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Elizabeth Olsen

Born: 1989

Biography

Elizabeth Chase Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. Born in Sherman Oaks, California, Olsen began acting at age four. She starred in her debut film role in the thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene in 2011, for which she was acclaimed and nominated for a Critics' Choice Movie Award among other accolades, followed by a role in the horror film Silent House. Olsen received a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination and graduated from New York University two years later. Olsen gained worldwide recognition for her portrayal of Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Cinematic Universe media franchise, starring in the superhero films Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), as well as the miniseries WandaVision (2021). Her performance in WandaVision garnered her nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Critics’ Choice Television Award. Outside of her work with Marvel, Olsen starred in the monster film Godzilla (2014), the mystery film Wind River (2017), the dramedy Ingrid Goes West (2017), the miniseries Love & Death (2023) and the dramedy His Three Daughters (2023). Olsen’s performance in Love & Death garnered her a second nomination for a Golden Globe Award. She executive produced and starred in the drama series Sorry for Your Loss (2018–2019), earning a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for her role as a widow.
Known For Acting
Gender Female
Place of Birth Sherman Oaks, California, USA

Resources

Movies

Martha Marcy May Marlene

Martha in Martha Marcy May Marlene

Very Good Girls

Gerry in Very Good Girls

Liberal Arts

Zibby in Liberal Arts

Silent House

Sarah in Silent House

Red Lights

Sally Owen in Red Lights

Oldboy

Marie Sebastian in Oldboy

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Godzilla

Elle Brody in Godzilla

Kill Your Darlings

Edie Parker in Kill Your Darlings

In Secret

Thérèse Raquin in In Secret

Kodachrome

Zooey Kern in Kodachrome

I Saw the Light

Audrey Mae Williams in I Saw the Light

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch (uncredited) in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: Civil War

Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch in Captain America: Civil War

Avengers: Infinity War

Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Infinity War

Ingrid Goes West

Taylor Sloane in Ingrid Goes West

Peace, Love & Misunderstanding

Zoe Hudson in Peace, Love & Misunderstanding

Wind River

Jane Banner in Wind River

How the West Was Fun

Girl in Car in How the West Was Fun

Our First Video

Herself in Our First Video

Godzilla: Force of Nature

Herself in Godzilla: Force of Nature

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Wanda Maximoff / The Scarlet Witch in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee

Self in Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee

The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Mystery Cruise

Lizzie Olsen in The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Mystery Cruise

Avengers: Endgame

Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Endgame

The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the U.S. Space Camp Mission

Herself in The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the U.S. Space Camp Mission

The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of Thorn Mansion

Elizabeth Olsen in The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of Thorn Mansion

The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Christmas Caper

Herself in The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Christmas Caper

Marvel Studios: Expanding the Universe

Self in Marvel Studios: Expanding the Universe

Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King

Self in Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King

Marvel Studios' 2021 Disney+ Day Special

Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch (archive footage) in Marvel Studios' 2021 Disney+ Day Special

Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Self - Wanda Maximoff / The Scarlet Witch in Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

The Assessment

Mia in The Assessment

His Three Daughters

Christina in His Three Daughters

Love Child

Misty in Love Child

The Age of Love

Jill in The Age of Love

Eternity

Joan in Eternity

TV Shows