Elizabeth Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress and producer. She is best known for her roles in the films Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
February 16, 1989
|Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
Elizabeth Olsen is the daughter of Jarnette «Jarnie» Jones, a personal administrator, and David «Dave» Olsen, a real estate developer and mortgage banker. Olsen is the younger sister of twins Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen who became famous as movie stars and TV at an early age. Her older brother’s name is Trent Olsen, and he has two half brothers too. The Olsen have Norwegian ancestry from their father.
In 1995, Elizabeth Olsen’s parents divorced. Her father remarried, and from her father’s second marriage, she has a younger half sister, Courtney “Taylor” Olsen and a half brother, Jake.
As a child, Olsen received ballet and singing lessons. She began acting at a very young age, appearing in the films of his sisters. Before the age of eleven, Olsen had small roles in How the West Was Fun and the music video series The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley . Having appeared in the videos of his sisters, when he was in fourth grade, Olsen began going to auditions for other projects.
Elizabeth Olsen attended Campbell Hall School in North Hollywood, California from kindergarten through 12th grade. After graduation, she enrolled at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University . In 2009, Olsen spent a semester studying in Moscow , Russia, at the Moscow Art Theater School through the MATS program at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.
Olsen attended the Tisch School of the Arts at the University of New York and the Atlantic Theater Company and graduated in March 2013 after six years of intermittent study. 16 17 The clothing line of her sisters ” Elizabeth and James ” was named for her and her older brother.
Elizabeth Olsen had a relationship with actor Boyd Holbrook in September 2012 after meeting her in the film Very Good Girls. In March 2014, Olsen and Holbrook became engaged. However, they decided to split in January 2015. Olsen was also rumored to have had a relationship with Tom Hiddleston. Currently, she is reportedly close to his co-star in the film Captain America: Civil War , Chris Evans . However, when asked by Ellen DeGeneres, they both denied it. On many occasions, they look familiar with each other.
Elizabeth Olsen began acting when she was four years old and co-starred in six of Mary-Kate and Ashley’s productions; She also auditioned for the Spy Kids movie . She almost quit acting in 2004 because of the media frenzy that surrounded Mary-Kate’s eating disorder.
Olsen’s first important role came in 2011, when she appeared in the critically acclaimed movie Martha Marcy May Marlene . Olsen was nominated and won numerous criticism awards for her interpretation of the titular character Martha, a girl who suffers from paranoia and delusions after fleeing to a sect and returning with her family. He then appeared in the remake of the horror movie Silent House , in which he played the role of Sarah. Olsen filmed the movie Red Lights during mid-2011, and was released in the United States on July 13, 2012. He starred in the Josh Radnor Liberal Arts movie , which was released on January 22, 2012. She and Dakota Fanning starred Very Good Girls , launched in 2013.
In January 2013, Olsen was nominated for the BAFTA Award for the emerging star . She co-starred in 2013 the American remake of the 2003 South Korean movie Oldboy ; She played Marie, a young social worker who develops a relationship with the protagonist, played by Josh Brolin . Olsen played Edie Parker, Jack Kerouac’s first wife and author of the memories of the beat generation ” You’ll Be Okay, ” in Kill Your Darlings (2013).
Olsen at the 2013 San Diego International Comics Convention .
Olsen starred in the Godzilla remake in 2014, alongside Bryan Cranston and Aaron Taylor-Johnson . Olsen played the Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Age of Ultron , the sequel to 2015 The Avengers . She appeared as the first character in a scene in the movie credits Captain America: The Winter Soldier again with his costar Godzilla Taylor-Johnson, who played her brother Quicksilver . She reprized her role in the film Scarlet Witch 2016 Captain America: Civil War , Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
In September 2014, it was announced that Olsen would play Audrey Williams; wife, manager and duo partner of Hank Williams , in the upcoming 2015 biographical film I Saw the Light , directed by Marc Abraham and starring Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams.
In February 2018, Olsen’s role as the protagonist of “Sorry For Your Loss” was confirmed, a series of ten episodes for Facebook, in which he will also be part of the production team.