Carla Juri
Born 1985
Locarno, Switzerland
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Carla Juri (born Locarno 2 January 1985) is a Swiss actress. Her acting credits include 180°, Wetlands[1] and Finsterworld.


Early lifeEdit

Juri was raised trilingual in Ambrì, a village in the Italian-speaking Canton of Ticino in Switzerland.[2] She is fluent in German, English and Italian.[1] In school, she played hockey for HC Ambrì-Piotta and went on to be a forward for the Swiss Schweizer Meister Class A team, SC Reinach.[3] From 2005 until 2010, she studied theater in Los Angeles and London.[4]


  • From 2005 to 2007 Juri was coached by Douglas Matranga in Los Angeles. [5]
  • Between 2007-2008 she took part in the ensemble of the Theatrical Arts Theatre Company in Los Angeles.[6]
  • From 2008 to 2010 Juri attended acting classes at The Actors Centre in London [7].


Juri's first film appearance was in the short film Midday Room. In 2011 she received the Swiss Film Award in the Best Performance in a Supporting Role category for 180° (2010). The next year, she won the award for Best Actress for her role in Eine wen iig, dr Dällebach Kari (als). In 2013, she was selected to receive the Shooting Star which is awarded annually to ten young European actors at the Berlin International Film Festival.[8] She also played the leading role in the 2013 film adaptation of Wetlands.

Selected filmographyEdit


  • 2011: Best supporting actress for 180° [9] at the Swiss Film Awards
  • 2012: Best leading actress at the Swiss Film Awards [10]
  • 2013: Shootingstar - Europe's best young actors [11]


  1. ^ Rapold, Nicolas (28 August 2014). "Carla Juri of Wetlands, Playing the Wild Child". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  2. ^ «Mein Erfolg ist harte Arbeit und Glück» Carla Juri im Interview mit vom 11. Februar 2013.
  3. ^ Essenz in den Augen. Archived October 13, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Interview mit Carla Juri in: Der Rheintaler vom 16. März 2012.
  4. ^ Carla Juri bei Swiss Films; retrieved, 10 August 2013
  5. ^ "Carla Juri – Officine Artistiche". (in Italian). Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  6. ^ "FBE agentur : Carla Juri". Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  7. ^ "Drama Centre London". Wikipedia. 2017-03-13. 
  8. ^ Carla Juri bei; retrieved, 10 August 2013
  9. ^ "180° – Wenn deine Welt plötzlich Kopf steht". Wikipedia (in German). 2016-03-15. 
  10. ^ "FBE agentur : Carla Juri". Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  11. ^ "FBE agentur : Carla Juri". Retrieved 2017-03-21. 

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