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Mary-Kate Olsen


She and her twin sister, Ashley Olsen, were born June 13, 1986 in Sherman Oaks, California to David and Jarnette Olsen. The twins began their acting career in 1987 when they were chosen to play the role of Michelle Tanner on a new television series, Full House (1987). The show became a hit with books, dolls, and other merchandise being sold to ... See full bio »

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 2011 Beastly
Kendra
 2008 Samantha Who? (TV Series)
Natalie
- Help! (2008) ... Natalie
 2007 Weeds (TV Series)
Tara Lindman
- Go (2007) ... Tara Lindman
- Risk (2007) ... Tara Lindman
- Cankles (2007) ... Tara Lindman
 2006 Factory Girl
Art Gallery Patron (uncredited)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
Future Angel (uncredited)
 2003 The Challenge (TV Movie)
Shane Dalton
 2002/I When in Rome (Video)
Charli
 2001-2002 Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action! (TV Series)
Mary-Kate / Special Agent Misty
- Hot to Trot (2002) ... Mary-Kate / Special Agent Misty (voice)
- Rave Reviews (2002) ... Mary-Kate / Special Agent Misty (voice)
- Bad Hair Day (2002) ... Mary-Kate / Special Agent Misty (voice)
- Can You Dig It? (2002) ... Mary-Kate / Special Agent Misty (voice)
- In a Lather (2002) ... Mary-Kate / Special Agent Misty (voice)
 2002 Getting There (Video)
Kylie Hunter
 2000 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Carol Murphy
- Gossip (2000) ... Carol Murphy
 1987-1995 Full House (TV Series)
Michelle Tanner / Melina Katsopolis
- Michelle Rides Again: Part 2 (1995) ... Michelle Tanner (as Mary Kate Ashley Olsen)
- Michelle Rides Again: Part 1 (1995) ... Michelle Tanner (as Mary Kate Ashley Olsen)
- All Stood Up (1995) ... Michelle Tanner (as Mary Kate Ashley Olsen)
- Leap of Faith (1995) ... Michelle Tanner (as Mary Kate Ashley Olsen)
- Up on the Roof (1995) ... Michelle Tanner (as Mary Kate Ashley Olsen)
 1994 The Little Rascals
Twin #2
 1993 Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (TV Movie)
Kelly Farmer / Young Aunt Sofia
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Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
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Other Works:

Provided back-up vocals in the band Wakefield's cover of "Suffragette City" for the soundtrack of her movie "New York Minute". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 24 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mary Kate Ashley Olsen | Mary Kate Olsen | Mary Kate Ashley Olson

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm a person that has high highs and low lows. A lot of things make me sad. Sometimes it's almost easier to be sad. But you do end up finding a balance and I think that as I get older I am learning what I can do for myself to make me happy. See more »

Trivia:

While making the film To Grandmother's House We Go (1992) in Canada, she rode her first horse and became a devoted equestrian. See more »

Nickname:

MK

Star Sign:

Gemini

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