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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 15 December 1983UK
Birth NameCamilla Anne Luddington
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Camilla Luddington was born on 15 December 1983. Luddington's hometown is Berkshire, England. She has traveled to the U.S. and has lived in Texas, Pennsylvania, New York, and California. She has spent the last 10 years in the United States, gaining a Mid-Atlantic hybrid accent.

She was educated at an all-girls school in Ascot, Berkshire. She later attended the American School in England at Thorpe in Surrey. She also lived in suburban Austin, Texas for a year when she was fourteen, and attended Westwood High School.

When she was eighteen, she enrolled in Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. She moved to New York City, studying at New York Film Academy and later moved to Los Angeles.

She has since worked mainly in the USA, and appeared in small roles in several high profile TV shows, before rising to prominence as "Catherine Middleton" in the Lifetime TV movie, William & Kate (2011). She went on to appear in Californication (2007) and True Blood (2008). Luddington was a guest star during the ninth season of ABC's Grey's Anatomy (2005) as "Dr. Jo Wilson". She was upgraded to series regular for the tenth season. In June 2012, Crystal Dynamics confirmed Luddington would voice "Lara Croft" in the new Tomb Raider (2013) video game reboot. She did both the voice and the motion capture in the course of three years. She is set to appear in The Pact II (2014) in 2014. She is also returning to the role of "Lara Croft" for the latest Tomb Raider Game, Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Zoey

Trivia (12)

Loves Dawson's Creek (1998).
Screamed in her car when she found out that she got the role of "Lara Croft" in the 2013 Tomb Raider (2013) reboot.
Was obsessed with The Ricki Lake Show as a kid and dressed her brother and sister up and pretended they were on her show.
Got her American/English hybrid accent from a combination of watching American television when she was a child, moving to Texas for a year when she was a child with her family, and living in Pennsylvania, New York, and Los Angeles for the past 11 years.
Had three auditions before she got her role of "Lara Croft" in the 2013 Tomb Raider (2013) reboot.
Originally went into the audition for Lara thinking she was auditioning for a project called "Krypted" with a character called Sara. She wore shorts and boots before she knew what the audition was for, because the character reminded her of Lara Croft.
She is a two time aunt. Her older brother Daniel has a daughter named Daisy who turned 9 on July 2, 2012. Her younger sister Amy had a baby boy on February 3, 2012.
First person to provide both the motion capture and the voice of Lara Croft in a Tomb Raider Game.
Worked on the motion capture for Lara over the course of three years. One day, she spent the entire day doing "death scenes" where she had to pretend to die in every possible way for the game.
Moved to Pennsylvania to attend university when she was 19. She then moved to New York, then again to Los Angeles.
Got her American/English hybrid accent from a combination of watching American television when she was a child and living in Los Angeles for the past 8 years.
Finished filming scenes on Grey's Anatomy (2005) as "Dr. Jo Wilson". [May 2013]

Personal Quotes (9)

When I have time, I'll be a good girl and do my chores.
Running is what keeps my weight down. I have to stay active or I could easily gain weight.
It's not like I have the most perfect body in the world. I'm a normal girl.
Anyone who says there isn't pressure to look good as an actor in L.A. is lying.
I definitely have curves. I don't intend on losing them.
There have been periods of my life when I was heavier, like right after high school I definitely gained that freshman 15. It was tough to lose. Ever since then, I know that I can gain weight, so I try to be careful.
I'll make a horrible housewife. It's not like I'm disgusting, but I'm pretty bad about having a drink or eating something and then leaving the plate and rushing to go.
I think about what I'm eating every day. I still have burgers and stuff that's not good for me sometimes, but I'm always trying to be careful. I don't just eat whatever I want.
As a female there aren't too many characters that are very empowering, and there's something very empowering about Lara Croft. She kicks butt and she does it in style. She's confident and she's educated.

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