Julia Bache-Wiig

Hair Color: BlondeEye Color: BlueHeight: 164

Languages:Mother Tongue: NorwegianFluent in: EnglishFamiliar with: German, French, Danish, Swedish

Biography

Scandinavian actress Julia Bache-Wiig grew up in Eivindvik, Norway, in a small village on the west coast. Julia is known for her role as Thyra in The Last Kingdom, airing it’s second season in 2017. This is a BBC and Carnival Films production, based on Bernard Cornwell’s books «The Saxon Stories». In German/Norwegian co-production Two Lives (2012), Julia starred alongside Liv Ullmann and Juliane Köhler. The film was shortlisted for the Oscar’s (Foreign language film), establishing Julias name on the silver screen Julia is also known for her roles in “Man of war” and “A Somewhat Gentle Man”. In 2014, she landed the role as Thyra, as series regular, in The Last Kingdom. 2015, Julia was seen as Aase in the Norwegian TV drama “Aquitted”. Julia had her screen debut in the short film Heartcut by director Anne Sewitsky (2006). Alongside her acting studies, Julia starred in the drama series “Størst av alt”, produced by the Norwegian Broadcasting Company (NRK). After this she landed roles in several high profile Norwegian features, among them Max Manus (2008), A Somewhat Gentle Man (2009) and Turn me on, Goddammit (2010). Julia’s latest feature film is Harald Zwart’s upcoming war movie «The 12th Man» in which she plays the role of Hanna Gronnvoll.  Alongside working in films, Julia has also played several leading roles on stage, such as Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet” , Hilde Wangel in “The Masterbuilder”, Laura in “The Glass Menagerie” and Janine in “Schorched”. Julia is currently filming “Homeground”, an upcoming Norwegian Drama series.

Furthermore, Julia is a fast learner of language and has brilliant skills within dialects and accents.

Curriculum Vitae

Film

2017
The 12th ManHanna GrønnvollHarald ZwartNordisk Film
2016
The Art of Not ApperaringKaren / leadPernille R. HellevikColumbia University, NY, thesis
2015
King's ChoiceBroghild - SupportErik PoppeParadox
2013
In order of disappearanceReceptionist - SupportHans Petter MolandParadox
2012
Two livesAnne - SupportGeorg MaasHelgeland Film/B&T Film
2010
Turn me on, GoddamitMaria - supportJannicke Systad JacobsenMotlys
2009
A somewhat gentle manSilje - SupportHans Petter MolandParadox
2008
Man of war/Max ManusNurse Liv - SupportJoachim Rønning / Espen Sandberg4 1/2

Film and television

2017-2018
HomegroundMarianne EllingsenArild Andresen, Cecilie Mosli m.flNRK + Motlys
2016
The Last Kingdom 2Thyra - series regularJamie Donoughue, Peter HoarBBC / Carnival Films
Unspecified Year

Short films

2018
The Child CatalogueLead/RagnaDaniel Fure Schwarz, Mauritz Brekke Solberg
2012
Life on the outsideRandi - LeadEirik TveitenSubstans Film
LeonLea - LeadDaniel BianchiniNordland Filmschool
2010
TandemLeadDino MurselovicNorwegian Film Academy
2006
HeartcutNina - LeadAnne SewitskyNorwegian Film Academy

Television

2015-2018
The Last KingdomThyraNick MurphyCarnival Film & Television
2015
Kampen for tilværelsenSupportThomas Seeberg TorjussenNRK Drama
AquittedÅse - SupportGeir Henning Hopland / Rune LangloMisofilm / TV2
2007
I think I love youFrida - LeadErik Skjoldbjærg / Eva IsaksenNRK Drama

Theater

2014
Ships on waterAnna - supportAnne Karen HyttenNRK Radioteatret
King LearRegan - supportTim CarrolDen Nationale Scene
2013
DyvekeDyveke - LeadSvein Sturla HungnesDen Nationale Scene
The MasterbuilderHilde Wangel - LeadPål ØverlandTeater Ibsen
2012
The Glass MenagerieLaura - LeadKristin E BjørnHålogaland Teater
2011/12
The Boy and the Golden BirdThe Boy - LeadKetil HøeghHålogaland Teater
2011
KnutbySara - LeadKjersti HornHålogaland Teater
Enemy of the PeoplePetra - SupportØyvind Osmo EriksenHålogaland Teater
2010
Still OrdinaryLeadEivind Grip FjærPuzzle Theatre Company
Romeo & JulietJuliet - LeadAnders T AndersenThesbi/Teater Ibsen
2004
The blessed ChildEmilie - SupportMette BrantzegDNT - Nordic Playwriter Award

Showreel

AquittedShowreel 2016Showreel

Scenes

Julia Bache-Wiig