Camilla Overbye Roos was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Born into a family of three generations of filmmakers, she spent most of her childhood at a film studio in Copenhagen. Always interested and observing, it soon became part of her life as well. Growing up she worked every job behind the camera as well as an actress – making her first appearance in a film at age 3. She has worked with such internationally renowned directors as Lars von Trier, David Lynch, Ridley Scott and James Cameron playing Helga in Titanic (1997).