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Olivia Wilder

Olivia Wilder


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Born and raised in New York, Long studied acting at Purchase College (SUNY) where she received her BFA. Long embarked on her illustrious theater career as she made her first theater debut at the age of 7 in the notable Broadway play, "Nowhere To Go But Up," directed by Sidney Lumet, and since then has performed in several Broadway productions: "Loose Ends," "The Bacchae," "Getting Away With Murder," and the recent revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "Flower Drum Song," for which she garnered an Ovation Award. Television credits include co-starring with Valerie Bertinelli in “Café American,” playing Margaret Cho’s mother in “All American Girl”, Alicia Silverstone’s secretary in “Miss Match” and has had recurring roles on “The Cosby Show”, “Michael Hayes”, “Eli Stone” and “Law and Order: LA”. Among her most notable roles are ‘Patty’, the power lesbian” in an episode of “Sex in the City.” Long has also been featured in several films including "Beginnings," with Ewan McGregor and Christopher Plummer, "Patty Hearst," "Striking Distance," "Rollover," and "The Hot Chick."
In her rare free time, Long enjoys cooking. In addition to healthy vegetarian eating, she is a member on the Hollywood Orchard board, a non-profit organization dealing in education, sustainability and harvesting a virtual orchard in Beachwood Canyon and donating fresh food to the needy. 
Currently Long is starring as ‘Ok Cha Sullivan,’ the frugal Korean immigrant mother of ‘Steve Sullivan’ (Steve Byrne) in the TBS hit comedy series, “Sullivan & Son.” Season 2 premieres June 13th, at 10/9 CT.