Ella Rumpf


Ella Rumpf was born in Paris in 1995 and got raised bilingual (German/French) in her hometown Zurich.

In 2011 Ella gave her feature debut in Friederike Jehns SUMMER OUTSIDE. That experience was groundbreaking for Ella and led her to the decision to study acting in London. Before that, she was cast for the role of Ali in Simon Jaquemet’s awarded feature film CHRIEG („War“) and got nominated 'best supporting actress‘ for the Swiss Film Award. Most recently Ella was starring in the German feature TIGER GIRL by Jakob Lass as well as in GRAVE (France) by Julia Ducournau which premiered at the Festival de Cannes.


won NEW FACES AWARD (Germany) 'best upcoming actress'
nom. SWISS FILM AWARDS 'best supporting role' in WAR

Credits Include

Gorillas Detlev Buck
Raw (OT: Grave) Julia Ducournau Cannes Filmfestival, lead role
Tiger Girl Jakob Lass Opening Film Berlinale 'Panorama Special', lead role
War (OT: Chrieg) Simon Jaquemet nom. Swiss Film Awards

Personal Data

Languages Swiss German, French (mother tongue), German, English (fluent)
Residence Zurich
Place of birth Paris
Nationality Swiss
Height 1.67m (5' 5.7“)
Hair dark brown
Eyes green
Training “Giles Foreman Centre for Acting in London” 2013-2015, Atelierschule Zurich 2013
Sports boxing, canoe, snowboard, swimming
Actors Training Physical Traning of Yat Malgren

Showreel | go to video's page

Trailer TIGER GIRL | go to video's page

Interview ENGLISH | go to video's page

Mar 27

"Eine Tigerin mit sanften Seiten" - Migros Magazin

"Ella Rumpf has the potential to be the new Swiss Moviestar."EllaRumpf_MigrosCover_27032017

Jun 15

The International Press wrap for RAW

RAW was extremely well received by critics at this year’s Cannes, receiving almost unanimously positive reviews:

ER_RAW_INTERNATIONAL press wrap Cannes 2016


ER_QUOTES RAW Cannes 2016

Feb 19

The German-Speaking Actors Of Tomorrow - Vice Germany

ELLARUMPF und die deutschsprachigen Schauspieltalente von morgen_Vice_19022016

Mar 01

Interview with Shootingstar Ella Rumpf - annabelle.ch

Interview with Shootingstar Ella Rumpf | annabelle_032015

ELLA RUMPF (© Markus Nass)
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