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Olivia Wilde
Equally successful in film and television, Olivia Wilde has starred in an array of roles. Wilde can currently be seen on FOX’s Emmy-nominated drama HOUSE. Wilde will be starring in the much anticipated futuristic thriller TRON: LEGACY opposite Jeff Bridges. The film, directed by Joseph Kosinski, will be released on December 17th, 2010.

Wilde recently wrapped production on Paul Haggis’ drama THE NEXT THREE DAYS, starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks. Based on the French film, “Pour Elle,” is centered upon a couple whose life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of murder. Wilde will next star as the female lead in the DreamWorks fantasy action film COWBOYS AND ALIENS opposite Daniel Craig. Both films will be released in 2011.

Wilde was seen opposite Jack Black in Columbia’s biblical-era comedy film YEAR ONE which Judd Apatow, Harold Ramis and Owen Wilson produced, with Ramis also directing. Additionally, Wilde starred in and produced FIX, the 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 of 2009.

Wilde previously co-starred opposite Bruce Willis, Emile Hirsch and Justin Timberlake in the Universal film ALPHA DOG, based on the true story of Jesse James Hollywood. She has completed the independent features BICKFORD SCHMECKLER’S COOL IDEAS, in which she won Best Actress at the Aspen Film Festival, as well as CONVERSATIONS WITH OTHER WOMEN, opposite Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Eckhart, which received glowing reviews at the Telluride Film Festival.

On Stage, Wilde starred in Epic Theatre Center's Off-Broadway production of BEAUTY ON THE VINE in 2007. On television, she co-starred in the drama THE BLACK DONNELLYS, created by Paul Haggis. Wilde’s television breakout role was in the Jerry Bruckheimer produced series, Skin, for FOX, but she is perhaps better known for her recurring role on the critically-acclaimed FOX series, THE O.C.

Wilde was among the early supporters of President Barack Obama, hitting the campaign trail during the primary season. She is also a longtime advocate of PowerUp Gambia, a nonprofit organization that seeks to create medical clinics in rural Africa using solar panels to supplement electricity. Additionally, she is a board member of Artists For Peace and Justice and the ACLU.

Blog Entries by Olivia Wilde

Baseball in the Time of Cholera

0 Comments | Posted April 18, 2012 | 10:27 AM

Since 2009, when I first started traveling to Haiti, I have had more than a few glimpses into the gruesome effects of poverty. The first time I walked through the halls of the general hospital in downtown Port au Prince, I stopped short of knocking into a cart of dead...

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Haiti: Moving On From Here

0 Comments | Posted January 13, 2011 | 12:07 PM

It's been an extraordinary year in Haiti. On this, the one year anniversary of the earthquake, we find time to reflect on what has been and what's to come. Besides the pain and suffering there have been great moments of joy and hope. Yesterday, much of the media is focusing...

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Rebuilding Haiti: Helping One Child at a Time

0 Comments | Posted August 10, 2010 | 11:41 AM

It has been more than six months since the earthquake in Haiti, and I still remember the moment when I heard what had happened. Sitting, stunned, on the set of "House," I felt my stomach plummet. How could I go on working? I knew that the hospitals and schools where...

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Educating Haiti's Young Survivors: The Moral and Practical Solution

0 Comments | Posted May 5, 2010 | 9:34 AM

As the plane landed in Port au Prince, I pressed my face to the window and my heart thumped against my seat. The last time I stood on Haitian soil was in late December, 2009, a few weeks before what locals now gravely refer to as "the Thing." When I...

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