Born on May 16, 1961 in White Plains, New York, USA to a Norwegiancareer diplomat and his former actress wife, Arvesen grew up all overthe world as a result of her father's international postings. Beforeshe made the decision to move back to the states in 1986 she had herown talk show in Norway for three years and had worked as an actress inEgypt, Brazil, Costa Rica and Norway. She had to start all over againas an actress when she came to the US but was eventually cast in the1987 movie Dragnet (1987) with 'Dan Aykroyd' and'Tom Hanks' . She got her big break when she was cast as themysterious Cassandra Rawlins on soap opera "The Young and the Restless" (1973) .
When her stint ended after3 years Arvesen went on to appear in the NBC soap opera "Santa Barbara" (1984) . Then, she retired from acting and openedher own dance studio in Santa Monica, California, as she is classicallytrained ballet dancer. .
|1||The Bold and the Beautiful||1987||as Cassandra Hall|
|2||The Young and the Restless||1973||as Cassandra Hall|
|3||Beach Fever||1987||as Decent girl 2|
|4||Dragnet||1987||as Lady Motor Cop|
|5||Maniac Cop||1988||as Regina Sheperd|
|6||Who Gets the Friends?||1988||as Inga|
|7||Now You See It||1989||as Herself|
|8||Santa Barbara||1984||as Angela Cassidy|