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Clara Rugaard
Clara Rugaard at the premiere of Teen Spirit, 2018 Toronto Film Festival (44028939874) (cropped).jpg
Rugaard in 2018
Born (1997-12-05) 5 December 1997 (age 26)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Occupation Actress
Years active 2013–present
Known for I Am Mother

Clara Rugaard (Danish: Script error: No such module "IPA".; born 5 December 1997) is a Danish actress and singer.

Early life

Rugaard was born in Copenhagen to a Danish father and a Northern Irish mother. Her father is in the Royal Danish Navy. She moved to London with her parents when her father was transferred there and stayed on when they moved back to Denmark.


Rugaard made her film debut in the 2013 Danish movie Min søsters børn i Afrika (My sister's kids in Africa [da]). Prior to this, she was known for singing the Danish theme song to Violetta for the Disney Channel. She also provided the English singing voice for Violetta (played by Martina Stoessel). Since her acting debut, she has appeared in the television series The Lodge and Still Star-Crossed, and multiple films, including Good Favour, Teen Spirit, and I Am Mother. Rugaard stars opposite Lewis Pullman, Danny Glover, and Lyrica Okano in the American film Press Play, directed by Greg Björkman.

She has received favorable reviews of her performance in I Am Mother, with SyFy describing her as the "heart, hope and humanity" of the film and The New York Post describing her as "a new sci-fi star".



Year Title Role Notes
2013 Min søsters børn i Afrika Julie
2016 Vaiana Vaiana Danish dubbing
2017 Good Favour Shosanna
2018 Teen Spirit Roxy
2019 I Am Mother Daughter
2021 Love Gets a Room Stefcia
2022 Press Play Laura


List of film appearances, with year, title, and role shown
Year Title Role Notes
2016 The Lodge Ana
2017 Still Star-Crossed Juliet Capulet
2022 The Rising Neve Kelly

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Clara Rugaard para niños

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