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Olivia d’Abo was born on January 22, 1969 in Paddington, London, England as Olivia Jane d’Abo. She is an actress, known for Conan the Destroyer (1984), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) and Point of No Return (1993). She was previously married to Patrick Leonard.
Interesting Facts about Olivia d'Abo
- Daughter of model and actress Maggie London and Mike d’Abo, vocalist and keyboard player for Manfred Mann from 1966, played King Herod in “Jesus Christ Superstar” from 1970, etc.
- She has three brothers and one sister: elder brother Ben d’Abo, younger half-brother Bruno, the younger half-siblings, twins Ella and Louis (born July 2007). Stepdaughter of Lisa Nicola Jane Weaver Former stepdaughter of Karen Sue Gilbert. Sister-in-law of Annabel Purkis, (Bruno’s wife).
- Father, Mike d’Abo, was a presenter on BBC Radio Bristol in the United Kingdom.
- Her son, Oliver William D’Abo aka Oliver D’Abo-Hurwitz, was born November 11, 1995.
- First cousin once removed of Maryam d’Abo (the main James Bond girl in The Living Daylights (1987)). They bought a house together in California in 1988. Later on, Maryam moved back to London and married Academy Award nominated director Hugh Hudson.
- Her British mother, model/actress Maggie London, made an appearance in The Beatles’ classic film A Hard Day’s Night (1964).
- Her last name is pronounced Dah-bo.
- Has performed as a singer in both New York and Los Angeles clubs.
- Attended Los Feliz High School and Pacoima Junior High School.
- Her CD, “Turku” (2004), consists of ten narrative songs and songwriter/composer husband Patrick Leonard contributed to it.
- Won a Broadway World Los Angeles Award (Best Leading Actress in a Play and Best Play) and a StageSceneLA Award for her performance in “Entertaining Mr. Sloane” for Best Leading Actress.
- Made her Broadway debut playing one of the Pidgeon sisters in the 2005 Broadway revival of “The Odd Couple” starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.
Personal Quotes by Olivia d'Abo
I’ve always wanted to play ‘Lady Macbeth’ and Strindberg’s ‘Miss Julie’.- Olivia d'Abo
You want to find out what it is about you or what it is about your past and your lineage that’s in you now, and whether you carry those traits and maybe what one’s mission is to take it to the next level.- Olivia d'Abo
I’ve been writing and composing songs since I was 5 years old.- Olivia d'Abo
I like roles of people who can overcome things because there’s strength in that and an arc – and roles where they start in one place, and toward the end of the script they end up in a completely different place, so you’ve seen this growth and some humanity in the role.- Olivia d'Abo
With thrillers, there’s such a fine line between what’s good and what’s cheesy and corny.- Olivia d'Abo