Olivia Williams

Olivia Williams

Olivia Haigh Williams is an English film, stage and television actress who has appeared in British and American films and television.\nAfter studying drama at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School for two years followed by three years at the Royal Shakespeare Company, her first significant role was as Jane Fairfax in the British television film Emma, based on Jane Austen's novel. She made her film debut in 1997's The Postman, followed by Rushmore and The Sixth Sense. Williams then appeared in several British films, including Lucky Break, The Heart of Me and An Education. In 2010, she won acclaim for her performance as Ruth Lang in Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer.