Elizabeth Chase Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. Born in Sherman Oaks, California, Olsen began acting at age four. She starred in her debut film role in the thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene in 2011, for which she was acclaimed and nominated for a Critics’ Choice Movie Award among other accolades, followed by a role in the horror film Silent House. Olsen received a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination and graduated from New York University two years later.
Olsen gained worldwide recognition for her portrayal of Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Cinematic Universe media franchise, appearing in the superhero films Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019), as well as the miniseries WandaVision (2021). Her performance in WandaVision garnered her nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Outside of her work as Scarlet Witch, she continued starring in films, including the 2014 monster film Godzilla, the 2017 mystery film Wind River, and the 2017 dramedy Ingrid Goes West. She executive produced and starred in the drama series Sorry for Your Loss (2018–2019), earning a Critics’ Choice Television Award nomination for her role as a widow.
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If you look at her career trajectory, that is.
The college senior makes her feature film debut Friday as the title character in the psychological thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene, and she’s already garnering awards buzz.
It’s something the younger sister to Mary-Kate and Ashley has always dreamed about. She just expected it would be much further in the future.
Winning an award for acting is “something that I practiced in my mirror when I was 12, thinking about when I’m 40. Not 22,” Olsen says. “I’ve never won anything in my life, except for an academic award in high school.”
There’s talk of a best-actress Oscar nomination. Tom O’Neil, editor of GoldDerby.com, says “she’s seriously in the running. … She gives a surprisingly sensitive and dynamic performance in this movie. The surprise is she shows such restraint. A lot of her emoting is internal, and we get to see it through her frightened eyes.”
Tim Appelo, a film reporter for The Hollywood Reporter, says he “would not put her as a front-runner, but I would rate her as one of the major threats. … This girl arrived like Cinderella on a rocket sled.”
Bring up the topic with the young actress, and she erupts into a fit of giggles. “It’s pretty weird! It’s my first movie coming out, it’s so weird!” Still, she acknowledges that it’s “incredibly cool, and exciting, and flattering, and it’s a huge compliment.
As an Olsen, being in the spotlight is something that comes with the territory. Take one look at Elizabeth, and the family resemblance is clear.
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