OLIVER JACKSON-COHEN was born in London to famed British fashion
designer Betty Jackson and her French husband, businessman David Cohen.
At the age of 15, he got his professional start with a guest starring-role on
BBC TV show, "Hollyoaks." After appearing on the UK series "The Time of Your
Life," Oliver landed the lead in the BBC period drama "Lark Rise to Candleford."
Oliver was accepted into the Strasberg Theatre Institute and relocated to
NY to continue his studies as an actor. His first audition in New York was for
independent feature Life & Death at 17. He won the lead role and was quickly
signed by the William Morris Endeavor Agency. Oliver can currently be seen in
theaters in the Warner Bros./New Line Cinema film Going The Distance opposite
Drew Barrymore. Oliver is currently filming What's Your Number? for Twentieth
Century Fox with Anna Faris and Chris Evans.