Danish actors we will see in cinemas this spring

by anders-from-randers | created - 14 Mar 2013 | updated - 14 Mar 2013 | Public

Danish males actors we will see in cinemas this coming spring 2013

1. Mads Mikkelsen

Actor | Hannibal

Mads Mikkelsen's great successes parallel those achieved by the Danish film industry since the mid-1990s. He was born in Østerbro, Copenhagen, to Bente Christiansen, a nurse, and Henning Mikkelsen, a banker.

Starting out as a low-life pusher/junkie in the 1996 success Pusher (1996), he slowly grew ...

2. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Actor | Game of Thrones

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (born 27 July 1970) is a Danish actor, producer and screenwriter. He graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in Copenhagen in 1993. Coster-Waldau's breakthrough performance in Denmark was his role in the film Nightwatch (1994). Since then he has appeared in ...

3. Ulrich Thomsen

Actor | Festen

Ulrich Thomsen graduated from The Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance in 1993, after which playing on several theaters in Copenhagen, i.e. Dr. Dantes Aveny, Mungo Park and Østre Gasværks Teater. His debut on film was in Ole Bornedal's Nightwatch (1994). Since then a number of ...

4. Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Actor | Angels & Demons

"There are those who miss being in-depth with the world," explains Nikolaj Lie Kaas in an interview with Politiken on April 29th, 2001, "but for me superficiality means a lot - that's where I get my drive." This is an interesting comment from an actor, whose acting always strikes a deeply personal ...

"Kvinden i buret"

5. Kim Bodnia

Actor | Pusher

Kim Bodnia is a Danish actor, who was born in Copenhagen in 1965. His ancestry is from Poland and Russia.

Kim Bodnia is educated as an actor at the Copenhagen Theatre school (1988-1991). After an amazing theatre career as an actor and creator of new Danish theatre in Copenhagen, he had his ...

"Skytten"

6. Jesper Christensen

Actor | Spectre

Born 1948 in central Copenhagen. Lived there ever since. Did 25 years of theatre, - like Alceste in the Misanthropist, Richard in Richard lll (solo), Faust in Faust, Astrov in Vanja, a lot of worried men,- stopped doing it in 1998. Since then only worried men on film. Worked on more than 100 films ...

7. Lars Mikkelsen

Actor | Headhunter

Lars was born in Gladsaxe near Copenhagen, Denmark as the first child of Bente Christiansen, an occupational health nurse, and Henning Mikkelsen, a bank clerk. Lars grew up in Copenhagen, where about one and a half years after him brother Mads was born, who's also an actor now. At first the family ...

8. Thomas Bo Larsen

Actor | Jagten

Thomas Bo Larsen was born on November 27, 1963 in Gladsaxe, Denmark. He is an actor, known for The Hunt (2012), The Celebration (1998) and Follow the Money (2016).

"Jagten"

9. Jens Jørn Spottag

Actor | To verdener

Jens Jørn Spottag was born on December 13, 1957 in Odder, Denmark. He is an actor, known for Worlds Apart (2008), The Idiots (1998) and The Legacy (2014). He was previously married to Dea Fog.

10. Søren Pilmark

Actor | Blinkende lygter

Søren Pilmark was born on October 16, 1955 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Søren Louis Pilmark. He is an actor and writer, known for Flickering Lights (2000), Downsizing (2017) and King's Game (2004).

"Kvinden i buret"

11. Pilou Asbæk

Actor | Ghost in the Shell

Pilou Asbæk graduated from The Danish National School of Performing Arts in 2008. In the same year, he played the leading role in Niels Arden Oplev's drama Worlds Apart. In 2010 he had his breakthrough as the inmate Rune in Lindholm & Noer's prison drama R for which he won the price for Best actor ...

12. Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

Actor | En kongelig affære

Mikkel Boe Følsgaard is a young danish actor. In 2012, he won the award of Best Male Actor at the Berlinale for his appearance in the movie A Royal Affair, while still attending theatre school, Statens Teaterskole in Copenhagen. He graduated in the summer of 2012.

Mikkel Boe Følsgaard grew up in the...

"Kvinden i buret"

13. Troels Lyby

Actor | En kort en lang

Troels Lyby was born on October 15, 1966 in Århus, Denmark. He is an actor, known for Shake It (2001), The Reunion (2011) and Accused (2005).

14. Rasmus Botoft

Actor | Ein Sommer in Dänemark

Rasmus Botoft was born January 5, 1972 in Amager, Copenhagen, Denmark. He now lives with his wife actor Lisbeth Wulff in Copenhagen. Since the graduation from Aarhus Theatre School (1999) Rasmus was hired to be part of the ensemble at the Royal Danish Theatre. He quit to work in television, film ...

15. Martin Buch

Actor | Rytteriet

Martin Buch was born November 4th, 1968 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark. He now lives in Copenhagen. Since the graduation from Aarhus Theatre School (1996) Martin was freelancing at several theaters including the Royal Danish Theatre. In 2002 he starred in 'Fukssvansen' and was nominated a Danish Academy ...

"Alle for to"

16. David Dencik

Actor | McMafia

David Dencik was born on October 31, 1974 in Sweden as Karl David Sebastian Dencik. He is an actor, known for McMafia (2018), Top of the Lake (2013) and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).

17. Nicolas Bro

Actor | Adams æbler

Nicolas Bro was born on March 16, 1972 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Adam's Apples (2005), King's Game (2004) and The Killing (2007).

18. Lars Brygmann

Actor | Rembrandt

Lars Brygmann was born on February 17, 1957 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an actor, known for Stealing Rembrandt (2003), Dicte: Crime Reporter (2013) and A Funny Man (2011). He has been married to Katrine Brygmann Salomon since 2000.

19. Søren Malling

Actor | Kapringen

Søren Malling was born in Denmark in 1964 and went to Odense Theatre School from 1988 - 1992.

Malling has appeared in many Danish TV successes such as Unit 1 (2000), The Killing (2007), Borgen (2010-2013). His credits include films as A Royal Affair (2012), A Hijacking (2012), A War (2015), Men & ...

20. Jakob Cedergren

Actor | Den skyldige

Jakob Cedergren was born on January 10, 1973 in Lund, Sweden. He is an actor, known for The Guilty (2018), Submarino (2010) and Terribly Happy (2008).

21. Rasmus Bjerg

Actor | Flammen & Citronen

Rasmus Bjerg was born on July 28, 1976 in Kolding, Denmark. He is known for his work on Flame & Citron (2008), The Way to Mandalay (2018) and Journey to Saturn (2008).

"Alle for to"

22. Mick Øgendahl

Actor | Tomgang

Mick Øgendahl was born on April 7, 1973 in Silkeborg, Denmark. He is an actor and writer, known for Tomgang (2013), Take the Trash (2008) and Jul i verdensrummet (2006).

23. Jonatan Spang

Actor | Lillemand

Jonatan Spang was born on February 4, 1978 in Gladsaxe, Denmark. He is an actor and writer, known for Lillemand (2015), The Early Years: Erik Nietzsche Part 1 (2007) and After the Wedding (2006).

"Alle for to"

24. Lars Ranthe

Actor | Dirch

Lars Ranthe was born on August 26, 1969 in Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark. He is known for his work on A Funny Man (2011), Adam's Apples (2005) and The Hunt (2012). He has been married to Christine Albeck Børge since 1998.

"Skytten"

25. Carsten Bjørnlund

Actor | Arvingerne

Carsten Bjørnlund was born on June 28, 1973 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an actor, known for The Legacy (2014), The Thing (2011) and Ticket to Romance (2008). He was previously married to Signe Skov.

"Skytten"

26. Henning Valin Jakobsen

Actor | Bedrag

Henning Valin Jakobsen was born on July 25, 1965 in Denmark. He is known for his work on Follow the Money (2016), The Last Kingdom (2015) and Department Q: The Absent One (2014).

"Skytten"

27. Kenneth Carmohn

Actor | A Viking Saga: Son of Thor

Kenneth Carmohn was born on January 24, 1965. He is known for his work on A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008), Baby (2003) and Farligt venskab (1995).

"Skytten"

28. Kristian Halken

Actor | Oldboys

Kristian Halken was born on April 3, 1955 in Horsens, Denmark. He is an actor and producer, known for Oldboys (2009), Ø (2016) and Gufol mysteriet (1997).

"Skytten"

29. Bent Mejding

Actor | En kongelig affære

Bent Mejding was born on January 14, 1937 in Denmark. He is an actor and director, known for A Royal Affair (2012), Brothers (2004) and We Shall Overcome (2006). He has been married to Susse Wold since May 21, 1983. He was previously married to Susanne Theil.

"Skytten"

30. Kurt Ravn

Actor | Smukke mennesker

Kurt Ravn was born on December 29, 1947 in Denmark. He is an actor, known for Nothing's All Bad (2010), Jeppe på bjerget (1981) and Matador (1978).

"Det grå guld"

31. Lars Knutzon

Actor | Det grå guld

Lars Knutzon was born on October 1, 1941 in Denmark. He is an actor and director, known for Det grå guld (2013), Kun en pige (1995) and Jul i den gamle trædemølle (1990).

"Det grå guld"

32. Anders Matthesen

Actor | Sorte kugler

Anders Matthesen was born on July 6, 1975 in Østerbro, Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an actor and writer, known for What Goes Around (2009), Terkel in Trouble (2004) and Checkered Ninja (2018).

"Det grå guld"

33. René Dif

Soundtrack | Monsters vs. Aliens

René Dif was born on October 17, 1967 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was previously married to Rikke Maija.

"Det grå guld"

34. Erik Holmey

Actor | Conan the Barbarian

Erik Holmey was born on February 25, 1942 in Frederiksberg, Denmark. He is an actor, known for Conan the Barbarian (1982), One Hell of a Christmas (2002) and Tengoku (2003).

"Det grå guld"

35. Kim Sønderholm

Actor | Bedrag

Already at the age of 12, Kim was familiar with the media business. He was started as a weekly co-host at a local radio station in his hometown, Aarhus in Denmark. Already after a few shows he was given his own DJ program each week. At a few occasions Kim also went on-air on the National Danish ...

"Det grå guld"

36. Stefan Pagels Andersen

Actor | Mirakel

Stefan Pagels Andersen was born on September 8, 1986 in Denmark. He is an actor, known for Miracle (2000), Det grå guld (2013) and Min søsters børn i Ægypten (2004).

"Det grå guld"

37. Joen Højerslev

Actor | Det grå guld

Joen Højerslev was born on July 30, 1974 in Denmark. He is an actor, known for Det grå guld (2013), Ride Upon the Storm (2017) and Darkland (2017).

"Det grå guld"

38. Roland Møller

Actor | Under sandet

Born in Odense, Denmark, Roland Møller debuted on screen in 2010 in Lindholm & Noer's prison drama R as "the Mason", a brutal, inmate, high in the pecking order. In 2011 Roland was nominated Best Supporting Actor for the film at The Danish Critic's Association Awards, Bodil.

Two years later, Roland ...

"Nordvest"

39. Nicholas Westwood Kidd

Soundtrack | Kvinden i buret

Nicholas Westwood Kidd was born on March 31, 1989 in Dundee, Scotland. He is an actor, known for Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013), Northwest (2013) and For det fælles bedste (2014).

"Nordvest"

40. Oscar Dyekjær Giese

Actor | Nordvest

Oscar Dyekjær Giese is an actor, known for Northwest (2013), All In (2017) and Chernobyl (2019).

"Nordvest"

41. Gustav Dyekjær Giese

Actor | Nordvest

Gustav Dyekjær Giese was born on July 15, 1993 in Frederiksberg, Denmark. He is known for his work on Northwest (2013), When Animals Dream (2014) and Sommeren '92 (2015).

"Nordvest"

42. Ali Kazim

Actor | Adams æbler

Ali Kazim was born on April 26, 1973 in Nørrebro, Denmark. He is an actor and director, known for Adam's Apples (2005), Journey to Saturn (2008) and Pizza King (1999).

"MGP Missionen"

43. Tommy Kenter

Actor | Lad isbjørnene danse

Tommy Kenter has an incredible repertoire, and does all sorts of characters, from his goofy character Keld to his hard-of-hearing and very eccentric Fru Kristoff. Although preferably a comedy actor, he showed that he could do serious bits as well with Dance of the Polar Bears (1990). With Per ...

"Otto er et næsehorn"



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