Olivia Thirlby is a well-known actress from the United States. Olivia Thirlby is best remembered for her role as Leah in the Academy Award-winning picture Juno. Her characters have appeared in films such as The Darkest Hour, The Secret, Dredd, and many more.
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Olivia Thirlby’s Childhood and Early Years
Olivia Thirlby, a 35-year-old actress, was born in New York City (October 6, 1986). Her mother is an advertising professional, while her father is a contractor. Her parents’ names, on the other hand, are unavailable. Her mother came from a Jewish family. As a result, she is of Ashkenazi Jewish and English ancestry. She is, nonetheless, an American citizen.
Thirlby grew up in the East Village of Manhattan. Zoe Kravitz is her best friend. She graduated from Friends Seminary, which is located in the city’s Gramercy area.
She also went to the French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts and the Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts in upstate New York (also attended by Natalie Portman and Mariah Carey).
On April 28, 2010, Olivia-Thirlby and her closest friend Zoe Kravitz (singer) attend the CHANEL Tribeca Film Festival Dinner at Odeon in New York City in support of the Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards Program. (Image courtesy of Zimbio)
She also studied at the American Globe Theatre and for a short time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, where she completed a stage fighting course.
Olivia Thirlby’s Career
She was given the part of Samantha Marris in The Secret while still in high school. She did, however, make her film and television debut with United 93 and Kidnapped, respectively. Then came Leah’s breakout performance in the film Juno in 2007. She also appeared in three additional films that year (The Secret, Snow Angels, and Love Come Slowly).
She also appeared in a number of films between 2008 and 2009. No Strings Attached, Margaret and The Darkest Hour were among her major films by 2011. The next year, the sci-fi film Dredd was released, and her performance as Judge Anderson was notable.
In Dredd New York Screening (2012), Olivia-Thirlby is shown alongside her co-star Karl Urban (Source: Karl Urban Kiwi Net)
Olivia’s notable films include Just Before I Go (2014), The Wedding Ringer (2015), The Standford Prison Experiment (2015), and Damascus Cover (2018).
She’s also featured in episodes of shows including Bored to Death (2009), Goliath (2016), and The L Word: Generation Q. (2019). She’s even lent her voice to an animated version of Good Vibes (Jeena). She was also a theatrical performer.
Olivia Thirlby’s Net Worth and Awards
She earned the Boston Film Festival Prize for Best Actress in the category ‘Damascus Cover’ in 2017 since she is a well-known actress. ‘Juno’ was also nominated for a Critics Choice Award in the category Best Acting Ensemble in 2008, as well as a Gold Derby Award in the category Ensemble Cast.
The wealthy actress has amassed a sizable fortune. She has a net worth of $2 million and is able to meet all of her wants.
Olivia Thirlby’s Relationship
Thirlby and Jacques Pienaar have been married since December 28, 2014. On the set of her 2012 picture Dredd, she met him. There is also no further information about her personal life.
She is also a participant in the Self-Evident Truths Project of iO Tillett Wright. In an interview with Brooklyn Magazine in 2011, she came out as bisexual. She explained why she chose to participate in a photographic project that celebrates those who are “everything than 100 percent straight.”
Olivia Thirlby’s Body Measurements
Olivia stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 52 kg. Her measurements are 34-24-33. Her dark brown hair and eyes are stunning.