Olivia Williams

CelebritiesHarper's Bazaar

Olivia Williams: "There is an astounding amount of interesting work for women in their fifties"

A mainstay of the British theatre scene, Olivia Williams spent her early career turning in celebrated stage work at the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National before being snapped up by Hollywood, starring in Rushmore and The Sixth Sense, among other successful movies. Now, she features in the new sci-fi series The Nevers, a fantastical retelling of 19th-century London in which a group of women with superpowers – known as the ‘Touched’ – find themselves ostracised by society. Williams is also set to appear alongside Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman in the Oscar-winning drama The Father (out next month), a heartbreaking and illuminating first-person exploration of dementia. She talks to Bazaar about Victorian superheroes, her tomboyish childhood and the power of fiction.
Picture for Olivia Williams: "There is an astounding amount of interesting work for women in their fifties"
MoviesThe Guardian

Olivia Williams

Top US films 2020 The 50 best films of 2020 in the US: No 5 – The Father. Anthony Hopkins gives the performance of his career as a man losing his grip on reality in a devastating and ingeniously realised drama about dementia. 15 Heroines review – a triumphant revoicing...
CelebritiesHarper's Bazaar

Olivia Williams set to play Camilla Parker Bowles in The Crown

British actress Olivia Williams is reportedly set to take on the role of Camilla Parker Bowles in seasons five and six of The Crown. If the rumours are true, the actress will be taking over from Emerald Fennell, who played the royal in seasons three and four. Netflix is yet...
TV & VideosPosted by
The Independent

The Crown: Olivia Williams set to play as Camilla Parker Bowles in season five and six

Olivia Williams will reportedly portray Camilla Parker Bowles in The Crown’s forthcoming seasons.Series five of Netflix’s hit period drama will see Williams take over the role from Emerald Fennell, who played the part in seasons three and four.Last week’s Academy Awards saw Fennell pick up the Best Screenplay trophy for her revenge thriller Promising Young Woman.  According to The Mirror, Williams will star opposite Dominic West, who is reportedly in late-stage discussions to replace Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles. Williams and West will be joining a star-studded cast, including Imelda Staunton (the Queen), Jonathan Pryce (the Duke of Edinburgh), Lesley Manville (Princess...

Meet Olivia Williams, The Actress Playing Camilla In The Crown Season 5

'There were three of us in this marriage,' said the late Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1995's explosive Panorama interview. 'So it was a bit crowded.' While such a claim was shocking to everyone watching at home, with the benefit of hindsight we know that this was no understatement: Prince Charles enjoyed a long-term relationship with Camilla Parker Bowles - now, the Duchess of Cornwall - that pre-dated his wedding to Diana, continued throughout their marriage, and culminated in their eventual legal union in 2005. In recent years, it feels like we've had something of a crash course in their love story, thanks to The Crown and performances by Josh O'Connor and Emerald Fennell, and now it's clear that we're set for more, with actress Olivia Williams set to take the role over from Emerald in the forthcoming fifth season.
TV SeriesCollider

'The Nevers': Olivia Williams and Pip Torrens on the Good Intentions of Their Suspicious Characters

The HBO sci-fi/adventure series The Nevers is set in 1890s Victorian London after a supernatural event has mysteriously given certain people, most of whom happen to be women, various unusual abilities. At its core is the friendship between Amalia True (Laura Donnelly), a resourceful widow who never shies away from a fight, and Penance Adair (Ann Skelly), a brilliant inventor whose creations are often far ahead of their time, as the two women attempt to find and protect the gifted from those who which to annihilate them.

Olivia Williams to play Camilla in The Crown

Olivia Williams will play Camilla Parker Bowles in ‘The Crown’. The ‘Nevers’ actress will take over the role of the future Duchess of Cornwall from Emerald Fennell in the upcoming fifth season of Netflix’s regal drama, which will cover the most volatile period of her relationship with Prince Charles; before and after the death of Princess Diana.

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Olivia Williams

Olivia Williams has been sharing her talent with the world for nearly 30 years and her career so far has been very impressive. Whether she’s on the big screen or the small screen, Olivia has the skills to make any kind of character come to life. Over the years she has become known for a variety of roles, but she is probably most popular for movies such as The Ghost Writer and The Heart of Me. After a couple of years away from the TV world, Olivia is about to make a major comeback with her role in the upcoming TV series The Nevers which will be released on HBO Max. The show is already getting a lot of attention and her longtime fans are excited to see her take on a new opportunity. Keep reading for 10 things you didn’t know about Olivia Williams.