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|Born||15 December 1983
Ascot, Berkshire, England
Matthew Alan (m. 2019)
Camilla Anne Luddington (born 15 December 1983) is a British-American actress, best known for her role as Josephine “Jo” Wilson in the ABC medical drama series, Grey's Anatomy. She is also known for voicing Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider video games, for which she provided the motion capture.
Luddington was born in Ascot, Berkshire, and at age 11 began studying at the Italia Conti Academy in England. She moved to suburban Austin, Texas, United States when she was fourteen, and attended Westwood High School for one year.
She returned to England after one year, and completed her education at TASIS, The American International School in England, in July 2002.
When she was nineteen, Luddington enrolled in Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. However, she had not visited the university before she arrived as a student, and after six months she left and transferred to the New York Film Academy.
In 2003, she was part of the school's first one-year acting class program. After training as an actor, Luddington then returned to England before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Luddington had the lead role of Kate in William & Kate: The Movie (2011), then in 2013 she appeared in the film The Pact II, in which she played a crime scene cleaner. In 2015, she joined the cast of The Healer as Cecilia, starring with Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Jonathan Pryce, and Jorge Garcia.
Luddington has worked mainly in the United States. Luddington joined the cast of the Showtime comedy-drama series Californication for its fifth season, playing a nanny. She also joined the cast of season five of the HBO vampire drama True Blood, as Claudette Crane, a faerie. In July 2012, Luddington joined the cast of the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy as Dr. Jo Wilson, in a recurring role. In June 2013 it was announced that she would be a series regular from season ten onward. In October 2012, Luddington appeared on a Hallowe'en special of E!'s popular fashion programme Fashion Police, alongside a panel of Joan Rivers, Kelly Osbourne, George Kotsiopoulos, and Kris Jenner.
In June 2012, Crystal Dynamics confirmed Luddington would voice Lara Croft in the video game Tomb Raider. Luddington originally went into the audition for Lara thinking she was auditioning for a project called "Krypted" with a character called Sara. In June 2014, it was revealed that a sequel was in production, titled Rise of the Tomb Raider, and Luddington confirmed on her Twitter account that she would be returning to voice and motion capture Lara in the new game. Luddington also returned to reprise her role for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, released in September 2018.
On 21 October 2016, Luddington announced that she was expecting a baby with fellow actor and boyfriend Matthew Alan. Their daughter, Hayden, was born on 9 March 2017. Luddington announced their engagement on 17 January 2018. Luddington and Alan married on 17 August 2019. Their son, Lucas, was born on 7 August 2020.
|2007||A Couple of White Chicks at the Hairdresser||Receptionist #2|
|2009||Behaving Badly||Flight Attendant|
|2010||Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls||Jane Bennet||Short film|
|2010||The Filming of Shakey Willis||Brooke||Short film|
|2014||The Pact 2||June Abbott|
|2017||Justice League Dark||Zatanna (voice)||Direct-to-video|
|2020||Justice League Dark: Apokolips War|
|2010||The Forgotten||Emma Clark / Jane Doe||Episode: "Train Jane"|
|2010||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Claire||Episode: "Lost & Found"|
|2010||Days of Our Lives||Tiffany||1 episode|
|2010||Big Time Rush||Rebecca||Episode: "Big Time Concert"|
|2011||The Defenders||Talia||Episode: "Nevada v. Wayne"|
|2011||Accidentally in Love||Sandra||TV film|
|2011||William & Kate: The Movie||Catherine "Kate" Middleton||TV film|
|2011||Friends with Benefits||Woman||Episode: "The Benefit of Friends"|
|2012||Serving Time||Cammy||Episode: "Fresh Meet"|
|2012||Friend Me||Brandi||Unaired pilot|
|2012||True Blood||Claudette||6 episodes|
|2012–present||Grey's Anatomy||Dr. Jo Wilson||Recurring (season 9)
Main (season 10-present)
|2013||Tomb Raider: The Final Hours – A Story of Survival||Herself / Lara Croft||TV film|
|2019||Robot Chicken||Nadia, Agent Marshall (voice)||Episode: "Garfield Stockman in: A Voice Like Wet Ham"|
|2013||Tomb Raider||Lara Croft||Also motion capture|
|2015||Infinite Crisis||Supergirl, The Construct||Announcer|
|2015||Rise of the Tomb Raider||Lara Croft||Also motion capture|
|2018||Shadow of the Tomb Raider|
|2013||NAVGTR Awards||Lead Performance, Drama||Tomb Raider||Nominated|
|Spike Video Game Awards||Best Voice Actress||Nominated|
|2015||NAVGTR Awards||Lead Performance, Drama||Rise of the Tomb Raider||Nominated|
|The Game Awards||Best Performance||Nominated|
|2018||Gamers' Choice Awards||Fan Favorite Female Voice Actor||Shadow of the Tomb Raider||Won|
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