Olivia Stambouliah graduated with a Bachelor of Performance from the University of Western Sydney, Theatre Nepean.
Shortly afterwards, she landed her first television role in Jan Chapman's "The Silence" directed by Cate Shortland. Olivia quickly established herself in major Australian television series including Channel Seven's "Packed to the Rafters", Penny Chapman's "My Place", John Edward's
"Dangerous", Foxtel's "Crime Investigation Australia" and Ben Elton's sketch comedy "Ben Elton Live from Planet Earth".
Olivia's first leading film role in "My Sister and I" was mentored by Jane Campion and pre-selected for Cannes. Her following title role was April in the award-winning film "April in July" directed by Joel Pront.
Olivia's major stage plays include highly successful seasons of Sydney Theatre Company's "Arms and the Man" with Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton as artistic directors, Griffin Theatre Company's "The Turquoise Elephant", Ensemble Theatre's "Frankenstein" and Sydney Festival's "Hakawati". Her acclaimed lead roles on stage include "References to Salvador Dali make me hot", "Medea", "Taming of the Shrew", "The Visit", "Stop Kiss", "The Europeans" and "Dropped".
Olivia starred in the ABC comedy series "Soul Mates" streaming on NBCUniversal, “The Walking Dead” for AMC, the buddy
comedy “Golden Arm” which was selected for SXSW, Austin.
Olivia stars in Michael Bay’s new action thriller, “Ambulance”,
alongside Jake Gyllenhaal, Yayha Abdul-Mateen and Eiza Gonzalez, premiering in Los Angeles April 8th