Olivia Williams Overview

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Born: July 26, 1968

After achieving her English degree from Cambridge University, British actress Olivia Williams began studying drama at the Bristol Old Vic theatre school for two years. Her acting career began onstage, working with the Royal Shakespeare Company, which eventually led her to a four-month tour in the United States in a production of Richard III starring Sir Ian McKellen. The tour drew her to the attention of Kevin Costner, who hand picked her for his film, The Postman (1997). Playing Abby, an... See All


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