Camilla Belle Biography

Camilla Belle (born October 2, 1986) is an American actress. Her works include The Lost World: Jurassic Park, When a Stranger Calls, 10,000 BC, The Quiet, Push, and Speedy Singhs. Camilla Belle was born as Camilla Belle Routh in Los Angeles. Her mother, Cristina, is a Brazilian-born fashion designer, and her father, Jack Wesley Routh, owns a construction company and was a composer of country music. Camilla Belle was raised in a strict Catholic household. Camilla Belle attended St. Paul's Catholic Elementary School and then the Marlborough School, an all-girl high school in Los Angeles. She is a fluent speaker of English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Camilla Belle
Camilla Belle

Camilla Belle made her professional debut in a print ad at nine months. At age five she was cast as a lead in her first film, NBC's thriller, Trapped Beneath the Earth. Camilla Belle began her career with a small role in the film production of the novel A Little Princess starring Liesel Matthews. Her first lead role was in Rip Girls in 2000, a Disney Channel original movie. She returned to performing after a short break with the lead role in the remake of When A Stranger Calls. Her next role was in the feature film 10,000 BC, directed by Roland Emmerich, a film about prehistoric humans. Belle's next big release was playing the role of Kira Hollis in Push, a sci-fi thriller involving a group of super-powered youths, hiding from a clandestine U.S. government agency.
Following a turn as Steven Seagal's daughter in The Patriot (1998), she earned a 1999 Youth in Film Young Artist Award nomination for her portrayal of Sandra Bullock's character as a girl in Practical Magic (1998), as well as another nomination the same year for her guest appearance on the TV series Walker: Texas Ranger. She received her third and fourth Young Artist Award nominations respectively for the telefilm Replacing Dad (1999) and for her role in the Disney Channel TV Movie Rip Girls (2000). In 2010, she appeared in Breakaway directed by Robert Lieberman.

Personal life

In October 2008, Camilla Belle began a relationship with Joe Jonas after starring in his band's music video for the song "Lovebug". In late July 2009, Camilla Belle and Jonas ended their relationship.


1993 Empty Cradle
1993 Trouble Shooters: Trapped Beneath the Earth
1994 Deconstructing Sarah
1995 A Little Princess
Camilla Belle
Camilla Belle
1995 Annie: A Royal Adventure!
1996 Poison Ivy II
1996 Marshal Law
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park
1998 The Patriot
1998 Practical Magic
1998 Walker Texas Ranger
1999 Replacing Dad
1999 Secret of the Andes
2000 Rip Girls
2001 The Invisible Circus
2001 Back to the Secret Garden
2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose
2005 The Chumscrubber
2005 The Quiet
2006 When a Stranger Calls
2007 The Trap
2008 10,000 BC
2009 Push
2009 À Deriva
2010 Father of Invention
2010 After the Wedding
2011 From Prada to Nada
2011 Speedy Singhs
2011 Zebras
2012 Freaky Deaky
2013 Paradise Lost

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