Tuva Novotny was born in 1979. Tuva is one of Sweden's most popular young actresses greatly experienced within theatre and film. She has appeared in several international productions, several of them Danish. Tuva studied at a drama school in Prague before her debut as Nora in the TV series Skilda Väldar in 1996. Following this, she appeared in a large number of stage and film productions. Tuva experienced her major breakthrough as Lisa in the film Jalla! Jalla! in 2000.
Currently, Tuva plays the part as Henriette in Rumle Hammerich's TV sequel Young Andersen, which portrays Hans Christian Andersen's youth. The TV series will premiere in 2005.