Apr 26, 2016 06:52 AM EDT

Elizabeth Olsen: Sister Took Different Career Path Than Twins Mary-Kate And Ashley But Got Best Advice Ever

By Jane Reed

She didn't want to be like her older sisters, Mary Kate and Ashley. Elizabeth Olsen wanted to do sports and dance.

Elizabeth Olsen, who is known for her role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Scarlet Witch in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," revealed to News Corp that she never wanted to be a child star and was more interested in sports than auditioning for movies and TV shows. Daily Mail has it that it wasn't easy for her. Growing up as a kid, she was how her sisters were affected by fame and the media, and didn't want any of that.

She once revealed to Nylon that she didn't like the media scrutiny her sisters faced and almost didn't enter the industry. At one point, she almost quit acting when Mary Kate was harassed by the media for her eating disorder, as told by E Online. But she had courage and landed her big break in "Martha Marcy May Marlene" in 2011. And it just snowballed from there.

However, her passion for acting came later when she was in highschool. She tried her luck in high-school drama. Elizabeth recalled that academic acting had "Something I could make tangible and more philosophical than just going to an audition and making a television show - it had so much history and soul."

When asked what's the best career advice she ever got? She told ET Online that the best career advice twins Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen ever told her was to stay and finish school.

Though she admitted that she had not listened to most of their advices and made mistakes along the way, she never regretted making mistakes that she learned from.

Now, she's well-known in the industry and gets to hang out with "Avengers" stars like Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans.

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