Olivia Thirlby landed her first role in Vincent Perez's THE SECRET followed by her role as Nicole Miller in Paul Greengrass' critically acclaimed 9/11 drama, UNITED 93. She has continued to work in film with prominent directors such as Kenneth Lonergan in MARGARET and David Gordon Green in SNOW ANGELS. She was last seen in the award winning sensation, JUNO directed by Jason Reitman and THE WACKNESS, directed by Jonathan Levine, which won the Audience Award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, and the LA International Film Festival. She recently starred alongside film legends Lauren Bacall and Ben Gazzara in the short film EVE, written and directed by Natalie Portman. Olivia recently made her Off-Broadway debut in the Atlantic Theater Company's production of Farragut North written by Beau Willimon and directed by Doug Hughes, starring alongside John Gallagher Jr. and Chris Noth. She was hailed by New York Magazine as the most magnetic player.
Olivia will next be seen in the ensemble drama SAFETY GLASS, as well as in John Hindman's THE ANSWER MAN, which premiered in competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
Olivia Thirlby Facts
|Birthday||October 6, 1986 (34)|
|Birthplace||New York, New York, USA|