Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde

240 Fans
Mar. 10th, 1984
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
5' 7

Olivia Wilde's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
House TV Show
The O.C. TV Show
The O.C.
The Black Donnellys TV Show
The Black Donnellys
Skin TV Show

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Olivia Wilde was Olivia Jane Cockburn (born March 10, 1984) is American actress.

Born in New York City but was raised in Washington, D.C. Wilde is a graduate of Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., and attended Gaiety School of Acting in Ireland.

She made her film debut in the movie The Girl Next Door, but she is most famous for her role as Alex Kelly on the hit Fox series The O.C and the hit series House.

Wilde has dual citizenship in the United States and Ireland. She derived her stage name "Wilde" 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 is a vegan, and was voted PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2010.

On the big screen, Wilde appeared in TRON: Legacy, Cowboys & Aliens and Chane-Up, just to name a few. Following her four-year cast on the hit series House.

Wilde married Tao Ruspoli, an Italian filmmaker and musician, whose family owns a famed palazzo in Italy, in Washington, Virginia, on a school bus with only a pair of witnesses, when she was nineteen years old. She later said the marriage occurred in an abandoned school bus because it was the only place where they could be completely alone, as the marriage was a secret at the time. On February 8, 2011, she and her husband announced that they were separating. Wilde filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court, citing "irreconcilable differences". The divorce was finalized Wilde did not seek spousal support, and the pair reached a private agreement on property division.

Wilde began dating actor Jason Sudeikis, and they became engaged (January 2013). In October 2013, it was announced that the couple is expecting their first child. Wilde revealed in January 2014 that her due date is May 4 and that she and Sudeikis are expecting a boy.

  • Has dual citizenship between Ireland and the United States.
  • Best friends with 'Patrick Fugit' (qv) and 'Megalyn Echikunwoke' (qv).
  • Attended Georgetown Day School in Washington, DC, through 8th grade.
  • Husband 'Tao Ruspoli' (qv) is a prince (Papal title).
  • Once won a pancake eating contest while in Australia.
  • 2005: Named #61 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100.
  • Granddaughter of 'James Helvick' (qv).
  • 2006: Named #95 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement.

Related sites for this celeb
» BuddyTV
» TVGuide
» AceShowbiz
» Celebrity-Mania
» Zap2it.com
You are successfully logged out.

ShareTV Login

Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Create Account

Verify Password

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (noreply@sharetv.org)

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Forgot Your Password?

Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.