Born in Sherman Oaks, a city in California on February 16th 1989, Elizabeth Olsen is a notable American actress. Her parents are David Dave Olsen, who worked as a developer in the real estate business, and Jarnette Jarnie,s who was a personal supervisor. Elizabeth’s full name is Elizabeth Chase ‘’Lizzie’’ Olsen. Olsen has three siblings - sisters who were twins,
Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen and one brother, Trent Olsen. Olsen did her schooling from Campbell Hall School in California. She also went to singing and ballet classes when she was very young. Elizabeth attended Tisch School of the Arts located in New York.
Olsen stepped into the business of acting when she was still a child and worked in ‘How The West Was Fun’ and ‘The Adventures Of Mary-Kate And Ashley’. Having worked in videos and TV movies when she was in fourth class, she decided to go for auditions and planned to become an actress. Elizabeth also studied at the Moscow Art Theater in Russia. Elizabeth had a passion for acting as she started featuring in films since she turned four. But she also went through a tough time as she had to leave acting for a bit because of the rumors surrounding her sister’s eating disorder.
Her first film was ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ in the year 2011 where she played the lead role of Martha. After that, she appeared in several films including The Silent House,
Liberal Arts and various others. Elizabeth also got the chance to share the screen with
Daniel Radcliffe in the movie, ‘
Kill Your Darlings’. Kill Your Darlings focused on the life of a poet, Allen Ginsberg and was screened at International film festivals like Toronto International Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival.
Olsen also featured in
Very Good Girls where she essayed the part of Gerry. Olsen went ahead to act in movies like
In Secret and Old Boy. Olsen played a small role in the movie, Captain America: The Winter Soldier which had a rating of 7.8 on IMDb. After that, Olsen was seen playing the part of Elle Brody, a nurse in the movie, ‘
Godzilla’. Elizabeth also played a prominent role in the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron which had a rating of 7.5 on IMDb. She also worked in the film, Captain America: Civil War, which released in the year 2016. She essayed the role of Scarlet Witch in this film.
Elizabeth has won many accolades so far including the Best Leading Actress and Hollywood Rising Star Award. She was also a nominee for awards like Teen Choice Awards and much more. Olsen was in a relationship with the actor,
Boyd Holbrook and they got engaged in the year 2014. But as ill luck would have it, they parted their ways in the year 2015.