New York City, New York, USA
Claim to Fame
Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley on 'Doctor House'
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Wilde was born in New York City on March 10, 1984. Her mother, Leslie Cockburn (née Redlich), is a 60 Minutes producer and journalist, and her London-born father, Andrew Cockburn, is an Irish journalist, as are her paternal uncles Alexander Cockburn and Patrick Cockburn, all of whom are contributors to the political website CounterPunch.org. Her sister, Chloe Cockburn, is a civil rights attorney in New York. Her half-aunt was the late writer Sarah Caudwell and her paternal grandfather was the novelist/journalist Claud Cockburn. Through her grandfather, she is also a distant relative of English novelist Evelyn Waugh. Wilde has said that as a result of her family background, she has a "strong journalistic streak", being "really critical and analytical". Both her parents were prominent in the Washington social scene, hosting dinner parties. Her mother once recounted a story of a young Wilde eavesdropping one night on a conversation between Richard Holbrooke and Mick Jagger until Jagger noticed her and shooed Olivia to bed. She has wanted to become an actress since the age of two. For a short time, Wilde's family had a house in Guilford, Vermont. She attended Georgetown Day School in Washington, D.C., as well as Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, graduating in 2002. She also attended The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland for a short time. She initially began working as a casting assistant.
Wilde has dual citizenship in the United States and the Republic of Ireland. She derived her stage name "Wilde" from Irish author Oscar Wilde.
Full Name at Birth
Olivia Jane Cockburn
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Actress, producer, director
Andrew Cockburn (journalist)
Leslie Cockburn (née Redlich) (producer and journalist)
Alexander Cockburn (uncle) (journalist)
Favorite TV Shows
Gaiety School of Acting, Ireland
Chloe Cockburn (attorney)
Patrick Fugit, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Kal Penn
Favorite TV Shows
Skins, Bad Sex
Cat-like eyes, Crystalline blue eyes, Exotic face format
Georgetown Day School, Phillips Academy
Olivia Wilde (; March 10, 1984), born Olivia Jane Cockburn, is an American actress, screenwriter, producer, director, and model. She has appeared in a number of television and film productions including The O.C., The Black Donnellys and House, and in films such as Tron: Legacy, Cowboys & Aliens, In Time, Her, and Drinking Buddies.
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
William Morris Endeavor
www.facebook.com/OliviaWilde, www.tumblr.com/tagged/olivia-wilde, myspace.com/oliviawilde
Patrick Cockburn (uncle) (journalist), Sarah Caudwell (aunt) (writer), Claud Cockburn (grandfather) (journalist)
Angelina Jolie, George Clooney
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