Elizabeth Chase 'Lizzie' Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress and singer. She's best known for her roles in the films Martha Marcy May Marlene and Silent House. Her performance in the former netted her critical acclaim and numerous award nominations. She is the younger sister of actresses and fashion designers Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen. She has an older brother named Trent Olsen and two younger half brothers, Taylor Olsen and Jake Olsen, from her father's second marriage. Olsen was born in Sherman Oaks, California, the daughter of Jarnette 'Jarnie' (b. 1954), a personal manager, and David Olsen, a real estate developer and mortgage banker. In 1995, Olsen's parents filed for divorce proceedings. As a child, she received ballet and singing lessons.