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Elizabeth Olsen has always felt “very protected” by her sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.

The ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ actress thinks there was always an ‘advantage’ to being younger than her siblings because she was able to learn a lot from them – and they loved to compete for his affections.

She said: “I always thought having older twin sisters was a plus. I felt very clear about how I was going to navigate a lot of things watching them. I also felt very protected.

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“There is something I will never know about this connection, but I feel lucky to witness it. In fact, I think it’s an amazing feeling to be the younger brother of twin sisters. If I was spoiled by one, the other wanted to match it. I liked it.”

But the 33-year-old star admitted she had a “chip on [her] shoulder” about following her siblings into acting, which motivated her to work harder to prove herself while studying at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

She told British magazine Harper’s Bazaar: “I always knew it was what I wanted to do, I was just very insecure about wanting to do it.

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“I always felt that presence, which made me work harder, and maybe have a chip on my shoulder for being over-prepared and disciplined, so I could feel like I deserved it.” definitely settled after five years of work, but I had this need to be the hardest-working student when I was in school.”

Elizabeth – who is in a relationship with Robbie Arnett – tries to keep her personal life as private as possible and has admitted the scrutiny she faces is a concern when considering starting a family.

She said: “I don’t think about living my life as a public person, I just think about living my life and then I have this job.

“It’s always weird for an actor to complain about being in the public eye, because maybe that means something is right for you.

“But privacy is something I think about a lot with the potential of having kids and being very protective of that thought…”

To find out more about Elizabeth, visit http://www.harpersbazaar.com/uk/elizabetholsen.