Camilla Belle

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Camilla Belle
Camilla Belle 2012.jpg
Belle at the 7th Annual Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner 2012
Born Camilla Belle Routh
(1986-10-02) October 2, 1986 (age 27)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993–present

Camilla Belle (born October 2, 1986) is an American actress. Her works include The Ballad of Jack and Rose, When a Stranger Calls, 10,000 BC, The Quiet, Push, and Breakaway.

Early life[edit]

Belle was born as Camilla Belle Routh in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Cristina Gould, is a Brazilian-born fashion designer and her father, Jack Wesley Routh, owns a construction company and was a composer of country music.[1] Belle was raised in a Catholic household. She attended St. Paul's Catholic Elementary School[2] and then the Marlborough School, an all-girl high school in Los Angeles.[2] She grew up speaking Portuguese and Spanish [3]

Career[edit]

She made her professional debut in a print ad at nine months. At age five she was cast as a lead in her first film, NBC's thriller, Trapped Beneath the Earth.[4] Belle began her career with a small role in the film production of the novel A Little Princess starring Liesel Matthews. Her first lead role was in Rip Girls in 2000, a Disney Channel original movie. She returned to performing after a short break with the lead role in the remake of When A Stranger Calls. Her next role was in the feature film 10,000 BC, directed by Roland Emmerich, a film about prehistoric humans. Belle's next big release was playing the role of Kira Hollis in Push,[5] a sci-fi thriller involving a group of super-powered youths, hiding from a clandestine U.S. government agency.

In 1998, she played Aubrey Shepard on the Focus on the Family radio drama Adventures in Odyssey.

Following a turn as Steven Seagal's daughter in The Patriot (1998), she earned a 1999 Youth in Film Young Artist Award nomination for her portrayal of Sandra Bullock's character as a girl in Practical Magic (1998), as well as another nomination the same year for her guest appearance on the TV series Walker: Texas Ranger. She received her third and fourth Young Artist Award nominations respectively for the telefilm Replacing Dad (1999) and for her role in the Disney Channel TV Movie Rip Girls (2000). In 2010, she appeared in Breakaway with Vinay Virmani directed by Robert Lieberman.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Belle in 2009

In October 2008, Belle began a relationship with Joe Jonas after starring in his band's music video for the song "Lovebug".[7] In late July 2009, Belle and Jonas ended their relationship.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Little Princess, AA Little Princess Jane
1996 Poison Ivy II: Lily Daphna Falk
1997 Lost World: Jurassic Park, TheThe Lost World: Jurassic Park Cathy Bowman
1998 Practical Magic Young Sally Owens
1998 Patriot, TheThe Patriot Holly McClaren
1999 Invisible Circus, TheThe Invisible Circus Phoebe, age 10–12
1999 Secret of the Andes Diana Willings
1999 Back to the Secret Garden Lizzy Buscana
2005 Ballad of Jack and Rose, TheThe Ballad of Jack and Rose Rose Slavin
2005 Chumscrubber, TheThe Chumscrubber Crystal Falls
2005 Quiet, TheThe Quiet Dot
2006 When a Stranger Calls Jill Johnson
2007 The Trap Hermia Short film
2008 10,000 BC Evolet
2009 Push Kira Hudson
2009 Adrift Ângela À Deriva (Brazilian title)
2010 Father of Invention Claire Axle
2011 From Prada to Nada Nora Dominguez
2011 Breakaway Melissa Winters
2011 Speedy Singhs (Hindi title) Melissa Winters
2013 Open Road Angie
2013 Zero Hour[disambiguation needed] Paula Short film
2013 I Brake for Gringos Gaby Completed
2013 Amapola[disambiguation needed] Ama Filming
2013 Love Is All You Need? Jude Klein Pre-production
2013 Bumped[disambiguation needed] In production
???? Of Corset's Mine Jane Pre-production
???? Bangkok Love Story In production
2014 Cavemen Tess

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Empty Cradle Sally TV film
1993 Trouble Shooters: Trapped Beneath the Earth Jennifer Gates TV film
1994 Deconstructing Sarah Young Elizabeth TV film
1995 Annie: A Royal Adventure! Molly TV film
1996 Marshal Law Boot Coleman TV film
1998 Wild Thornberrys, TheThe Wild Thornberrys Calf (voice) Episode: "Where the Gauchos Roam"
1998 Walker, Texas Ranger Cindy Morgan Episode: "Code of the West"
1999 Replacing Dad Mandy TV film
2000 Rip Girls Sydney Miller TV film
2001 Back to the Secret Garden Lizzie Buscana TV film

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
1999 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Drama Series – Guest Starring Young Actress Walker, Texas Ranger Nominated
1999 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress Practical Magic Nominated
2000 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie or Pilot – Supporting Young Actress Replacing Dad Nominated
2001 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie (Drama) – Leading Young Actress Rip Girls Nominated
2005 Gotham Awards Breakthrough Award The Ballad of Jack and Rose Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Camilla Belle: En Salta y sin dinosaurios (Camilla Belle: In Salta and Without Dinosaurs)". ClarinX Digital. July 1, 1997. Retrieved November 9, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Camilla Belle: Biography". tv.com. Retrieved April 14, 2009. 
  3. ^ "THR's 35 Hottest Young Latinos in Entertainment – Camilla Belle". The Hollywood Reporter. September 20, 2012. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Camilla Belle Biography and Facts". Fortunecity.com. October 2, 1986. Retrieved August 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Video Clip of Camilla Belle in Push". 
  6. ^ "Speedy Singhs her first Indian Movie". Bollywoodhungama.com. September 23, 2011. Retrieved May 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ "It's Official: Joe Jonas and Camilla Belle Have Split". people.com. July 27, 2009. Retrieved February 12, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Joe Jonas and Camilla Belle call it quitsi". July 27, 2009. Retrieved July 28, 2009. 

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