United States - Wednesday 21st September 2016

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Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival premiere of 'Colossal' held at Ryerson Theatre - Toronto, Canada - Friday 9th September 2016

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HBO Changes Its Mind And Cancels 'Vinyl' Season Two


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HBO has announced that period drama ‘Vinyl’ will not be coming back to our screens, despite previously green lighting a second season. The 70s drama, which was created by Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese, Rich Cohen and Terence Winter, suffered from low ratings throughout its first season, despite the big names behind it.

Bobby Cannavale as Richie Finestra in ‘Vinyl’Bobby Cannavale as Richie Finestra in ‘Vinyl’.

In a statement, HBO said: "After careful consideration, we have decided not to proceed with a second season of 'Vinyl'. Obviously, this was not an easy decision. We have enormous respect for the creative team and cast for their hard work and passion on this project.”

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Love The Coopers (aka Christmas With The Coopers) Review

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This may look like it's going to be a zany Christmas romp, but it's really a warm exploration of family connections, essentially an American take on Love Actually's multi-strand comedy-drama. At least it has an unusually strong cast and moments of hilarity scattered throughout the story. And while it's never very deep, the themes are strongly resonant.

The Cooper family is gathering for what Charlotte (Diane Keaton) hopes will be one last perfect Christmas together. She knows that her 40-year marriage to Sam (John Goodman) is on the brink, but is ignoring that to plan a massive dinner. Their son Hank (Ed Helms) is stinging from divorce and unemployment, while daughter Eleanor (Olivia Wilde) has picked up a hunky soldier (Jake Lacy) in the airport and asks him to pose as her boyfriend so her family will stop asking about her love life. Meanwhile, Charlotte's father Bucky (Alan Arkin) is trying to cheer up his favourite waitress (Amanda Seyfried), and Charlotte's sister Emma (Marisa Tomei) is delayed when a cop (Anthony Mackie) arrests her for shoplifting.

Narrated with wry joviality by Steve Martin, the interwoven stories are fairly simplistic, but each touches a raw nerve. And the above-average cast brings out the underlying themes without overplaying their scenes. Keaton and Goodman add subtle shades to the slightly undemanding central roles, while Arkin finds a couple of new textures to his usual twinkly grandad persona. Helms and Wilde strike the right balance in their intriguingly unlikeable roles, while Tomei gets the most complex character as a woman who feels like she's merely watched her life drift along. By contrast, the outsiders played by Seyfried, Lacy and Mackie are much less defined, but each actor brings just enough magnetic energy. The most wasted performer is June Squibb, as a ditzy old aunt who's little more than the requisite gross-out relative.

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Love The Coopers - Making A Christmas Film Featurette


Charlotte Cooper is the family matriarch and all she wants is for her family to be together at Christmas. All her children are now grown up and some have kids of their own. Like most families, their bond over the years might've loosened slightly as day to day life gets in the way but Christmas is different, it's a time to reunite and enjoy the holidays together.

Easier said than done with the Cooper's. Charlotte and her husband have decided to divorce (a secret they plan on keeping from the family as to not destroy the family break) their oldest daughter lives in another state, is out of work and has been dumped by her partner and is hates the idea of going home and facing the family whilst their son is currently dealing with his daughters back-chatting ways. As many problems are there are, there must be a way through in the spirit of Christmas.

Director Jessie Nelson has described The Coopers as The Christmas Von Trapp family commenting: "I like to say The Coopers are The von Trapps of this Christmas. They are the von Coopers,"

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HBO To Show Scorsese And Jagger's Music Drama 'Vinyl' On Valentine's Day


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Finally, the premiere date for forthcoming HBO drama 'Vinyl' has been announced, with a feature length pilot episode to kick it all off. Exploring music in the 1970s, the series has been produced by legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese and The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger.

Bobby Cannavale in 'Vinyl'Bobby Cannavale stars as Richie Finestra in 'Vinyl'

Created by the Oscar nominated Terence Winter, best known for his work on such shows as 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'The Sopranos' as well as movies like 'The Wolf Of Wall Street', the show has been in production since 2011 but after much waiting, we'll see the finished result for the first time in 2016. 'Vinyl' follows the story of a fictional New York record label called American Century Records and its founder Richie Finestra, tracing music through the decades from punk, through disco, to rock 'n' roll. 

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Olivia Wilde Wants Female Superheroes To Be “As Unexpected & Complex” As Their Male Counterparts


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Olivia Wilde, in a recent interview, praised the Marvel Cinematic Universe but also suggested that the female superheroes in their films could be portrayed with a little more complexity. Wilde was responding to a fan’s suggestion on Twitter that she and her Meadowland director, Reed Morano, take up the helm on a Captain Marvel film.

Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde at the premiere of Meadowland at the Hamptons International Film Festival in October 2015.

Read More: Olivia Wilde Talks The Truth About Post-Baby Body: "I'm Softer Than I've Ever Been".

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Love The Coopers Trailer


Charlotte Cooper is determined to make this Christmas the best holiday the family has ever had, given that it's the only time of year when everyone's together. But, of course, while she and husband Sam are struggling to get everything perfect, everyone is equally struggling with other areas of their lives. Daughter Eleanor has been single for a while now, and the last thing she wants to do is arrive home without a boyfriend - again! And so, she convinces a soldier she meets at the airport to accompany her to her Christmas family reunion and pretend to be her partner, to which he reluctantly agrees. Meanwhile, the other daughter, Emma, gets in trouble with the police for jewel theft, and their son Hank has his work cut out when it comes to caring for his young daughter Madison alone; especially when she starts to learn some seriously unfriendly words. 

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‘Jackass’ Star Steve-O Sentenced To Jail Time Over ‘SeaWorld Sucks’ Protest


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Jackass star Steve-O AK.A. Stephen Glover has been sentenced to 30 days in jail on misdemeanour charges filed against him after he conducted an anti-SeaWorld protest in August.

Steve OSteve-O photographed at Gatwick Airport in February 2015.

Read More: Jackass Star Steve-O Arrested For Climbing Hollywood Crane During Stunt.

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Hugh Jackman Among Hosts Of Global Citizen Festival 2015


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Hugh Jackman and Stephen Colbert have been announced as some of the big name hosts of next month’s Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park.

The Global Citizen Festival, which was launched in 2012 as part of 15 year campaign to end extreme poverty worldwide by 2030, made the announcement via its website on Thursday morning (August 13th).

Salma Hayek, Olivia Wilde, Kerry Washington and Deborra-Lee Furness, Jackman’s wife, have also been confirmed as emcees for the free-ticket event which takes place in Central Park on September 26th this year.

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Olivia Wilde, Birgitte Hjort Sorensen , Bobby Cannavale - Olivia Wilde on the set of her new TV show 'Vinyl' in a red Pontiac Firebird muscle car on Coney Island at Brooklyn, Coney Island - New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 12th August 2015

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Olivia Wilde, Birgitte Hjort Sorensen, Bobby Cannavale , James Jagger - Olivia Wilde, Birgitte Hjort Sorensen, Bobby Cannavale and James Jagger in a red Pontiac Firebird muscle car on the set of new TV show "Vinyl" on Coney Island at Brooklyn - New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 11th August 2015

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Olivia Wilde

Date of birth

10th March, 1984

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

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Olivia Wilde Movies

Love the Coopers (aka Christmas With the Coopers) Movie Review

Love the Coopers (aka Christmas With the Coopers) Movie Review

This may look like it's going to be a zany Christmas romp, but it's really...

Love The Coopers - Making A Christmas Film Featurette Trailer

Love The Coopers - Making A Christmas Film Featurette Trailer

Charlotte Cooper is the family matriarch and all she wants is for her family to...

Love The Coopers Trailer

Love The Coopers Trailer

Charlotte Cooper is determined to make this Christmas the best holiday the family has ever...

Thank You And Sorry Trailer

Thank You And Sorry Trailer

Life on the road can be tough for a musician. Faced with constant rejections from...

The Lazarus Effect Trailer

The Lazarus Effect Trailer

Zoe is part of a group of scientists with the goal of bringing people back...

Third Person Movie Review

Third Person Movie Review

There are moments when this three-strand drama almost ascends to the emotional resonance of writer-director...

Third Person Trailer

Third Person Trailer

Love is never uncomplicated and when a third person gets involved, it can make things...

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Her Movie Review

Her Movie Review

With only a hint of a futuristic setting, Spike Jonze takes a remarkably honest look...

Her Trailer

Her Trailer

Theodore Twombley is a reserved man going through the hardest time of his life with...

Drinking Buddies Movie Review

Drinking Buddies Movie Review

Small and earthy, this low-key drama simply follows a group of 30-ish characters as they...

Rush Movie Review

Rush Movie Review

Exhilarating racing action punctuates this true story, which sharply traces the rivalry between two Formula...

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