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Mary-Kate Olsen

Born: 13-Jun-1986
Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, CA

Gender: Female
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Olsen Twin

They are fraternal not identical twins, but Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (which see) lived virtually identical lives for their first eighteen years.

In June 2004, Mary-Kate -- sans Ashley -- entered a treatment facility "to seek professional help for a health-related issue" -- anorexia. In 2007, she joined the cast of Showtime's dark comedy Weeds, playing a very Christian woman who falls for the son of drug-dealer Mary-Louise Parker. It was arguably her first adult role, and at age 20, her first job without her sister beside her.

She was dating Heath Ledger at the time of his death, and the masseuse who found Ledger's body in his New York apartment reportedly called Olsen long-distance in California -- twice -- before dialing 9-1-1.

In 2015 she married Olivier Sarkozy, a French banker and half-brother of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Father: David Olsen (mortgage banker, b. 1953)
Mother: Jarnette Olsen ("Jarnie", ballet dancer, b. 1954)
Mother: Martha Mackenzie Olsen (stepmother)
Brother: Trent Olsen (actor, b. 6-May-1984)
Sister: Ashley Olsen (her twin, b. 13-Jun-1986)
Sister: Elizabeth Olsen ("Lizzie", actress, b. 16-Feb-1989)
Sister: Courtney Taylor Olsen (stepsister, b. 1996)
Brother: Jake Olsen (stepbrother, b. 1997)
Boyfriend: Max Winkler (son of Henry Winkler, together 2002)
Boyfriend: David Katzenberg (together 2004)
Boyfriend: Heath Ledger (actor, together 2007-08)
Boyfriend: Nate Lowman (artist, together 2008-10)
Husband: Olivier Sarkozy (French banker, m. 27-Nov-2015)

    High School: Campbell Hall Episcopal Day School, Hollywood, CA (2004)
    University: New York University

    Environmental Media Association
    Endorsement of McDonald's Happy Meals in France (Sep-2004)
    Endorsement of Wal-Mart
    Cirque Lodge checked in 11-Jun-2004
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 29-Apr-2004
    Risk Factors: Anorexia, Smoking, Cocaine, Yoga

    Weeds Tara Lindman (2007)
    So Little Time Riley Carlson (2001-02)
    Two of a Kind Mary-Kate Burke (1998-99)
    Full House Michelle Tanner (1987-95)

    Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's (3-May-2013) · Herself
    Beastly (3-Mar-2011) · Kendra
    The Wackness (18-Jan-2008) · Union
    New York Minute (1-May-2004) · Roxy Ryan
    The Challenge (3-May-2003)
    When In Rome (26-Nov-2002)
    Getting There (11-Jun-2002) · Kylie
    Holiday in the Sun (20-Nov-2001)
    Winning London (27-Mar-2001)
    Our Lips Are Sealed (2000)
    Switching Goals (12-Dec-1999) · Samantha Stanton
    Passport to Paris (9-Nov-1999)
    Billboard Dad (10-Nov-1998) · Tess Tyler
    It Takes Two (17-Nov-1995) · Amanda Lemmon
    How the West Was Fun (19-Nov-1994)
    The Little Rascals (5-Aug-1994) · Twin
    Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (30-Oct-1993) · Kelly Farmer
    To Grandmother's House We Go (6-Sep-1992)

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Appears on the cover of:
People, 27-Jan-2003, DETAILS: (pictured with sister) The World's Richest Kids

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