- NAME: Elizabeth Olsen
- OCCUPATION: Film Actress
- BIRTH DATE: February 16, 1989 (Age: 24)
- EDUCATION: Campbell Hall School, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Moscow Art Theatre School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Sherman Oaks, California
- Full Name: Elizabeth Chase Olsen
- AKA: Elizabeth Olsen
- Nickname: Lizzie
- ZODIAC SIGN: Aquarius
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Elizabeth Olsen is an American actress and the younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. She's also known for her critically acclaimed role in Martha Marcy May Marlene.
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In Peace, Love & Misunderstanding, Olsen portrayed the daughter of actress Jane Fonda's character.
Olsen appeared in two films in 2012: Red Lights (with Robert De Niro) and Liberal Arts (with Josh Radnor and Zac Efron). The following year,
"I've been training in theater and dance since I was a kid, so being in front of a camera was really the most frightening thing," Olsen said of her early acting career, adding that she looks forward to continuing her on-screen work for the forseeable future. "I hope I will be able to do stage and film work—I really love it all."
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