Birth Name: Olivia Thirlby
Birth Date: October 6, 1986
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
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 seen in the award-winning, Oscar nominated sensation Juno, directed by Jason Reitman; and Sony Classics The Wackness, directed by Jonathan Levine, which won the Audience Award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, and the LA International Film Festival. She starred alongside film legends Lauren Bacall and Ben Gazzara in the short film Eve, written and directed by Natalie Portman.
She 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. Thirlby was hailed by New York Magazine as “the most magnetic player.” She reprised this role on the west coast opposite, Chris Pine, at the Geffen Playhouse.
Recently, Thirlby’s other work includes, What Goes Up with Steve Coogan, The Answer Man with Jeff Daniels, Uncertainty with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Brett Ratner’s New York, I Love You.
Thirlby was last seen in Paramount’s No Strings Attached opposite Natalie Portman, and next has Dredd with Karl Urban, Focus Features’ Another Bullshit Night In Suck City with Paul Dano and Robert De Niro, and MTV’s animated show “Good Vibes.” She just wrapped Nobody Walks with John Krasinski.