Mary-Kate Olsen

Biography

Mary-Kate Olsen (born June 13, 1986) is an American actress, producer, author and fashion designer. She made her career debut in 1987 alongside her twin sister Ashley Olsen in the television series Full House.Following the huge success of Full House in America, Mary-Kate and Ashley established a successful career starring in television and film roles that saw her become an international household name. Founded in 1993, the production company Dualstar was created to produce and merchandise films and TV shows starring Mary-Kate and Ashley, becoming an extremely profitable enterprise. Mary-Kate became joint CEO of Dualstar in 2004, securing her position in the Forbes celebrity rich list. Mary-Kate is the older sister of Elizabeth Olsen. Since 2006, Mary-Kate has been pursuing acting roles independent of her sister and the "Mary-Kate and Ashley" tag. Her first part was a supporting role in the 2006 film Factory Girl. She has also starred in TV shows such as Weeds and Samantha Who?. The 2011 release Beastly is her first major role in a film without her sister Ashley. Mary-Kate's personal life has also been the subject of tabloid attention. In 2004 her health and subsequent admittance to a treatment facility for anorexia nervosa were subject to intense tabloid attention. Following the death of Heath Ledger in early 2008 Mary-Kate received worldwide press attention speculating her connection to the case, however she was never interviewed by investigating officers. Her sometimes controversial fashion choices have often found her on both the best and worst dressed fashion lists, particularly for her decision to wear fur. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mary-Kate Olsen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Mary-Kate Olsen (born June 13, 1986) is an American actress, producer, author and fashion designer. She made her career debut in 1987 alongside her twin sister Ashley Olsen in the television series Full House.Following the huge success of Full House in America, Mary-Kate and Ashley established a successful career starring in television and film roles that saw her become an international household name. Founded in 1993, the production company Dualstar was created to produce and merchandise films and TV shows starring Mary-Kate and Ashley, becoming an extremely profitable enterprise. Mary-Kate became joint CEO of Dualstar in 2004, securing her position in the Forbes celebrity rich list. Mary-Kate is the older sister of Elizabeth Olsen. Since 2006, Mary-Kate has been pursuing acting roles independent of her sister and the "Mary-Kate and Ashley" tag. Her first part was a supporting role in the 2006 film Factory Girl. She has also starred in TV shows such as Weeds and Samantha Who?. The 2011 release Beastly is her first major role in a film without her sister Ashley. Mary-Kate's personal life has also been the subject of tabloid attention. In 2004 her health and subsequent admittance to a treatment facility for anorexia nervosa were subject to intense tabloid attention. Following the death of Heath Ledger in early 2008 Mary-Kate received worldwide press attention speculating her connection to the case, however she was never interviewed by investigating officers. Her sometimes controversial fashion choices have often found her on both the best and worst dressed fashion lists, particularly for her decision to wear fur. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mary-Kate Olsen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 52

Birthday 1986-06-13

Place of Birth Sherman Oaks, California, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's as Herself
2011 Beastly as Kendra Hilferty
2008 The Wackness as Union
2007 Samantha Who?(1 episode)
2005 Weeds(8 episodes) as Tara Lindman
2004 New York Minute as Roxy Ryan
2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle as Future Angel (uncredited)
2003 The Challenge as Shane Dalton
2002 When in Rome as Charli Hunter
2002 Getting There as Kylie Hunter
2001 Holiday in the Sun as Madison Stewart
2001 Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action(26 episodes) as Mary-Kate / Special Agent Misty (voice)
2001 So Little Time(33 episodes) as Riley Carlson
2001 Winning London as Chloe Lawrence
2000 You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's School Dance Party
2000 Our Lips Are Sealed as Maddie Parker
1999 Switching Goals as Emma Stanton
1999 Passport to Paris as Melanie Porter
1998 Two of a Kind(22 episodes) as Mary-Kate Burke
1998 Billboard Dad as Tess Tyler
1997 You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's Christmas Party as Herself
1997 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Volcano Mystery
1997 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the United States Navy Adventure
1996 7th Heaven(1 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1996 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Hotel Who-Done-It
1996 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the U.S. Space Camp Mission as Herself
1996 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Shark Encounter
1995 It Takes Two as Amanda Lemmon / Alyssa Callaway
1995 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Mystery Cruise
1995 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Christmas Caper as Herself
1995 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Fun House Mystery
1995 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Sea World Adventure as Mary-Kate Olsen
1994 How The West Was Fun as Susie Martin
1994 The Little Rascals as Twin #2
1994 Sister, Sister(1 episode)
1994 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of Thorn Mansion as Mary-Kate
1994 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley: The Case of the Logical i Ranch
1993 Double, Double, Toil and Trouble as Kelly Farmer / Young Aunt Sofia
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Our First Video
1992 To Grandmother's House We Go as Sarah Thompson
1992 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper(1 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 America's Funniest Home Videos(1 episode)
1987 Full House(192 episodes) as Michelle Tanner
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1952 Today(1 episode)
1900 You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's Camp Out Party
1900 The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley(0 episodes) as Herself
1900 You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's(0 episodes) as Herself

Production

2004 New York Minute … Producer
2001 So Little Time(33 episodes) … Executive Producer

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