Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde

American, Actress
Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde (born Olivia Jane Cockburn; March 10, 1984) is an American actress, model, producer, director, activist, and entrepreneur. She is well known for her role as Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley on the award winning television series House (2007–12) and her roles in Tron: Legacy (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), Her (2013), Drinking Buddies (2013), and Rush (2013). She starred in HBO's rock 'n' roll drama series Vinyl (2016).

Personal life Wilde derived her stage name from Irish author Oscar Wilde. She changed her surname while in high school, to honor the writers in her family, many of whom used pen names. She considered herself a pescetarian in 2011, although she has also claimed to be both vegan and vegetarian at different times in her life. She was voted PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2010.

Relationships On June 7, 2003, when she was 19 years old, Wilde married Tao Ruspoli, an Italian filmmaker and musician, whose family owns a famed palazzo in Italy, at a ceremony in Washington, Virginia. They were married on a school bus with only a pair of witnesses. She later said the marriage occurred in an abandoned school bus because it was the only place where they could be completely alone, as the marriage was a secret at the time. On February 8, 2011, she and Ruspoli announced that they were separating. Wilde filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court on March 3, 2011, citing "irreconcilable differences". The divorce was finalized on September 29, 2011. Wilde did not seek spousal support, and the pair reached a private agreement on property division.

Wilde began dating actor, comedian, and screenwriter Jason Sudeikis in November 2011. They were engaged in January 2013. They have two children, son Otis Alexander Sudeikis (born April 2014) and a daughter Daisy Josephine Sudeikis (born October 2016).

Other activities Wilde is a board member of Artists for Peace and Justice, which provides education and health services in Haiti, and the ACLU of Southern California. Previously, Wilde was a supporter of the youth voter organization, 18 in '08. She serves on their advisory council and appeared in a public service announcement that debuted June 30, 2008. In 2008, Wilde campaigned with actors Justin Long and her then-current House castmate Kal Penn for the 2008 Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama. She introduced Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a campaign event on June 30, 2015 in New York.

She appeared in the MoveOn.org mock-PSA "supporting" the rights of the healthcare insurance industry.

Wilde was commended by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a farmworkers' union, for supporting the Fair Foods campaign. In 2013, she appeared in a video clip for Gucci's "Chime for Change" campaign that aims to raise funds and awareness of women's issues in terms of education, health, and justice.

Wilde is a celebrity influencer/activist for RYOT, a Los Angeles-based media company.

Wilde starred in a PSA released on March 21, 2016 for World Down Syndrome Day where she stars alongside 19-year-old AnnaRose from New Jersey who has Down Syndrome.

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Olivia Wilde was born on 10 March 1984 in New York City, New York, USA. Her full name at birth was Olivia Jane Cockburn. She is best known as an actress. She attended high school at Georgetown Day School. For university, she studied at Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin, Ireland. Her religion is listed as Agnostic. She is 5' 7¼" (171 cm) tall and weighs 115 lbs (52 kg) with a slim build. She has blue eyes and dyed brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $20,000,000 US dollars. Her zodiac star sign is Pisces.
Full name at birth
Olivia Jane Cockburn
Claim to fame
her roles as Jewel Goldman in the Fox serial drama series Skin, Alex Kelly in the Fox teen drama series The O.C., Kellie in the 2004 romantic comedy film The Girl Next Door, Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley in the Fox medical drama series House, Quorra in the 2010 science fiction action film Tron: Legacy, Ella Swensen in the 2011 science fiction Western action film Cowboys & Aliens, Charlotte (voice) in the Netflix original adult animated psychological comedy-drama series BoJack Horseman, Suzy Miller in the 2013 biographical sports drama Rush, Zoe in the 2015 supernatural horror thriller film The Lazarus Effect, Sarah in the 2015 drama film Meadowland, Olivia in the Sky Atlantic/HBO comedy series Doll & Em, Devon Finestra in the HBO period drama series Vinyl, and Kathy Scruggs in the 2019 biographical drama film Richard Jewell
Date of birth
10 March 1984
Place of birth
New York City, New York, USA
Actress, producer, director, activist
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5' 7¼" (171 cm)
115 lbs (52 kg)
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Eye color
Zodiac sign
Distinctive feature
  • Cat-like blue eyes
  • Feline eyebrows
  • Exotic face shape
  • High cheekbones
  • Deep husky voice
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  • Paco (dog)
  • Lola (dog)
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Net worth
$20,000,000 USD
High school
  • Georgetown Day School
  • Phillips Academy
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Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin, Ireland
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Talent agency
  • William Morris Endeavor
  • Hamilton Hodell
  • Untitled Entertainment
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[on fiancé Jason Sudeikis] I thought, 'He won't be interested in me. I'm not a contender.' He was so cool, so funny - I was such a fan of his and had always fancied his speed and his intelligence. He's a brilliant actor with a brain like lightning. I thought, 'I'm not beautiful enough or his type.' ... He seemed to really see me, see through the bullshit. He said very few words and couldn't keep eye contact. He was so handsome, and he could dance.
  • Olivia auditioned for the role of Marissa in the O.C. Despite not being cast, she did appear on season two of The O.C. as Alex Kelly for 13 episodes.
  • In February 2023, Olivia and Jason’s former nanny Ericka Genaro filed a lawsuit against them for discrimination and claimed that she was terminated over her mental health.
  • In October 2022, Olivia was honored with the “Crystal Award for Advocacy” at the 2022 WIF Honors: Forging Forward Gala.
  • In December 2021, Olivia got her daughter Daisy’s name tattooed on her left arm and her son Otis’s name tattooed on her right arm.
  • Olivia had also auditioned for the role of Marissa Cooper in The O.C., but the role had gone to Mischa Barton.

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