Olivia Luccardi

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Olivia Luccardi
Born (1989-05-17) May 17, 1989 (age 34)
Occupation(s)Actress, producer
Years active2009–present

Olivia Luccardi (born May 17, 1989) is an American actress and producer. She is known for her roles as Alice Woods in Syfy's horror anthology series Channel Zero: Butcher's Block and as Yara Davis in the supernatural thriller film It Follows.

Early life[edit]

Luccardi was born to Patricia (née Bowden),[1] a hair and makeup stylist, and Giuseppe Luccardi, a fashion photographer.[2] Luccardi's childhood was spent in Brooklyn, but she went to high school[3] in Chatham, New York.[2] Luccardi revealed she was bullied throughout school.[4][3]

Career[edit]

After high school, Luccardi moved to Manhattan. Luccardi worked[5][6] for Webster Hall, formerly a nightclub, and its Quarterly Art Soiree, for four years until March 2013.[3][2]

In Girls, she "played a foulmouthed little Staten Island mall rat".[2]

Luccardi's other notable roles include the american thriller film Money Monster, the independent comedy drama film Person to Person, Netflix's comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black, and HBO's period drama series The Deuce.

Personal life[edit]

Luccardi moved to Los Angeles in September 2018, from New York.[2] Luccardi celebrated her 30th birthday in Ridgewood, Queens.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Bleeding 6 Girls Short film
2011 Sailor Moon the Movie Luna Voice role; short film
2014 It Follows Yara Davis [8]
2014 The Rewrite Chloe
2014 Like Sunday, Like Rain Shelly
2016 Lady Like Luce
2016 Money Monster Arlene
2017 Person to Person Melanie
2017 Feral Jules
2017 Ironwood Mika
2017 One Percent More Humid Mae
2018 After Everything Janelle
2018 Losing Track Bri Morris Short film; also producer
2019 Drunk Parents Jessie
2019 Kill the Boyfriend Viola Short film
2019 Treasure Trouble Eve
2019 Diamond Soles Liv
2020 Go/Don't Go "K" also producer
2020 Viena and the Fantomes Rebecca
2020 Paint Kelsey Frick [9]
2020 Kappa Kappa Die Maxine
2021 Shoplifters of the World Sandi
2022 Soft & Quiet Leslie [10][11]
2022 Candy Land Remy

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Girls Staten Island Girl Episode: "Boys"
2013 Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives India Television film
2014–2017 Orange Is the New Black Jennifer Digori Guest role (season 2), recurring role (seasons 4-5); 17 episodes
2015 House of Cards Escort Episode: "Chapter 27"
2015 The Jim Gaffigan Show Deni Episode: "Go Shorty, It's Your Birthday"
2017–2019 The Deuce Margaret Rouse / Melissa Recurring role (seasons 1 and 2), Main role (season 3); 22 episodes
2018 Paint Kelsey Television film
2018 Channel Zero: Butcher's Block Alice Woods Main role; 6 episodes
2018 The Bold Type Gina Episode: "Betsy"
2022–present East New York Officer Brandy Quinlan Main cast

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Breast Thermography Expert&Speaker Patricia Bowden-Luccardi New York". Patricia Bowden-Luccardi. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d e Kaminer, Michael. "Great Escapes: Actor Olivia Luccardi's Five Favorite Emerging Artists". barrons.com. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  3. ^ a b c Luccardi, Olivia (5 November 2013). "Interview: Getting to know Olivia Luccardi". Something You Said. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  4. ^ Luccardi, Olivia. "I was bullied all throughout school". luchardii. Instagram. Retrieved 19 July 2022. I was bullied all throughout school.. look at me now.. stronger than ever.. #SpiritDay #standagainstbullying (Also #tbt to my Canadian summer)
  5. ^ WestEggProductions (June 1, 2010). "The Quarterly Art Soiree at Webster Hall". YouTube. Retrieved 19 July 2022. ...CREW: Creator/Curator: Gerard; Co-Curator: Jenny Mushkin...Stage/Floor Management: ...Olivia Luccardi...
  6. ^ McNamee, Gerard. "WEBSTER HALL". gerard. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  7. ^ "Olivia Luccardi's Birthday Party at The Seneca on May 18, 2019". NickyDigital. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  8. ^ Saito, Stephen (12 March 2015). "David Robert Mitchell Goes Against the Grain for "It Follows"". The Moveable Fest. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  9. ^ "New Film 'PAINT' Depicts the Underside of Creating Art". Highbrow Magazine. 31 December 2020. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  10. ^ Tomastik, Joseph (18 March 2022). "Soft & Quiet (SXSW Review): The Sickening Horrors of Reality". Loud And Clear Reviews. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  11. ^ Saito, Stephen (13 March 2022). "SXSW 2022 Review: Beth de Araujo's "Soft and Quiet" Goes Hard". The Moveable Fest. Retrieved 19 July 2022.

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