Mette Holt was born in Sandefjord, a small town in the south of Norway. She began her career in the fashion industry as a very young model. Discovered by the head of Team Models in Oslo, she began working there for various photographers, designers and magazines. Modeling enabled Mette to work and travel the world with long stays in Germany and Italy until she finally settled in New York City.
With Broadway and theater surrounding her, Mette bravely quit modeling and took the next step toward her true dream—acting. While she studied the English language, she began her training at the Strasberg Institute with famed actor and teacher Charles Laughton and later with Robert X. Modica from the Neighborhood Playhouse. Next step Los Angeles. Mette immediately signed with a commercial agent and began working. She starred in various theatre productions including Laura in “Tea and Sympathy,” Denise in "Affections Of An Alley Cat," Eva in "Pop Noir," Lorraine in " A Lie Of the Mind," and Lila in "A Loss of Roses," a production in which she also produced and co-directed.
Television appearances include roles in NCIS, CSI: Miami, ER, Cold Case, Alias, Crossing Jordan, Men At Work, and Norway's NRK's Drama Series, HJEM. Having worked on many independent feature films, she’s proud of her role in Stealing Home, which landed her a Best Actress nomination at the “168 Film Festival” in Los Angeles. Mette wrote her first screenplay, a children’s fantasy Christmas Film, Legend of The North; Return of The Northern Lights,
presently under consideration with several producers.
Latest - Mette made good use of the entertainment world’s forced ‘down time’ by becoming a true multi-hyphenate. Mette wrote, directed, edited and acted ALL THE ROLES to create her first short film, Shadows. She received excellent recognition - first prize, second prize, and honorable mention in almost every festival she entered.