Who is Juliet Rylance?
Juliet van Kampen was born under the zodiac sign of Leo, on 26 July 1979, in London, England. She holds British nationality, and her ethnicity is White. She is an actress with 17 credits to her name, perhaps best known for her role as Alison Hawthorne-Price in the series “American Gothic“; she is also a producer, and her debut in producing was the movie “Days and Nights”, on which she worked together with her husband Christian Camargo, who was also the writer and director of this 2014 comedy drama.
Early life and education
Juliet was raised in Hammersmith, London by her parents Claire and Chris, with her sister Natasha, who was a filmmaker; she died from a brain hemorrhage while she was on a flight from New York in 2012.
Juliet’s mother was a composer, and her father was an architect; they divorced when she was very young. After a while, Claire married Sir David Mark Rylance, a British actor, theatre director and a playwright; he adopted Juliet, and she has since been using the surname Rylance.
Juliet attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 1986, she enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, from which she graduated in 2002 with Bachelor’s degree in Arts.
Roles in TV series
In 2014, Juliet made her acting debut in the series “The Knick“, in which she portrayed the character Cornelia Robertson. This historical drama, created by Michael Begler and Jack Amiel, had 30 award nominations and won eight, including a Primetime Emmy.
In the following years, the series “American Gothic” brought her popularity; she had the lead role in this crime mystery drama, of which the creator was Corinne Brinkerhoff.
This was followed by her role in the series “McMafia”, in which she was cast to play Rebecca Harper, alongside James Norton, Kirill Pirogov and Merab Ninidze.
Her most recent role was in 2020, in the series “Perry Mason”, in which she portrayed the character Della Street. The series won an award, and was nominated for 20 others, including four Primetime Emmys.
Roles in movies
Juliet’s acting debut on the big screen was in the movie “Animal” in 2005, in which she had a minor role; this was followed by her appearance in the movies “Sinister”, “Frances Ha”, “Days and Nights”, and “The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements”.
In 2015, she acted alongside Kate Burton and Josh Hamilton in the movie “Amok“; this thriller drama won five awards. In the following years, she had supporting roles in various movies, such as “A Dog’s Purpose“, “Love After Love“ and “The Artist’s wife“.
Her most recent role was in 2021, in the movie “Jill”, in which she was cast to play the character Joan; in this drama created and directed by Steven Michael Hayes, she acted alongside Tom Pelphrey and Garrett Wareing.
Love life and marriage with Christian Camargo
Juliet has been keeping her love life a secret, and even though there were various rumors about her love life, she hasn’t spoken about any man whom she has been with, other than her husband.
She met her future husband Christian Camargo back in 1997, while he was working with her stepfather at a theatre, and it didn’t take long for them to become friends. Eventually, their friendship escalated into something bigger, and they started dating.
Christian is also an actor, with 56 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his role in the movie “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn- Part 1”. He was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer on 7 July 1971, in New York City, USA; he is also a director, writer and a producer. An interesting fact about Christian is that he also changed his surname, as a tribute to his grandfather Ralph Camargo, who was also an actor; he was born as Christian Minnick, but because of his Mexican roots, he took his grandfather’s last name.
Juliet and Christian married on 10 November 2008, at New York City Hall in the presence of their family and friends.
As of September 2021, it seems that they are in a happy marriage; they don’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Juliet was into acting from an early age, and before she started acting in series and movies, she performed in theatre plays; she had her first major role at the Union Theatre in London, and in the following years, she played at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. In 2009, she was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for her portrayal of Desdemona in “Othello”. The next year she won an Obie Award for her portrayal of Rosalind in the play “As You Like It”, in which she performed alongside her husband Christian.
Juliet is a co-founder of the production company Theater of Memory in London, with her friends Tamara Harvey and David Sturzaker.
She is an animal lover, with dogs being her favorites; she has a pet dog called Garth.
Juliet is into traveling, and thanks to her acting career, she’s visited a couple of US states; her dream travel destination is Paris, France.
She enjoys spending time in nature, especially at the beach and in the mountains. She likes swimming and hiking, and one of her favorite hobbies is horse riding.
In her spare time, she likes to read poems, paint and watch movies. Her favorite actress is Audrey Hepburn, and her favorite movie is “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”.
Juliet is active on social media networks such as Instagram and Twitter; on her Instagram account, she has gained over 14,000 followers, and on Twitter over 3,000; she uses her popularity to support various organizations such as the #MeToo movement and Women’s March in 2016; she also posts content to raise awareness about climate change, and as she’s a peace ambassador for the non-governmental organization Peace One Day, she can be declared a philanthropist.
Age, height, and net worth
Juliet has long blonde hair and the color of her eyes is blue; she is 5ft 7ins (1.70m) tall, and weighs around 123lbs (56kgs) – her body type is slim, and her vital statistics are 34-25-35.
As of September 2021, her net worth has been estimated at $500,000.