Kw-logo-smaller

Elizabeth Olsen Bio

If 23-year-old actress Elizabeth Olsen isn’t on your star radar yet, she soon will be. The younger sister of super star siblings Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Elizabeth may have followed her famous twin sisters into the spotlight, but she has carved out her own path to fame. Find out more in her Kidzworld Bio!

 The Awesome Olsens

Elizabeth Chase Olsen (or “Liz” to her friends and family) was born in Sherman Oaks, California. Her dad is a mortgage broker and her mom is a personal manager. Elizabeth took ballet, singing and acting lessons and much like her starlet sisters, found she had a talent for it! By eight years old she was already taking theater and acting in some of her older sisters’ productions.

Elizabeth told Collider.com: I was a theater camp kid. It’s all that my friends and I did. We were always creating movies and plays on the playground. Instead of playing on the playground, we were rehearsing musicals that we wrote. I was always surrounded by creative people, growing up here in the Valley, and I just had teachers who were really great in high school and that gave me the confidence to pursue it for real, as opposed to a fun fantasy.

Theater Teen

Elizabeth continued to pursue theater as a teenager with The Atlantic Theater Company. She attended High School at Campbell Hall High and after went on The Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, graduating in 2010. It wasn’t long after graduating that Elizabeth’s acting talents started catching the eye of the indie film scene.

Martha Marcy May Marlene

2011 was a big year for Elizabeth, she starred in the indie film that showcased her talent called Martha Marcy May Marlene, a story about a young woman who leaves a cult and reunites herself with her family only to be haunted by the memories of her time with the group. She also starred in Silent Hill, a horror flick about a girl who gets terrorized after being trapped in her family’s lake house. And that’s not all, Elizabeth is just picking up steam, she has two films slated to be released this year: Red Lights and Liberal Arts. Even further on the horizon Elizabeth is also set to star in a film with Dakota Fanning called Very Good Girls that won’t be due out til 2013.

Lately there have been rumors that Elizabeth is dating True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard, but after growing up in the limelight with her star studded sisters, Elizabeth isn’t telling the paparazzi anything and says don’t believe what you read!

"I grew up knowing that everything that was written was fake and so I don't even read any of those things, So, for me it's just not part of my life. I don't want it to be part of my life."

Have Your Say

What do you think of Elizabeth Olsen? Let us know in the comments section below!

Related Stories
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

Hannah The Awesome
She looks just like her sisters
commented: Mon Apr 09, 2012

Rainee77349

Rainee77349 wrote:

i love her :):];p:p
commented: Mon Mar 26, 2012

cinderella22

cinderella22 wrote:

soon he will b famous just like her sisters
commented: Mon Mar 26, 2012

there are 11 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
get more just like it in your email

F1083955699906

Who Is Your Favorite Olsen Twin?

  • Mary-Kate.
  • Ashley.
  • I love both of 'em
  • I like Elizabeth Olsen

related stories

Micro_amy adams-micro
Actress Amy Adams is singing and dancing her way to full-blown stardom as the leading lady in Th...
Micro_chloe moretz-micro
Chloë Moretz captivated film-goers in Let Me In and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Get ready to have the 1...
Micro_sarah_hyland-micro
We all know her as Haley Dunphy, the hysterical teen daughter from the hit sitcom Modern Family, ...
Micro_bio-mary-kate-olsen-ashley-micro
Hollywood's most famous twins are all grown up. Kidzworld checks in on Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.

latest videos

Entertainment in the forums

Crisanna
Crisanna posted in Movies:
The Host was pretty awful. it was so long and not much happened in it
reply 20 minutes
Team Audi #46
Team Audi #46 posted in Movies:
"-Karpov-" wrote: "Thundertoronto" wrote: I could argue about sharknado, though. It WAS produced by the asylum, all their stuff is bad. Intentionally bad intended to be comical.  Me and my brother watched that and stopped about 30 minutes in. Ever watch Metal Tornado. We watched that all the way through but not Sharknado. It was worse than it intended to be. 
reply 25 minutes
-Karpov-
-Karpov- posted in Movies:
"Thundertoronto" wrote:I could argue about sharknado, though. It WAS produced by the asylum, all their stuff is bad. Intentionally bad intended to be comical. 
reply 29 minutes
Thundertoronto
Thundertoronto posted in Movies:
Yep, just another chapter in world decimation
reply 36 minutes
Team Audi #46
Team Audi #46 posted in Movies:
Anything that ends up immediately on SyFy is bad.
reply 38 minutes

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...

_thumb_100x100

We have all played the famous game Sudoku, now play it online with this Classic ...