Biography

Camilla was born and raised in Tromsø, in the North of Norway, above the Arctic Circle.

First time on stage was as Virgin Mary in the Christmas Gospel at the age of nine, and was hooked on acting ever since. 

Camilla moved to London in 1997 to train at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, and ended up living there for five years.  

Her passion for film led Camilla to the TVI Studios’ “Young Professional Actors Summer Program” in Los Angeles, in 2002.
She came back in 2004, to do the “One year acting for film program” at the New York Film Academy, at Universal Studios. Her teachers were industry professionals like former HBO Producer Russel Gray (who did the original casting for Sex and the City), multi award winning actor/director John Henry Richardson, and actress and founder of Actor’s Fast Track, Valorie Hubbard.

Camilla produced Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, a play by John Patrick Shanley, at Caféteatret in Oslo in 2013, and played the role of Roberta.

Camilla was chosen to pitch her feature film screenplay Elsa, at the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund in 2015. She was also chosen for the European screen writing mentor program, Sources2, with the project, alongside Lukas Dohnt and his project GIRL (winner of four prices at The Cannes Film Festival, amongst others).

Camilla wrote and directed the short film Love You to Death (Elsker deg til døde) in December 2017, and co-produced with Vibeke Karlsen. The film is premiering at The Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, March 25th 2019, during The Golden State Film Festival.

In 2018 she appeared in Norwegian TV-series Roeng and Rekyl (three episodes), and will appear in Norwegian comedy series Neste Sommer (Next Summer) and HBO Nordic’s Beforeigners this year.

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