Olivia Wilde just turned 33, and she has never looked better. This beautiful actress has graced our screens for over twenty years, and she’s not stopping anytime soon.. Not only is she an actress, but she is also a model and a political activist.
She’s starred in hit movies like Alpha Dog and Tron: Legacy, and even in HBO’s acclaimed drama Vinyl. You might also remember her for her four-year stint on the popular medical drama House. She is vocal on social media about her political views and is also a humanitarian.
Olivia celebrated her birthday on March 10, and what better way to celebrate her special day than to have a photo gallery of the beautiful actress?
Olivia Wilde was born Olivia Jane Cockburn on March 19, 1983 in New York City. She took her stage name from the famous Irish author Oscar Wilde.
Her mother and father are Leslie and Andrew Cockburn. Olivia’s mother is a producer and journalist on 60 Minutes. Her father is also a journalist.
Olivia has a sister named Chloe Cockburn, who lives in New York and is a civil rights attorney. She also has a brother named Charlie Philip Cockburn.
Olivia says that because her parents are journalists, she is extremely analytical about the things going on around the world, which would explain why she is so vocal about social justice and politics.
She says that she has dreamed about being an actress since she was just two years old.
Olivia started her mainstream acting career in films like The Girl Next Door and Alpha Dog. Some of you may also remember that she appeared as Alex Kelly in The O.C. She has since starred in critically acclaimed films like Her and Rush.
In 2007, Olivia joined the cast of House, where she played Dr. Remy ‘Thirteen’ Hadley. She left the cast in 2012 to further pursue her film career.
Most people don’t know that Olivia married an Italian filmmaker named Tao Ruspoli in 2003. She was 19 years old.
The young couple separated in 2011 and later filed for divorce. During the same year, she began dating comedian and actor Jason Sudeikis.
The famous celebrity couple fell in love and got engaged in 2013. Although they have yet to wed, they have started building quite the family.
Olivia and Jason have two beautiful children. They have a son named Otis, who was born in 2014. They also have a daughter named Daisy Josephine, who was born in 2016.
Olivia attended the Gaiety school of Acting in Dublin to study acting. She turned down Bard College because she wanted to pursue her dream of becoming an actress.
Olivia has always been around famous people. Her mother says that when Olivia was young, she would often eavesdrop when guests were over at their home, and that one night Olivia was caught eavesdropping on a conversation between diplomat Richard Holbrooke and famous rock star Mick Jagger.
Olivia has also dipped her hands into producing and directing. In 2013, she worked as an actress and executive producer for the movie Drinking Buddies.
She also directed a music video for rock group Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.
She most recently directed a video for the song Dark Necessities by the Red Hot Chili Peppers