Olivia Wilde (born Olivia Jane Cockburn; March 10, 1984) is an American actress, model, producer, director, activist, and entrepreneur.
She is well known for her role as Dr. Remy “Thirteen” Hadley on the award winning television series House (2007–12) and her roles in Tron: Legacy (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), Her (2013), Drinking Buddies (2013), and Rush (2013). She starred in HBO’s rock ‘n’ roll drama series Vinyl (2016).
Wilde is a board member of Artists for Peace and Justice, which provides education and health services in Haiti, and the ACLU of Southern California. Previously, 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. In 2008, Wilde campaigned with actors Justin Long and her then-current House castmate Kal Penn for the 2008 Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama. She introduced Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a campaign event on June 30, 2015 in New York. She appeared in the MoveOn.org mock-PSA “supporting” the rights of the healthcare insurance industry. Wilde was commended by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a farmworkers’ union, for supporting the Fair Foods campaign. In 2013, she appeared in a video clip for Gucci’s “Chime for Change” campaign that aims to raise funds and awareness of women’s issues in terms of education, health, and justice. Wilde is a celebrity influencer/activist for RYOT, a Los Angeles-based media company. Wilde starred in a PSA released on March 21, 2016 for World Down Syndrome Day where she stars alongside 19-year-old AnnaRose from New Jersey who has Down Syndrome.