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Elizabeth Chase “Lizzie” Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films Silent House (2011), Liberal Arts (2012), Godzilla (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and Captain America: Civil War (2016). For her role in the critically-acclaimed Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), she was nominated for numerous awards, including the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead. She is the younger sister of actresses and fashion designers Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen.
Interesting Facts about Elizabeth Olsen
- Elizabeth has a younger half-brother, Jake Olsen.
- When she was growing up, her favorite actress and role model was Michelle Pfeiffer. She got to meet her while she was on the set of I Am Sam (2001).
- Her middle name is Chase because her parents wanted her to chase after her sisters.
- Younger sister of Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen.
- As a child Lizzie took ballet and singing lessons. Lizzie auditioned for “Spy Kids”, but she didn’t get the role.
- Was cast as the lead in Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), just two weeks before shooting.
- Worked with Aaron Taylor-Johnson on three different films in two years: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Godzilla (2014), and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).
- Auditioned for the role of Daenerys Targaryen Game of Thrones (2011) which eventually went to Emilia Clarke.
- Ex-stepdaughter of McKenzie Olsen.
- Elizabeth has a younger half-sister, Courtney Taylor Olsen.
- Voted #94 in Ask men’s ‘most desirable’ woman of 2012 list.
- She enjoys playing volleyball.
Personal Quotes by Elizabeth Olsen
I find acting conservatories really important. I’ve gone to four different ones, and all of them provided totally different tools for me.- Elizabeth Olsen
And I think in theater, people don’t really focus on the media unless there’s a huge superstar doing a play or something.- Elizabeth Olsen
And at NYU, I went to the Atlantic Theater Company, and they have two main points. One of them is to always be active in something instead of just feeling it. And the other is figuring out your character.- Elizabeth Olsen
I always went to see independent films, they’re the movies I’m usually most excited to see.- Elizabeth Olsen
What keeps you confident in a healthy way is knowing that everyone else around you is going to support you and teach you and you’re going to learn from them. I just feel open to learning from people.- Elizabeth Olsen