House Of Dragons Cast Olivia Cooke's Popularity As Alicent Hightower Has Made Her Parents Proud

Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower in the tv series House of the Dragon (2022)
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Olivia Cooke is a celebrated actress from England. She rose to prominence from the A&E drama series Bates Motel as Emma Decody.

The cast from House of Dragons (2022) plays Alicent Hightower, whose friendship and conflict with Rhaenyra Targaryen is the plot's core.

House of Dragons is a television series adapted from the novel "Fire & Blood" by George R. R. Martin; however, it differs slightly from the original piece.

Before this, her most notable role was Karla, a pregnant homeless woman giving her child up for adoption, in the 2019 romantic comedy anthology series Modern Love on Amazon Prime Video.

House Of Dragons Cast Olivia Cooke Was Born To Mother Lindsay Wild And Father John Cooke

Actress Olivia Cooke is the eldest daughter of Lindsay Wild and John Cooke. Born on 27 December 1993, she is presently 28 years of age.

Her father, Mr. John, was a retired policeman. Likewise, her mom Lindsay, was employed as a sales representative.

When Cooke was a child, her parents got divorced, so she later move on to live with her mother. Olivia grew up alongside her younger sister, Eleanor, in Oldham, Greater Manchester.

Since her early days, Olivia was passionate about performing and began her acting class at the Oldham Theatre Workshop.

Raised by a single parent, she struggle hard to reach the top list of the Hollywood actress. Olivia started performing at Oldham Sixth Form College while attending Royton and Crompton Academy.

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Where Are Olivia Cooke Parents John Cooke And Lindsay Wilde Now?

John Cooke and Lindsay Wilde have moved on with their respective lives after their separation.

Mrs. Lindsay and her two daughters are currently living in London, the United Kingdom. She rarely makes appearances in the media so very little is known about her in the public.

Olivia's dad has a low profile and nothing is known about his current whereabouts. At the same time, the actress doesn't prefer to share much about her private life publicly.

Recently, Olivia shared that although she had watched the episodes of House of the Dragon with her mother a few weeks earlier, she acknowledges that witnessing it on a large screen was a more memorable—if intimidating—experience.

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Actress Olivia Cooke's Family Background

Olivia Cooke's family has no connection to the entertainment industry. She comes from a middle-class household, but her excellent acting abilities have elevated her to a prominent position.

She is a native of Oldham, the town of Greater Manchester, and holds British nationality. Her parents' names and occupations are the only information that has been mentioned on the mainstream website up to this point.

Cooke played Maria in a collegiate production of West Side Story, and shortly thereafter, she was cast in Prom: The Musical, an adaptation of Cinderella, which was to be the last role for the Oldham Theatre workshop.

She found her first local agency at age 14, which helped her land commercial opportunities. She appeared as a student getting a piggyback ride from Harry Styles in the 2012 "Autumn Term" tour video for One Direction.

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Olivia Cooke's Ethnicity And Origin

Olivia Cooke, the actress of the comedy-drama movie, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, is of English ethnicity as both of her parents are natives of Great Britain. Nevertheless, her religion is Christianity. 

Cooke acted as the daughter of Christopher Eccleston's portrayal in Blackout. In The Secret of Crickley Hall, she played a young teacher at an oppressive orphanage in the 1940s.

Once Olivia remarked that while stage acting occasionally needed heightened movements, she felt more often at home on tv than on stage.