Juliet Rylance

Juliet Rylance

Date Of BirthJuly 26, 1979
Age40 years 8 months 15 days
Day of BirthThursday
Place Of BirthHammersmith, London, England
Zodiac SignLeo
Professions Actress , Artist , Producer
Birth Name Juliet van Kampen

Personal Information
Residence New York
Religion Christianity
Language English
Nationalities American , British
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height170 CM
5 Feet 7 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Weight57 KG
126 lbs
Shoe Size8
Dress Size4
Figure Measurements 34-25-34
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Slim
Bra Size 34B
Family Information
Father Chris van Kampen (Architect)
Mother Claire van Kampen (director, composer, writer)
Sister Nataasha van Kampen (1984-2012; actress and film maker)
Brother In-Law Darian Minnick (photographer)
Relatives Ralph Camargo (Grandfather of Christian Camargo)
Felice Camargo (Aunt of her Christian Camargo)
Joanna van Kampen
Mother In-Law Victoria Wyndham (actress)
Stepfather Sir David Mark Rylance Waters (Mark Rylance; Oscar-winning actor, Writer, Theater director;)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Bachelor of Arts
Education (High School) Steiner school
Alma MaterThe Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Education (Elementary/ Primary) State school
Love, Romance, Marriage
Husband Christian Camargo (married in 2008; Actor/ director/ writer/ producer)
Partner David Sturzaker (Ex)
Career Information
Debut (Movies) Sinister (2012)
Days and Nights(2013) (as director)
Years Active 2003-
Debut (TV) The Mystery of Matter
Debut(Theater) Bash: Latter-Day Plays
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Actress Katherine Hepburn
Favorite MovieThe Godfather (one of the favorites)
Favorite Author Howard Zinn (American historian)
Dislikesjudgment of others
Favorite Festival Christmas
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileJuliet Rylance Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileJuliet Rylance Instagram Profile
More Information
Friend Tamara Harvey
Inspiration Vanessa Redgrave
Net worth$1 Million


Juliet Rylance is a British actress & producer. She is known for playing Elizabeth in A Dog's Purpose(2017), Rebecca in Love After Love(2017), Rebecca Harper in TV series McMafia(2018-), Alison Hawthorne-Price in American Gothic(2016), Lisa in Amok(2015), Cornelia Robertson in The Knick(2014-2015), Tracy in Sinister(2012), Janelle in Frances Ha(2012).

Juliet has recently appeared in Perry Mason as Della street, in The Artist's Wife(2019) as Angela Smythson.

Family - Childhood

Juliet van Kampen was born on 26th July 1979 in London, England to Chris van Kampen(father)-an architect and Claire van Kampen(mother)- a director, composer, and writer.


Mother: Claire van Kampen (Claire Louise van Kampen) was born in Marylebone, London on 9th November 1953. She is a director, composer, and playwright. She won the Sam Wanamaker Award in 2007 with Mark Rylance. She has composed music for popular plays such as Days and Nights, Boeing-Boeing.

She originally trained as a pianist at the 'Royal College of Music', she got interested in 'Renaissance music' because of influences like record player David Munrow. She became the first female music director of both "Royal Shakespeare Company", and "the Royal National Theatre" in 1986.

Stepfather: Mark Rylance, the Oscar award-winning actor, writer, and theater director is her stepfather. Juliet was adopted by her stepfather.

Mark & Juliet's mother Claire met in 1987, they got married in Oxfordshire on 21 December 1989.

 Juliet Rylance's parents- Mother (Claire van Kampen) and stepfather(Mark Rylance)

[ Juliet Rylance's parents- Mother Claire van Kampen & stepfather Mark Rylance ]

Sister- Nataasha van Kampen

She had a younger sister named Nataasha van Kampen (born on 25th February 1984) who was also an actress and filmmaker, she has acted in Nocturne (2009).

Unfortunately, she died young at the age of 28 from a suspected brain hemorrhage on 1st July 2012.  Nataasha was on a flight from New York when she had the hemorrhage. The doctors among the passengers tried to save her but in vain.

Mark Rylance pulled out of the 2012 London Olympics ceremony, he was supposed to recite a passage from Shakespeares' play 'The Tempest'.

Juliet Rylance with sister Natasha van Kampen and Mark Rylance

[Juliet Rylance(right) with sister Natasha van Kampen and Mark Rylance]



Juliet Rylance & Christian Camargo

Juliet met American actor, producer, writer Christian Camargo while working at the Shakespeare's Globe (a global theatre in London) for a play directed by her stepfather Mark Rylance. The two had known each other since 1997, had been friends for a long time, the couple got married at the New York City Hall in November 2008. They live in London Burroughs and at his home in Joshua Tree in California’s Mojave Desert.

Christian Camargo was born in 1971 in New York City to Victoria Wyndham & Wendell Minnick. He studied acting at the Juilliard School. He is known for playing- Colonel John Cambridge in The Hurt Locker(2008), Eleazar Denali in "The Twilight Saga" film series, Daniel Luxembourg in Europa Report (2013) among others.

Christian is the grandson of actor Ralph Camargo. Ralph had asked his daughters to change their surnames from "Camargo" to something anglicized so that they won't be denied any chances because of their Latino heritage, Christian changed his surname to Camargo, he loves to be associated with his heritage rather than denying it. 

Juliet Rylance with husband Christian Camargo

Image: Juliet Rylance with husband Christian Camargo

Juliet and Christian have appeared together in "The Tempest" (as Orlando & Miranda) and "As You Like It" (as Ariel & Rosalind)

Juliet and husband Christian share their time between their residences in London and New York.

Facts & Trivia


Questions & Answers


Note: Many from Financial Times Q & A of Juliet Rylance, Reference 4.


Movies List

Year Movie Character Comment
  Jill Joann  
2019 The Artist's Wife
Angela Smythson
2017 Love After Love Rebecca  
2017 A Dog's Purpose Ethan's Mom  
2015 Amok Lisa  
2015 Sinister 2 Tracy Oswalt  
2014 Days and Nights Eva also as producer
2012 Frances Ha Janelle  
2012 Sinister Tracy  
2005 Animal Maria Nielsen  


TV Series List

Year TV series Character Comment
  The Hypnotist's Love Story Ellen  
2020 Perry Mason Della Street  
2018 McMafia Rebecca Harper 8 Episodes; Season 1 Episodes 1-8
2016 American Gothic Alison Hawthorne-Price 13 episodes
2014-2015 The Knick Cornelia Robertson Main Role; 20 episodes
2015 The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements Marie Curie "Unruly Elements"; Mini documentary


Short movies List

Year Short movie Character Comment
2003 The Burl Julie  


Stage/ Theater

Year Play Character Comment
2012 Ivanov Sasha

Production: Classic Stage Company

(with Ethan Hawke & Joely Richardson)

2011 The Cherry Orchard Varya

Production: Classic Stage Company

(with Dianne Wiest & John Turturro)

2011 Three Sisters Irina

Production: Classic Stage Company

(with Maggie Gyllenhaal & Jessica Hecht)

Director: Austin Pendleton

2009 The Tempest Miranda

Her husband Christian Camargo played "Orlando"

Location: Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Old Vic, London

2009 As You Like It


Her husband Christian Camargo played "Ariel"

Direction: Sam Mendes

Location: Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Old Vic, London

2009 Othello Desdemona

Location: Theatre for a New Audience, New York City

Received a Lucille Lortel Award nomination

2008 Romeo and Juliet Juliet

Production: Theater of Memory

Location: Middle Temple Hall, London; West End, London


2007 I Am Shakespeare Mary Sidney (British writer)

Writer: Mark Rylance

Director: Matthew Warchus

Location: Chichester Festival Theatre

2007 Bash: Latter-Day Plays Medea

Writer: Neil LaBute

Location: Union Theatre in London; Trafalgar Studios, London

(also under the production of Theater of Memory)

2005 Troilus and Cressida Cressida 

Writer: William Shakespeare

Location: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

2005 The Winter's Tale Perdita

Writer: William Shakespeare

Location: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

2004 Incident Katherine

Writer: Steve King

Location: Cochrane Theatre, London

2003 Something Cloudy, Something Clear  

Location: Finborough Theatre, London

Reference: [3]


Year Won? Award Project Category Comments
2014 WON Satellite Awards The Knick Best Cast  
2010 WON Obie Award As You Like It Best Actress (Off-Broadway Theater Awards)
2009 Nomination Lucille Lortel Award Othello Best Featured Actress (A New York off-broadway theatre award)




  1. Juliet Rylance: Wikipedia
  2. You magazine
  3. Juliet Rylance: Imdb- other works
  4. Financial Times- Q & A
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