Elizabeth Olsen

February 16, 1989

Elizabeth Chase "Lizzie" Olsen(born February 16, 1989) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her roles in the filmsGodzilla,Silent House,Liberal Arts, and the critically acclaimedMartha Marcy May Marlene, for which she was nominated for numerous awards.She is the younger sister of actresses and fashion designers Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen .

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 Elizabeth Olsen's Early life and education

Her father remarried McKenzie. From her father's second marriage to McKenzie, she has a younger half-sister, Courtney "Taylor" Olsen, and a half-brother, Jake.

How the West Was Funand the straight-to-video seriesThe Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley.Having appeared in her sisters' videos, when she was in the fourth grade, Olsen began to go on auditions for other projects.

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 Elizabeth Olsen's Career

She almost quit acting in 2004 due to the media frenzy surrounding Mary-Kate's eating disorder.

She starred in Josh Radnor 's filmLiberal Arts, which was released on January 22, 2012.She and Dakota Fanning starred inVery Good Girls, a 2013 release.

She co-starred in the 2013 American remake of the 2003 South Korean filmOldboy; she played Marie, a young social worker who developed a relationship with the protagonist, played by Josh Brolin .Olsen played Edie Parker, Jack Kerouac's first wife and the author of the Beat Generation memoir "You'll Be Okay", inKill Your Darlings.

, the 2015 sequel toThe Avengers.She first appeared as the character in a mid-credits scene of the filmCaptain America: The Winter Soldier.

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 Elizabeth Olsen's Personal life

Her sisters' clothing line "Elizabeth and James" was named after her and her older brother.

. In March 2014, the couple became engaged.

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 Elizabeth Olsen's Filmography

Olsen at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International.
YearTitleRoleNotes
1994 How the West Was Fun Girl in car Cameo
2011 Martha Marcy May Marlene Martha
2012 Peace, Love and Misunderstanding Zoe
Silent House Sarah
Red Lights Sally Owen
Liberal Arts Zibby
2013 Kill Your Darlings Edie Parker
Oldboy Marie Sebastian
2014 In Secret Thérèse Raquin
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Wanda Maximoff Cameo (mid-credits)
Godzilla Elle Brody
Very Good Girls Gerry
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Wanda Maximoff /Scarlet Witch Post-production

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 Elizabeth Olsen's Awards and nominations

Olsen at the Toronto International Film Festival debut ofMartha Marcy May Marlenein 2011
YearNominated workAwardResult
2011Martha Marcy May Marlene Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best ActressWon
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising PerformerWon
Florida Film Critics Circle—Pauline Kael Breakout AwardWon
Ghent International Film Festival—Special MentionWon
Indiana Film Critics Association Award for Best ActressWon
Los Angeles Film Critics Association—New Generation AwardWon
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best ActressWon
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Breakout on CameraWon
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best ActressWon
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best ActressNominated
Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Breakthrough Film ArtistNominated
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best ActressNominated
Denver Film Critics Society Award for Best ActressNominated
Denver Film Critics Society Award for Best Breakout StarNominated
Gotham Award for Best Ensemble PerformanceNominated
Gotham Award for Best Breakthrough ActressNominated
Independent Spirit Award for Best Female LeadNominated
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best ActressNominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best ActressNominated
Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion PictureNominated
Saturn Award for Best ActressNominated
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best ActressNominated
Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best ActressNominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best ActressNominated
2013 BAFTA Rising Star AwardNominated
Silent House Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Leading ActressWon
Fright Meter Award for Best ActressNominated

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 Elizabeth Olsen's References

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  2. "Elizabeth Olsen: 5 Things You Need to Know". The Hollywood Reporter. January 24, 2011. Archived from the original on November 16, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2011. 
  3. Bierly, Mandi (September 3, 2010). "Elizabeth Olsen, younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley, makes name for herself". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on October 12, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2011. 
  4. "The Birth of Elizabeth Olsen". Californiabirthindex.org. no date. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. 
  5. "Mary-Kate Olsen Biography (1986- )". Filmreference.com. no date. Archived from the original on October 4, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2011. 
  6. "Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen". Ethnic Celebs. no date. Archived from the original on November 14, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  7. Briodagh, Kenneth (April 2013). "Mobile Marketing Gets Cool". Eventmarketer.com. Archived from the original on April 20, 2013. Retrieved August 7, 2013. "JCPenney for four days in October last year hit the streets of New York City with a mobile ice cream truck filled with goodies and samples of its Olsenboye collection, a new line of junior apparel designed by Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen for sale at its stores this spring. The name, Olsenboye, derives from the twins’ Norwegian ancestry." 
  8. Tauber, Michelle (May 3, 2004). "Two Cool". People. Archived from the original on October 22, 2013. Retrieved August 8, 2014. 
  9. Bakker, Tiffany (January 15, 2012). "Elizabeth Olsen admires her sisters". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on November 16, 2013. 
  10. Connor, Katie L. (November 21, 2011). "Lizzie Olsen: Miss Independent". Marie Claire. Archived from the original on June 20, 2013. Retrieved November 17, 2013. 
  11. Grady, Pam (October 23, 2011). "Elizabeth Olsen, character caught between 2 worlds". San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on November 16, 2013. 
  12. Malkin, Marc; Malec, Brett (October 6, 2011). "Elizabeth Olsen Almost Quit Acting Because of Sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley (Thankfully, She Didn't!)". E!. Archived from the original on September 22, 2013. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  13. Balser, Erin (June 27, 2007). "Lizzie Olsen is the Queen!". Crushable.com. Archived from the original on November 16, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2011. 
  14. "Elizabeth Olsen Joins Red Lights". Empire. January 24, 2011. Retrieved December 5, 2011. 
  15. Kit, Borys (March 23, 2011). "Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen Teaming for Indie Liberal Arts". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013. 
  16. Gallagher, Brian (May 12, 2011). "Very Good Girls Lands Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen". MovieWeb.com. Archived from the original on October 14, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2011. 
  17. Fleming, Mike (May 12, 2011). "Cannes: Ealing Metro/Prescience To Finance Very Good Girls With Dakota Fanning And Elizabeth Olsen". Deadline.com. Archived from the original on November 17, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2011. 
  18. Lankester, Mark (January 7, 2013). "BAFTA 2013 Rising Star Award: nominees announced". Yahoo! Movies. Archived from the original on November 17, 2013. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  19. Rosen, Christopher (September 11, 2012). "Elizabeth Olsen: Oldboy Role Is 'Really Exciting'". The Huffington Post. Archived from the original on November 17, 2013. Retrieved September 25, 2012. 
  20. Kroll, Justin (February 6, 2013). "Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston circling 'Godzilla'". Variety. Archived from the original on March 17, 2014. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  21. Gettell, Oliver (February 25, 2014). "'Godzilla' trailer: Bryan Cranston panics, destruction rains down". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on March 17, 2014. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  22. "Official: Elizabeth Olsen & Aaron Taylor-Johnson Join 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'". Marvel. November 25, 2013. Archived from the original on March 17, 2014. Retrieved November 25, 2013. 
  23. Ryan, Mike (November 15, 2013). "Oldboy's Elizabeth Olsen On Her 'Damaged' Avengers: Age Of Ultron Character". The Huffington Post. Archived from the original on November 17, 2013. Retrieved November 17, 2013. 
  24. Milly, Jenna (March 14, 2014). "'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' premiere: Crossover is the word". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on March 17, 2014. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  25. "Elizabeth Olsen and Eric Ripert Prepare Wild Boar Ragu". YouTube. March 21, 2013. Archived from the original on November 16, 2013. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  26. Rozen, Leah (October 11, 2011). "An Olsen Sister Finds a Spotlight All Her Own". The New York Times. Archived from the original on November 17, 2013. 
  27. D'Zurilla, Christie (13 March 2014). "Elizabeth Olsen reportedly engaged to fellow actor Boyd Holbrook". L.A. Times. 
  28. Maresca, Rachel. "Elizabeth Olsen engaged to boyfriend Boyd Holbrook: report". New York Daily News. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 

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