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Willa Holland

Actress and fashion model; best known for her current role on CW's "Arrow" and previous role on "The O.C."

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Willa Holland Biography

She is best known for her role as Kaitlin Cooper, Marissa Cooper's younger sister, on the television series The O.C.. She also appeared as Agnes Andrews on The CW series Gossip Girl and appears as Thea Queen on The CW series Arrow.

Holland was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of cinematographer Keith Holland and actress Darnell Gregorio-De Palma. She has two sisters, Brianna Holland (born 1988) and Piper De Palma (born 1996). Holland spent the earlier part of her childhood in Chelsea, London. It was during that period that she spent time on the set of the film Mission: Impossible which was directed by her stepfather Brian De Palma. She went to Kenter Canyon Elementary School, Paul Revere Middle School, and Palisades Charter High School.

Holland spent the summer of 1999 in The Hamptons with her family. After a day playing at Steven Spielberg's home with now model Shadat Patwary, the seed was planted that she should spend her life acting in film. Spielberg told her mother "You've got to put her in front of a camera!".Upon her return to Los Angeles that September, Holland signed with Ford Modeling Agency at age seven, and immediately booked a shoot for Burberry.

The following year, 1999, De Palma took Willa to a theatrical talent agency. Since then she has shot many national commercials. During 2001 when Willa was ten, she worked alongside her cinematographer father in Ordinary Madness. She was even slated to co-star in the 2005 FOX series The Inside with fellow model Rachel Nichols, but left the show when writer Tim Minear was brought in to overhaul it. She played the role of Kaitlin Cooper on The O.C.; initially as a recurring character in season 3, but then as a regular in season 4. Incidentally, Willa Holland was a fan of The O.C. before landing the role of Marissa Cooper's (Mischa Barton) rebellious "little" sister

Holland appeared on the cover of Teen Vogue and Fashion 18 and has been featured in CosmoGirl!, as well as representing LeSportsac Fall and Winter 2006 The O.C. handbags for Macy's. She has also appeared in a commercial for the Montana Meth Project titled "That Guy".

In December 2007 Willa was cast in the independent Drama film Garden Party. Willa played the role of April, a troubled teenage aspiring model who tries to make it in Los Angeles. The film opened in selective cinemas in Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle on July 11, 2008. Despite Willa receiving critical acclaim for her performance the film received mixed to negative reviews from critics.

In September 2008 it was announced that Willa had scored a three episode stint in the second season of The CW Teen Drama television series Gossip Girl. The series is also created by The O.C. creator Josh Schwartz. Willa played the role of a rebellious sixteen-year-old model who befriends and creates havoc for Taylor Momsen's character. In March 2010 Willa made a one-off return to the series in the shows sixteenth episode of the third season "The Empire Strikes Jack" which aired on March 29, 2010

On May 17, 2010, Square Enix announced that she would be voicing Aqua in the PlayStation Portable title, Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, which was released on September 7, 2010 in North America. That same year Willa starred in her first major studio film in the apocalyptic thriller film Legion playing the role of a bratty teenager. She also made a notable cameo appearance in the film The Last Song, and she played the teen-temptress role of Janice Heddon in the film Straw Dogs, a remake of the 1971 film of the same name. The film opened in September 2011.

In February 2012, Holland was cast in The CW show titled Arrow where she plays Thea Queen, the sister of Oliver Queen.

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    Speaking fees for Willa Holland, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Willa Holland charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Willa Holland, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Willa Holland?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Willa Holland for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Willa Holland for your next private or corporate function.
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Actress and fashion model; best known for her current role on CW's "Arrow" and previous role on "The O.C."

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Willa Holland Biography

She is best known for her role as Kaitlin Cooper, Marissa Cooper's younger sister, on the television series The O.C.. She also appeared as Agnes Andrews on The CW series Gossip Girl and appears as Thea Queen on The CW series Arrow.

Holland was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of cinematographer Keith Holland and actress Darnell Gregorio-De Palma. She has two sisters, Brianna Holland (born 1988) and Piper De Palma (born 1996). Holland spent the earlier part of her childhood in Chelsea, London. It was during that period that she spent time on the set of the film Mission: Impossible which was directed by her stepfather Brian De Palma. She went to Kenter Canyon Elementary School, Paul Revere Middle School, and Palisades Charter High School.

Holland spent the summer of 1999 in The Hamptons with her family. After a day playing at Steven Spielberg's home with now model Shadat Patwary, the seed was planted that she should spend her life acting in film. Spielberg told her mother "You've got to put her in front of a camera!".Upon her return to Los Angeles that September, Holland signed with Ford Modeling Agency at age seven, and immediately booked a shoot for Burberry.

The following year, 1999, De Palma took Willa to a theatrical talent agency. Since then she has shot many national commercials. During 2001 when Willa was ten, she worked alongside her cinematographer father in Ordinary Madness. She was even slated to co-star in the 2005 FOX series The Inside with fellow model Rachel Nichols, but left the show when writer Tim Minear was brought in to overhaul it. She played the role of Kaitlin Cooper on The O.C.; initially as a recurring character in season 3, but then as a regular in season 4. Incidentally, Willa Holland was a fan of The O.C. before landing the role of Marissa Cooper's (Mischa Barton) rebellious "little" sister

Holland appeared on the cover of Teen Vogue and Fashion 18 and has been featured in CosmoGirl!, as well as representing LeSportsac Fall and Winter 2006 The O.C. handbags for Macy's. She has also appeared in a commercial for the Montana Meth Project titled "That Guy".

In December 2007 Willa was cast in the independent Drama film Garden Party. Willa played the role of April, a troubled teenage aspiring model who tries to make it in Los Angeles. The film opened in selective cinemas in Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle on July 11, 2008. Despite Willa receiving critical acclaim for her performance the film received mixed to negative reviews from critics.

In September 2008 it was announced that Willa had scored a three episode stint in the second season of The CW Teen Drama television series Gossip Girl. The series is also created by The O.C. creator Josh Schwartz. Willa played the role of a rebellious sixteen-year-old model who befriends and creates havoc for Taylor Momsen's character. In March 2010 Willa made a one-off return to the series in the shows sixteenth episode of the third season "The Empire Strikes Jack" which aired on March 29, 2010

On May 17, 2010, Square Enix announced that she would be voicing Aqua in the PlayStation Portable title, Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, which was released on September 7, 2010 in North America. That same year Willa starred in her first major studio film in the apocalyptic thriller film Legion playing the role of a bratty teenager. She also made a notable cameo appearance in the film The Last Song, and she played the teen-temptress role of Janice Heddon in the film Straw Dogs, a remake of the 1971 film of the same name. The film opened in September 2011.

In February 2012, Holland was cast in The CW show titled Arrow where she plays Thea Queen, the sister of Oliver Queen.

Willa Holland Videos

  • Willa Holland on South Park & Games of Thrones with Manolo ...
  • Willa Holland Previews Arrow Season 2 - YouTube

FAQs on booking Willa Holland

  • How to book Willa Holland?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Willa Holland for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Willa Holland, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Willa Holland or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Willa Holland?

    Speaking fees for Willa Holland, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Willa Holland charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Willa Holland, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Willa Holland?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Willa Holland for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Willa Holland for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Willa Holland or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Willa Holland or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Willa Holland is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Willa Holland for your event is available upon request. Willa Holland generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Emily Bett Rickards, Holland Roden, Katie Cassidy, Nikki Deloach and Stephen Amell. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Willa Holland for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Willa Holland on South Park & Games of Thrones with Manolo ...
    Willa Holland Previews Arrow Season 2 - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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