Ella Rumpf

Actress | 1995 | Swiss | Berlin, Zurich

Personal Data

Languages: Swiss German, French (mother tongue), German, English (fluent)

Residence: Berlin, 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


nom. FIRST STEPS AWARD 2017 Götz-George Newcomer Award

won NEW FACES AWARD 'best upcoming actress'

nom. SWISS FILM AWARDS 'best supporting role' in WAR

Feature | Television

2018-2019 | Freud | Bavaria Fiction, Satel Film | Netflix, ORF | TV series | Director: Marvin Kren | ensemble lead

2018 | Lindenberg! Mach dein Ding! | Letterbox Filmproduktion | DCM Filmverleih | feature film | Director: Hermine Huntgeburth

2018 | Gut gegen Nordwind | Komplizen Film | feature film | Director: Vanessa Jopp

2018 | Sympathy for the Devil | Monkey Pack Films, Go Films, Nexus Factory | feature film | Director: Guillaume de Fontenay | lead

2017 | Beast | Hesse Film | feature film | Director: Lorenz Merz

2017 | Asphaltgorillas | Olga Film | feature film | Director: Detlev Buck

2016 | Raw (OT: Grave) | Petit Film | feature film | Director: Julia Ducournau | lead | Cannes Filmfestival

2016 | Tiger Girl | Fogma | Constantin Film | feature film | Director: Jakob Lass | lead | Opening Film Berlinale 'Panorama Special'

2016 | Für Dich dreh ich die Zeit zurück | Mona Film | ORF/Degeto | TV movie | Director: Nils Willbrandt

2016 | Die göttliche Ordnung | Zodiac Pictures | feature film | Director: Petra Volpe

2016 | Tatort - "Kleine Prinzen" | Hugofilm | SF, ARD | TV series | Director: Markus Welter

2014 | Lasst die alten sterben | teaser | Director: Juri Steinhart

2013 | War (OT: Chrieg) | Hugofilm | feature film | Director: Simon Jaquemet | nom. Swiss Film Awards

2012 | Summer Outside | C-Films | feature film | Director: Friederike Jehn



Ella Rumpf was born in 1995 in Paris and grew up bilingual (German / French) in Zurich.
In 2011 she made her acting debut in the feature film SUMMER OUTSIDE (DRAUSSEN IST SUMMER), directed by Friederike Jehn. This experience was the catalyst for Ella to follow her career as an actress and to study acting in London. Before she began her studies however, she was cast for the role of Ali in the multi-award winning feature film WAR (CHRIEG) by Simon Jaquemet and nominated in the category “Best Supporting Actress” for the Swiss Film Award. This was followed by leading roles in other films, such as TIGER GIRL by Jakob Lass and RAW by Julia Ducournau. In the Netflix series FREUD Ella makes her television debut in a leading role, playing the part of Fleur Salomé.


Variety Unveils 10 Europeans to Watch for 2018

Ella Rumpf is one of them – because she »starred in one of the most auspicious debuts in recent years, Julia Ducournau’s RAW In 2017, she starred in THE DIVINE ORDER and TIGER GIRL with Detlev Buck’s GORILLAS on deck.«


Close-up: An Interview with Ella Rumpf

Close-up: An Interview with Ella Rumpf

»ELLA Rumpf is one of Europe’s finest young actresses. […] Her latest film, Tiger Girl, will air at the BFI Film Festival on Thursday (October 5). Ella took some time out of her busy filming schedule to talk to Prestridge.«


"Eine Tigerin mit sanften Seiten"

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


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


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Interview with Shootingstar Ella Rumpf

Interview with Shootingstar Ella Rumpf | annabelle_032015

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