A former actress/model, Devon was part of Andy Warhol’s Factory scene in 1960’s New York City. Now a mother of two and living in the suburbs, Richie’s personal and professional crisis causes strain on their relationship, propelling a desire for her to return to her Bohemian roots.
As an actress and an activist, Olivia Wilde is a modern-day renaissance woman. She effortlessly transitions from sharing the screen with renowned actors while simultaneously giving back to the community at large. Also a producer and director, she continues to accomplish much in both the entertainment and non-profit arenas.
Recent projects include the drama Meadowland, on which Wilde also serves as producer. The film which follows a mother's heartbreak when her young son disappears. The film, which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival, earned Wilde rave reviews for her emotionally-charged performance. Wilde also co-starred in the holiday comedy Love the Coopers for CBS Films. The film, which follows the exasperated members of an extended family who gather for their annual holiday celebration, is directed by Jessie Nelson and features an ensemble cast including Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Diane Keaton and Amanda Seyfried, among others.
Wilde will return to television in with HBO’s rock n’ roll drama, Vinyl. She previously starred in FOX’s acclaimed medical drama House, playing the standout Dr. Thirteen for six seasons.
Wilde produced and starred in the critically-acclaimed film Drinking Buddies alongside Jake Johnson and directed by Joe Swanberg. Following that beloved role, Wilde demonstrated her talents in several dramatic films, including Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated film Her, Paul Haggis’ relationship drama Third Person and Ron Howard’s Formula One drama, Rush. Wilde’s previous film credits also include: The Lazarus Effect, Better Living Through Chemistry, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, People Like Us, The Words, Butter, Deadfall, The Longest Week, Cowboys & Aliens, The Change Up and Tron: Legacy.
Wilde's writing and directing debut was the film Free Hugs for Glamour Magazine’s short film series, which screened at various film festivals across the country.
Inspired by her parents, who are award-winning journalists and documentary filmmakers, Wilde has served as executive producer on several documentary films. Her most recent documentary short, Body Team 12, follows the team tasked with collecting the dead at the height of the Ebola outbreak and went on to win Best Documentary Short at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. Wilde also executive produced The Rider and the Storm, a documentary-short about Timmy Brennan, a New York iron worker who lost everything when superstorm Sandy destroyed his home in Breezy Point; Baseball in the Time of Cholera which explored the cholera epidemic in Haiti and Sun City Picture House, about a community in Haiti that rallies to build a movie theater after the disastrous 2010 earthquake.
Continuing on the documentary front, Wilde was featured in the PBS docu-series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s book of the same title, Half the Sky followed Wilde as she learns of the struggles women face in Nairobi, Kenya.
In 2013, Wilde launched the philanthropic company Conscious Commerce, with the mission to create a guide for conscious living by promoting the causes, brands, people and lifestyles that are forging a new paragon of living. In line with the Conscious Commerce mission, Wilde also recently signed on to be the face of H&M’s latest Conscious Exclusive Collection, which is made completely using organic and recycled materials. She is also a board member of Artists for Peace and Justice and sits on the foundation board of the ACLU of Southern California.