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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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Olsen Twins: Good Genes or Good Docs?

OLSEN TWINS
GOOD GENES OR GOOD DOCS?

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen's beauty is not going out of style.Here's the famous "Full House" sisters at a fashion event in New York City shortly after celebrating their 18th birthday back in… READ MORE >

Teddy on 'Full House': 'Memba Him?!

Teddy
on 'Full House' 'Memba Him?!

Tahj Mowry is best known for playing Michelle's funny friend Teddy in the family friendly sitcom "Full House." Guess what he looks like now! READ MORE >

- 1263 days ago
Ashley vs. Mary-Kate: Who'd You Rather?

Ashley vs. Mary-Kate
Who'd You Rather?

Wearing matching fur coats -- fraternal twin sisters Ashley Olsen (24) and Mary-Kate Olsen (24) shared the spotlight while attending some fashion thingy last night.The question is...  READ MORE >

- 1386 days ago
Ke$ha -- Olsen Twin?

Ke$ha
Olsen Twin?

Here's bubblegum pop newbie Ke$ha -- the chick who sings that "Tik Tok" song you can't get out of ya head -- at some event in NYC last month (left) and wonder twin Mary-Kate Olsen a few months ago… READ MORE >

- 1686 days ago
Mary-Kate Olsen -- Cougarlicious

Mary-Kate Olsen
Cougarlicious

Here's post-pubescent former television actress Mary-Kate Olsen, 23, at some event in NYC the other day (left) -- and actress Sylvia Miles, 77, at some other event a little while back… READ MORE >

- 1732 days ago
Mary-Kate Plus 8 ... Pounds of Accessories

Mary-Kate Plus 8
... Pounds of Accessories

Sportin' a Nick Nolte mug shot weave, '70s nana shades, rosaries leftover from Madonna's 1985 Virgin tour, a scarf made out of the throw from "Roseanne's" couch, a handbag created by an arts and… READ MORE >

- 1772 days ago
Nick Nolte, Is That You?

Nick Nolte,
Is That You?

Looking like the illegitimate love child of Nick Nolte's mugshot and Ozzy Osbourne, Mary-Kate Olsen threw on a medical smock and went for an unsupervised ride through the East Village this… READ MORE >

- 1941 days ago
Mary-Kate Olsen --  Human Torch

Mary-Kate Olsen
Human Torch

She only weighs 48 pounds, so it wouldn't take much for the highly flammable Mary-Kate Olsen to go up in smoke. Hence a bad idea to pump gas with a cell phone in hand. READ MORE >

- 1970 days ago
Mary-Kate Gets Some Ozzy Love

Mary-Kate
Gets Some Ozzy Love

Looking like the illegitimate love child of Ozzy Osbourne and Courtney Love, a blood-less Mary-Kate Olsen made her way to an opera gala in NYC on Sunday.Rumors that the 22-year-old wonder twin… READ MORE >

- 1983 days ago
Posh and Mary-Kate's Curtain Rod Chic

Posh and Mary-Kate's
Curtain Rod Chic

After watching that famous Carol Burnett "Gone with the Wind" skit one too many times, both Victoria Beckham and Mary-Kate Olsen left their houses this weekend sporting some serious drapery… READ MORE >

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