Olivia Wilde Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

25th October 2016

Fact: New mum Olivia Wilde has found a "drinking buddy" in her baby daughter Daisy. The actress, who gave birth to her second child on 11 October (16), took to Instagram on Monday night (24Oct16) to share a snap of herself breastfeeding her little girl and captioned the sweet image, "My drinking buddy. #neverunderestimatethepowerofawoman". The hashtag was a reference to the girl power T-shirt she was wearing, which featured the phrase across the chest.

28th June 2016

Quote: "I love the smell of all the baby stuff. It's all so lovely. (My son Otis has) been using Mustela baby lotion since he was tiny. And actually, when I go away for work and I can't be with him for a couple of days, I bring a little tub of it and wear it. I don't know if this sounds super creepy, but I wear it as moisturiser on my arms so I vaguely smell like him. People are probably like, 'Why does this lady smell like diapers?'" Olivia Wilde loves the smell of her young son.

23rd March 2016

Fact: Singer Santigold added some star power to the new video for her song Can't Get Enough of Myself, but recruiting her Roc Nation label boss Jay Z, superproducer Pharrell Williams, actress Olivia Wilde, and comedian Andy Samberg to all make cameos in the New York-themed promo.

1st December 2015

Quote: "He was sitting in my seat at the dinner table. I came in and demanded that he get off my chair. He told me to go to bed, which was hilarious at the time, even more hilarious now that he's my boss." Olivia Wilde once told Mick Jagger to get out of her seat at a dinner party hosted by her journalist parents Andrew and Leslie Cockburn. Jagger is now an executive producer on Olivia's new HBO show Vinyl, a music-based series set in the 1970s.

14th November 2015

Quote: "That's the thing about the interwebs (sic). People come up with ideas and suggest them, and then it kind of becomes a snowball and of course, I was thrilled, I think that would be amazing, but you know, I had nothing to do with it. No, (no one's called), I haven't checked my phone in a while!" Actress Olivia Wilde insists rumours of her involvement in an upcoming Captain Marvel superhero movie are just that - rumours.

18th September 2015

Tweet: "Happy Birthday to the loveliest man I've ever known. 40 years of you has made the world a better, funnier place." Actress Olivia Wilde honours partner Jason Sudeikis on his 40th birthday.

31st March 2015

Quote: "For a couple of weeks after you pop that sucker out, you are the walking wounded... After giving birth, I joined the ranks of millions of new mothers when I moaned, 'Why do I still look pregnant? Is there another one stuck in there?'" New mum Olivia Wilde struggled with her post-baby weight after giving birth to her son Otis last year (14).

26th February 2015

Quote: "He's about to walk. He's like teetering, teetering, and I just don't want him to do it while I'm at work, so wait! He's so smart and he just plays his piano all day long. He's really musical so we're trying to encourage that." Actress Olivia Wilde hopes her 10-month-old son Otis doesn't take his first step while she's out promoting her new thriller The Lazarus Effect.

22nd February 2015

Fact: New parents Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis have moved out of their Manhattan, New York home and relocated to Brooklyn. The couple placed its Meatpacking District pad on the market for $3.9 million (£2.4 million) last month (Jan15) and is rumoured to have purchased a nine-bedroom property, complete with a library, in Clinton Hill for $9.8 million (£6.1 million), according to the New York Post.

11th August 2014

Quote: "We had battles over other names, but not with Otis! I wanted to name him after Otis Redding and I thought, if you like this one, we're gonna go with this one!" Actress Olivia Wilde had no problem convincing her fiance Jason Sudeikis to name their son after the soul icon.

6th August 2014

Tweet: "Otis ordered milkshakes. Luckily I had some on me. Then he peed on my dress. Good kid. #boobfood #whennaturecalls". Actress Olivia Wilde reveals her recent fashion shoot for Glamour magazine, in which she is pictured breastfeeding her baby son, wasn't as glamorous as it looked.

17th July 2014

Tweet: "To the person who stole my credit card and spent $800 at an aquarium, there's something awfully fishy about you." Actress Olivia Wilde has fallen victim to credit card fraud.

17th June 2014

Quote: "He's a sneakerhead with about 200 pairs of Air Jordans. They make up an extraordinarily colourful wall in our apartment." Actress Olivia Wilde reveals her fiance Jason Sudeikis' sneaker collection takes up more space in their home than her own shoes.

3rd June 2014

Fact: The black gown new mum Olivia Wilde wore to the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards in New York on Monday night (02Jun14) was the exact same outfit Anjelica Houston once donned for a Cannes Film Festival party.

2nd May 2014

Fact: New mum Olivia Wilde hit the red carpet on Thursday (01May14) for the first time since giving birth to her son Otis just seven days ago. She was joined by her fiance Jason Sudeikis at the 2014 Ms. Foundation Women Of Vision Gala in New York City.

30th April 2014

Quote: "All they know is that it went through Paris around 1921. I love imagining the story of this ring. Who had it? It's a bit of an aqua emerald, not a deep dark green. Jason (Sudeikis) said it reminded him of my eyes, which is very sweet." New mum Olivia Wilde on her engagement ring.

24th April 2014

Tweet: "Having an infant son alerts me to the fact that every man, at one point, has peed on his own face. #awesome". New mum Olivia Wilde jokes about little Otis' urinating troubles a day after his birth. The actress also shared a sweet black-and-white snap of her baby boy snuggling on her chest. The tot, Wilde's first with fiance Jason Sudeikis, was born on Wednesday (23Apr14).

21st April 2014

Quote: "I just thought, 'Oh, I'm going to hide this forever'. But I ended up getting kind of excited to show the bump, as a badge of pride... I'm like, double D, hello! I've never been in this section of the bra store! I've been flat-chested my whole life, so it's a wonderful new world." Pregnant actress Olivia Wilde has embraced all of her new curves as she prepares to give birth to her first child with fiance Jason Sudeikis.

25th February 2014

Tweet: "Sure I've looked like this after Mexican food but this time it's a Baby. #almostcooked #nineweekstogo #holyfu&$" Mum-to-be Olivia Wilde is in awe of her growing baby bump. The Tron: Legacy actress is expecting her first child with fiance Jason Sudeikis.

30th December 2013

Fact: Funnyman Jason Sudeikis surprised unsuspecting patrons at a bar in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday (29Dec13) when he joined a local cover band on stage to belt out Billy Joel's hit Just the Way You Are. Among the the lucky audience members was Sudeikis' pregnant fiancee Olivia Wilde, who cheered on from the crowd.

2nd December 2013

Quote: "I was a casting assistant, so I've brought coffee to almost everyone I've now worked with." Olivia Wilde on her last job before fame hit.

28th October 2013

Tweet: "Wow. You guys are awesome. So kind. Thank you thank you thank you! Ps. Babies eat mostly salsa right?" Actress Olivia Wilde thanks fans for their well-wishes after her baby announcement on Sunday (27Oct13). Wilde and her fiance Jason Sudeikis are due to welcome their child next year (14).

27th September 2013

Quote: "Falling in love in New York is really wonderful. I was shooting days and he was working at Snl (Saturday Night Live), so he got off work at like 2am and so did I. We'd meet for 3am dinners, which you can only do in a New York courtship. The streets were empty and you walk around, and that is how we got to know each other." Actress Olivia Wilde bonded with her now-fiance Jason Sudeikis over early morning dinner dates.

27th September 2013

Tweet: "Thank you So much for all your compliments for my stellar work on The Newsroom. One quick thing: that's not me. somanyoliviassolittletime". Actress Olivia Wilde pokes fun at the praise she's been receiving from fans mistaking her for Olivia Munn.

19th September 2013

Tweet: "Had The best time shooting Portlandia with @Carrie_Rachel and Fred Armisen. What a great f**king show." Actress Olivia Wilde has filmed a guest appearance for the cult U.S. Tv comedy.

18th September 2013

Quote: "I am honoured to be partnering with Avon as the face of the Today. Tomorrow. Always. fragrances... The collection is made up of fragrances that are true classics, yet modern and fresh at the same time." Hollywood actress Olivia Wilde feels honoured at becoming the new face of Avon's fragrance collection.

17th September 2013

Fact: Actress Olivia Wilde is planning a "funny, silly" wedding to comedian Jason Sudeikis and is hoping to keep specific details about her nuptials as private as possible to keep the paparazzi away. She tells Allure magazine, "I trust everyone to not leak any information. I just hope no one ends up flying a stupid helicopter over it or anything dumb like that."

10th September 2013

Fact: Actress Olivia Wilde has received movie database IMDb.com’s inaugural STARmeter Award. The Tron: Legacy star was presented with the accolade at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on Monday (09Sep13), by director Paul Haggis, who directed Wilde in the upcoming film Third Person. The award recognises the stars who are perennial favorites on IMDb’s STARmeter chart.

4th September 2013

Tweet: "On plane next to a dude who smells like he ran here wrapped in trash bags and bear meat." Actress Olivia Wilde finds herself stuck with an unpleasant travel companion.

4th July 2013

Tweet: "Screamed so loud in a scene last night (hanging upside down) that I broke blood vessels all over my face. I do not recommend this." Actress [Olivia Wilde] is suffering from blotchy, red skin after an emotional film shoot on Tuesday (02Jul13).

11th June 2013

Tweet: "Sending love to Ted Dwane and all the Mumford boys. Wishing a speedy, happy, healthy recovery. Yay modern medicine." Actress Olivia Wilde hopes the Mumford & Sons bassist pulls through after undergoing emergency surgery to treat a blood clot on his brain.

23rd April 2013

Tweet: "Oh man. RIP Richie Havens. Wish I could have made a doc (documentary) about him. One of my all time favorites. Having a dance party tribute in my apartment." Actress Olivia Wilde listened to folk singer Richie Havens' records after hearing of his death on Monday (22Apr13).

6th April 2013

Fact: Actress Olivia Wilde was among the star presenters at the 2013 DVF Awards held at the United Nations headquarters in New York City on Friday (05Apr13). The Tron: Legacy beauty helped hand out trophies, while British singer Paloma Faith performed at the event.

4th April 2013

Tweet: "Keep having minor seizures when I look down and don't see my ring. It's being resized but my first thought is always that I somehow ate it." Actress Olivia Wilde has taken off her engagement ring - to have it resized. The Tron: Legacy star has been showing off the diamond sparkler since her comedian boyfriend Jason Sudeikis proposed to her over Christmas (12).

19th March 2013

Quote: "It was the worst thing you've ever seen in your life. I learned on the job, which was a gift. All actors should experience public failure." Olivia Wilde reflects on her early acting role in U.S. Tv flop Skin.

14th March 2013

Quote: "I have one really bad one... I have a tattoo of a dragon that I got when I was 13 and... I thought it was a great idea. It had a lot of meaning at the time, but now it's hideous..." Actress Olivia Wilde regrets her first piece of skin art.

14th March 2013

Quote: "I love karaoke... I do private karaoke. I get a private room and I just sing alone, or sometimes with a buddy... and we'll just sing for four hours... It's better that way because I don't ruin anyone else's night by making them hear me sing... I love some Salt-N-Pepa, En Vogue, I do a lot of Prince, recently some David Bowie." Tone-deaf actress Olivia Wilde doesn't like to sing in public.

13th March 2013

Quote: "I was David Copperfield's assistant in Vegas for one night and I dropped the cards and tripped over a wire and ruined the whole thing." Actress Olivia Wilde really was a magician's assistant once - the part she plays in new movie The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.

10th March 2013

Tweet: "Thank you for all the fantastic birthday love! I'm one lucky lady. 21 at last." Actress Olivia Wilde is grateful for fans' well wishes as she celebrates her 29th birthday on Sunday (10Mar13).

14th January 2013

Tweet: "Thanks for all the sweet congratulatory love, friends!" Tron: Legacy star Olivia Wilde thanks her Twitter.com followers for their warm wishes on the news of her engagement to actor boyfriend Jason Sudeikis.

18th December 2012

Tweet: "Facebook, aka weird kid brother who steals all our s**t, get out of our Instagram! You ruined the party. I hate you." Actress Olivia Wilde is annoyed at the photo-sharing website's new privacy rules, which will now transfer ownership of users' images to site bosses.

14th December 2012

Tweet: "No I'm not engaged but I Am at the Stones show and holy s**t Ronnie Wood you got style, boy. It's just a fact." Olivia Wilde dismisses rumours she is set to marry her boyfriend, Saturday Night Live funnyman Jason Sudeikis.

11th December 2012

Quote: "Kris and Sissy are wells of knowledge, and I wasted no time tapping into that. I made little documentaries on my iPhone and interviewed them about their careers, their pasts and their dreams." Actress Olivia Wilde spent much of her down time on the set of new film Deadfall studying her co-stars Kris Kristofferson and Sissy Spacek.

1st November 2012

Tweet: "People driving into Manhattan need 3 Minimum in the car. We've been in traffic for 2 hours due to those ignoring the rule. B**ches, please." Olivia Wilde is annoyed by New Yorkers flouting a new rule about car capacity in the city as the clean-up from Hurricane Sandy continues.

9th October 2012

Quote: "We talk about it all the time. We're constantly doing bits together. One day someone will turn a camera on that. It would be a good movie." Actress Olivia Wilde is looking for the perfect project to star alongside her boyfriend, comedian Jason Sudeikis.

27th September 2012

Quote: "I got to go to a village of all women... It's great. Everything works so well. They had to create this village to escape oppression and violence... They were singing a song and dancing when I arrived... and later I said, 'What were we all singing together so joyously?' and they said, 'Oh, that was the vagina song!'" Actress Olivia Wilde on her experiences during a recent trip to Kenya.

6th September 2012

Quote: "I was such a good little tourist. It became my mission to eat every dumpling in Shanghai. So I went around every day finding the best dumpling houses. It proved to be a full-time job." Actress Olivia Wilde enjoyed pigging out in China.

5th September 2012

Quote: "My phone recently got stolen at a bar in New York City. If the guy thinks he's going to find sex tapes, he's sorely mistaken!" Actress Olivia Wilde insists there's nothing worth leaking on her cell .

21st June 2012

Fact: Hollywood couple Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde were among the guests who helped author Salman Rushdie celebrate his 65th birthday with dinner at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York City on Tuesday (19Jun12).

7th June 2012

Fact: Actress Olivia Wilde is reprising her Quorra character from Tron: Legacy for new animated TV series Tron: Uprising, which debuts in America next month (Jul12). Bruce Boxleitner also crosses from film to animation for the project.

24th May 2012

Tweet: "A mosquito just bit my a** so hard it almost felt good. Except now I can't sit down without a hemroid (sic) pillow." House star Olivia Wilde suffers a nasty side effect from an insect bite.

22nd April 2012

Fact: Actors Sean Penn, Olivia Wilde and Stephen Fry were among the stars who paid tribute to celebrated author Christopher Hitchens at a Vanity Fair memorial in New York earlier this week (begs16Apr12).

22nd February 2012

Quote: "She's a good kisser. And I would know this because we had to do several takes." Ashley Greene gives her Butter co-star Olivia Wilde top marks for their same-sex smooch.

9th February 2012

Tweet: "House lovers, it's the end of an era. Shows like that don't happen, well, ever. I'm honored to have been a part of such a brilliant story." Actress Olivia Wilde reacts to the news that medical drama House is set to end.

11th January 2012

Quote: "Saw David Copperfield last night and got pulled up on stage where I proceeded to drop the cards and almost grope a scorpion... Sober." Actress Olivia Wilde was left red-faced after an encounter with the illusionist at his show on Monday (09Jan12).

15th December 2011

Tweet: "Alert! My iPhone went swimming in the Atlantic and unexpectedly passed away. If you can't get ahold (sic) of me, that's why. Email me? Oy." Actress Olivia Wilde is without a phone after dropping it in the ocean.

22nd November 2011

Quote: "Thanksgiving is a big deal in my family. It involves about 16 hours of cooking, eating, drinking, hiking and charades. Deadly charades." Actress Olivia Wilde is preparing for a fun-filled, competitive Thanksgiving holiday this Thursday (24Nov11).

17th November 2011

Fact: Actress Olivia Wilde had the honour of unveiling the 2011 Swarovski Star for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York's Rockefeller Plaza on Wednesday morning (16Nov11). The ceremony traditionally marks the start of the festive season in the Big Apple.

20th October 2011

Tweet: "Happy Happy Happy Happy Birthday Tooo Youuu!! If the licensing fee wasn't so high I'd sing it on twitter right now. Love you!" Actress Olivia Wilde wishes her Cowboys & Aliens director Jon Favreau a happy birthday. He turned 45 on Wednesday (19Oct11).

22nd September 2011

Quote: "In order to be dating all the people they think I am, I'd need four vaginas. It's impossible! I have to take it with a boulder of salt and realise that someone else will become of interest soon enough. I'd really like Charlie Sheen to get arrested. Lindsay Lohan is being far too behaved for my taste." Olivia Wilde laughs off tabloid rumours about her love life.

9th August 2011

Quote: "It's so important. Bette Davis never knew how to fake-laugh, and she always complained about it, but I learnt from Hugh that you must breathe out first." Olivia Wilde thanks her House co-star Hugh Laurie for teaching her how to perfect her TV laugh.

9th August 2011

Quote: "I was watching it on the plane yesterday and the guy next to me was looking at me, like, 'How could she possibly be watching three episodes in a row of Top Chef?'" Cowboys & Aliens beauty Olivia Wilde reveals a passion for cookery TV.

5th August 2011

Quote: "I'm not good at this... I don't know they're making a pass because I'm not used to it, so I would misunderstand them and sometimes people do really weird things, like when someone approaches me with their wife and they're like, 'My wife says I can sleep with you!' Every couple has a list, where you have your pass... It's a weird thing." Newly-single actress Olivia Wilde on playing the dating game.

5th August 2011

Quote: "I think the reason he redefined Bond is because he has a dirtiness to him. It looks like he's been in bar fights." Olivia Wilde on her Cowboys & Aliens co-star Daniel Craig, who is the current big screen James Bond.

5th August 2011

Quote: "I was the only white girl on the team. I auditioned and they were like, 'You're crazy! White girls can't step!' By my fourth year I was co-captain." Actress Olivia Wilde on her dancing skills.

29th July 2011

Quote: "We blame the Jonas Brothers for the lack of action in our house. It's the 'No sex hex'! Can't do anything about it." Olivia Wilde is convinced the Jonas Brothers are the cause of her and her roommate's lack of romance at her new home. The actress bought the Los Angeles property from the pop siblings, who famously swore off sex before marriage.

28th July 2011

Quote: "I got a divorce and self-medicated with food. But I figure that's better than self-medicating with crack cocaine." Actress Olivia Wilde is indulging in her favourite foods to get over her split from Italian prince Tao Ruspoli earlier this year (11).

27th July 2011

Fact: Filmmaker Jon Favreau has taken over U.S. talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! - he serves as director on Wednesday night's (27Jul11) episode, which features an interview with Olivia Wilde, the star of his new film Cowboys & Aliens.

21st July 2011

Quote: "My goal is to be able to die without having any regrets or feeling as though I missed out on anything. And also to be a wise, good person." Actress Olivia Wilde wants to make the most out of the opportunities she's given in life.

20th July 2011

Quote: "He's a hard act to follow. I was really lucky to be with someone who let me be me." Actress Olivia Wilde is grateful to her ex, Italian prince Tao Ruspoli, for their nine years of marriage. The couple split last year (10).

19th July 2011

Quote: "There’s a little nudity in this one... I feel like if I feel really safe and if I feel like the story calls for it then I’m not so shy. And, as for The Change-Up, I didn’t really realise that’s what was happening... People saw the movie and they’re like, ‘You know your butt’s in the movie?’ and I was like, ‘What?’ I had no idea!" Olivia Wilde on appearing naked in new films Cowboys & Aliens and The Change-Up.

18th July 2011

Quote: "I kept saying, 'I failed!' Admitting that I'm not perfect was a wonderful thing that came out of this. There's this fear that everyone is going to be disappointed in you, but I'm human. I don't live up to any sort of ideal." Actress Olivia Wilde felt a sense of relief after publicly announcing her split and subsequent divorce from Italian prince Tao Ruspoli.

18th July 2011

Quote: "It was very odd to see people dressed up as me for Halloween." Actress Olivia Wilde was surprised to find so many Tron: Legacy fans donning form-fitting bodysuits to imitate her movie character Quorra last year (10).

15th July 2011

Quote: "I always do my crossword in pen which is just stupid, really, because I'm not that good." Actress Olivia Wilde wishes she was more of a word nerd.

12th July 2011

Tweet: "A doorman just asked what year of high school I'm in. When I said I wasn't, he thought I was a drop-out and said I should rethink my future." Actress Olivia Wilde is mistaken as a young student.

20th June 2011

Fact: Actress Olivia Wilde's pet dog, Paco, once appeared in TV ads for U.S. clothing firm Old Navy.

3rd June 2011

Tweet: "Pilot just asked me to take a photo in his seat. I'm not sure if I should be psyched or terrified. He also keeps mentioning the weather that will be 'hammering us as we descend' - but 'fingers crossed!' Homey, just stop talking." Actress Olivia Wilde was left a little worried after she was invited into the cockpit during a recent flight.

5th April 2011

Tweet: "Cool it, honeybadgers. We are just friends and have been for years." Olivia Wilde clears up speculation she's dating her former Alpha Dog co-star Justin Timberlake.

22nd November 2010

Quote: "I saw the boobs on the suit and I said, 'Oh, hell no. I'm doing kicks and backflips in this thing?' We modelled the character on Joan of Arc but with the hair of Karen O from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs." Actress Olivia Wilde on her TRON character Quorra's revealing skintight suit.

10th November 2010

Quote: "I learned a lot about medicine from the show, such as what constitutes a symptom for jaundice. I'm always diagnosing people with jaundice - it's the yellowing in the eyes." Olivia Wilde on what she learned as a TV doctor on HOUSE.

10th November 2010

Quote: "It is made of incredible rubber and neoprene. It has wires running throughout because it has lamps that actually light up with a battery pack on our backs... We would be in the middle of this extraordinary giant set and they'd say, ‘Turn on the suits!' And suddenly you'd hear, ‘Bling!' and everyone would start glowing." Actress Olivia Wilde beams about the light-up costumes on the set of her new sci-fi movie TRON.

9th November 2010

Fact: Actress Olivia Wilde's grandfather, JAMES HELVICK, wrote acclaimed novel Beat the Devil, which was adapted into a Humphrey Bogart movie.

31st January 2010

Quote: "I'll be back. Haiti is part of my life. I'm devoted to this. This is not something that I'm doing once and patting myself on the back for. I'll be back as soon as possible." HOUSE star Olivia Wilde is committed to helping the people of Haiti after visiting the nation last year (09).

20th August 2009

Fact: HOUSE star Olivia Wilde has landed a new role - the actress is the newest brand ambassador for ESCADA's new fragrance Desire Me.

19th August 2009

Quote: “She is a great girl and she is great to work with. But she curses. A lot.” Omar Epps admits actress Olivia Wilde, who plays his lover on TV hit HOUSE, has a foul mouth.

25th June 2009

Quote: "I wear a lab coat and speak in medical terms, yet people can still find that sexy! It proves to me that guys really like strong, intelligent women; they're not as dumb as women think. It's a good sign for humanity when intelligence is considered hot." HOUSE actress Olivia Wilde is flattered to have topped Maxim magazine's 2009 Hot 100 list.

24th June 2009

Quote: "After my screen test, Jack Black said, 'You're good... a little too good. Be less good, 'cause you're making me look bad.' I was like 'Yes!'" Actress Olivia Wilde was delighted to have impressed the funnyman in auditions for new movie YEAR ONE.

19th May 2009

Quote: "There is always a particularly large and hairy man holding a boom wearing a crop top. I dont know if theyre like Ooh sex scene wheres my crop top because I need to hover above Olivia, make sure my hairy belly is somewhere in the vicinity of her face.'" Olivia Wilde reveals the grim reality of filming sex scenes for hit U.S. TV show HOUSE.

18th May 2009

Quote: "I got a tattoo above my a** when I was 13." HOUSE star Olivia Wilde got into body art at a young age.

24th February 2009

Fact: Vegan actress Olivia Wilde ate 33 pancakes in 20 minutes to win an eating contest in Australia when she was 16.

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