Born: March 10, 1984 Height: 5' 7" Measurements: 32A-27-32
Olivia Wilde was born Olivia Jane Cockburn, is an American actress, model, producer and activist. She is well known for her television role as Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley on House
(2007–12) and her roles in Tron: Legacy
(2010), Cowboys & Aliens
(2013), Drinking Buddies
(2013), and Rush
(2013). She has a main role in HBO's rock 'n' roll drama series, Vinyl
Wilde was born in New York City. Her mother is a 60 Minutes
producer and journalist. Wilde's paternal English ancestors were upper-class and lived in several places at the height of the British Empire. One of her great-great-grandfathers was Governor of Hong Kong. She has wanted to become an actress since the age of two. She attended Georgetown Day School in Washington, D.C., as well as Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, graduating in 2002. She then studied acting at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin.
During her early career, Wilde appeared in The Girl Next Door
, Alpha Dog
, Conversations with Other Women
. She became known for her recurring role on The O.C.
(2004–05). Wilde joined the cast of the Fox medical drama House
in 2007. She played Dr. Remy Hadley, nicknamed Thirteen. In 2011, it was announced Wilde would be leaving House
to pursue her film career. Wilde also appeared in the 2009 comedy film Year One as Princess Inanna
In 2010, she starred in Disney's Tron: Legacy
. In 2011, Wilde played in the science fiction Western film Cowboys & Aliens
. Wilde also starred alongside Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman in the comedy The Change-Up
(2011). Wilde starred alongside Chris Pine in the film People Like Us
, released in 2012. She also starred in Deadfall
(2012). In 2013, she starred in and executive produced Drinking Buddies
. Wilde had a supporting role as a blind date in the Spike Jonze drama/romance/sci-fi film Her
as well as a supporting role in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
in 2013. In 2015, she starred in the thriller The Lazarus Effect (2015)
. Inspired by her parents, who are award-winning journalists and documentary filmmakers, Wilde has served as executive producer on several documentary films. Her documentary short, Body Team 12
, The film won Best Documentary Short at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.
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 was voted PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2010. 2003, when she was 19 years old, Wilde married Tao Ruspoli, an Italian filmmaker and musician. They were married on a school bus with only a pair of witnesses, as the marriage was a secret at the time. Citing "irreconcilable differences", the divorce was finalized in 2011. Wilde began dating actor Jason Sudeikis and they became engaged in 2013. They have one son.
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