Cecilia Forss

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Cecilia Forss
Cecilia Forss in Aug 2014-2.jpg
Forss in August 2014
Born
Helga Cecilia Cissi Forss

(1985-06-12) 12 June 1985 (age 34)
Falun, Sweden

Helga Cecilia Forss, also known as Cissi Forss, (born 12 June 1985) is a Swedish actress and comedian. Her breakthrough role was Jennifer in the 2010 film Simple Simon and Cindy in the ICA commercials.[1] When she was seven, Forss participated in a segment of Trafikmagasinet on SVT.[2][1] Her film debut was in Maria Blom's 2004 film Masjävlar.[1] Forss joined Nour El-Refai in the hidden camera show Raj Raj broadcast on TV400.[3] She also worked with El-Refai, Johan Matton, Björn Gustafsson, and Peter Settman in the TV3 comedy show Hus i helvete.[4] With El-Refai and Maud Lindström, she has written and performed the act "Almost Like Boys" at Riksteatern in 2008, a comedy act about gender.[5] Forss has also appeared in Henrik Schyffert's comedy series Sverige pussas och kramas on Kanal5.[6] In summer 2009, she also participated in Kanal5 series Balls of Steel.[4]

In 2008, she participated in the TV game show Brain Wall, teaming up with El-Refai and Grete Havnesköld.[6] In 2009 Forss participated in the Sveriges Radio comedy show Kungen kommer till Rissne. With Martin Soneby, she presented the show Silent Library on Kanal5.[6] In 2008 she became known for her role as Cindy in the ICA commercials. In 2010 she starred as Jennifer in the film Simple Simon with Bill Skarsgård, earning her a Guldbagge nomination for supporting actress in a feature film.[1] In August 2011 she was a "Sommarpratare" in Sommar i P1 on Sveriges Radio.[7]

Forss was a sidekick to Pär Lernström in Idol 2011 on TV4. Since 2012 she has been a goodwill ambassador for the Child Cancer Foundation.[8]

In 2013, she participated in the play De 39 Stegen at Intiman in Stockholm.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Erik Helmerson/TT Spektra Stockholm TT Spektra. "Cecilia Forss: Ny stjärna i "Rymden" - Kultur - SvD". SvD.se. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  2. ^ Cecilia Forss i trafikmagasinet 1994 (in Swedish). 22 April 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  3. ^ Cissi Forss och Nour El-Refai i Raj Raj, Svenska Dagbladet. Pg 12, 2007
  4. ^ a b Sveriges Radio. "Cecilia Forss". Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Cissi och Nour gör humor av könen". SvD.se. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  6. ^ a b c "Cecilia Forss: "Hela min uppväxt var en enda stor stilmiss" - CHIC". Archived from the original on 21 November 2010. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Cecilia Forss blev antastad av stjärnan - Klick! - Nöjesbladet - Aftonbladet". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  8. ^ "Kampanj Barncancerfonden". Archived from the original on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  9. ^ 39 stegen Retrieved 10 March 2015 Archived December 16, 2014, at the Wayback Machine

External links[edit]

Media related to Cecilia Forss at Wikimedia Commons