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Olivia Williams was born July 26, 1968 in Camden Town, London. She was educated at South Hampstead High School, an independent school for girls in Hampstead, North London, followed by Newnham College at the University of Cambridge. She graduated with a degree in English literature. She went on to study drama at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Sixth Sense
The Sixth Sense Anna Crowe
(1999)
An Education
An Education Miss Stubbs
(2009)
Rushmore
Rushmore Rosemary Cross
(1998)
The Postman
(1997)

Filmography

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 2018 Counterpart (TV Series) (post-production)
Emily Burton Silk
- Episode #1.10 (2018)
- Episode #1.9 (2018) ... Emily Burton Silk
- Episode #1.8 (2018) ... Emily Burton Silk
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... Emily Burton Silk
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Emily Burton Silk
 2017/I The Escape (Short)
Sarah
 2017 The Halcyon (TV Series)
Lady Priscilla Hamilton
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... Lady Priscilla Hamilton
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... Lady Priscilla Hamilton
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Lady Priscilla Hamilton
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Lady Priscilla Hamilton
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Lady Priscilla Hamilton
 2016 The White King
Sophia (voice)
 2016 The Complete Walk: Twelfth Night (Short)
Olivia
 2015 Emma, Change the Locks (Short)
Emma
 2015/I Man Up
Hilary
 2014/I Seventh Son
Mam Ward
 2014 Magpie (Short)
The Woman
 2014 Salting the Battlefield (TV Movie)
Belinda Kay
 2013 Justin and the Knights of Valour
Queen (voice)
 2013/III The Guest (Short)
Marguerite
 2012 How to Behave (Short)
Silent Era Woman 1
 2012 Hyde Park on Hudson
Eleanor
 2012 Now Is Good
Mother
 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Dorothy
- City Hall (2012) ... Dorothy
 2012 Blades of Time (Video Game) (voice)
 2011 Eats Shoots and Leaves (Short)
Mrs. Panda (voice)
 2011 Wild Bill
Kelly
 2011 Collaborator
Emma Stiles
 2011 Hanna
Rachel
 2010 Terriers (TV Series)
Miriam Foster
- Change Partners (2010) ... Miriam Foster
 2010 Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
Betty Dury
 2008 Broken Lines
Zoe
 2008 Miss Austen Regrets (TV Movie)
Jane Austen
 2007 Damage (TV Movie)
Michelle Cahill
 2006 Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction (TV Movie)
Johanna Beijerinck
 2005 Tara Road
Ria Lynch
 2005 Mockingbird (Short)
Mother
 2005 Valiant
Victoria (voice)
 2002 Below
Claire
 2002 The Heart of Me
Madeleine
 2001 Lucky Break
Annabel Sweep / Lady Hamilton in Show
 2001 Spaced (TV Series)
Irate Cyclist
- Help (2001) ... Irate Cyclist
 2001 The Body
Sharon Golban
 2000 Dead Babies
Diana
 2000 Four Dogs Playing Poker
Audrey
 2000 Jason and the Argonauts (TV Mini-Series)
Hera
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Hera
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Hera
 1997 The Postman
Abby
 1997 Gaston's War
Nicky
 1996 Emma (TV Movie)
Jane Fairfax
 1996 Beck (TV Series)
Karen Quinn
 1992 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Jennifer Norris
- The Speaker of Mandarin: Part One (1992) ... Jennifer Norris
 1992 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Irene Kortman
- Still Waters (1992) ... Irene Kortman
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Other Works:

For the Royal Shakespeare Company, she played Lydia in "Misha's Party" by Richard Nelson and Alexander Gelman (1993), Princess Thekla in Schiller's "Wallenstein" (1993), Mrs Friendal in Thomas Southerne's "The Wives' Excuse" (1994-5), Calantha in John Ford's "The Broken Heart" (1994-5), and was a member of the chorus in Ibsen's... See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

When the Hollywood thing happened, I thought at some point I'd get to the front of the queue: "Yes, hello, I'd like to play that role." But you don't. You just join a different queue. See more »

Trivia:

Has an English degree from Newnham College, Cambridge. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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