Olivia Jane Cockburn (New York, March 10, 1984), better known by her stage name Olivia Wilde, is an American actress, director, and activist. She is especially famous for her role on the television series House, where she played Dr. Remy Hadley or Thirteen.
It also highlights her role as Alex Kelly, who had an affair with Marissa Cooper and Seth Cohen, in the second season of the series The O. C., or as Quorra in Tron: Legacy.
Other films and television productions in which he has appeared are Cowboys & Aliens, In Time, Drinking Buddies, and Rush. She is one of the visible faces of the Time’s Up movement and was the speaker at the 2018 Women’s March in Los Angeles. Eventually, she appeared in the music video for Stolen from the band Dashboard Confessional.
Personal Information of Olivia Wilde:
Full Name: Olivia Jane Cockburn
Nick Name: Olivia Wilde
Famous with: Olivia Wilde
Birth Country: United States
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 10, 1984
Age: 36 Years, 2020
Sun Sign: Pisces
Famous As: Actress, Model
Height: 5’7″ (170 cm),
Weight: 52 kg (115 pounds)
Body Measurements: 32-27-32
Eyes Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dyed Brown
Political Ideology: Democratic
Spouse/Ex-: Tao Ruspoli (M. 2003–2011)
Father: Andrew Myles Cockburn
Mother: Leslie Cockburn
Siblings: Charlie Cockburn, Chloe Cockburn
Children: Daisy Josephine Sudeikis, Otis Sudeikis
Partner: Jason Sudeikis (2011–)
Grand Father: Claud Cockburn
Grand Mother: Patricia Cockburn
Occupation: Actress, Filmmaker
Active Years: 2003-present
Early Life of Olivia Wilde:
Her mother, Leslie Redlich, is a producer and journalist for the show 60 Minutes, and her father, Andrew Cockburn, is an Irish journalist. She has an older sister and a younger brother.
She had wanted to be an actress since she was eight years old. She attended Georgetown Day School in Washington D.C. and the Phillips Academy. She later moved to Dublin, where she attended The Gaiety School of Acting. Initially, she began working as a casting assistant.
Personal Life of Olivia Wilde:
Wilde has dual citizenship, from the United States and Ireland. He changed his last name while in high school, taking inspiration from that of Irish writer Oscar Wilde, to honor the writers in his family, many of whom used pseudonyms. She is vegan and was voted 2010’s “Sexiest Vegan Celebrity” by the PETA organization.
On June 7, 2003, at the age of 19, she married Prince Tao Ruspoli, photographer, guitarist, and member of one of the most prestigious dynasties in Italy, that of the princes of Poggio Suasa and Cerveteri.
On February 8, 2011, they announced their separation. Wilde filed for divorce in Los Angeles on March 3, 2011, giving as the reason “irreconcilable differences.” The divorce was finalized on September 29, 2011.
Wilde did not request a pension compensatory and reached a private agreement on the distribution of common goods.
Wilde began dating actor Jason Sudeikis in November 2011 and they became engaged in January 2013. In October the couple announced that they were expecting their first child.
The actress gave birth to their first child on April 20, 2014, a boy they named Otis Alexander Sudeikis. In April 2016 Wilde announced via Instagram that she and her partner were expecting their second child. On October 11, 2016, they welcomed a girl named DaisyJosephine Sudeikis.
Professional Life of Olivia Wilde:
His first appearance on the small screen was in the series Skin (2003) for six episodes, although it was his role as Alex Kelly in the series The OC, in 2004, which brought him the greatest popularity, participating in thirteen episodes of the American series.
This character, along with a small role in the movie The Girl Next Door, gave her the opportunity to make her way into the cinema in different films during 2006, highlighting Conversations with Other Women, Alpha Dog, along with Bruce Willis and Justin Timberlake, Superfrikis or Tourists.
After participating in the film Bobby Z with Paul Walker and Laurence Fishburne, and being Jenny Reilly in the series The Donnelly Brothers for 14 episodes, comes her most recognized and important role on television, that of Dr. Remy Hadley (Thirteen) at Dr. House.
Her chemistry with actor Hugh Laurie and playing a declared bisexual doctor gave her great popularity in the United States, in addition to several nominations for best television actress at the Teen Choice Awards and a 2009 nomination for best television cast in the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
For three years she devoted herself almost entirely to this series of great international success, although in 2009 she appeared in the film Year One with Jack Black. In 2010 she made a television break for the Paul Haggis film The Next Three Days, where she has a supporting role.
But his best-known performance up to that moment in the cinema would have it in the science fiction film Tron: Legacy, playing the enigmatic “Quorra” with Jeff Bridges; The film is the sequel to the original 1982 film, Tron. He also voiced his own character in the video game Tron: Evolution. For her role in the film, she earned a nomination for Most Promising Actress at the MTV Movie Awards.
Later, she directed her first short film, entitled Free Hugs, in addition to participating in the production of several documentaries short films of a social nature.
Jon Favreau then cast her for the role of Ella Swenson in Cowboys & Aliens, with Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford, getting used to female action characters. She would coincide with Justin Timberlake in In Time, a science fiction film where she curiously plays the role of her mother, Rachel Salas.
Despite these roles, she does not leave her side in comedy with films like Butter or The Change, where she shares the limelight with Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman. In 2012 she ends her participation in the end of the series Dr. House with all the protagonists, after 5 seasons, focusing completely on her film career. Other films were The Words, with Bradley Cooper, Deadfall, with Eric Bana, and People Like Us.
In 2013 he premiered the comedy The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, where he shares a camera with two great comedians, Steve Carell and Jim Carrey; in it she plays the role of a magician named Jane.
During that year he participated in several films, among which the Spike Jonze film entitled Her and starring Joaquin Phoenix; the choral film Third Person by Paul Haggis, where he shares the screen with Liam Neeson among others; and possibly the most attractive film of all, Rush, by director Ron Howard.
This sports-themed film is about the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt in 1976. In the film, Wilde played the supermodel of the 70s Suzy Miller.
In 2016, she directed the music video for the song Dark Necessities, by the Californian funk rock band Red HotChili Peppers.
In 2019, she made her debut as a film director with her first feature film Super nerds.