Olivia Wilde was born Olivia Jane Cockburn on 10 March 1984 in New York City, New York.
She is an American actress and filmmaker.
For her high school education, Olivia attended Georgetown Day School and Phillips Academy; she then went on to study at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin.
Wilde chose to change her surname drawing inspiration from the Irish author Oscar Wilde to honor the writers in her family. She has Scottish roots from her father’s side of the family.
Wilde who made her maiden Broadway appearance in 1984 playing the role of Julia, has featured in films like The Lazarus Effect and Cowboys & Aliens.
She is a multiple awarding-winning actress who has bagged the Best Actress award at 2006 The Comedy Festival and Best First Feature at the Independent Spirit Awards for her directorial debut film Booksmart.
Olivia Wilde Siblings: Chloe Frances Cockburn, Charlie Philip Cockburn
Chloe Frances Cockburn and Charlie Philip Cockburn are the siblings of Olivia Wilde.
Her younger brother is Charlie Philip Cockburn and her older sister is Chloe Francis Cockburn.
Both of Olivia’s siblings prefer to stay out of the spotlight, so there is not much information about them known to the public.