Olivia Williams stars as Adelle DeWitt in FOX's "Dollhouse."

Olivia Williams earned a degree in English at Cambridge University before studying drama at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School for two years. Williams also worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company in both Stratford-upon-Avon and London.

A four-month tour of "Richard III," featuring Sir Ian McKellen, took Williams to the U.S. and brought her to the attention of Kevin Costner who handpicked her for his film "The Postman."

Since making her film debut opposite Costner in 1997, Williams has starred in numerous Hollywood films including "The Sixth Sense" opposite Bruce Willis and "Rushmore" with Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman.

In 2002, Williams won Best Actress at the British Independent Film Awards for her role in "The Heart of Me," starring alongside Paul Bettany and Helena Bonham-Carter. In 2006, Williams starred in the BBC docu-drama "Krakatoa: The Last Days," which told the true story of one of the most destructive natural disasters in history. Additionally that year, Williams returned to the stage for a starring role in "The Changeling" at the Barbican Theatre in London.

Most recently, Williams starred as writer Jane Austen in the BBC production of "Miss Austen Regrets." Williams has several feature films set for release including "Flashbacks of a Fool" opposite Daniel Craig, "Broken Lines" with Paul Bettany and "An Education" with Emma Thompson and Alfred Molina.

Williams resides in London with her husband and their two daughters.




XLrator Media Picks Up 'The Scribbler' Starring Katie Cassidy, Eliza Dushku, Sasha Grey
Mia Wasikowska Joins David Cronenberg's 'Map to the Stars'
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Action-Thriller 'Ten' to Hit Theaters January 2014
Joss Whedon's 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Pilot Adds 'Nashville' Star Chloe Bennet
Whoopi Goldberg Returns To 'Glee'
Dollhouse: Blue Skies and Scared Scientists
'Alphas' casting: Summer Glau returns; guest lineup includes Sean Astin, C. Thomas Howell and Lauren Holly
Dollhouse: Of Stalkers and Freedom
Cannes 2012: 'Last Days on Mars' Begins Shooting with Liev Shreiber, Olivia Williams
Maureen Ryan: Thank TV For The Success of Joss Whedon's 'Avengers'

FACTS

How tall is she? How old is she? Where does she live? Find out here.

Age: 49 years old
Birthday: July 26, 1968
Height: 5' 8 ½"
Full Name / Real Name: Olivia Haigh Williams
Birthplace: Camden Town, London, England, UK
Current Residence: London, England, UK
Husband: Rhashan Stone




'Manhattan' Season 2 Returns This Fall — Premiering Tuesday, October 13, the sopholmore season of the WGN America drama series follows the tangled lives of the residents of Los Alamos, New Mexico, as they race to detonate the world's first nuclear bomb. Read more...
WGN America Renews 'Manhattan' for Season 2 — The network will begin production on the sophomore season of its critically acclaimed original drama series next spring for a 2015 debut. Read more...
'Manhattan' Explodes This Summer — Premiering Sunday, July 27, the new WGN America drama series is set against the backdrop of the greatest race against time in the history of science — the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb. Read more...
SEE ALL NEWS



FOX Rolls Out Schedule for New Year — "American Idol" and "24" return to the air in January; "The Simpsons" celebrates its milestone 450th episode; and new shows "Our Little Genius," "Human Target," "Past Life," and "Sons of Tucson" make their series debuts. Read more...
Swing for The Fences This November on FOX — Get spoilers and highlights for the upcoming November sweeps period on FOX, which includes the World Series, the series premiere of "The Wanda Sykes Show," and guest appearances by Arianna Huffington, Eve, Jonah Hill, NBA Champion Kevin Garnett, Zach Galifianakis, Jamie Kennedy, Snoop Dogg, Keith Carradine, Daryl Hall and John Oates and many more. Read more...
Summer Glau Moves into 'Dollhouse' — Additional guest stars appearing throughout the upcoming 2nd season of Joss Whedon's series include Alexis Denisof, Jamie Bamber, Michael Hogan and Keith Carradine. Read more...
SEE ALL NEWS






 
 
 
 
Post a Comment
Display Name
E-mail (optional)
(not displayed with comment)
URL (optional)
Comment
  BB code and links are not permitted.