Since making her film debut opposite Costner in 1997, Williams has starred in numerous Hollywood films including The Sixth Sense opposite Bruce Willis and Rushmore with Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman.
In 2002, Williams won Best Actress at the British Independent Film Awards for her role in The Heart of Me, starring alongside Paul Bettany and Helena Bonham-Carter. In 2006, Williams starred in the BBC docu-drama Krakatoa: The Last Days, which told the true story of one of the most destructive natural disasters in history. Additionally that year, Williams returned to the stage for a starring role in The Changeling at the Barbican Theatre in London.
Most recently, Williams starred as writer Jane Austen in the BBC production of Miss Austen Regrets. Williams has several feature films set for release including Flashbacks of a Fool opposite Daniel Craig, Broken Lines with Paul Bettany and An Education with Emma Thompson and Alfred Molina.
When not filming DOLLHOUSE, Williams resides in London with her husband and their two daughters.
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Olivia Williams Facts
|Birth Name||Olivia Haigh Williams|
|Birthday||January 1, 1968 (53)|
|Birthplace||Camden Town, London, England, United Kingdom|
|Height||5' 8½" (1m74) How tall is Olivia Williams compared to you?|
|We're Going on a Bear Hunt|
|The Brady Bunch Movie|
|Man From Elysian Fields|
|The Sixth Sense|
|Jane Austen's Emma|
|The Ghost Writer|