Olivia Thirlby was born on October 6, 1986, in New York. She was ambitious about having a career in acting and also acted in school plays and in the American Globe Theatre. She also took lessons in acting and combat.
In 2003, she acted in "The Secret", the first movie directed by actor Vincent Perez. In 2006, Olivia came back with the movie "United 93" which received nomination at the Oscar. She also acted in the short movie "Unlocked" and then in "Snow Angels". The latter one entered the Sundance Film Festival. Olivia was also cast in the series "Kidnapped" on NBC.
In 2007, Olivia stepped into the world of comedy movies with the highly successful movie "Juno". The movie bagged an Oscar and that gave a huge publicit
y to Olivia Thirlby.
She got chances to act in bigger and better movies like "Margaret", "The Wackness" and "Uncertainty". She was also seen acting in the movie "Jack and Diane".
Why is she famous?
Olivia Thrilby is famous as an actress who starred in several movies like The Wackness (2008), Margaret (2008) and Uncertainty (2008). She also acted in the TV serial Abduction.
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"I trained in Shakespeare, and that's all comedy, even when it's tragedy. But you're not going to catch me in Not Another Teen Movie 2."
- Olivia Thirlby