Sorry to whoever your favorite actress is, unless your favorite actress is Olivia Wilde, in which case congratulations, because as of yesterday Wilde is the best actress of all time. Last night, Wilde competed (against what—the clock? Her personal demons? It’s unclear) in Late Night’s “Actathalon Challenge,” in which she used her acting skills—e.g. convincingly playing dramatic roles—as well as her skills as an actor—e.g. convincingly pretending at a press junket that she’s proud of a dumb movie she’s in—to master an obstacle course of dramatic challenges. Watch the whole thing, from her interesting choice of vocal warmup exercises to her tearful award acceptance speech, below:

Advertisement
Advertisement