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I think what ruins relationships and causes most fights is insecurity.

I think what ruins relationships and causes most fights is insecurity.

Only the really young are fearless, have the optimism, the romanticism to take unimaginable risks. ---->>>

The mark of a good marriage is partnership and continuing to feel inspired by your spouse. I had that with Tao. But the end is not necessarily the tragedy. Staying in a relationship that is no longer working is the tragedy. Living unhappily - that's the tragedy.

The mark of a good marriage is partnership and continuing to feel inspired by your spouse. I had that with Tao. But the end is not necessarily the tragedy. Staying in a relationship that is no longer working is the tragedy. Living unhappily - that's the tragedy.

I have very high standards for every part of life - my work, my relationships, food, love. I can't just pretend.

I have very high standards for every part of life - my work, my relationships, food, love. I can't just pretend.

I love yoga and hiking - I think that's the perfect combo. ---->>>

If you fall off a horse, you get back up. I am not a quitter. ---->>>

I'm pretty low-key; you'll often find me in jeans, a T-shirt and sweatshirt. ---->>>

It's so important to have that independence. You know it yourself: Everyone needs evenings of their own.

It's so important to have that independence. You know it yourself: Everyone needs evenings of their own.

But even if I'm left high and dry at the end of this wild journey, just taking it is a great feeling. ---->>>

I think that women are more sensitive to emotional infidelity than men. I think men are more scared of physical infidelity. ---->>>

I remember walking into drugstores when I was younger and seeing all the hair color boxes on the shelves and just being so in awe. Having the control to dye your hair and change your look is such a part of self-expression.

I remember walking into drugstores when I was younger and seeing all the hair color boxes on the shelves and just being so in awe. Having the control to dye your hair and change your look is such a part of self-expression.

I was a tomboy and I didn't have a bunch of brothers but I always wanted them and so I sort of adopted a few of my great friends to be my brother. ---->>>

Weakness is something we don't like to admit we have. We hold it against people, until we experience it, and then we feel more compassion for it. ---->>>

I've always been a fan of science fiction. My family, we all used to watch 'Star Trek' together, which is kind of a nerdy family activity. ---->>>

A lot of people assume that women of a certain age who are not unattractive have no excuse for not having a perfect life. But you can have emotional baggage that is dragging you down like cement blocks tied to your feet. ---->>>

When you choose to be an actor, you are going against the odds. ---->>>

Fear of carbs, of gluten, of everything - we've distanced ourselves from the beauty of food, the art of it. It makes me sad when people say, 'Oh, I don't eat gluten. I don't eat cheese. I don't eat this. So I eat cardboard.'

Fear of carbs, of gluten, of everything - we've distanced ourselves from the beauty of food, the art of it. It makes me sad when people say, 'Oh, I don't eat gluten. I don't eat cheese. I don't eat this. So I eat cardboard.'

Inspiration is the key to everything.

Inspiration is the key to everything.

I'm opening up my heart to the idea of dating. It's funny - my friends would always come to me for romantic advice. I know nothing, and things have changed since I was dating in high school! I'm really trying hard to spend this time working on myself.

I'm opening up my heart to the idea of dating. It's funny - my friends would always come to me for romantic advice. I know nothing, and things have changed since I was dating in high school! I'm really trying hard to spend this time working on myself.

People think that young people don't care about things, but I think they do care; they just aren't super interested in conforming to what older people think are the right way to do things. ---->>>

I do not tweeze my eyebrows. I've been letting them grow out for years. I try to fill them in wherever nature has abandoned me. ---->>>

I don't own a scale, and Tao banned the word 'fat' from our house. If we eat too much, we say, 'I feel clogged up.' ---->>>

I used to experiment all the time with my hair color. ---->>>

I was a handful growing up.

I was a handful growing up.

I'm a natural blonde, but I feel like a brunette. ---->>>

If I have to draw attention away from some hormone-induced acne on my chin, I put on a lot of mascara. ---->>>

If I'm left high and dry at the end of this wild journey, just taking it is a great feeling. ---->>>

Not everything has to be a couples' event.

Not everything has to be a couples' event.

Oh God, to think that you only fall in love once in your entire life is such a depressing thought.

Oh God, to think that you only fall in love once in your entire life is such a depressing thought.

Once, in Australia, I ate 33 pancakes in 20 minutes, and I only did it because they said a girl could never enter the competition. ---->>>

Power tends to get confused with repression. ---->>>

When I first did theatre, I was always doing comedies; it was always my first love. But it wasn't what I was picked for at first, for films and TV. ---->>>

When I kiss a girl for a part, people think it's sexy. But if two guys kiss, suddenly there's a backlash. It's a double standard. ---->>>

I am so saddened and grossed out by young women who look like creepy, old aliens because of their new Barbie noses and lips. Is that a smile or a grimace? ---->>>

A good litmus test is that you should be comfortable with your significant other being present when you hang out with your friend. ---->>>

I have a great pack of female friends, but I also have a lot of guy friends. I believe that platonic relationship is entirely possible. ---->>>

People have nervous tics they don't know about, and I would advise asking around. Ask the casting director, 'Is there something I'm doing?' I would see people unconsciously rocking back and forth. I roll my lips. I bite my lips and roll them. ---->>>

I'm a natural blonde, but I feel like a brunette. I feel like people treat me now how I should be treated. People used to be shocked, when I was blond, that I wasn't stupid. ---->>>

It was helpful to have the confidence of youth that came from a lack of desperation. I thought, 'If I don't succeed, I'll go back to school and study.' ---->>>

Cleanses and products don't make you look more beautiful. They certainly help, but if you reach contentment, you're set. My makeup artist, Melanie Iglesias, couldn't figure out why my skin looks so good. I think it's because I'm happy! ---->>>

I love kids with a passion I usually reserve for hot cheese, miniature chairs, and Prince concerts, but I feel no stress to reproduce simply because of a fear of withering eggs. ---->>>

I trust work, directors - I don't live in fear. All good experiences have come from trusting the universe. There is no other way to live or love. Otherwise, you create your own prison. ---->>>

I tend to go with a daytime look, pretty natural, but I always fill in my eyebrows - I hate if I leave the gym and my eyebrows aren't done; I'm just very uncomfortable with myself. ---->>>

In my work in Haiti, I've seen the hugely positive effects that happen when people come together to build something in the middle of the most desperate situations.

In my work in Haiti, I've seen the hugely positive effects that happen when people come together to build something in the middle of the most desperate situations.

When you a darker brunette and have pale skin like I do, it can wash you out a bit, so learning to contour is really helpful. I think you can be a bit more bold with eye makeup to define your eyes, and the same with lip colors - you can go for dark wine colors, which I love. ---->>>

I actually happened to be in Haiti right before the earthquake in 2010. I was there already with the organization I work with now, Artists for Peace and Justice, visiting the primary school that I had adopted, the Academy for Peace and Justice in Port-au-Prince. I came back, and within days, the earthquake happened. ---->>>

My parents said marrying was an optimistic thing to do in pessimistic times. ---->>>

I think it's very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person. ---->>>

I wanted to be on 'Saturday Night Live' since I was ten. ---->>>

You're going to change as you grow older, and that messes up a lot of relationships. ---->>>

Now I'm doing a film festival for kids and writing a script about a kidnapped journalist in Afghanistan. ---->>>

When I have really blonde hair, I usually go for a more natural look, wearing way less makeup. ---->>>

At one point I thought changing my name might help with privacy, but that was before the Internet. ---->>>

I feel like fashion should not happen in the morning. ---->>>

If I could play drums like Patrick Carney or Taylor Hawkins, I'd be a really happy person. ---->>>

In a relationship I'm a very loving person, emotional and sensitive. ---->>>

It would be so depressing to be a model and not get to say a word. There's no personality involved.

It would be so depressing to be a model and not get to say a word. There's no personality involved.

People assume actresses are afraid to get older; the truth is the roles get a whole lot more compelling once you're too old to play dumb.

People assume actresses are afraid to get older; the truth is the roles get a whole lot more compelling once you're too old to play dumb.

From a very early age, I made my decisions based on careers that I admire. The one thing that all the actresses I love have in common is that they have diversity in their careers. ---->>>

I went through a phase when I was 13 where I would only fall in love with people over the age of 19 or 20. I never had a real relationship with any of these people, but it was definitely the guy I wanted to hang out with and wanted to go on trips with. I would be like, 'But, Daddy, he's a musician!'. ---->>>

Once I took a bus from my home in Maryland to Philadelphia to live on the streets with some musicians for a few weeks, and then my parents sent me to boarding school at Andover to shape me up. ---->>>

As you get older, you start to really ask questions like, 'Is this the road I should be walking down?,' because every decision seems more final, as you get older. ---->>>

Documentaries are a powerful and effective way of bridging the gap between worlds, breaking through to new audiences that wouldn't otherwise be engaged - in essence, not preaching to the choir. ---->>>

I feel like the luckiest child in the world because I got to grow up in Ireland. In summer is when you really grow up. During the year, I would go back to the States, and all year long really couldn't wait to get back to Ardmore. ---->>>

You really just have to love the process. I can't tell you the amount of film sets I've been on where people are talking about Oscars in the middle of the production. It happens all the time. ---->>>

I grew up being told by my parents each time they went off to war that they may explode, so I needed to know how things like the gadgets in the kitchen worked. ---->>>

When you're a working actor and you're happy to be one, you can't focus all your energy on acting because you will go crazy. You have to focus as much energy as you can away from yourself. ---->>>

Believe it or not, I'm a big fan of patchouli oil. I know it's not a universally liked fragrance. I usually combine it with other essential oils - I have many mixtures I like. ---->>>

I feel like the luckiest person on the planet. 'Tron' was such a departure for me. ---->>>

I actually think the subject of young divorce is pretty funny; I'd like to write a movie about it. ---->>>

I fell in love with theater there, and after graduation I moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting. ---->>>

I shaved the back of my head once and did the asymmetrical hair. ---->>>

I used to play hooky from school so I could watch cooking shows. ---->>>

If a woman feels anchored to a man's plans, she may start to resent him for the fun she's worried she's missing. ---->>>

I consider my education to be the first 10 years of my career. ---->>>

I enjoy getting gussied up for an event or date night. ---->>>

I use the PhotoReady Foundation almost every day, and their lip glosses are fantastic. ---->>>

I'm now convinced that I'm a doctor. I mean, if someone says they have a pain, I'm like, 'Well, that's your spleen.' ---->>>

I'm still a student of fashion, but I like hooking up with the people that really know how to make cool clothes. ---->>>

Many casting directors won't hire aspiring actors because you might be burning some chick's headshot under the table so she doesn't get the part. ---->>>

My dad is Irish. I spent my childhood going back and forth between Ireland and America. ---->>>

All actors should experience public failure.

All actors should experience public failure.

I am a big music nerd. ---->>>

I've always been a fan of science fiction. ---->>>

In human years I am 29. In actress years I'm the ripe, promising age of 18 to 35. That's how it works here in Hollyweird. ---->>>

Seeing the energy of 'SNL' made me want to be a part of it. If that was a job, I thought, that was the job I wanted. That was my plan. Comedy. ---->>>

I guess for my skin, I clean it and moisturize and try to drink water. How boring is this though? I'm convinced that it comes from within. If you're happy and healthy, it shows. ---->>>

I love eye makeup. I really like doing a cat eye, playing with liquid liners and different colors of liners, like emerald and deep blues, combining them with black. ---->>>

I've thought for a long time that my body type would have worked well in the '70s. The idea that you could be a broad-shouldered, small-breasted woman and still wear really great outfits. ---->>>

It's really kind of a luxury for an actor to have the opportunity to show such different types of characters. I actually left 'Cowboys & Aliens' and went straight into 'The Change-Up.' It was kind of a funny change of pace. ---->>>

So many people have said that to me, that what they really like about Alex is what she brings out in Marissa, and what this situation brings out in her, a hint of happiness and another side to her character. ---->>>

What happens so often as an actor is that you retain the information about the scenes that you yourself shot and you obsess over certain scenes that you found the most challenging or interesting. The rest of the film kind of falls away in your memory or it fades a little bit. ---->>>

I got an internship with the casting director of The Girl Next Door. I would hold the clipboard and help them in their casting sessions and get them lunch. ---->>>

In 2012, I see the potential for people to come together, huge moments of political and social engagement where elections are part of the strategy for change, but not the end goal and not the only thing that matters. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 03-10, 1984
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
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Occupation: Actress
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Olivia Wilde (born Olivia Jane Cockburn; March 10, 1984) is an American actress, model, producer, director, activist, and philanthropist. She is well known for her role as Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley on the award winning medical-drama television series House (2007–2012). She is also known for her roles in Alpha Dog (2007), Tron: Legacy (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), Her (2013), Drinking Buddies (2013), and Rush (2013) (wikipedia)