Olivia Wilde (Olivia Jane Cockburn)
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BiographyNew York City, New York, USA
Olivia Wilde was born Olivia Jane Cockburn in New York City, to journalists Leslie Cockburn (née Leslie Corkill Redlich) and Andrew Cockburn. Her father is from an upper-class British family, and her mother, who is American-born, has English, German, Irish and Manx ancestry. Olivia was raised in Washington, D.C. and went to school there, as well as at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, from which she graduated in 2002. Her father was born in England and later became an Irish citizen, giving Olivia dual American and Irish nationality, and facilitating her brief study at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland. Read more... After appearing in the short-lived Fox television series Skin (2003), she made her Hollywood debut in The Girl Next Door (2004) and then came to public notice in The O.C. (2003), but it was as Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley in House M.D. (2004) that she achieved international stardom. She has since starred or co-starred in the films TRON: Legacy (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), In Time (2011), People Like Us (2012) and The Words (2012).