Olivia Friedman

Biography: Olivia Friedman was born on April 28, 1982 in The Bronx. She then moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Friedman made her stage debut at the age of nine as Hildegaard in the world premiere of "Princess Sara" at the Baton Rouge Little Theater. Friedman always knew she wanted to be a performer. Her parents claimed she starting singing to them before she started talking. She attended Broadway productions every summer with her grandparents. She joined Playmakers, a professional theater for young audiences in Baton Rouge. When she was four years old, she went to a symphony at Lincoln Center and started conducting from the audience. Friedman began, and still does, taking lessons in piano, clarinet, and dance.
One of her latest roles in Lifetime’s critically acclaimed television drama "Any Day Now“, Olivia played Kelly Sims Williams. Friedman stars as the independent, teenage daughter of Mary Elizabeth O'Brien Sims, played by Annie Potts. While on hiatus from "Any Day Now," Friedman
Olivia Friedman was born on April 28, 1982 in The Bronx. She then moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Friedman made her stage debut at the age of nine as Hildegaard in the world premiere of "Princess Sara" at the Baton Rouge Little Theater. Friedman always knew she wanted to be a performer. Her parents claimed she starting singing to them before she started talking. She attended Broadway productions every summer with her grandparents. She joined Playmakers, a professional theater for young audiences in Baton Rouge. When she was four years old, she went to a symphony at Lincoln Center and started conducting from the audience. Friedman began, and still does, taking lessons in piano, clarinet, and dance.
One of her latest roles in Lifetime’s critically acclaimed television drama "Any Day Now“, Olivia played Kelly Sims Williams. Friedman stars as the independent, teenage daughter of Mary Elizabeth O'Brien Sims, played by Annie Potts. While on hiatus from "Any Day Now," Friedman returned to the stage to star in "Once Upon a Mattress" and the world premiere of "Evangeline," which is about a girl who is separated from her fiancé and waits 34 years for his return.
Whether she is acting, singing, dancing or playing the piano, Friedman exhibits artistic capabilities that reach far beyond her years. She is quickly becoming a promising talent in the entertainment industry.
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