Olivia Wilde is an American actress and filmmaker, born on March 10, 1984 in New York City, USA. She is best known for her roles in movies and TV shows such as "House," "The O.C.," "Tron: Legacy," "Cowboys & Aliens," "The Change-Up," "Drinking Buddies," and "Rush."

Wilde started her career in the entertainment industry as a casting assistant, but quickly transitioned to acting. She gained prominence with her role as Alex Kelly in the TV series "The O.C." from 2004 to 2005. She then went on to appear in numerous TV shows and films, showcasing her range as an actress in various genres.

Aside from acting, Wilde has also directed a number of short films and music videos. She made her feature directorial debut with the 2019 comedy-drama film "Booksmart," which received critical acclaim and earned her a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature.

Wilde is also known for her activism and philanthropic work. She is a supporter of various charitable organizations, including Artists for Peace and Justice and the ACLU. In 2021, she made headlines when she was spotted holding hands with musician Harry Styles, and the two are currently in a relationship.