Olivia Jane Cockburn
March 10, 1984
New York City, U.S.
(m. 2003; div. 2011)
Olivia Jane Cockburn (// KOH-bərn; born March 10, 1984), known professionally as Olivia Wilde, is an American actress and filmmaker. She played Remy "Thirteen" Hadley on the medical-drama television series House (2007–2012), and has appeared in the films Tron: Legacy (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013), and The Lazarus Effect (2015). Wilde made her Broadway debut in 2017, playing Julia in 1984.
Wilde's first directorial, the teen comedy Booksmart (2019), won her the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature. Her second feature as director, the thriller Don't Worry Darling, was released in 2022.
Early life and family
Wilde was born Olivia Jane Cockburn in New York City on March 10, 1984. She grew up in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., while spending summers at Ardmore in Ireland. She attended Georgetown Day School in Washington, D.C., and Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, graduating in 2002. Wilde derived her surname from Irish author Oscar Wilde, and started using it while in high school to honor the writers in her family, many of whom used pen names. She was accepted to Bard College, but deferred her enrollment three times in order to pursue acting. She then studied at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. For a short time, Wilde's family also had a house in Guilford, Vermont.
Wilde has a sister five years older and a brother nine years younger. Her father, Andrew Cockburn, is a British journalist; he was born in the London suburb of Willesden and raised in Ireland. Her mother, Leslie Cockburn (née Redlich), is an American producer on 60 Minutes and journalist.
Writer Christopher Hitchens was the Cockburn family's tenant in Washington, D.C., and served as Wilde's babysitter. Her grandfather, British novelist Claud Cockburn, and his sons Alexander and Patrick Cockburn also worked as journalists and her aunt, Sarah Caudwell, was a writer.
2003–2012: Early career, House, and breakthrough
Wilde appeared as "Jewel Goldman" on the short-lived television series Skin (2003–2004). She gained attention for her recurring role as bisexual bar owner, Alex Kelly, who dates both characters played by Adam Brody and Mischa Barton on the teen drama television series, The O.C. (2004–2005).
In 2007, she starred off-Broadway in Beauty on the Vine, a political thriller, playing three different characters. She was also in The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007) and the short-lived drama television series The Black Donnellys (2007). In September 2007, Wilde joined the cast of the medical drama television series House. She played the character of Remy "Thirteen" Hadley, a bisexual internist with Huntington's disease, who was handpicked by House out of a number of applicants to join his medical team. Her first appearance was in the episode "The Right Stuff".
Wilde appeared in the comedy film Year One (2009) as Princess Inanna. She starred in Disney's Tron: Legacy (2010) as Quorra. Inspired by her award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker parents, Wilde has served as executive producer on several documentary short films, such as Sun City Picture House (2010), which is about a community in Haiti that rallies to build a movie theater after the disastrous 2010 earthquake.
In August 2011, it was announced Wilde would be leaving House to further pursue her film career; she left a few months later, in the episode "Charity Case". Wilde starred in Cowboys & Aliens (2011) as Ella Swensen, who works with other characters to save the Earth from evil aliens, and also starred in the comedy The Change-Up (2011). She was also in the films In Time (2011), On the Inside (2011) and Butter (2011). In 2011, Wilde became a global brand ambassador for the cosmetic company Revlon, which featured her in their commercials. Wilde made her directing and screenwriting debut with the film Free Hugs (2011) for Glamour Magazine's short film series, which was screened at various festivals.
In May 2012, Wilde's character, Remy "Thirteen" Hadley, returned for the series finale of House for two episodes, "Holding On" and "Everybody Dies." She starred in the film People Like Us (2012), Third Person (2012), The Words (2012) and as Liza in Deadfall (2012), a thriller about two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration. In 2012, Wilde was featured in PBS docu-series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, which was inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book of the same name. The docu-series follows Wilde as she learns of the struggles women face in Nairobi, Kenya. She also produced the short film, Baseball in the Time of Cholera (2012), which explored the cholera epidemic in Haiti.
2013–2018: Mainstream career and Broadway debut
In 2013, Wilde wrote an article called the, "Do's and Don'ts of Turning 30," which was published in Glamour Magazine. She starred in and executive produced Drinking Buddies (2013). She had a supporting role as Jane, a magician's assistant, in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013). She also played Suzy Miller in the biographical drama Rush (2013), about James Hunt and Niki Lauda, and had a starring role in the film Her (2013), which was lauded by critics, and received accolades from the Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards. She has served as executive producer for other documentary short films: The Rider and the Storm (2013), about Timmy Brennan, a New York ironworker from Breezy Point, Queens who lost everything he owned when Hurricane Sandy hit and Body Team 12 (2015), which follows the team tasked with collecting the dead at the height of the Ebola outbreak. The film went on to win Best Documentary Short at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject) at the 88th Academy Awards.
Wilde starred as Elizabeth Roberts, a trophy-wife customer who enters a strait-laced pharmacist's life and takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder in Better Living Through Chemistry (2014). She starred as Beatrice Fairbanks in The Longest Week (2014), as the middle of a love triangle between an affluent drifter and his best friend. In 2015, she was the brand ambassador of H&M's Conscious Exclusive campaign. She starred in the thriller The Lazarus Effect (2015) as Zoe, a medical researcher who is accidentally killed, then revived with a miraculous serum with unfortunate side-effects. Wilde also starred in and produced the drama Meadowland (2015), that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on April 17, 2015. She played Eleanor in Love the Coopers (2015).
In 2016, Wilde directed a music video for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, teaming up with director of photography Reed Morano. She then worked with American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, directing the music video for their song "Dark Necessities". Wilde starred as Devon Finestra in HBO's rock 'n' roll drama television series Vinyl (2016). Also in 2016, Wilde also directed an acclaimed live table reading of Hannah and Her Sisters at The New York Times's Center Theatre. The cast included Wilde as Hannah. Wilde stated that Hannah and Her Sisters is "just a perfect script, and I knew an audience would enjoy having the chance to focus on the genius of the writing, which is what the Live Reads allow for". Her brand ambassador partnership with Revlon ended in 2016.
In 2017, Wilde made her Broadway debut portraying the role of Julia in 1984. It opened at the Hudson Theatre in New York City on June 22 (previews beginning May 18) for a limited run until October 8, 2017. In May 2017, Wilde became chief brand activist of True Botanicals, a cosmetics and skin care company. Her documentary short Fear Us Women (2017) follows Canadian civilian Hanna Bohman, who has spent the last three years in Syria as a volunteer soldier battling ISIS. As a member of the YPJ, an all-female Kurdish army, Hanna gives an inside look at the women fighting for liberation in Syria.
In 2018, Wilde appeared in A Vigilante. Its world premiere was at South by Southwest on March 10, 2018. It was released March 29, 2019. The same year, Wilde starred in the drama Life Itself. The film was released on September 21, 2018, received negative reviews from critics, and performed poorly at the box office.
2019–present: Expansion to film direction
Wilde made her directing debut with the teen comedy Booksmart, which was released on May 24, 2019. As of June 27, 2019,[update] it was rated 97% "fresh" on Rotten Tomatoes, from 271 critics' reviews. The Washington Post stated, "[as the film progresses,] Wilde's filmmaking skills become more and more evident, bursting forth in a third act that builds into something beautiful and even transcendent." The Los Angeles Times wrote that it "leaves you feeling unaccountably hopeful for the state of humanity – and the state of American screen comedy too", and The Wall Street Journal noted, "Nothing funnier, smarter, quicker or more joyous has graced the big screen in a long time." The film won the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature at the 35th Independent Spirit Awards on February 8, 2020.
Wilde next appeared in Richard Jewell in 2019, playing Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Kathy Scruggs who died in 2001. The film was criticised for depicting Scruggs as offering to trade sex with an FBI agent in return for confidential information. The editor-in-chief of The Atlanta-Journal Constitution wrote in an open letter that this depicted incident was "entirely false and malicious". Employees of the newspaper demanded the film have a prominent disclaimer that "some events were imagined for dramatic purposes and artistic license." The film was accused of perpetuating a sexist trope of women journalists exchanging sex for information. Wilde defended her role and stated that there was a sexist double standard, in that Jon Hamm's FBI agent character was not held to the same scrutiny. Commentators noted that Wilde's character was based on a real person, whereas the FBI agent was an amalgamation of multiple characters from the original script. They also stated that the purpose of the film was to expose and condemn the character assassination of Jewell; however, in the process, the film commits the same character assassination of Scruggs.
In 2020, she directed Wake Up, a short film starring Margaret Qualley. In 2022, Wilde directed her second feature, also playing a supporting role in, Don't Worry Darling, an erotic psychological thriller about a 1950s housewife, starring Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Gemma Chan and Chris Pine, for New Line Cinema from a screenplay by Katie Silberman. The film gained substantive media attention for its multiple on and off set controversies. It premiered at the 79th Venice Film Festival to mixed reviews. The critics praised Pugh's performance, the cinematography, and production design but criticized the screenplay and direction. Also that year, she voiced Lois Lane in the animated film DC League of Super-Pets.
She is attached to direct Perfect, a biopic about gymnast Kerri Strug for Searchlight Pictures, an untitled holiday-comedy film for Universal Pictures, and a female-centered superhero film as part of the Sony's Spider-Man Universe franchise.
In 2008, Wilde campaigned with actors Justin Long and her then-current House castmate Kal Penn in support for the Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama. Wilde was a supporter of the youth voter organization 18 in '08. She serves on their advisory council and appeared in a public service announcement that debuted June 30, 2008 which encouraged youth to vote at the 2008 election.
She appeared in the MoveOn.org mock-PSA "supporting" the rights of the healthcare insurance industry. Wilde was praised by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a farmworkers' union, for supporting the Fair Foods campaign.
Wilde is one of the board of directors at Artists for Peace and Justice, which provides education and health services in Haiti, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California. Wilde is a celebrity influencer/activist for RYOT, a Los Angeles-based media company.
On June 30, 2015, she introduced Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a campaign event in New York City. Wilde starred in a PSA released on March 21, 2016, for World Down Syndrome Day, alongside 19-year-old AnnaRose from New Jersey who has Down Syndrome.
Wilde is widely known as a feminist. In 2013, she appeared in a video clip for Gucci's "Chime for Change" campaign that aims to raise awareness and funds of women's issues in terms of education, health, and justice. She participated in the 2017 Women's March in Washington, D.C., and the 2018 Women's March in Los Angeles.
On June 7, 2003, when she was 19 years old, Wilde married Italian filmmaker and musician Don Tao dei Principi Ruspoli, who is member of the aristocratic Ruspoli family. They were married in Washington, Virginia, on a school bus with only a pair of witnesses. She later said the wedding occurred in an abandoned school bus because it was the only place where they could be completely alone, as the marriage was a secret at the time. Upon her marriage, Wilde became a princess of the Papal nobility. On February 8, 2011, she and Ruspoli announced that they were separating. Wilde filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court on March 3, 2011, citing "irreconcilable differences". The divorce was finalized on September 29, 2011. Wilde did not seek spousal support, and the pair reached a private agreement on property division.
Wilde began dating American actor and comedian Jason Sudeikis in November 2011. They became engaged in January 2013. The couple have two children: a son, born in 2014, and a daughter, born in 2016. Sudeikis and Wilde's relationship ended in November 2020. Wilde was publicly served with court documents regarding child custody while she was presenting Don't Worry Darling at CinemaCon 2022.
Awards and nominations
|2006||The Comedy Festival||Best Actress||Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas||Won|
|2008||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Breakout Star Female||House||Won|
|Vail Film Festival||Rising Star Award||Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas||Won|
|2009||Screen Actors Guild||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||House||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actress: Drama||House||Nominated|
|2010||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actress: Drama||House||Nominated|
|2011||MTV Movie Awards||Best Breakout Star||Tron: Legacy||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Breakout Female||Tron: Legacy||Nominated|
|Choice TV Actress: Drama||House||Nominated|
|2013||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actress: Comedy||The Incredible Burt Wonderstone||Nominated|
|2020||Independent Spirit Awards||Best First Feature||Booksmart||Won|
|2020||Gotham Awards||Breakthrough Director||Booksmart||Nominated|
- Vilkomerson, Sara (April 15, 2007). "Wilde at Heart". The New York Observer.
... Wilde moved to Dublin to study acting (her father's family is Irish, and she has dual citizenship and a family residence there). She changed her name when she moved from behind the camera ...
- Devaney, Susan (January 17, 2021). "5 Things You Need to Know About Olivia Wilde". Vogue (UK). Archived from the original on November 8, 2022. Retrieved November 8, 2022.
- Campbell, Mark (November 24, 2014). "'It's pronounced Coh-burn'". WAToday.com.au. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved May 30, 2021.
- "Olivia Wilde". TVGuide.com. Archived from the original on April 27, 2016. Retrieved April 18, 2016.
- Nigeria, Post (January 21, 2023). "Olivia Wilde Net Worth, Birthday, Biography, Age, Height, Wiki". PostNGR. Archived from the original on February 3, 2023. Retrieved February 3, 2023.
- "Olivia Wilde". Biography.com. Archived from the original on August 16, 2017. Retrieved August 16, 2017.
- "Olivia Wilde Is Told to be Hotter for Hollywood". YouTube. Off Camera with Sam Jones. Archived from the original on June 30, 2016. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
- Hitchens, Christopher (February 23, 2010). "Fashion Spotlight: Olivia Wilde". Elle. Archived from the original on January 8, 2015. Retrieved May 1, 2014.
- Fanning, Evan (December 12, 2010). "Olivia's fond memories of a Wilde time in Ardmore". Irish Independent. Independent News and Media. Archived from the original on September 25, 2018. Retrieved September 25, 2018.
each summer the family ... decamped to Ardmore.
- Vilkomerson, Sara (April 11, 2007). "Wilde At Heart". New York Observer. Archived from the original on December 11, 2007. Retrieved April 11, 2007.
- Eric, Spitznagel (December 2010), "20 Questions: Olivia Wilde", Playboy, archived from the original on May 19, 2015
- Dickinson, Ben (January 21, 2016). "Olivia Wilde On Confidence, Humility, and Working With Mick Jagger". Elle. Archived from the original on March 20, 2016. Retrieved March 16, 2016.
- "Olivia Wilde Remembers Her LGBT Character on 'The O.C.' : 'I'm So Happy to See How Far We've Come'". People. January 10, 2019. Archived from the original on February 4, 2019. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
- Grace Gavilanes (March 10, 2015). "Birthday Girl Olivia Wilde on Being in Love with Jason Sudeikis". InStyle. Archived from the original on April 13, 2015. Retrieved April 7, 2015.
- "Thirteen's Final Farewell". Sheknows.com. October 17, 2011. Archived from the original on October 18, 2011. Retrieved October 20, 2011.
- Wilde, Olivia (August 5, 2013). "The Do's and Don'ts of Turning 30". glamour.com. Archived from the original on September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
- "Her | RichardRoeper.com". www.richardroeper.com. Archived from the original on March 27, 2015. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
- Mendelson, Scott. "Review: 'Her' Is Inventive, Thoughtful, And Humane". Forbes. Archived from the original on March 30, 2015. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
- "Oscars 2014 Winners: The Complete Results List". The Hollywood Reporter. March 2, 2014. Archived from the original on July 23, 2014. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
- "2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS". Tribeca Film Festival. Archived from the original on February 9, 2019. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- Donnelly, Jim (February 28, 2016). "OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2016: VIEW THE COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on February 9, 2019. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- Grow, Kory (October 29, 2013). "Olivia Wilde had more eccentric choices in quirky, brilliant films Her and Rush". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on February 27, 2015. Retrieved August 8, 2014.
- McCarthy, Lauren (April 15, 2015). "Olivia Wilde H&M". wwd.com. WWD. Archived from the original on December 15, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2017.
- Miska, Brad (February 19, 2015). "Olivia Wilde Describes Her Trip to HELL In This 'Lazarus Effect' Clip". Bloody Disgusting. Archived from the original on August 6, 2020. Retrieved April 17, 2020.
- Mike Fleming Jr (February 11, 2014). "Olivia Wilde Sets Thriller Pic 'Meadowland'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on April 24, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014.
- Mike Fleming Jr (February 11, 2014). "Olivia Wilde Gets Wicked Scary in 'The Lazarus Effect'". Bloody Disgusting. Archived from the original on January 5, 2015. Retrieved May 1, 2014.
- Owen, Paul (May 14, 2016). "Hannah and Her Sisters Live Read review – Olivia Wilde leads confident staging". The Guardian. Archived from the original on May 31, 2020. Retrieved October 5, 2019 – via www.theguardian.com.
- "Critic's Notebook: An All-Star Cast Performs Woody Allen's 'Hannah and Her Sisters' at a NYC Edition of Live Read". The Hollywood Reporter. May 15, 2016. Archived from the original on August 2, 2020. Retrieved October 5, 2019.
- Erbland, Kate (May 20, 2016). "How Olivia Wilde Used Her Star-Studded 'Hannah And Her Sisters' To Reintroduce NYC To The Live Read". Archived from the original on June 14, 2020. Retrieved October 5, 2019.
- Gostin, Nicki (June 23, 2017). "Olivia Wilde Makes Her Broadway Debut in 1984". Vogue. Archived from the original on June 23, 2017. Retrieved June 23, 2017.
- Thomas, Ellen (May 19, 2017). "EXCLUSIVE: Olivia Wilde Signs With Luxury Natural Skin-Care Brand True Botanicals". wwd.com. Archived from the original on June 18, 2017. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
- O'Malley, Katie (December 14, 2017). "Olivia Wilde's New Documentary Follows Women Fighting On The Front Line Against ISIS". Elle. Archived from the original on October 10, 2019. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- Fleming, Mike Jr. (November 1, 2016). "Olivia Wilde To Star In Emmett/Furla's 'A Vigilante'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on September 11, 2018. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- "A Vigilante". South by Southwest. Archived from the original on September 11, 2018. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- Siegel, Tatiana (September 8, 2018). "Toronto: Saban, DirecTV Nab Olivia Wilde Pic 'A Vigilante' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on September 10, 2018. Retrieved September 10, 2018.
- Fleming, Mike Jr. (January 31, 2017). "Hot Package: This Is Us Creator Dan Fogelman Casts Life Itself". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on October 30, 2018. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- D'Alessandro, Anthony (February 7, 2018). "Amazon Sets Dan Fogelman Film Life Itself For Fall Release". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on March 31, 2019. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- D'Alessandro, Anthony (September 23, 2018). "'The House With A Clock In Its Walls' Sounding Near $27M Alarm; Counterprogramming Still In Deep Sleep". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on September 21, 2018. Retrieved September 23, 2018.
- Kroll, Justin (February 16, 2018). "Olivia Wilde Sets Directorial Debut 'Booksmart' With Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein to Star (EXCLUSIVE)". variety.com. Archived from the original on January 27, 2019. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
- "Booksmart". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on August 12, 2019. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- "Booksmart". Rotten Tomatoes. Archived from the original on January 1, 2020. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
- Bushby, Helen (February 9, 2020). "The Farewell wins best film prize ahead of Oscars". BBC News. Archived from the original on February 9, 2020. Retrieved February 10, 2020.
- Day-Ramos, Dino (June 17, 2019). "Olivia Wilde And Jon Hamm Set For Clint Eastwood's 'Richard Jewell'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on September 14, 2019. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
- "Olivia Wilde Defends 'Richard Jewell' Journalist Portrayal Amid Backlash". The Hollywood Reporter. December 2, 2019. Archived from the original on December 14, 2019. Retrieved December 10, 2019.
- Brett, Jennifer. "Cox, AJC seek 'Richard Jewell' disclaimer in letter to Clint Eastwood". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Archived from the original on December 17, 2019. Retrieved December 16, 2019.
- Cohen, Li (December 10, 2019). ""Richard Jewell" film under fire for depiction of Atlanta-Journal Constitution reporter Kathy Scruggs". CBS News. Archived from the original on December 13, 2019. Retrieved December 14, 2019.
- Lang, Brent (December 9, 2019). "Clint Eastwood's 'Richard Jewell': Atlanta Newspaper Demands Disclaimer on Depiction of Female Reporter". Variety. Archived from the original on December 9, 2019. Retrieved December 10, 2019.
- "Clint Eastwood movie 'Richard Jewell' commits same sin it purports to expose | The Star". thestar.com. December 11, 2019. Archived from the original on December 15, 2019. Retrieved December 15, 2019.
- Nathoo, Zulekha. "Why new Richard Jewell film is being blasted for 'misogynistic' portrayal of journalist". CBC News. Archived from the original on December 16, 2019. Retrieved December 16, 2019.
- D'Alessandro, Anthony (December 3, 2019). "'Richard Jewell' Controversy: Olivia Wilde Calls Out Double Standard Of Sexism". Deadline. Archived from the original on December 10, 2019. Retrieved December 10, 2019.
- Russian, Ale (January 22, 2020). "Olivia Wilde Directs Margaret Qualley in First Trailer for 'Wild and Strange' Short Film Wake Up". People. Archived from the original on January 22, 2020. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
- Sharf, Zack (December 9, 2021). "Olivia Wilde: 'Don't Worry Darling' Will Make Viewers Realize 'How Rarely They See Female Pleasure'". Indiewire. Archived from the original on December 10, 2021. Retrieved December 23, 2021.
- Fleming, Mike Jr. (August 12, 2019). "New Line Wins Olivia Wilde-Directed Spec Package 'Don't Worry Darling; Auction Drew 18 Bids". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on August 12, 2019. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
- D'Alessandro, Anthony (April 24, 2020). "'Don't Worry Darling': Florence Pugh, Shia LaBeouf & Chris Pine Set For Olivia Wilde New Line Thriller". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on April 24, 2020. Retrieved May 2, 2020.
- "Don't Worry Darling: A timeline of the behind-the-scenes controversies plaguing Olivia Wilde's film". The Independent. Archived from the original on September 6, 2022. Retrieved September 6, 2022.
- Christopher Campbell (September 6, 2022). "Don't Worry Darling First Reviews: Florence Pugh's Stunning Performance Elevates So-So Mystery". Rotten Tomatoes. Archived from the original on September 8, 2022. Retrieved September 8, 2022.
- "Don't Worry Darling Reviews". Metacritic. Archived from the original on September 4, 2022. Retrieved September 29, 2022.
- DC League of Super-Pets [@DCSuperPets] (July 6, 2022). "Behind every Super-Pet is a super human. DC League of Super-Pets only in theaters July 29" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Wiseman, Andreas (March 24, 2020). "Searchlight Pictures Closes Big World Rights Deal For Olivia Wilde's Olympic Gymnast Pic 'Perfect'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on April 26, 2020. Retrieved May 2, 2020.
- McNary, Dave (July 19, 2019). "Film News Roundup: Olivia Wilde to Direct Holiday Comedy for Universal". Variety. Archived from the original on September 5, 2019. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
- Kroll, Justin (August 19, 2020). "Olivia Wilde Tapped To Direct Untitled Female-Centered Marvel Movie At Sony". Deadline. Archived from the original on August 19, 2020. Retrieved August 20, 2020.
- Chatterjee, N (October 13, 2008). "'Kumar' rallies action for Obama". The Dartmouth. Archived from the original on April 3, 2012. Retrieved November 17, 2008.
- Burstein, D. "Olivia Wilde and Peter Sarsgaard Star in New Public Service Announcements Encouraging Young People to Vote in 2008 Election". Reuters. Archived from the original on February 3, 2012. Retrieved November 17, 2008.
- "Protect Insurance Companies PSA" Archived August 27, 2017, at the Wayback Machine. Funny Or Die. Retrieved April 12, 2011.
- "This weekend, go see "Tron Legacy" and watch a Fair Food activist kick butt!". Coalition of Immokalee Workers. January 21, 2011. Archived from the original on September 6, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014.
- "Artists for Peace and Justice". RYOT News. Archived from the original on January 22, 2013. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
- "Olivia Wilde and RYOT News in Senegal to Support the One Million Community Health Workers Campaign". One Million Community Health Workers Campaign. July 25, 2013. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
- Kasperkevic, Jana (July 2, 2015). "Clinton attracts young, enthusiastic supporters – with money to spend". The Guardian. Archived from the original on October 26, 2015. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
- "Olivia Wilde Stars in Touching PSA for World Down Syndrome Day". YouTube. March 18, 2016. Archived from the original on December 15, 2021. Retrieved February 5, 2017.
- Devaney, Susan (July 28, 2017). "Olivia Wilde Feminism". The Huffington Post. Archived from the original on January 22, 2018. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
- Karmali, Sarah (April 16, 2013). "Blake Lively and Halle Berry Join Gucci's Chime For Change". Vogue UK. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
- Andone, Dakin (January 20, 2018). "Celebrities rally attendees at LA Women's March, declare Time's Up". CNN. Archived from the original on March 8, 2018. Retrieved March 8, 2018.
- "Olivia Wilde – Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Archived from the original on August 10, 2009. Retrieved November 17, 2008.
- Becca Hyman. "Olivia Wilde – She's Wild About Hugh Laurie, Classic Cars and Her Husband – a Real-Life Prince! Archived October 20, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. People (November 12, 2007). Retrieved January 28, 2009.
- "Olivia Wilde, Royal Husband Separate After 8 Years". February 8, 2011.
- Jordan, Julie (February 8, 2011). "Olivia Wilde Separates from Husband Tao Ruspoli". People. Archived from the original on January 1, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2011.
- Gopalan, Nisha (March 11, 2011). "Olivia Wilde Divorces Tao Ruspoli: People.com". People. Archived from the original on April 14, 2011. Retrieved April 13, 2011.
- Fleeman, Mike (October 3, 2011). "Olivia Wilde Divorce Finalized". People. Archived from the original on October 5, 2011. Retrieved October 4, 2011.
- Pride, Ann (April 16, 2012). "Make mine a coffee and a kiss: Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde smooch outside NYC cafe". People. London. Archived from the original on January 13, 2013. Retrieved April 21, 2012.
- Jordan, Julie (January 12, 2013). "Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde Are Engaged". People. Archived from the original on January 13, 2013. Retrieved April 18, 2016.
- "Thanks for all the sweet congratulatory love, friends! ..." Olivia Wilde verified Twitter account. January 13, 2013. Archived from the original on August 22, 2013. Retrieved April 18, 2016.
- "Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde Welcome Son Otis Alexander". people.com. Archived from the original on April 15, 2016. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
- Smith, Courtney E. (October 15, 2016). "Olivia Wilde & Jason Sudeikis Welcome First Daughter On The Perfect Day". Refinery 29. Archived from the original on October 24, 2017. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
- Baron, Zach (July 13, 2021). "Jason Sudeikis Is Having One Hell of a Year". GQ. Archived from the original on July 13, 2021. Retrieved July 13, 2021.
- D'Alessandro, Anthony (April 27, 2022). "Olivia Wilde CinemaCon Envelope Mystery: It Was Jason Sudeikis Legal Documents". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on April 27, 2022. Retrieved April 27, 2022.
- Valenti, Lauren (October 12, 2021). "Olivia Wilde on Making Sustainability Sexy, Freeing the Nipple, and the Importance of a Social Media Cleanse". Vogue. Archived from the original on October 19, 2021. Retrieved October 12, 2021.
- Cary, Alice (October 22, 2021). "Olivia Wilde Has The Best Harry Styles Merch Out There". British Vogue. Archived from the original on October 31, 2021. Retrieved October 22, 2021.
- DeSantis, Rachel; Chiu, Melody. "Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde Are 'Taking a Break' After Nearly 2 Years Together: Sources". People. Archived from the original on November 27, 2022. Retrieved November 18, 2022.