elizabeth olsen x nylon
the star of "martha marcy may marlene" is our october cover girl!
September 26 2011
Elizabeth Chase Olsen
February 16, 1989
Tisch School of the Arts at New York University
Elizabeth got her New York State real estate license in 2008; it has since expired.
A used Range Rover inherited from her older sister, Mary-Kate, in 2004.
Vanilla frozen yogurt with cinnamon and almonds.
On starting her career in the theater:
"I just always thought that theater was different from being an actor in Hollywood for some reason. It was like this safe place where people aren't harassed. But I was apprehensive because I saw how brutal people can be when other people put themselves out there."
On growing up with celebrity sisters:
"I have to attribute the way I have always looked at [work] to my father, because he was a really good influence on us. It was always very important to him that his daughters be financially independent. He wanted us to know that we could take care of ourselves, because he never liked the idea of us needing a man. And witnessing how my sisters can take care of themselves financially was a great model to have. I consider myself lucky to have such a normal family."
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