Cecilia von der Esch

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Cecilia von der Esch
Helga Cecilia Cissi Forss

(1985-06-12) 12 June 1985 (age 36)
Falun, Sweden
OccupationActress and comedian
Years active2004 -
Spouse(s)Fredrik von der Esch (2020– )

Helga Cecilia von der Esch, (born 12 June 1985) is a Swedish actress and comedian. Von der Esch was born 12 June 1985 in Falun, Sweden and her maiden name is Forss. Her breakthrough role was the role of Jennifer in the 2010 film Simple Simon and Cindy in the ICA commercials.[1] When she was seven, von der Esch participated in a segment of Trafikmagasinet on SVT.[2][1] Her film debut was in Maria Blom's 2004 film Masjävlar.[1] Von der Esch joined Nour El-Refai in the hidden camera show Raj Raj broadcast on TV400.[3] She also worked with El-Refai, , Björn Gustafsson, and Peter Settman in the TV3 comedy show Hus i helvete.[4] With El-Refai and Maud Lindström, she has written and performed the act "Almost Like Boys" at Riksteatern in 2008, a comedy act about gender.[5] Von der Esch has also appeared in Henrik Schyffert's comedy series Sverige pussas och kramas on Kanal5.[6] In summer 2009, she also participated in Kanal5 series .[4]

In 2008, she participated in the TV game show Brain Wall, teaming up with El-Refai and Grete Havnesköld.[6] In 2009 Forss participated in the Sveriges Radio comedy show Kungen kommer till Rissne. With Martin Soneby, she presented the show on Kanal5.[6] In 2008 she became known for her role as Cindy in the ICA commercials. In 2010 she starred as Jennifer in the film Simple Simon with Bill Skarsgård, earning her a Guldbagge nomination for supporting actress in a feature film.[1] In August 2011 she was a "Sommarpratare" in Sommar i P1 on Sveriges Radio.[7]

Von der Esch was a sidekick to Pär Lernström in Idol 2011 on TV4. Since 2012 she has been a goodwill ambassador for the Child Cancer Foundation.[8]

In 2013, she participated in the play De 39 Stegen at Intiman in Stockholm.[9]


  1. ^ a b c d Erik Helmerson/TT Spektra Stockholm TT Spektra. "Cecilia Forss: Ny stjärna i "Rymden" - Kultur - SvD". SvD.se. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  2. ^ Cecilia Forss i trafikmagasinet 1994 (in Swedish). 22 April 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  3. ^ Cissi von der Esch och Nour El-Refai i Raj Raj, Svenska Dagbladet. Pg 12, 2007
  4. ^ a b Sveriges Radio. "Cecilia Forss". Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Cissi och Nour gör humor av könen". SvD.se. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  6. ^ a b c "Cecilia Forss: "Hela min uppväxt var en enda stor stilmiss" - CHIC". Archived from the original on 21 November 2010. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Cecilia Forss blev antastad av stjärnan - Klick! - Nöjesbladet - Aftonbladet". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  8. ^ "Kampanj Barncancerfonden". Archived from the original on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  9. ^ 39 stegen Retrieved 10 March 2015 Archived December 16, 2014, at the Wayback Machine

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