Where have you seen #XFactorCelebrity star Olivia Olson before?

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Olivia Olson is now a 27-year-old actress and singer-songwriter and has come a long way since she shot to fame in her first ever film role.

Back in 2003, she stole the show amongst the star-studded cast of Love Actually, playing talented singing schoolgirl Joanna Anderson.

Joanna was somewhat of a key — if absent — character for the majority of Richard Curtis’ classic rom com as the object of young Sam’s (played by Thomas Brodie-Sangster) affection.

Fans will remember her best, however, for her vocal talents in the school nativity concert scene where she belted out a stunning rendition of Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You.

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In Love Actually, Olson’s character took to the stage to dazzle the audience with her singing skills, at the end turning to point directly at Sam as she crooned: “All I want for Christmas is… you!”

Sam’s face then falls as she proceeds to gesture at several others, though, adding: “And you, and you…”

Thankfully, his luck changes when he decides to dash to the airport at the last minute to tell Joanna how he feels before she hops on a flight back home to America for Christmas.

Running through the airport, he eventually gets a sweet peck on the cheek from his crush.

Back in the present day, Olson is keen to emphasise that she’s not just the Love Actually

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