As Angela - Maria Olsen came to America in January 2005
and hasn't taken time to breath since she got here. In five short years she has performed in 15 stage plays (including one Off-Broadway),
directed 3 plays, written and directed her own play, shot at least 30 feature films, 60 shorts, 5 web series, 8 music videos and recorded 5 voiceover gigs.
She has also won four awards (including awards for both acting and directing), had two short films appear at the 2009 Cannes Short Film Program,
one at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, and became a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild in March 2009. Her features and shorts have also screened
at other international festivals such as Sundance (Renegades), the Fangoria Weekend of Horrors (Justin Paul Ritter's A Gothic Tale),
South Africa's HorrorFest (Patrick Horvath's Die-ner (Get It?) - where she won Best Supporting Actress for her role as Rose the Waitress
- and the International HBO Latino Film Festival (Sam Benavides' Mansfield Path).
Features Shellter, IJE: The Journey, Darkening Sky and Blue like the Morning are currently collecting awards on the festival circuit, while Dragonquest,
Sam Hell, Die-ner (Get It?), Alone Together and Humanity's End are now all available on DVD.
Further past projects include a pivotal supporting role in the 2010 Fox blockbuster Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief (Chris Columbus directed and Pierce Brosnan and Uma Thurman star),
which came out on DVD and Blu-Ray in June 2010. She has also recently completed shooting several further features, including Tim Curley's The Mudman,
Mark Edwin Robinson's The Levenger Tapes, Taylor Sheridan's Vile, Claudia Damasceno's Feed Me and Jose Figueroa's San Francisco 2177.
Future projects include horror features The Resurrection of Blake House, Skeletons in the Closet and Straight On Till Morning
as well as the faith-based suspense / adventure trilogy Second Son, the gritty crime drama LA Cockroaches,
the intriguing mockumentary LoveHateTouch and the psychological thriller La Guerilla.
Thanks must go to her husband Kevin for putting up with her and also to her amazing agents and managers,
especially Bonnie Howard and Ileane Rusch, for wanting to represent her and doing it so well =)