Mary-Kate Olsen

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Mary-Kate Olsen (born June 13, 1986) is an American actress, fashion designer, producer, author, and businesswoman. She co-founded luxury fashion brands The Row, Elizabeth and James, and the more affordable lines Olsenboye and StyleMint alongside her fraternal twin sister Ashley Olsen. Olsen pursued acting independently as an adult until 2012. She... See full bio »

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It Takes Two Amanda Lemmon / Alyssa Callaway
Beastly Kendra
The Wackness Union
New York Minute Roxy Ryan


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (56 credits)
 2011 Beastly
 2008 Samantha Who? (TV Series)
- Help! (2008) ... Natalie
 2008 The Wackness
 2007 Weeds (TV Series)
Tara Lindman
- Go (2007) ... Tara Lindman
- Risk (2007) ... Tara Lindman
- Cankles (2007) ... Tara Lindman
- Roy Till Called (2007) ... Tara Lindman
- Release the Hounds (2007) ... Tara Lindman
 2006 Factory Girl
Art Gallery Patron (uncredited)
 2004/I New York Minute
Roxy Ryan
 2004 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Mary-Kate Olsen
- Diatribe of a Mad Housewife (2004) ... Mary-Kate Olsen (voice)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
Future Angel (uncredited)
 2003 The Challenge (TV Movie)
Shane Dalton
 2002/I When in Rome (Video)
 2002/I Mary-Kate and Ashley: Sweet 16 - Licensed to Drive (Video Game)
Mary-Kate (voice)
 2002/II Mary-Kate and Ashley: Sweet 16 - Licensed to Drive (Video Game)
Mary-Kate Olsen (voice)
 2001-2002 Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action! (TV Series)
Mary-Kate / Special Agent Misty
- Tourist Traps (2002) ... Mary-Kate / Special Agent Misty (voice)
- 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)
- Alien Encounters (2002) ... Mary-Kate / Special Agent Misty (voice)
 2002 Getting There (Video)
Kylie Hunter
 2001-2002 So Little Time (TV Series)
Riley Carlson
- Sweet 16 (2002) ... Riley Carlson
- Waiting for Gibson (2002) ... Riley Carlson
- Look Who's Talking (2002) ... Riley Carlson
- Larrypalooza (2002) ... Riley Carlson
- Trading Places (2002) ... Riley Carlson
 2001 Holiday in the Sun (Video)
Madison Stewart
 2001 Winning London (Video)
Chloe Lawrence
 2000 Our Lips Are Sealed
Maddie Parker / Maddy Turtleby / Karla Frauenfelder
 2000 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Carol Murphy
- Gossip (2000) ... Carol Murphy
 1999 The New Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley (Video Game)
Mary-Kate Olsen (voice)
 1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Samantha 'Sam' Stanton
- Switching Goals (1999) ... Samantha 'Sam' Stanton
 1999 Passport to Paris (Video)
Melanie Porter
 1998-1999 Two of a Kind (TV Series)
Mary-Kate Burke
- Kevin Burke's Day Off (1999) ... Mary-Kate Burke
- The Goodbye Girl (1999) ... Mary-Kate Burke
- When a Man Leaves a Woman (1999) ... Mary-Kate Burke
- The Odd Couples (1999) ... Mary-Kate Burke
- Welcome Matt (1999) ... Mary-Kate Burke
 1991-1998 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Mary-Kate / Stephanie Tanner
- TGIF Road Trip: Minneapolis, MN (1998) ... Mary-Kate
- Halloween Week (1998) ... Mary-Kate
- TGIF Premiere Party (1998) ... Mary-Kate
- TGIF's Summer Vacation (1998) ... Mary-Kate
- Twin Spin (1998) ... Mary-Kate
 1998 Billboard Dad (Video)
Tess Tyler
 1997 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
Mary-Kate Olsen
- Slime Party (1997) ... Mary-Kate Olsen
 1995 It Takes Two
Amanda Lemmon / Alyssa Callaway
 1987-1995 Full House (TV Series)
Michelle Tanner / Melina Katsopolis
- Michelle Rides Again: Part 2 (1995) ... Michelle Tanner
- Michelle Rides Again: Part 1 (1995) ... Michelle Tanner
- All Stood Up (1995) ... Michelle Tanner
- Leap of Faith (1995) ... Michelle Tanner
- Up on the Roof (1995) ... Michelle Tanner
 1994 How the West Was Fun (TV Movie)
Susie Martin
 1994 The Little Rascals
Twin #2
 1993 Double, Double Toil and Trouble (TV Movie)
Kelly Farmer / Young Aunt Sofia
 1992 To Grandmother's House We Go (TV Movie)
Sarah Thompson
 1992 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
Michelle Tanner
- Hangin' with Michelle (1992) ... Michelle Tanner
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Show Show Music department (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Costume designer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (60 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (16 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Endorses, with sister Ashley Olsen, a line of clothing, makeup, and fashion accessories sold exclusively at Wal-Mart stores. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 25 Articles | 11 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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


5' 2" (1.57 m)


Olivier Sarkozy  (divorced)




Olsen, David "Dave" | Olsen, Jarnette "Jarnie" | Jarnette Olsen


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[on her eating disorder, Elle, 2008] Look, I think it's important that what anybody goes through-and I'm not saying that it's true or not true-you realize it's part of growing up. Everybody is going to go through hard times. It's a part of life. I think the hardest part to get to is that point of asking for help or reaching out to other people and being honest with yourself. I do not want to go ... See more »


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