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Willa Holland plays Thea Queen


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Willa Holland is familiar to TV audiences from her roles on The O.C. (Kaitlin Cooper, Marissa's younger sister) and Gossip Girl (Agnes Andrews, a model that Jenny first meets while working for Eleanor Waldorf).

She now stars as Thea Queen, Oliver's younger sister who seems to be following in her older brother's footsteps when it comes to living life in the fast lane.

Audiences first fell in love with Willa when she took on the role of Kaitlin Cooper in the hit series, The O.C., in 2005. Since then, she has appeared in projects with some of the most established actors, including Susan Sarandon, Colin Firth, Catherine Keener, and Paul Bettany. 

In 2008, Willa appeared as Susan Sarandon's daughter, in the movie Middle of Nowhere.  Also in 2008, Willa starred alongside Colin Firth in Genova.  The film tells the story of a father who, after the tragic death of his wife, takes his two daughters to Genova in search of new beginnings.  Having never played the piano, Willa learned to play a Chopin piece for this film.

Most recently, Willa appeared in the supernatural action thriller, Legion, starring Paul Bettany.  Additionally, she appeared in Straw Dogs, reimagining the 1971 film, where she appeared alongside Alexander Skarsgard and James Marsden.  Other recent projects include the starring role in the Judy Blume feature, Tiger Eyes.  This marked the first time that one of the renowned author's books have been turned in to a movie.

Holland began modeling with Ford models at the age of 7, and has appeared in campaigns for numerous brands including Burberry of London, Guess, Gap, Nivea, Ralph Lauren, and Abercrombie & Fitch, among others.


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