Olivia Wilde

Actress
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) ... Read more »
Born: 03/10/1984 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (57)

Vinyl 2015 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Daily Show 2012, 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Doll & Em 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Love the Coopers 2015 (Movie)

Eleanor (Actor)

Meadowland 2015 (Movie)

Sarah (Actor)

Portlandia 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Lazarus Effect 2015 (Movie)

Zoe (Actor)

Acting Disruptive 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Better Living Through Chemistry 2014 (Movie)

Elizabeth Roberts (Actor)

Billy on the Street 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Black Dog, Red Dog 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hollywood Game Night 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

On the Inside 2014 (Movie)

Mia (Actor)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2012 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Longest Week 2014 (Movie)

Beatrice (Actor)

Third Person 2014 (Movie)

Anna (Actor)

Drinking Buddies 2013 (Movie)

Kate (Actor)

Her 2013 (Movie)

Blind Date (Actor)

Rush 2013 (Movie)

Suzy Miller (Actor)

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone 2013 (Movie)

Jane (Actor)

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Butter 2012 (Movie)

Brooke (Actor)

Deadfall 2012 (Movie)

Liza (Actor)

House 2007 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

People Like Us 2012 (Movie)

Hannah (Actor)

Robot Chicken 2012 (Tv Show)

Voice

The 2012 Independent Spirit Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

The Words 2012 (Movie)

Daniella (Actor)

Conan 2011 (Tv Show)

Guest

Cowboys & Aliens 2011 (Movie)

Ella Swenson (Actor)

In Time 2011 (Movie)

Rachel Salas (Actor)

The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Change-Up 2011 (Movie)

Sabrina McArdle (Actor)

Real Time with Bill Maher 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The Next Three Days 2010 (Movie)

Nicole (Actor)

Tron: Legacy 2010 (Movie)

Quorra (Actor)

Year One 2009 (Movie)

Princess Inanna (Actor)

Fix 2008 (Movie)

Bella (Actor)

Alpha Dog 2007 (Movie)

Angela Holden (Actor)

Bobby Z 2007 (Movie)

Elizabeth (Actor)

Scream Awards 2006 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Conversations With Other Women 2006 (Movie)

Bridesmaid (Actor)

Turistas 2006 (Movie)

Bea (Actor)

Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas 2005 (Movie)

Sarah (Actor)

Skin 2003 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The O.C. 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Girl Next Door 2004 (Movie)

Kellie (Actor)

American Dad (Tv Show)

Voice
Producer (2)

Meadowland 2015 (Movie)

(Producer)

Body Team 12 2014 (Movie)

(Co-Executive Producer)

Biography

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.

Relationships

Debra Berger Actor

Mother-In-Law

Chloe Cockburn

Sister

Leslie Cockburn Producer

Mother
Born Sept. 2, 1952; "60 Minutes" (CBS) producer; wrote and produced "The Peacemaker" (1997)

Patrick Cockburn

Uncle

Alexander Cockburn Actor

Uncle

Andrew Cockburn Actor

Father
Born Jan. 7, 1947; journalist; wrote and produced "The Peacemaker" (1997)

James Helvick From Story

Grandfather

Tao Ruspoli Production Assistant

Husband
Italian prince whose family owned Palazzo Ruspoli in Rome; directed, wrote, and acted opposite Wilde in "Fix" (2008) Married Jan. 16, 2003 in Washington, VA, on a school bus Announced they were separating Feb. 8, 2011 Wilde filed for divorce March 3, 2011, citing irreconcilable differences Divorce finalized Sept. 29, 2011

Dado Ruspoli Actor

Father-In-Law

Bartolomeo Ruspoli Actor

Brother-In-Law

Jason Sudeikis Actor

Companion
Began dating November 2011 Engagement reported January 2013

Otis Sudeikis

Son
Born April 20, 2014; father is Jason Sudeikis

EDUCATION

Georgetown Day School

Washington , Washington D.C.

Gaiety School of Acting

Dublin

Philips Academy

Andover , Massachusetts
Starred in, directed and produced over two dozen school productions

Milestones

2016

Directed the video for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros' "No Love Like Yours"

2016

Co-starred in HBO drama "Vinyl," executive produced by Mick Jagger, a longtime friend of Wilde's journalist parents

2015

Starred in indie drama "Meadowland"

2015

Had recurring role as herself in HBO comedy "Doll and Em"

2015

Starred in science fiction thriller "The Lazarus Effect"

2015

Starred in ensemble drama "Black Dog, Red Dog"

2015

Nabbed a supporting part in the holiday comedy "Love the Coopers"

2014

Co-starred in comedy-drama "The Longest Week"

2014

Starred opposite Sam Rockwell in comedy-drama "Better Living Through Chemistry"

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"

2012

Co-starred with Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana in romantic drama "The Words"

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"

2010

Co-starred with Jeff Bridges in "Tron: Legacy," the sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic "Tron"

2009

Appeared as Princess Inanna in the biblical comedy "Year One"; directed by Harold Ramis

2007

Co-starred in the Nick Cassavetes-directed "Alpha Dog," an independent feature about real-life drug dealer Jesse James Hollywood

2007

Joined the cast of the Fox medical drama "House" as Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley

2007

Cast as childhood friend Jennifer Reilly on the short-lived NBC drama "The Black Donnellys"

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"

2004

Made 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."

2003

Made TV series debut as the female lead on the short lived Fox series "Skin"

Bonus Trivia

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Born Olivia Cockburn, she took her professional name Wilde from playwright and author Oscar Wilde after appearing in "The Importance of Being Earnest" as a teenager.

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First husband, Tao Ruspoli, was an Italian prince; their marriage took place in the garden of the family castle in Vignanello, Italy.

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In 2005, Wilde was ranked No. 1 on Maxim magazine's "Hot 100" list.

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Though naturally blonde, she dyed her hair brunette to avoid stereotypical roles.

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Mother, journalist Leslie Cockburn on her daughter's childhood: "Olivia was exposed to a lot of clever people when she was little. How many girls were told to go to bed by Mick Jagger?" – GQ, October 2009

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