|Born||Nina Elisabeth Arvesen
May 16, 1961
White Plains, New York, United States
|Residence||Santa Monica, California|
|Occupation||Film, television actor Model Dancer|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
Mother Sidsel, pronounced "sis-sell Arvesen
|Relatives||Jannik Arvesen (brother)
Christian Arversen (brother)
Nina Arvesen (born May 16, 1961) is an American film and television actress., model, dancer, and businesswoman. Best known for her performances in American soap operas, Arvesen landed her two most prominent acting roles as Cassandra Rawlins on The Young and the Restless and as Angela Raymond on the NBC television series Santa Barbara In her native Norway, Nina Arvesen subtitled American films, ran a television, and opened up the county's first RCA / Motown affiliate. Arvesen is of Norwegian descent and speaks fluent Norwegian.
Arvesen was born in White Plains, New York, but grew up in Norway through her early childhood. Arvesen also spent time living in Egypt, Brazil, Costa Rica and then again in United States, (however, both her parents are from Norway). She is a dual citizen of Norway and the United States.
Her father Jan Arvesen was a Norwegian diplomat and was Norway´s ambassador to Mexico (1979-1985), to Costa Rica (1985-1991) and to Portugal (1976-1998). Her mother is Sidsel (pronounced "sis-sell") Arvesen mother was also a Norwegian actress in Norway. Nina also has two brothers, Jannik Arvesen who is a financial investment adviser in Norway and Christian Arversen who works in film and special effects in Los Angeles California.
Arvesen initially began her career during her teens as an actress, model,dancer and a classically trained pianist in Norway. After college, she made the decision to leave Norway to pursue her dream of an acting career in the United States of America where she has appeared in several television shows, commercials and movies. After she stopped working in the various soap operas that made her famous her career aspirations shifted from acting to work modeling for television commercials, print ads and popular magazines. Arvesen went on to launch and create her own production company, The Arvesen Group.
Actress Nina Arvesen support for charities including the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for several years, Arvesen has been involved in many charitable causes, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Make-A-Wish Foundation . 
|1987||Beach Fever||Arvesen made her Foreign film debut in the 1987 Australia Theatrical feature film :|
|1987||Santa Barbara||Arvesen played the role of Celia Robbins, a police woman, in three episodes.|
|1987||Dragnet||Arvesen made her United States Theatrical film debut in the 1987 film which starred Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd.|||
|1988-1991||The Young and the Restless (TV series)||Arvesen played the role of Cassandra Rawlins|
|1988||Maniac Cop||Arvesen played the part of Regina Sheperd, a reporter who sets out to hunt down the Maniac Cop killer.|
|1988||Who Gets the Friends?||Arvesen played the role of Inga|
|1989||Now You See It.||Arvesen also appeared on the us Game show now you see it,|
|1991-1993||Santa Barbara (TV series)||Arvesen played the role of Angela Raymond|
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- ""bernews actress-recalls-her-bermuda-love-triangle She played one of the most captivating and intriguing femme fatales in the history of daytime television and the mystery of Cassandra Rawlins was finally resolved at the conclusion of what remains one of the medium's top-rated storylines, "The Bermuda Love Triangle", shot on location on the island Born in the United States to a Norwegian career diplomat and his former actress wife, Ms Arvesen grew up all over the world as a result of her father's international postings.". bernews. Retrieved April 17, 2013.
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- ",Nina Arvesen amazon book reference The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell: Creator of The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful by Lee Phillip Bell and Michael Maloney (Jun 1, 2012). impressed with the acting improvement of Nordic beauty Nina Arvesen ... . also on the same page see The Ultimate Young and the Restless Trivia Book by Gerard J. Waggett (Jun 3, 2000) George's widow, Cassandra (Nina Arvesen) when she headed to Bermuda ..."Read More". amazon.com. 2012. Retrieved July 26, 2012.
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- "Nina Arvesen Bermuda tourism cleaned up in terms of TV exposure when two popular CBS soap operas did location shooting on the island in the 1980s and '90s. Nina Arvesenas haunted murder suspect Cassandra Rawlins, "The Bermuda Triangle" episodes captivated millions of fans throughout the US and Canada and scored record daytime viewership ratings which stand to this day". www.bernews. 1988. Retrieved April 17, 2013.
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- "Angela Cassidy Raymond,NINA ARVESEN created the role of Angela Cassidy Raymond on "Santa Barbara soap.. Santa Barbara Episode #1.2137 (05 June. 1992)". ChronicleTelegram.com. 1992. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
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- "Nina Arvesen Toledo Blade news papaer - Feb 3, 1991 charities including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital,Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Make-A-Wish Toledo Blade". www.toledoblade.com/. 1991. Retrieved JFeb 03, 1991. Check date values in:
- "Nina Arvesen Toledo Blade news papaer - Feb 3, 1991 background of Actress Nina Arvesen who appeared in the feature film "Beach Fever (1987 film)". www.toledoblade.com/. 1991. Retrieved July 23, 2015.
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