Following in the footsteps of Mary-Kate and Ashley, Lizzie made her debut when she was 4. She has since starred in three movies, to be released in 2011 and 2012. She first acted in a movie titled Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding, in which she played the role of Zoe. Lizzie played the leading role in Martha Marcy May Marlene an independent film drama about a young woman who comes out of a cult and tries to live a normal life with her sister and brother-in-law. She has also acted in The Silent House, in which she played the role of Sarah, and appeared in the music video "The Queen" by Carlotta. As of mid-2011, she was filming the movie Red Lights, which is due to be released in 2012. She is set to star in Liberal Arts, scheduled for release in 2012. She is also set to star in the planned 2013 release Very Good Girls, alongside Dakota Fanning. Lizzie is also rumored to play Carrie in the Sex and the City prequel.
Elizabeth was born to Jarnette, a former Dancer with the LA ballet, and David Olsen, a mortgage broker in Los Angeles. She is well known as the little sister of Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen and she has an older brother, Trent Olsen.
A graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts and the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in NYC.
Was cast as the lead in Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), just two weeks before shooting.
She enjoys playing Volleyball.
One of her favorite films growing up was Tremors (1990).
Voted #94 n Ask men's 'most desirable' woman of 2012 list.
Elizabeth has a younger brother, Jake Olsen.
Elizabeth has a younger sister, Courtney Taylor Olsen.
[on Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)] Sean Durkin really wrote a complex character that really hasn't been written, and that's challenging. It's such a smart way of writing, you totally understand the characters and I was just completely obsessed and in love with "Martha" and the script.
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