Britt Lind
Actress Writer Activist


Britt found out she had a passion for acting, singing and writing as early as grade school. While attending junior college in Monterey she was discovered by Clint Eastwood when she was playing the lead in a dinner theatre play in Carmel and was cast in Clint’s first directorial effort Play Misty for Me. A few years later, Britt headed for L.A. to attend UCLA and to start her acting career. She obtained featured roles in dramatic series and worked her way up to guest starring roles in shows like Vegas, Columbo, Crazy Like a Fox, the miniseries How the West Was Won and worked on the daytime dramas General Hospital, Days of Our Lives and The Young and the Restless. She moved to New York where she sang with a gospel group in venues such as Lincoln center, Madison Square Garden, Town Hall and Carnegie Hall. Family matters forced her to head back to her home town of Seattle for what she though was a temporary move and there was cast in an independent movie Family Hayes. She was also featured in a Showtime movie shot in Seattle, Nowheresville, played the lead in an Equity play, Someone’s Knocking, and worked in Vancouver on U.S. Productions, Sliders and For Hope. Her memoir Learning How to Fly recounts her journey from Norway to Hollywood and from animal lover to animal activist and anti-vivisectionist.

Britt is president of the non-profit group Kindness and Science in Action. She can be reached at

My beautiful cousin Berit was kind enough to send me this video. The title in English is "I Feel Homesick For Ryfylke Tonight." Ryfylke is the area in Norway where I am from. As I watch the video with a lump in my throat I am reminded of the last boat trip I took up the fjord to my hometown of Sauda. The serenity of the water, the countryside and the mountains fills my soul with a peace I find nowhere else.