Olivia Olson

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Olivia Olson
Birth nameOlivia Olson
Born(1992-05-21) May 21, 1992 (age 20)
Los Angeles, California
GenresAcoustic, R&B, experimental
OccupationsActress, singer-songwriter, voice actress
Years active2003–present
LabelsUnsigned
 
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Olivia Olson
Birth nameOlivia Olson
Born(1992-05-21) May 21, 1992 (age 20)
Los Angeles, California
GenresAcoustic, R&B, experimental
OccupationsActress, singer-songwriter, voice actress
Years active2003–present
LabelsUnsigned

Olivia Olson (born (1992-05-21)May 21, 1992) is an American actress and singer-songwriter known for her role as Joanna singing "All I Want For Christmas Is You" in Love Actually (2003) and for her voice roles as Vanessa Doofenshmirtz in Phineas and Ferb and Marceline the Vampire Queen in Adventure Time with Finn and Jake.

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Personal life

Olson was adopted at birth and raised in Los Angeles, California. She lives with her mother, brother, and father, comedy writer Martin Olson.

Career

She has appeared as a singer and actress on television shows and in live theatre, including Comedy Central Stage, the HBO Theater, The Fake Gallery, and The Disney TV show Phineas and Ferb.[1] Olson has also appeared on The Tracy Morgan Show and guest starred on The Ellen DeGeneres Show singing with DeGeneres, actor Jack Black and Broadway Star Kristin Chenoweth. According to director Richard Curtis' commentary in the music section of the Love Actually DVD, Olson's singing was so perfect, they were afraid the audience would not believe that a ten-year-old could really sing the way she did. They had to train her so that her singing would sound more believable.[1]

She is currently a cast member and singer on two animated series: Cartoon Network's series "Adventure Time!",[1] playing Marceline the Vampire Queen, and on Disney's animated series Phineas and Ferb playing Vanessa Doofenshmirtz, the sarcastic daughter of the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz. In "Adventure Time!", her father, Martin Olson, plays Marceline's dad Hunson Abadeer, and Marceline sang a short song about him eating her French fries. She also sings a number of songs in "Phineas and Ferb", including the duet "Busted!" with Ashley Tisdale as well as solo songs, including "I'm Me," "Not So Bad A Dad After All," "I'm Lindana and I Wanna Have Fun", and her song in the special "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation", "Got That Christmas Feeling." She has written songs for Phineas and Ferb, and has written and recorded her own songs with renowned music producers Rick Nowels, Camara Kambon and Hollywood jazz great Rob Mullins.

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2003Love ActuallyJoanna AndersonFirst time working with Thomas Sangster
2004The Tracy Morgan ShowJuliaOne episode, Career Day
2006Zoey 101Girl #1Broadcast views
2008Phineas and FerbVanessa DoofenshmirtzSecond time working with Thomas Sangster, 2008–present
2010Adventure Time with Finn and JakeMarceline the Vampire Queen2010–present

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