Ella Rumpf

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Ella Rumpf
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Rumpf at the Berlinale 2017
Born (1995-02-04) 4 February 1995 (age 25)
Nationality Swiss
Alma mater Zurich University of Applied Sciences
OccupationActress
Years active2011–present

Ella Rumpf (born 4 February 1995) is a Swiss actress, [1] [2] best known for her role as Alexia in the 2016 horror drama film Raw , [3] [4] [5] the film won 2016 Sutherland Award for most original and imaginative first feature at the London Film Festival. Her other notable roles include, critical acclaimed Tiger in Tiger Girl (2017) [6] [7] [8] and Hanna in The Divine Order (2017), [9] the Swiss entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards. [10]

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Life and career

Ella Rumpf was born in Paris and grew up in Zurich, Switzerland. [11] Her father is a psychotherapist and her mother a lecturer. Rumpf went to the Steiner school and had her first taste of acting by winning the lead role in Romeo and Juliet at 14. She appeared in her debut film at age 16 called Summer Outside in 2011 directed by Friederike Jehn. [12]

Rumpf won the role of Ali in the multi-award-winning feature film War (Krieg), by Simon Jaquemet [13] in 2014 and was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Swiss Film Awards. She shaved her head for the role. She attended the Giles Foreman Center for Acting in London from 2013–2015 after completing her studies at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in 2013.

Ella Rumpf starred alongside Garance Marillier in Raw (2016). In 2017, she played the lead role in Tiger Girl [14] and a supporting role in The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung). In 2020, Rumpf is set to appear in the HBO television series Tokyo Vice , to be directed by Michael Mann and written by J.T. Rogers. [15]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2011Summer Outside Mia
2014 War Ali
2016 Raw Alexia [16]
2017 Tiger Girl Tiger
2017 The Divine Order Hanna
2018Asphaltgorillas Marie
2019Gut gegen NordwindAdrienne
2019 Sympathy for the Devil (Sympathie pour le diable)Boba
Lindenberg ! Mach dein Ding!

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2016 Tatort Ava Fleury
2017Für dich dreh ich die Zeit zurückHelenaFilm
2020 Freud Fleur SaloméMain role, Netflix series
TBA Tokyo Vice PolinaMain role, upcoming series

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2015 Swiss Film Award Best Supporting Actress [17] War Nominated

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