Camilla Anne Luddington (born 15 December 1983) is a British-American actress, best known for her role as protagonist Lara Croft in the video games Tomb Raider (2013), Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015) and Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018), for which she provided the voice and motion capture. She is also known for playing Kate Middleton in the Lifetime film William & Kate: The Movie (2011) and as Jo Karev (Wilson) in the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy.So basically, she had to come to America to play English women.
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.
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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.
Luddington has worked mainly in the United States. In February 2011, the Daily Mail described her as "on the path to fame and fortune after being cast as Kate Middleton" for a planned movie about the royal wedding of Kate and Prince William. 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.Some naughty stuff from Californication (NSFW).
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