Olivia Wilde

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Olivia Jane Cockburn
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/10/1984, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Olivia Wilde Fast Facts:
  • Wanted to act since the age of 2. ("First," she told The New York Observer, "I wanted to be Einstein, then an actress.")
  • Playwright Oscar Wilde inspired her stage surname; she once played Gwendolyn in a production of Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest.
  • Has dual citizenship, in both the U.S. and Ireland.
  • Many of her family members are journalists, including her mother, Leslie, who served as a 60 Minutes producer, and father, Andrew, an author and documentarian.
  • Wilde's dog, Paco, became Old Navy's mascot in 2006.
  • Ranked No. 1 on Maxim's Hot 100 list in 2009.
  • A board member of the ACLU and also a founder of Young Artists for Peace and Justice, which promotes education and health services in Haiti.
  • Has an avid interest in classic cars.
  • Olivia Wilde Relationships:
  • Tao Ruspoli - Ex-husband
  • Jason Sudeikis - Fiancé
  • Chloe Cockburn - Sister
  • Claud Cockburn - Grandfather
  • Leslie Cockburn - Mother
  • Charles Philip Cockburn - Brother
  • Alexander Cockburn - Uncle
  • Andrew Cockburn - Father
  • Patrick Cockburn - Uncle
  • Otis Alexander Sudeikis - Son
  • Olivia Wilde Awards:
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin, Ireland

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