Elizabeth Olsen, born February 16, 1989, is an American actress. Born in Sherman Oaks, California. She began acting at age four starring in her debut film role in the thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene in 2011. She was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Movie Award among other accolades, followed by a role in the horror film Silent House, and later received a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination and graduated from New York University two years later.
Olsen gained International popularity for her role as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Cinematic Universe media franchise, appearing in the superhero films Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019), as well as the miniseries WandaVision (2021). Her performance in WandaVision garnered her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. She most recently starred opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022).