Name Olivia Birkelund
|Born April 26, 1963 (age 52) (1963-04-26) New York City, New York,US|
Movies and TV shows The Bone Collector, Letters from a Killer, Far from Heaven, All My Children, Uninvited
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Olivia Birkelund (born April 26, 1963) is an American actress, best known for her role as Arlene Vaughan in the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children.
Life and career
Birkelund was born in New York City, New York, and began her acting career in theater. In 1991 she made her television debut as Sondra Hill in the ABC daytime soap opera, One Life to Live. In 1995, Birkelund began starring as Arlene Dillon Vaughan Chandler, Hayley's alcoholic mother, in the ABC soap opera All My Children. She appeared in show to 2002 on recurring basic. In 2008 she had another soap role, on CBS's Guiding Light.
Birkelund appeared in films Letters from a Killer (1998), The Bone Collector (1999), Uninvited (1999), Far from Heaven (2002), and on made for television movies Night Sins and On the Edge of Innocence (1997). She guest-starred on Law & Order, Homicide: Life on the Street, Star Trek: Voyager, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Third Watch, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and The Good Wife. In 2014, Birkelund had a recurring role in the ABC drama Black Box.