The daughter of actor and screenplay writer Einar Schanke began her acting career in 1982 in Oslo at Oslo Nye Teater. Since then, she has appeared in many famous musicals such as in the Norwegian versions of " Les Misérables ," "Summer in Tyrol " and " Annie Get Your Gun ". She is also often seen on Norwegian television, sometimes in shows, sometimes in series such as Hotel Cæsar. Your dancing skills she could last show in 2005 as a runner-up in the Norwegian edition of Dancing with the Stars, which will be broadcast in Germany as Let's Dance by RTL. In Norway always the musical comedy The Spanish Fly is sent to the end of 1990, which is similar to Dinner for One in Germany enjoys cult status there. During this production, she also met Øivind Blunck, whom she married in 1991 and with whom she raised them two children. 2006 promoted the singer on behalf of the group L' Oreal Garnier for an anti-wrinkle cream. In 2007 she was chosen by the public to represent Norway at the Euro Vision Song Contest 2007. She sang and danced the song Ven a bailar conmigo in the semifinals, did not make it to the finals with a 18th place however. In addition to her singing career synchronized Schanke for several years preferably Walt Disney movies, such as the part of Pocahontas in the eponymous film and the role of Perdita in 101 Dalmatians.