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Camilla Claude Rutherford
20 September 1974
Rufus Abbott (m. 2003–2007)
Camilla Rutherford (born 20 September 1976) is an English actress and fashion model.
Rutherford was born to a journalist father and magistrate mother in Holland Park in London. One of three daughters, Camilla attended Woodbridge School and, subsequently, Newcastle University where she studied maths before deciding to pursue a modeling career.
In March 2004, as she was opening in a new play called Three Women, she commented - "I don't want to leave modelling just yet. It's great fun. Theatre, on the other hand, is terrifying. I hope I can take this experience and put it back into film work".
In July 2004, she was on the cover of the magazine launched by Annabel's nightclub, posing with Mark Birley's dogs. She was the face of Max Factor for Autumn 2004, and Links of London jewellers, and was also interviewed in The Observer. She is in the films Vanity Fair (2004) and The Freediver She was photographed by Bryan Adams for a story in issue 6 of Zoo Magazine in 2005.
Camilla portrayed Jocasta, daughter of a wealthy merchant and friend to Octavia of the Julii in HBO's period drama Rome and had a role in Wes Anderson's film, The Darjeeling Limited. In 2011, Camilla starred in the multi-award-winning 1920s/1930s sci-fi Dimensions. Camilla starred alongside Claire Foy and Andrew Garfield in Andy Serkis's ‘’Breathe’’, which opened London's Film festival in October 2017. Following that, Rutherford starred with Daniel Day-Lewis in Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread, which premiered in Los Angeles on Christmas Day 2017.
Camilla was married to PR & Marketing director Rufus Abbott from 2003 to 2007. They have two children, Hector and Maud. Camilla subsequently had another child, Nancy, born in 2009 followed by Blaise born in 2015.
Camilla Rutherford is represented by United Agents as an actress. As a model she is represented by Select Model Management in London, Marilyn Agency in Paris and Elite Model Management in New York. Camilla had contributed to the new quarterly supplement to the Spectator- Spectator Life.