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Mick Jagger and Martin Scorcese recruit Olivia Wilde for 1970s HBO show

Mick Jagger and Martin Scorcese recruit Olivia Wilde for 1970s HBO show

March 12 (UPI) -- Olivia Wilde will star as a lead character in an upcoming music-focused HBO drama set in the 1970s.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 10, 2014.
By United Press International
'Sharknado 2' will premiere on July 31

'Sharknado 2' will premiere on July 31

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- The sequel to unexpected hit 'Sharknado' will debut on SyFy Thursday, July 31.
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Olivia Wilde flaunts baby bump on Oscars red carpet [PHOTO]

Olivia Wilde flaunts baby bump on Oscars red carpet [PHOTO]

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) -- Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis hit the Oscars red carpet.
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Matt Damon, Ben Affleck to be Golden Globes presenters

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck to be Golden Globes presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Liam Neeson, Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Naomi Watts and Olivia Wilde are to be presenters at Hollywood's Golden Globe Awards ceremony.
'Hollywood Game Night' to return to NBC Jan. 28

'Hollywood Game Night' to return to NBC Jan. 28

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Julie Bowen, Valerie Bertinelli, Lester Holt, Jason Alexander and Martin Short will be among the stars competing on "Hollywood Game Night," NBC said.
Olivia Wilde says her eyebrows are 'like devil horns'

Olivia Wilde says her eyebrows are 'like devil horns'

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Olivia Wilde was chosen as Revlon cosmetics spokesperson for her good looks and fair skin, but even she has her own beauty hangups.
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Saldana, Wilde, Ansari to announce Golden Globe nominations

Saldana, Wilde, Ansari to announce Golden Globe nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde and Aziz Ansari are to announce the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards nominations Thursday in Los Angeles, organizers said.
Paul Walker remembered by friends and co-stars

Paul Walker remembered by friends and co-stars

Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Dwayne Johnson, Ludacris, friends and former co-stars remember the late "Fast & Furious" star.
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Olivia Wilde is pregnant with her first child

Olivia Wilde is pregnant with her first child

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis are expecting their first child together, the Hollywood couple's representatives told People.com.
Bryan Cranston, Ricky Gervais to appear in David Blaine special

Bryan Cranston, Ricky Gervais to appear in David Blaine special

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Jamie Foxx, Bryan Cranston and Ricky Gervais are to appear in the U.S. prime-time television special "David Blaine: Real or Magic," ABC announced.
Kim Kardashian to lend her voice to character on 'American Dad'

Kim Kardashian to lend her voice to character on 'American Dad'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. reality TV personality Kim Kardashian is to lend her voice to an animated alien character on the comedy series "American Dad," EW.com reported Tuesday.
Spike Jonze's 'Her' to open in the midst of awards season

Spike Jonze's 'Her' to open in the midst of awards season

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Writer-director Spike Jonze's "Her" is to open in limited release Dec. 18 in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto, Warner Bros. Pictures announced Tuesday.
Olivia Wilde talks about being fearless, funny in 'Burt Wonderstone'

Olivia Wilde talks about being fearless, funny in 'Burt Wonderstone'

Olivia Wilde says being surrounded by comic giants Jim Carrey, Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi on the set of their Las Vegas-set movie, "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," inspired her to be fearless in her own quest to be funny.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Wilde and Sudeikis to marry in upstate New York next spring

Wilde and Sudeikis to marry in upstate New York next spring

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Actress Olivia Wilde says she will marry "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jason Sudeikis next spring in upstate New York.
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Olivia Wilde (born Olivia Jane Cockburn; March 10, 1984) is an American actress and model. She began acting in the early 2000s, and has since appeared in a number of film and television parts, including roles in the serial-drama The O.C. and The Black Donnellys. She portrays Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley in the TV drama House, and in 2010 starred as Quorra in Tron: Legacy.

Wilde was born in New York City on March 10, 1984. Her mother, Leslie Cockburn (née Redlich), is a 60 Minutes producer and journalist. Her father, Andrew Cockburn, who was born in London, England, and raised in Ireland, is a journalist, as are her uncles Alexander Cockburn and Patrick Cockburn (all of whom contribute to the political website CounterPunch.org). Her sister, Chloe Cockburn, is a civil rights attorney in New York; her late aunt, Sarah Caudwell, was a writer, and her paternal grandfather, Claud Cockburn, was a novelist/journalist.

Wilde has said that as a result of her family background, she has a "strong journalistic streak", being "really critical and analytical". Both her parents were prominent in the Washington social scene, hosting dinner parties. Her mother once recounted a story of a young Wilde eavesdropping one night on a conversation between Richard Holbrooke and Mick Jagger until Jagger noticed her and shooed her to bed. She has wanted to become an actress since the age of two. For a short time, Wilde's family had a house in Guilford, Vermont. She attended Georgetown Day School in Washington, D.C., as well as Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, graduating in 2002. She also attended The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland for a short time.

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