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Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen (born June 13, 1986) is an American actress, fashion designer, producer, author, and businesswoman. She co-founded luxury fashion brand The Row and the more affordable line Olsenboye alongside her fraternal twin sister Ashley Olsen, Olsen pursued acting independently as an adult until 2012. Mary-Kate is younger than Ashley by two minutes. Mary-Kate and Ashley were born in Sherman Oaks, California to David Olsen and Jarnette "Jarnie". They have an older brother, Trent, a little sister, Elizabeth Olsen who is also an actress, and two younger half siblings Taylor and Jake from their father's second marriage. Mary-Kate and Ashley's parents divorced in 1995. Along with Ashley, Olsen was cast at the age of nine months to share the role of Michelle Tanner on the ABC sitcom Full House. The Olsen twins portrayed Michelle throughout the series' 1987–1995 run. In the early 1990s, the sisters established a company, Dualstar, which produced a long string of TV movies and direct-to-video releases featuring the girls. The Olsens continued to release direct-to-video films up to the early 2000s, along with starring in the 1995 feature film It Takes Two. After Full House, the sisters

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Mary-Kate: Fur-ocious!

Mary-Kate:
Fur-ocious!

Carrying her trademark 2005 oversized nana shades and a coffee cup, Mary-Kate Olsen maneuvered a NYC sidewalk wearing her finest Chewbacca pelt on Thursday.MKO is in the running for the title of… READ MORE >

Mary-Kate: Miami Yikes!

Mary-Kate: Miami Yikes!

With a tropical Zorro hat, beachy blue velvet Stevie Nicks blazer, spring shade of black useless scarf, raggedy bell bottoms and Summer of Love platform wedges, Mary-Kate Olsen endured a bitter… READ MORE >

- 2060 days ago
Mary-Kate's Food Curse

Mary-Kate's Food Curse

There's been speculation Mary-Kate Olsen has had issues with food. If true, today's car accident won't help much. The driver of the car in which M-K was riding backed into an an El Pollo Loco… READ MORE >

- 2105 days ago
Mary-Kate Knocks One Back

Mary-Kate Knocks One Back

Mary-Kate Olsen tripled her daily caloric intake by enjoying a beer last night in NYC.That will probably go straight to her ... oh, who are we kidding? See Also Mary-Kate Smells Like Teen Spirit… READ MORE >

- 2147 days ago
Mary-Kate Smells Like Teen Spirit

Mary-Kate Smells Like Teen Spirit

Sporting a vintage flannel shirt dress thing from Kurt Cobain's Spring 1992 Collection, Mary-Kate Olsen -- like all good L.A. area hipsters -- ventured out in public to catch the musical stylings… READ MORE >

- 2160 days ago
Olsen Twins Separated After Birth

Olsen Twins Separated After Birth

Usually we could forgive our camera guy for calling Ashley by her sister's name -- like he did last night. But these days we actually can tell them apart.insertBCSinglePlayer(1729344083);Mary-Kate… READ MORE >

- 2172 days ago
Mary-Kate a Red Herring in Ledger-Gate

Mary-Kate a Red Herring in Ledger-Gate

The investigation into Heath Ledger's death is officially case closed -- and no one could be happier than one Mary-Kate Olsen. The "Full House" billionaire was expected to be a part of a D.E.A.… READ MORE >

- 2180 days ago
Mary-Kate Trashes Outfit Too

Mary-Kate Trashes Outfit Too

Her former home isn't the only thing Mary-Kate Olsen allegedly has ruined -- her latest outfit is also a huge debacle.Looking like a risen Kurt Cobain, MKO hit the streets of L.A. on Monday decked… READ MORE >

- 2188 days ago
Mary-Kate: World's Youngest "Golden Girl"

Mary-Kate: World's Youngest "Golden Girl"

From the looks of her rainbow muumuu dress thing, Mary-Kate Olsen's true twin is ... Bea Arthur! Thank you for being a friend?!Done with her 2006 witch boots and oversized '70s shades, the… READ MORE >

- 2291 days ago
NYPD Commish -- Mary-Kate Won't Be Questioned

NYPD Commish -- Mary-Kate Won't Be Questioned

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly says that Mary-Kate Olsen won't be interviewed in connection with the death of Heath Ledger -- just as TMZ first reported on Friday morning.Internet and print reports… READ MORE >

- 2371 days ago

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