Ylva is trained in theater and acting for film. She was born in Stockholm into a musical family and she attended a music conservatory for seven years; studying vocals, theater, dance and the piano. Ylva, was also an avid tennis player and ranked nr. 7 in the nation as a junior. When time allowed, she also did some horseback riding.

Ylva went to high school in Indiana, studying drama and continued studying theatre in Stockholm, Sweden for a year. She returned to the US for college and graduated from USF (summa cum laude) in Tampa, Florida. Ylva initially worked as a TV- host and reporter for The CW44 and Brighthouse Networks among others. In 2008 she returned once again to Sweden where she pursued a career as an actress in film and television. Alongside portraying characters for Swedish film, TV and in commercials, she also studied method acting (with Lukas Loughran) and acting for film (Cinemantrix) as well as taking continuous classes in the Stanisavki's technique (with Anna Belle Rice.)

Since 2017, Ylva has split her time between Los Angeles and Stockholm. She has, since her move to LA shot more than 25 film projects and she is an active member of Bobby Moresco's The Actor's Gym. She is also very passionate about comedy (trained at The Upright Citizen's Brigade) and in 2019, she wrote and directed her first film, "Mousskakan" (The Mousse Cake) which is a rom-com short film that premiered on Youtube in May, 2020.

She is currently booked for one feature film and one short film project to begin shooting in 2001.

Personal data

Age 45
Length 168 cm
Weight 54 kg
Hair color Brown
Clothing size Small
Shoe size 38
Voice Alto
Playing age 37-48 år
Eye Color Green
Physique Lean but athletic


Specifically trained in acting for film. Improv comedy training at Upright Citizen's Brigade. Languages: (US) English, Swedish, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic (studying) Skills: Improv comedy, V/O, broadcasting and teleprompter, sports: tennis, golf, horseback riding, dancing, running, shooting: rifle and handguns. Great driver and experience and trained in handling cats, dogs, horses and cows.

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