Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen
Born: February 16, 1989
Height: 5' 6"

Biography: Elizabeth Olsen was born on February 16, 1989 in Sherman Oaks, California, to 

Jarnette, a personal manager and former dancer with the LA ballet, and David Olsen, a real 

estate developer and mortgage banker in Los Angeles. Her parents divorced in 1996.
She has two elder twin sisters, Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen who became celebrities at a 

young age. She also has an older brother named Trent Olsen, and two younger half siblings, 

Jake Olsen and Courtney Taylor Olsen. Elizabeth Olsen is an American actress best known for 

her role in the critically acclaimed film ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ for which she earned 

much appreciation.

 She is also known for her role in films like ‘Silent House’ and 

‘Godzilla’. She is the younger sister of actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and was 

introduced to the show business at an early age. She began acting when she very young, with 

appearances in her sisters' films. Sensing her talent, her parents also had her enrolled for 

ballet and singing lessons. Growing up, there was no doubt in her mind that she was destined 

to be a performer. After completing high school, she enrolled at New York University's Tisch 

School of the Arts to hone her skills and spent a semester studying at the Moscow Art 

Theatre School in Russia. An ambitious young woman, she had appeared in several movies even 

before she graduated from Tisch. Pretty, confident and talented, she successfully made the 

transition from being a child star to an adult actress. Her career received a big boost when 

she appeared in the film ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ and touched even greater heights when 

she was cast as Sarah in the horror movie remake ‘Silent House’. She continues to mature as 

a performer and is exploring versatile and challenging roles.

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