Well, here goes another dedicated and popular actress who graduated from the Tisch School of Arts.
Elizabeth Olsen is an American actress, who starred in big-name films such as Silent House (2011), Liberal Arts (2012), Godzilla (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and Captain America: Civil War (2016). For her role in Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), she was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, among other awards. She is the younger sister of actresses and fashion designers Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen.
Those who may not know much about Olsen’s background, here it is: Olsen was born in Sherman Oaks, California. She is the younger sister of twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who became famous as TV and film stars at an early age.
Olsen’s breakout role came in 2011, when she appeared in the film Martha Marcy May Marlene. The film, along with Olsen’s performance, received critical acclaim. Olsen was nominated for and won numerous critics awards for her portrayal of the titular character Martha, a girl suffering from delusions and paranoia after fleeing her life in a cult and returning to her family.
In January 2013, Olsen was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award. In 2014, Olsen starred in Legendary’s reboot Godzilla, opposite Bryan Cranston and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Olsen joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe playing the character of Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Age of Ultron, the 2015 sequel to The Avengers. She first appeared as the character in a mid-credits scene of the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, alongside her Godzilla co-star Taylor-Johnson, who portrayed her brother Quicksilver. She reprised her role in the 2016 film Captain America: Civil War. Olsen is scheduled to reprise her role again in Avengers: Infinity War and its sequel set for release in 2018 and 2019 respectively.
Go ahead and watch one of her prized films! Her beauty and talent certainly will captivate you as you munch on your popcorn and sip on your soda pop. Stay tuned for the upcoming Marvel films heading your way in 2018 and 2019!