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|Birthname||Olivia Jane Cockburn|
|Date of birth||March 10, 1984 (age 38)|
|Place of birth||New York City, New York, USA|
|Awards||Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Born in New York City, Olivia Wilde reportedly wanted to be an actress since the age of two. This very early wish became a career choice in later years with schooling in drama and later film and television appearances. Wilde has appeared in the films The Girl Next Door, Alpha Dog, Conversations with Other Women and Turistas. She has appeared in television roles in The O.C. and House.
As a model, Wilde has found herself ranked #1 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100, and ranked #95 on the FHM 100 Sexiest Women of 2006.