An actress and an activist, OLIVIA WILDE
(Sabrina) is a modern day
She effortlessly transitions
between sharing the screen
with renowned actors in
critically acclaimed films
and television shows, and
working alongside devoted
doctors and teachers in
Haitian refugee camps.
Wilde recently starred in Cowboys & Aliens, starring
Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford, and as Jeff Bridges'
trusted friend and protector Quorra in the 3D futuristic
blockbuster TRON: Legacy. This year, she will be seen
in a wide array of projects. In the fall, Wilde has a cameo
in Andrew Niccol's futuristic thriller In Time. The film
takes place in a world where individuals stop aging at
age 25 and Wilde portrays Justin Timberlake's mother,
even though in real life, she is four years younger than
he is. Additionally, Wilde will be seen in The Weinstein
Company's quirky political satire Butter, in which she
portrays a competitor in an annual butter-carving event.
Jennifer Garner, Hugh Jackman and Ty Burrell also star
in the film.
Wilde recently wrapped production on Stefan
Ruzowitzky's film Blackbird. She stars as Eric Bana's
younger sister in a story about two sibling fugitives
who collide with a troubled ex-con during a holiday
homecoming. She previously wrapped production
on Alex Kurtzman's directorial debut, Welcome to
People. The fi lm is the story of a businessman, played
by Chris Pine, whose life is rocked when he learns his
late father had a secret daughter. Wilde portrays Pine's
Raised by parents who are award-winning journalists
and documentary filmmakers, Wilde was inspired to
explore the documentary field on her own as well. One
of her latest projects include executive producing the
simultaneously uplifting and heartbreaking short Sun
City Picture House, which premiered at the Tribeca
Film Festival. The documentary follows a community
in Haiti that rallies to build a movie theater after the
disastrous 2010 earthquake.
In addition to appearing on the big screen, Wilde
recently returned to her role in the spring of 2011 as
Dr. Thirteen in the most watched television program
in the world, House M.D. She joined the show in 2007
and has been a part of numerous life-saving storylines.
House M.D. has won four Emmy Awards and two
Wilde's previous film credits include a cameo,
opposite Russell Crowe, in Paul Haggis' drama The
Next Three Days; Year One, opposite Jack Black;
co-starring with Bruce Willis and Emile Hirsch in
Universal Pictures' Alpha Dog; Bickford Shmeckler's
Cool Ideas, for which she won Best Actress at the Aspen
Film Festival; and Conversations With Other Women,
opposite Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Eckhart.
Additionally, Wilde starred in and produced Fix,
a story of documentary filmmakers who race all over
California to get help for a relative. Fix opened at the
2008 Slamdance Film Festival and was released in New
York in November 2009.
Her previous television credits include costarring
in the drama The Black Donnellys, created by
Paul Haggis; Skin, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer;
and a recurring role on the critically acclaimed FOX
series The O.C. On stage, Wilde headlined Beauty
on the Vine in the Epic Theatre Center's off-Broadway
Wilde is a board member of Artists for Peace and
Justice (APJ) and sits on the foundation board of the
ACLU of Southern California. She recently teamed up
with APJ board members Barbara Burchfield and Bryn
Mooser to launch a new chapter of the organization
named Young Artists for Peace and Justice (YAPJ). YAPJ
is dedicated to creating a movement in American high
schools and colleges to contribute to the end of poverty
by supporting education in the developing world.
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