Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Chase Olsen was born on February 16th, 1989 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA to Jarnette and David Olsen (now divorced). Elizabeth has five siblings, famous older sisters Mary-Kate & Ashley, big brother Trent and younger stepsiblings, Taylor and Jake (from her father’s remarriage). She appeared in her older sisters movies How the West Was Fun in 1994 and The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Mystery Cruise in 1995. Elizabeth is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts and the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in New York City. Her breakthrough came in 2011 when Elizabeth starred in the independent thriller drama Martha Marcy May Marlene, for which she was nominated for the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress and Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, among other awards. Elizabeth subsequently starred in the films Silent House (2011), Liberal Arts (2012), Oldboy (2013), Godzilla (2014), I Saw the Light (2015), Ingrid Goes West (2017), and Wind River (2017). Olsen portrays Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She has portrayed the character in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019). She reprises her role in the Disney+ series WandaVision (2021), and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022). Wikipedia, under the Creative Commons ...

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How the West Was Fun (1994)

Twin sisters help a woman save her dude ranch from developers who would like to turn the property into a theme park.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Margolin
CAST:  Mary-Kate Olsen  •  Ashley Olsen  •  Martin Mull  •  Elizabeth Olsen

Twin sisters help a woman save her dude ranch from developers who would like to turn the property into a theme park.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Margolin
CAST:  Mary-Kate Olsen  •  Ashley Olsen  •  Martin Mull  •  Elizabeth Olsen

Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2011)

A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Catherine Keener  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Chace Crawford

A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Catherine Keener  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Chace Crawford

In Secret (2013)

In 1860s Paris, a young woman, Therese, is trapped in a loveless marriage to the sickly Camille by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. She spends her days behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominos with an eclectic group. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charlie Stratton
CAST:  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Tom Felton  •  Jessica Lange  •  Matt Lucas

In 1860s Paris, a young woman, Therese, is trapped in a loveless marriage to the sickly Camille by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. She spends her days behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominos with an eclectic group. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charlie Stratton
CAST:  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Tom Felton  •  Jessica Lange  •  Matt Lucas

Oldboy (2013)

BrilliantBoringAction-packedCrude

An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sharlto Copley

An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sharlto Copley

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Action-packedThrillingBeautifulFantastical

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Jeremy Renner

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Jeremy Renner

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Action-packedAdventurousEnjoyableFun

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sebastian Stan  •  Anthony Mackie

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sebastian Stan  •  Anthony Mackie

Kill Your Darlings (2013)

Thought provokingSlow movingSmartOriginal

A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Krokidas
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Michael C. Hall  •  Ben Foster

A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Krokidas
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Michael C. Hall  •  Ben Foster

Godzilla (2014)

EpicAction-packedClassic

Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when an ancient alpha predator arises from the sea to combat ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gareth Edwards
CAST:  Bryan Cranston  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  CJ Adams  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when an ancient alpha predator arises from the sea to combat ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gareth Edwards
CAST:  Bryan Cranston  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  CJ Adams  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Liberal Arts (2012)

FunnyBeautifulCharmingEnjoyable

Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher worries that his best days are behind him. But no matter how much he buries his head in a book, life keeps pulling Jesse back. When his favorite college professor invites him to campus to speak at his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Radnor
CAST:  Josh Radnor  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Richard Jenkins  •  Zac Efron

Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher worries that his best days are behind him. But no matter how much he buries his head in a book, life keeps pulling Jesse back. When his favorite college professor invites him to campus to speak at his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Radnor
CAST:  Josh Radnor  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Richard Jenkins  •  Zac Efron

Very Good Girls (2013)

Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Boyd Holbrook  •  Demi Moore

Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Boyd Holbrook  •  Demi Moore

Red Lights (2012)

Two investigators of paranormal hoaxes, the veteran Dr. Margaret Matheson and her young assistant, Tom Buckley, study the most varied metaphysical phenomena with the aim of proving their fraudulent origins. Simon Silver, a legendary blind psychic, reappears after ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo Cortés
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Robert De Niro  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Elizabeth Olsen

Two investigators of paranormal hoaxes, the veteran Dr. Margaret Matheson and her young assistant, Tom Buckley, study the most varied metaphysical phenomena with the aim of proving their fraudulent origins. Simon Silver, a legendary blind psychic, reappears after ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo Cortés
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Robert De Niro  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Elizabeth Olsen

Silent House (2011)

Sarah returns with her father and uncle to fix up the family's longtime summerhouse after it was violated by squatters in the off-season. As they work in the dark, Sarah begins to hear sounds from within the walls of the boarded-up building. Although she barely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Kentis  •  Laura Lau  •  Robert Levi
CAST:  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Adam Trese  •  Eric Sheffer Stevens  •  Julia Chan

Sarah returns with her father and uncle to fix up the family's longtime summerhouse after it was violated by squatters in the off-season. As they work in the dark, Sarah begins to hear sounds from within the walls of the boarded-up building. Although she barely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Kentis  •  Laura Lau  •  Robert Levi
CAST:  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Adam Trese  •  Eric Sheffer Stevens  •  Julia Chan

Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

Thought provokingSuspensefulComplexDark

After several years of living with a cult, Martha finally escapes and calls her estranged sister, Lucy, for help. Martha finds herself at the quiet Connecticut home Lucy shares with her new husband, Ted, but the memories of what she experienced in the cult make ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Durkin
CAST:  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Hugh Dancy  •  John Hawkes  •  Sarah Paulson

After several years of living with a cult, Martha finally escapes and calls her estranged sister, Lucy, for help. Martha finds herself at the quiet Connecticut home Lucy shares with her new husband, Ted, but the memories of what she experienced in the cult make ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Durkin
CAST:  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Hugh Dancy  •  John Hawkes  •  Sarah Paulson

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Chris Pratt  •  Brie Larson  •  Robert Downey Jr.

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Josh Brolin  •  Chris Pratt  •  Brie Larson  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Evans  •  Josh Brolin  •  Samuel L. Jackson

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Evans  •  Josh Brolin  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chadwick Boseman  •  Jeremy Renner

Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Russo  •  Anthony Russo
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chadwick Boseman  •  Jeremy Renner

I Saw the Light (2016)

Singer and songwriter Hank Williams rises to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity take a toll on his career and marriage to fellow musician Audrey Mae Williams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Abraham
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  David Krumholtz  •  Bradley Whitford

Singer and songwriter Hank Williams rises to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity take a toll on his career and marriage to fellow musician Audrey Mae Williams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Abraham
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  David Krumholtz  •  Bradley Whitford

Kodachrome (2017)

Matt Ryder is convinced to drive his estranged and dying father Benjamin Ryder cross country to deliver four old rolls of Kodachrome film to the last lab in the world that can develop them before it shuts down for good. Along with Ben's nurse Zooey, the three ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Raso
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Ed Harris  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Gethin Anthony

Matt Ryder is convinced to drive his estranged and dying father Benjamin Ryder cross country to deliver four old rolls of Kodachrome film to the last lab in the world that can develop them before it shuts down for good. Along with Ben's nurse Zooey, the three ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Raso
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Ed Harris  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Gethin Anthony

Ingrid Goes West (2017)

Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Spicer
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  O'Shea Jackson Jr.  •  Wyatt Russell

Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Spicer
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  O'Shea Jackson Jr.  •  Wyatt Russell

Wind River (2017)

GrippingViolentPowerfulThrilling

An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Sheridan
CAST:  Jeremy Renner  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Gil Birmingham  •  Kelsey Asbille

An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Sheridan
CAST:  Jeremy Renner  •  Elizabeth Olsen  •  Gil Birmingham  •  Kelsey Asbille
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