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Olivia Wilde      

Actress, Screenwriter, Director, Producer & Activist

Actress and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern day renaissance woman, starring in many acclaimed film productions, while simultaneously giving back to the community.

She was born on March 10, 1984 in New York City. Her parents are Leslie Cockburn (née Leslie Corkill Redlich) and Andrew Cockburn. Her mother is American-born and her father was born in London, England to an upper-class British family; he also later became a citizen of Ireland. Wilde is the middle child, having an older sister, Chloe Cockburn, and, a younger brother, Charlie Cockburn. Her ancestry includes, English, Irish, Scottish, German, and Manx.

She was raised in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., and spent her summers in Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland. She attended the private Georgetown Day School, as well as, Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, graduating in 2002. She was accepted to Bard College, another highly selective private school in Duchess County, New York but deferred her enrollment three times in order to pursue an acting career. She later studied at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland.

Wilde is known for her television roles as Alex Kelly in The O.C. (2003) from 2004-2005 and Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley in the medical-drama television series, House (2004) when she joined the cast in 2007 and appeared on the show until the series end in 2012.

Wilde is a board member of the organization "Artists for Peace and Justice," which supports communities in Haiti through programs in education, health care, and dignity through the performing arts. She has served as executive producer on several documentary short films, including, Sun City Picture House (2010), which is about a community in Haiti that rallies to build a movie theater after the disastrous 2010 earthquake and Baseball in the Time of Cholera (2012), which explored the cholera epidemic in Haiti.

Wilde is known for her roles in Year One (2009), TRON: Legacy (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), In Time (2011), People Like Us (2012), Her (2013), Rush (2013), Drinking Buddies (2013), The Longest Week (2014), Love the Coopers (2015), and Meadowland (2015).

Since 2011, Wilde has been in a relationship with Jason Sudeikis. They have two children together, Otis Alexander Sudeikis (born April 20, 2014) and Daisy Josephine Sudeikis (born October 11, 2016).

Wilde made her Broadway debut in the play "1984" at the Hudson Theatre in New York City in 2017. She has recently starred in Life Itself (2018) and A Vigilante (2018).

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Olivia Wilde On Landing The Lead In ‘Meadowland': “I Was Begging” – Tribeca

If you’re a first-time film director, and you’re making a dark, female drama, well then it helps to have a marquee actress in your corner. Such was the case for DP-turned-director Reed Morano and her film Meadowland. While it’s typically the indie director (and producers) who face the uphill battle of getting a script to their wish headliner, Morano had the good fortune of being sought out by Tron: Legacy actress Olivia Wilde.

Making the crowd go Wilde! Olivia steals the show in strapless red, white and blue dress at premiere of Love The Coopers
Olivia Wilde Named Artist Ambassador For Save The Children At Star-Studded Event

Save the Children, the leading independent organization for children in need in the United States and around the world, held their third annual Illumination Gala this week, where it was announced that actor and activist Olivia Wilde is the new artist ambassador for Save the Children.

TV Why Olivia Wilde spit at Bobby Cannavale on the set of Vinyl

In HBO’s new, ’70s-era music biz drama Vinyl, Bobby Cannavale plays Ritchie Finestra, the now sober founder of record label American Century. Actually, make that formerly sober. In the two-hour, Martin Scorsese-directed pilot, which premieres Feb. 14, we see Finestra fall off the wagon in extreme, coke-snorting, alcohol-guzzling fashion. One person unimpressed by this turn of events is Finestra’s wife, a onetime New York scenester named Devon played by Olivia Wilde, who reacts to discovering her husband in a state of alcoholic disrepair by spitting a mouthful of booze in his face. So what? So, don’t be shocked if Cannavale’s surprise at receiving this face-wash seems particularly convincing. Turns out, the spit was a piece of improv on the part of Wilde.

Olivia Wilde Stars in HBO's New 'Vinyl' Trailer – Watch Now! | Bobby ...

Olivia Wilde is pictured in black and white in the new trailer for her upcoming HBO drama series Vinyl. The new 10-episode drama series is set in 1970s New ...

Olivia Wilde To Star In Emmett/Furla's 'A Vigilante' Movie | Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Olivia Wilde will star in A Vigilante, a drama scripted and directed by Sarah Daggar Nickson that Emmett/Furla/Oasis has green lit for a February ...

Olivia Wilde Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 2 With Jason Sudeikis ...

Olivia Wildeis pregnant with her second child! The Vinyl actress announced the news that she and Jason Sudeikis will be parents once again on Instagram, ...

Olivia Wilde Addresses All Those Pregnancy Rumors | E! News

Olivia Wilde is already a happy mama to her one-year-old son, Otis, but is she ready to welcome another one into the world? Not so fast! Some outlets are ...

6 Things We Just Learned About Olivia Wilde's Second Pregnancy ...

Can Olivia Wilde just raise our kids for us? Girl's got this all figured out. The 32- year-old actress, who has an energetic toddler and another baby on the way with  ...

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