Olivia Williams

Film + Stage and Television Actress
Born Jul 26, 1968

Olivia Haigh Williams is an English film, stage and television actress who has appeared in British and American films and television series.

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    LATimes - Dec 06, 2013
  • Film Review: Justin And The Knights Of Valour
    Burnley Express - Sep 16, 2013
  • '666 Park Avenue': Cast And Producers Preview 'a Different Kind Of Horror' At Tc As
    The Huffington Post - Jul 27, 2012
  • Chloe Moretz And Paddy Considine Join Zombie Movie Maggie
    Flickering Myth - May 11, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Olivia Williams.


1968 Birth Born on July 26, 1968.


1995 26 Years Old After graduation, Williams worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company in both Stratford-upon-Avon and London. In 1995, she toured the United States in a production of Shakespeare's Richard III starring Ian McKellen. … Read More
1997 28 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She made her film debut in 1997's The Postman, followed by Rushmore (1998) and The Sixth Sense (1999). … Read More


2003 34 Years Old 1 More Event
She played Mrs. Darling in the 2003 film adaptation of Peter Pan.
2006 37 Years Old Williams was uncredited for her role as Dr. Moira MacTaggert in the 2006 film X-Men: The Last Stand.


2009 40 Years Old On TV, Williams portrayed British author Jane Austen in Miss Austen Regrets (2008) and was cast as Adelle DeWitt in Joss Whedon's Dollhouse, which ran on Fox from 2009 to 2010.
2010 41 Years Old In 2010, she won acclaim for her performance as Ruth Lang in Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer, winning the National Society of Film Critics Award, London Critics Circle Film Award for best supporting actress and was runner-up for best supporting actress at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2010. … Read More
2014 45 Years Old In 2014 she portrayed Meg Hamilton in the British mystery film Altar. … Read More
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