A Scandinavian actress born in Fredrikstad, Norway to a Norwegian father and Danish mother. She is based in Berlin and works internationally for film, television and theatre. Her work languages are mainly German, English and Norwegian. Risom Olsen is known for the Netflix series The Innocents and in Germany also from the crime series Tatort (2014). In Berlin she still guests the renowned theatre Schaubuhne, where she used to be in the ensemble. Lately she has been doing projects in England, Denmark, Germany and Norway.