“Juno” actress Olivia Thirlby is back in the news after her former co-star Elliot Page told a very personal anecdote in his bombshell book.
âThe Umbrella Academyâ star claimed he had a passionate on-set romance with Thirlby and the pair had sex âall the timeâ while filming the 2007 indie movie.
Here’s everything you need to know about where Thirlby is now â 16 years after the Oscar-winning film hit cinemas.
What movies and shows have Olivia Thirlby been in?
Thirlby rose to fame following her role as Leah, the quirky best friend of Page’s character in the 2007 teen flick “Juno.”
After that, she went on to star in several other films, including “Nobody Walks,” “Dredd,” “Above the Shadows,” “The Darkest Hour,” “The Wedding Ringer” and many more.
She also appeared in several TV shows such as “Goliath,” “Bored to Death,” “Y: The Last Man” and the “L Word: Generation Q.”
Why is Olivia Thirlby in the news?
Thirlby’s name became trending after Page, who came out as transgender in 2020, revealed in his 2023 memoir, “Pageboy,” that they had a passionate romance on the set of âJunoâ and they had sex âall the timeâ while filming.
âI was taken aback the moment I saw Olivia Thirlby,â the “Inception” star wrote.
Page added that although they were the same age, Thirlby seemed âso much older, capable, and centered.
“Sexually open, far removed from where I was at the time. But the chemistry was palpable, it pulled me in.â
Page then detailed their alleged sexual encounters, writing that they would get it on in âher hotel room, in our trailers at work, once in a tiny, private room in a restaurant.”
“We thought we were being subtle. Being intimate with Olivia helped my shame dissipate. I didnât see a glint of it in her eyes and I wanted that â done feeling wretched about who I am,â he wrote.
Is Olivia Thirlby bisexual?
Thirlby revealed she was bisexualÂ in a 2011 interview with Brooklyn Magazine.
“No one should have to hide their sexual orientation,” she told the outlet at the time.
“Loving people is a necessary part of being human, and it is very difficult to love people in secret. Itâs a horrible thing to force people to do.”
What is Olivia Thirlby’s social media presence?
The “Darkest Hour” actress has Instagram, however, she has not posted anything since September 2022.
Her last post was to promote the short film “Artist in a Field,” in which she stars alongside Sam Falconi.
“We were grounded in and inspired by our months spent living in the woods of the Hudson Valley, and this community of wildly special folks gathered to lend their immense talents and hearts to the expression,” she captioned the post. “So excited to share that this baby called ‘Artist In A Field’ will be playing atÂ @official_topangafilmfestival.”
She also has a Twitter account, but has not tweeted since 2016.
Is Olivia Thirlby married?
Thirlby met Jacques Pienaar on the set of her 2012 film “Dredd.”
The pair began dating soon afterward and eventually tied the knot on Dec. 28, 2014.
Pienaar, who has worked in the sound department on shows like “Love, Victor,” “Good Girls” and “Dice,” paid tribute to his wife on their two-year anniversary.
“Thanks for the most amazing two years of marriage and thanks for being my best friend. Life is truly wonderful with you and i look forward to this life with you by my side, its (sic) one hell of a ride,” he captioned an Instagram selfie in 2016.
Thirlby, for her part, also gave a shoutout to her husband on their second wedding anniversary.
“Two years of mawwage to this handsome fool, my best friend, my adventure buddy, my brother, my boom&vortels, my favorite boyfriend, my everything. Thanks for keeping it weird with me baba. I love you so muchð²ð,” she wrote at the time.
Where is Olivia Thirlby now?
Thirlby currently resides in New York City, where she was born and raised, per IMDb.
In April 2022, she joined the star-studded ensemble cast ofÂ Christopher Nolanâs filmÂ “Oppenheimer.”
The actress, whose last big screen appearance was in 2019’s “Above the Shadows,” is set to star alongside Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Rami Malek, Benny Safdie, Josh Hartnett, Jack Quaid and more.
Cillian Murphy will star as Robert Oppenheimer, the theoretical physicist whose contribution to the Manhattan Project led to the creation of the atomic bomb.
The movie is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning bookÂ “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer”Â by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin.
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