Top 100 Scandinavian Actors

by minalex | created - 02 Aug 2016 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

The best actors from Sweden (56), Denmark (30), Finland (6), Norway (6) and Iceland (2).

1. Jean Hersholt

Actor | Greed

If ever there was a Great Dane in Hollywood it was Jean Hersholt - and one of its great hearts as well. He was from a well-known Danish stage and entertainment family that had toured throughout Europe performing with young Jean as an essential cast member. He graduated from the Copenhagen Art ...

2. Gösta Ekman

Actor | Faust: Eine deutsche Volkssage

Generally spoken of as Swedish theater's most legendary stage actor, Gösta Ekman enjoyed a prolific stage career during his short life, becoming the first real star of Swedish theater. His boyish good looks attracted both sexes, helping to create a massive cult following and elevating him to the ...

3. Preben Lerdorff Rye

Actor | En fremmed banker på

Preben Lerdorff Rye was born on May 23, 1917 in Denmark. He was an actor, known for En fremmed banker på (1959), I gabestokken (1950) and Hans Nielsen Hauge (1961). He died on June 15, 1995 in Denmark.

4. Thorkild Roose

Actor | Thorkild Roose

Thorkild Roose was born on October 8, 1874 in Denmark. He was an actor, known for Thorkild Roose (1949), Hendes Ære (1911) and Necklace of the Dead (1910). He died on June 6, 1961 in Denmark.

5. Alf Kjellin

Actor | Ice Station Zebra

Although trained for the stage in his native Sweden, Alf Kjellin appeared in only a few stage productions before entering films. His work in Torment (1944) resulted in his being noticed by Hollywood, and he made his American film debut in 1949 under the name Christopher Kent. He soon went back to ...

6. Stig Järrel

Actor | Hets

Once one of Sweden's hardest working actors, he has descibed himself as a workaholic during the 1940s. He has played all kinds of roles, both comedy as in Fram för lilla Märta eller På livets ödesvägar (1945) as well as the psychotic teacher Caligula in Alf Sjöberg's ...

7. Olof Winnerstrand

Actor | Kastrullresan

Olof Winnerstrand was born on August 26, 1875 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Carl Olof Magnus Winnerstrand. He was an actor, known for Kastrullresan (1950), A Lesson in Love (1954) and Torment (1944). He was married to Frida Winnerstrand. He died on July 16, 1956 in Stockholm.

8. Stig Olin

Director | Resan till dej

A distinguished actor, director and composer in Sweden; Stig Olin made his success in many areas of the Swedish entertainment business in the 1940s and 50s. As an actor, he claimed success when he played boyish characters and naive students on film. He was the actor who eventually took the claim of...

9. John Ekman

Director | Kammarjunkaren

John Ekman was born on November 15, 1880 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor and director, known for Gentleman of the Room (1914), The Outlaw and His Wife (1918) and Flickorna på Solvik (1926). He died on November 22, 1949 in Karlstad, Värmlands län, Sweden.

10. Birger Malmsten

Actor | Eva

Birger Malmsten was born on December 23, 1920 in Gräsö, Uppsala län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Eva (1948), It Rains on Our Love (1946) and Prison (1949). He was married to Haide Göransson. He died on February 15, 1991 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

11. Ulf Palme

Actor | Barabbas

Ulf Palme was born on October 18, 1920 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor and writer, known for Barabbas (1953), Miss Julie (1951) and On These Shoulders (1948). He died on May 12, 1993 in Ingarö, Stockholms län.

12. Folke Sundquist

Actor | Smultronstället

Folke Sundquist was born on November 4, 1925 in Falun, Dalarnas län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Wild Strawberries (1957), Because of My Hot Youth (1952) and Förtrollad vandring (1954). He died on January 13, 2009 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden.

13. Åke Grönberg

Actor | Gycklarnas afton

Åke Grönberg was born on March 26, 1914 in Stockholm, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Sawdust and Tinsel (1953), I Roslagens famn (1945) and Summer with Monika (1953). He was married to Sonja Margareta Lund and Rut Holm. He died on September 15, 1969.

14. Lars Ekborg

Actor | Sommaren med Monika

Lars Ekborg was born on June 6, 1926 in Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Summer with Monika (1953), The Magician (1958) and Lille Fridolf och jag (1956). He was married to Lola Ekborg. He died on October 7, 1969 in Sweden.

15. Hasse Ekman

Writer | Fram för lilla Märta eller På livets ödesvägar

Being the son of actor / theatre director Gösta Ekman, it was natural for him to start a career in the movie business. He was first noticed for playing against his father in Intermezzo (1936). He also showed a talent for writing, and his first script was filmed as Blixt och dunder (1938). Producer ...

16. Anders Ek

Actor | Det sjunde inseglet

Anders Ek was born on April 7, 1916 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), Cries & Whispers (1972) and Sawdust and Tinsel (1953). He was married to Birgit Cullberg. He died on November 17, 1979 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

17. Åke Fridell

Actor | Det sjunde inseglet

Åke Fridell was born on June 23, 1919 in Gävle, Gävleborgs län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), Wild Strawberries (1957) and Smiles of a Summer Night (1955). He died on August 26, 1985 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

18. Gunnar Björnstrand

Actor | Det sjunde inseglet

Being the son of an acting father, Oscar Johanson, it isn't surprising that he wanted to be an actor already as a child. However, he first worked as a baker's apprentice, in a barber shop or in the docks. After the conscription he got his first role, a bit part on the theater Lilla Teatern in ...

19. Björn Bjelfvenstam

Actor | Smultronstället

Björn Bjelfvenstam was born on February 19, 1929 in Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden as Björn Erik Bjelfvenstam. He is an actor, known for Wild Strawberries (1957), Tre kronor (1994) and Smiles of a Summer Night (1955).

20. Emil Hass Christensen

Actor | Støv på hjernen

Emil Hass Christensen was born on January 23, 1903 in Frederiksberg, Denmark. He was an actor, known for Støv på hjernen (1961), Tre piger fra Jylland (1957) and Højt paa en kvist (1929). He was married to Hjørdis Gunnlögsson. He died on January 12, 1982 in Denmark.

21. Henrik Malberg

Actor | Det største i verden

Henrik Malberg was born on December 4, 1873 in Aarhus, Denmark. He was an actor, known for Det største i verden (1921), Præsten i Vejlby (1931) and Kobberbryllup (1933). He died on September 28, 1958 in Denmark.

22. Max von Sydow

Actor | Flash Gordon

Max von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He is the son of Baroness Maria Margareta (Rappe), a teacher, and Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, an ethnologist and folklore professor. His surname traces back to his father's partial German ...

23. Nils Poppe

Actor | Det sjunde inseglet

While studying he became interested in acting and was discovered when performing in a school play.

His talent for comedic acting made him known for the public when he debuted with Pengar - en tragikomisk saga (1947), which he directed himself. He is today best remembered for his character Fabian Bom,...

24. Victor Sjöström

Actor | Smultronstället

Victor Sjöström was born on September 20, 1879, and is the undisputed father of Swedish film, ranking as one of the masters of world cinema. His influence lives on in the work of Ingmar Bergman and all those directors, both Swedish and international, influenced by his work and the works of ...

25. Bengt Ekerot

Actor | Det sjunde inseglet

Bengt Ekerot was born on February 8, 1920 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor and director, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), The Magician (1958) and The Gay Party (1946). He was married to Margareta Hallin. He died on November 26, 1971 in Stockholm.

26. Jarl Kulle

Actor | Fanny och Alexander

Hadn't it been for his school teacher, who managed to get him money for a theater education, he would probably never had become an actor. After two failed attempts at becoming a student at the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school he succeeded at the age of 19. During these years in the beginning ...

27. Lars Passgård

Actor | Såsom i en spegel

Lars Passgård was born on February 14, 1941 in Borås, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Through a Glass Darkly (1961), The Chasers (1965) and Erik XIV (1974). He died on March 16, 2003 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden.

28. Håkan Jahnberg

Actor | Tystnaden

Håkan Jahnberg was born on September 14, 1903 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Silence (1963), En flicka kommer till sta'n (1937) and Stackars miljonärer (1936). He was married to Berta Hall. He died on December 14, 1970 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, ...

29. Ebbe Rode

Actor | For frihed og ret

Ebbe Rode was born on May 10, 1910 in Frederiksberg, Denmark. He was an actor, known for For frihed og ret (1949), Gertrud (1964) and Tango (1933). He was married to Nina Pens Rode, Helle Virkner and Bodil Kjer. He died on May 23, 1998 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

30. Baard Owe

Actor | Hodejegerne

Baard Owe was born on July 3, 1936 in Mosjøen, Norway as Baard Arne Owe. He was an actor and director, known for Headhunters (2011), Sea Dragon (1990) and The Kingdom (1994). He was married to Marie-Louise Coninck. He died on November 11, 2017 in Denmark.

31. Bendt Rothe

Actor | Gertrud

Bendt Rothe was born on May 9, 1921 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Bendt Vincentz Christian Rothe. He was an actor, known for Gertrud (1964), Matador (1978) and Anthonsen (1984). He was married to Birte Merete Gad, Vigga Bro, Helle Høeg Houmøller and Asta Riis Poulsen. He died on December 31, 1989 in ...

32. Lou Castel

Actor | I pugni in tasca

Lou Castel was born on May 28, 1943 in Bogotá, Colombia as Ulv Quarzéll. He is an actor and director, known for Fists in the Pocket (1965), A Bullet for the General (1967) and The Birth of Love (1993).

33. Per Oscarsson

Actor | Sult

Per Oscarsson was born on January 28, 1927 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Per Oscar Heinrich Oscarsson. He was an actor and writer, known for Hunger (1966), The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009) and Sverige åt svenskarna (1980). He was married to Kia Östling and Gerd Hegnell. He died ...

34. Keve Hjelm

Director | Godnatt, jord

Keve Hjelm was born on June 23, 1922 in Gnesta, Södermanlands län, Sweden as Karl-Erik Hjelm. He was an actor and director, known for Godnatt, jord (1979), Raven's End (1963) and Roseanna (1967). He was married to Ingrid Håkansson. He died on February 3, 2004 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

35. Knud Rex

Actor | Hidden Fear

Knud Rex was born on March 30, 1912 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor, known for Hidden Fear (1957), Lyssky transport (1958) and Hunger (1966). He died on December 24, 1968 in Denmark.

36. Thommy Berggren

Actor | Söndagsbarn

Thommy Berggren was born on August 12, 1937 in Mölndal, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Tommy William Berggren. He is an actor and writer, known for Sunday's Children (1992), Heja Roland! (1966) and Berget på månens baksida (1983). He has been married to Monika Ahlberg since 1980. They ...

37. Vilgot Sjöman

Director | Garaget

Vilgot Sjöman was born on December 2, 1924 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as David Harald Vilgot Sjöman. He was a director and writer, known for Garaget (1975), My Sister My Love (1966) and Lyckliga skitar (1970). He was married to Lotta Sjöman and Kristina Hasselgren. He died on April 9, ...

38. Sigge Fürst

Actor | Pengar - en tragikomisk saga

As a youth, Sigge Fürst wanted to be a police officer. By coincidence, he got into acting, and so began a long and successful career. He had many talents: he could play revue as well as drama, act as well as sing. He started off as a revue actor, and then moved on to play musicals, theatre, and ...

39. Geir Westby

Actor | Edvard Munch

Geir Westby is an actor, known for Edvard Munch (1974).

40. Eric Allum

Actor | Edvard Munch

Eric Allum is an actor, known for Edvard Munch (1974).

41. Halvar Björk

Actor | Höstsonaten

Halvar Björk was born on September 22, 1928 in Borgvattnet, Jämtlands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Autumn Sonata (1978), Badarna (1968) and Ödets man (1960). He died on November 12, 2000 in Huddinge, Stockholms län, Sweden.

42. Bertil Guve

Actor | Fanny och Alexander

Bertil Guve was born on September 9, 1970 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Fanny and Alexander (1982), Fanny and Alexander (1983) and After the Rehearsal (1984).

43. Anton Glanzelius

Actor | Mitt liv som hund

Anton Glanzelius was born on April 11, 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an actor and producer, known for My Life as a Dog (1985), Paradise Hotel (2005) and Husbonden (1989).

44. Erland Josephson

Actor | Offret

Erland Josephson, the distinguished Swedish actor best known for his appearance in Ingmar Bergman's films, was born in Stockholm, Sweden on June 15, 1923. Josephson's relationship with Bergman, a long-time friend, began in the late 1930s when they first worked together in the theater.

Although he ...

45. Allan Edwall

Actor | Emil och griseknoen

Allan Edwall was born in a working class home in Jämtland, Sweden in 1924. His father was a trade-union man and a communist. 1949-52 he attended Stockholm's Royal Daramatic Theatre School. Through the years he made more than 400 parts in theater, film, television and radio. He was also a director, ...

46. Pelle Hvenegaard

Actor | Pelle erobreren

Pelle Hvenegaard was born on August 29, 1975 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an actor and writer, known for Pelle the Conqueror (1987), 2900 Happiness (2007) and Taxaquizzen (2011). He was previously married to Lotte Svendsen.

47. Björn Granath

Actor | Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Björn Granath was born on April 5, 1946 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Gösta Tryggve Granath. He was an actor, known for Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Evil (2003) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009). He was married to Annmargret Fyregård. He died on February 5, ...

48. Erik Paaske

Actor | Sangen om den røde rubin

Erik Paaske was born on August 21, 1933 in Kolding, Denmark as Erik Johannes Paaske. He was an actor. He died on June 13, 1992 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

49. Henning Jensen

Actor | Gaven

Henning Jensen was born on January 5, 1943 in Store Heddinge, Denmark. He is an actor, known for The Gift (2008), Flickering Lights (2000) and After the Wedding (2006). He has been married to Solbjørg Højfeldt since June 23, 1985.

50. Sakke Järvenpää

Writer | Pidä huivista kiinni, Tatjana

Sakke Järvenpää was born as Sakari Järvenpää. He is an actor and art director, known for Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana (1994), The Last Border (1993) and Macbeth (1987).

51. Heikki Keskinen

Le Havre

Heikki Keskinen is known for his work on Le Havre (2011), On the Trail of Elvis the Cat (1987) and Paper Star (1989).

52. Matti Pellonpää

Actor | Night on Earth

Matti Pellonpää was born on March 28, 1951 in Helsinki, Finland as Matti Kalervo Pellonpää. He was an actor, known for Night on Earth (1991), La Vie de Bohème (1992) and Dolly and Her Lover (1990). He died on July 13, 1995 in Vaasa, Finland.

53. Kari Väänänen

Actor | Taivaan tulet

Kari Väänänen was born on September 17, 1953 in Ivalo, Finland as Kari Kyösti Väänänen. He is an actor and writer, known for Taivaan tulet (2007), Night on Earth (1991) and Return to Plainlands (2000). He is married to Terhi Väänänen. They have one child. He was previously married to Sanna Fransman...

54. Samuel Fröler

Actor | Nobel

Samuel Fröler was born on March 24, 1957 in Madesjö, Kalmar län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Nobel (2016), A Corner of Paradise (1997) and Liv & Ingmar (2012). He was previously married to Anna-Stina Fröler.

55. Ernst-Hugo Järegård

Actor | Riget

One of Swedish theatre's most well known actors. Järegård is appreciated for his extrovert and at the same time controlled style of acting, of which he gladly characterized comic or morbid characters. He played the title role in 'Moliére''s "Tartuffe" as well as Orgon (The Royal Dramatic Theatre, ...

56. Stellan Skarsgård

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Stellan Skarsgård was born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Gudrun (Larsson) and Jan Skarsgård. He became a star in his teens through the title role in the TV-series Bombi Bitt och jag (1968). Between the years 1972-88 he was employed at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where...

57. Peter Stormare

Actor | Fargo

Peter Stormare was born in Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden, to Gunhild (Holm) and Karl Ingvar Storm. He began his acting career at the Royal National Theatre of Sweden, performing for eleven years. In 1990 he became the Associate Artistic Director at the Tokyo Globe Theatre and directed productions ...

58. Jens Albinus

Actor | Idioterne

Jens Albinus was born on January 3, 1965 in Bogense, Denmark. He is an actor, known for The Idiots (1998), Antichrist (2009) and Dancer in the Dark (2000).

59. Henning Moritzen

Actor | Festen

Henning Moritzen is a well-known Danish screen and stage actor. Born in Tårbæk near Copenhagen and with a secondary school degree from Grønnevangsskolen in Ordrup, Henning Mortizen was educated as an actor at Privatteatrenes Elevskole. Since the early 1950s he has been a stage actor with countless ...

60. 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).

61. Krister Henriksson

Actor | Kyss mig

Krister Henriksson was born on November 12, 1946 in Häverö, Stockholms län, Sweden as Jan Krister Allan Henriksson. He is an actor and director, known for Kiss Me (2011), Sex hopp & kärlek (2005) and Waiting for the Tenor (1998). He has been married to Cecilia Nilsson since 1988. They have...

62. Hilmir Snær Guðnason

Actor | Brúðguminn

Hilmir Snær Guðnason was born on January 24, 1969 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is an actor and director, known for White Night Wedding (2008), 101 Reykjavík (2000) and The Seagull's Laughter (2001).

63. Thomas Hanzon

Actor | Vägen ut

Thomas Hanzon was born on July 20, 1962, in Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden. Hanzon is an actor based in Sweden.

After his years as a football-pro Thomas Hanzon founded a theatre group called Theather Camelont that was based in Stockholm, Sweden. It was active until 1985. The actor Allan Edwall ...

64. Markku Peltola

Actor | Mies vailla menneisyyttä

Markku Peltola was born on July 12, 1956 in Helsinki, Finland as Markku Juhani Peltola. He was an actor, known for The Man Without a Past (2002), Private Eye Vares (2004) and V2: Dead Angel (2007). He died on December 31, 2007 in Kangasala, Finland.

65. 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 ...

66. Börje Ahlstedt

Actor | Ronja Rövardotter

Börje Ahlstedt was born on February 21, 1939 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Nils Börje Ahlstedt. He is an actor and director, known for Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984), Fanny and Alexander (1982) and The Rabbit Man (1990). He has been married to Birgitta Hermann since 1965.

67. Peter Steen

Actor | Edderkoppen

Peter Steen was born on January 22, 1936 in Randers, Denmark. He was an actor and writer, known for Edderkoppen (2000), The Inheritance (2003) and Lenin, You Rascal, You (1972). He was married to Karen Nørregaard and Lisbet Lundquist. He died on February 7, 2013 in Bornholm, Denmark.

68. 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 ...

69. Thorsten Flinck

Actor | Ett hål i mitt hjärta

Thorsten Flinck was born on April 17, 1961. He is an actor and director, known for A Hole in My Heart (2004), (Sökarna) (1993) and Kråsnålen (1988).

70. Björn Almroth

Actor | Ett hål i mitt hjärta

Björn Almroth was born in 1986. He is an actor, known for A Hole in My Heart (2004).

71. 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 ...

72. Janne Hyytiäinen

Actor | Toivon tuolla puolen

Janne Hyytiäinen was born on August 23, 1968 in Finland. He is an actor, known for The Other Side of Hope (2017), Under the North Star (2009) and Under the North Star II (2010).

73. Kåre Hedebrant

Actor | Låt den rätte komma in

Kare lives with his mother, father and sister in the outskirts of Stockholm, Sweden. He attends Adolf Fredrik's School of Music, the oldest specialized elementary school in Sweden. In 2008 Kare starred in his first feature film "Let the Right One In". Before that he played the title role in a ...

74. Per Ragnar

Actor | Låt den rätte komma in

Per Ragnar was born on May 29, 1941 in Kalmar, Kalmar län, Sweden as Per-Erik Ragnar. He is an actor and director, known for Let the Right One In (2008), The Best of Intentions (2014) and Faust 2.0 (2014). He was previously married to Veronica Ragnar (née Tigerhjärta).

75. Henrik Dahl

Actor | Låt den rätte komma in

Henrik Dahl was born on November 18, 1964 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is an actor and cinematographer, known for Let the Right One In (2008), Aspiranterna (1998) and Insider (1999).

76. Michael Nyqvist

Actor | Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Born Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist in Stockholm, Sweden, it wasn't until he was over a year old when he was finally adopted from the orphanage he had been given to. His father was a lawyer and his mother a writer. It wasn't until he had his first child that he decided to seek out his biological parents. ...

77. 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).

78. Peter Plaugborg

Actor | Submarino

Peter Plaugborg was born on April 12, 1980 in Ølgod, Ribe, Denmark. He is an actor, known for Submarino (2010), Flame & Citron (2008) and The Miracle (2013).

79. Mikael Persbrandt

Actor | Hævnen

Mikael Persbrandt is internationally known for his starring role in the Academy Award winning foreign feature, "In A Better World," directed by Susanne Bier. His performance earned him a 2011 European Film Award nomination for Best Actor.

His interest in acting started when working as an extra in ...

80. William Jøhnk Nielsen

Actor | Hævnen

William Jøhnk Nielsen was born on July 5, 1997 in Hundested, Denmark. He is an actor, known for In a Better World (2010), A Royal Affair (2012) and Bare tjue (2016).

81. Sebastian Bull Sarning

Actor | Gidseltagningen

Sebastian Bull Sarning Is born and raised in Hellerup. Submarino, was Sebastians first movie, and the first thing he ever put hands on in his carrier. He made his first movie when he was 11 years old, and now at age 23, he's a award winning producer, and a well known actor in Denmark.

82. Gustav Fischer Kjærulff

Actor | Submarino

Gustav Fischer Kjærulff is an actor, known for Submarino (2010), A Family (2010) and The Lost Ones (2016).

83. Mads Broe Andersen

Actor | Submarino

Mads Broe Andersen is an actor, known for Submarino (2010) and Dansk melodi grand prix (2002).

84. Anders Danielsen Lie

Actor | Oslo, 31. august

Anders Danielsen Lie was born on January 1, 1979 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor, known for Oslo, August 31st (2011), Personal Shopper (2016) and 22 July (2018).

85. Aksel Hennie

Actor | Max Manus

Aksel Hennie is a Norwegian actor, writer and director. He has acted in a number of successful Norwegian movies, and has received several awards. Hennie grew up in Lambertseter in Oslo. In his late teens he was sentenced for tagging, and became an outcast in the community for confessing to the ...

86. 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).

87. Alexander Skarsgård

Actor | True Blood

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. For most of his formative years, his father was an acclaimed actor in Europe but had not yet ...

88. 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 ...

89. 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).

90. Kim Kold

Actor | Furious 6

Kim Kold is a former football (soccer) goalkeeper, who in 1993 at 27 years of age suffered a serious injury in his Achilles tendon. He was sent to the gym doing rehabilitation training. He took up an interest in bodybuilding and started competing in 1997. He won the Danish National Bodybuilding ...

91. 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 ...

92. 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 & ...

93. 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...

94. Pål Sverre Hagen

Actor | Kon-Tiki

Pål Sverre Hagen is a Norwegian screen and stage actor. After graduating from the National Academy of the Arts in Oslo in 2003 he has played major roles in both Scandinavian and International films, for which he has received several awards and accolades. He is perhaps best known for his roles in ...

95. 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.

96. Lasse Fogelstrøm

Actor | Jagten

Lasse Fogelstrøm was born on May 15, 1996 in Hvidovre, Denmark as Lasse Marcus Hoffman Fogelstrøm. He is an actor, known for The Hunt (2012), Planeten Drejer Stadig (2016) and Rita (2012).

97. Robert Gustafsson

Actor | Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann

Robert Gustafsson was born on December 20, 1964 in Katrineholm, Södermanlands län, Sweden as Carl Robert Olof Gustafsson. He is an actor and writer, known for The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013), Four Shades of Brown (2004) and Rolandz: The Movie (2009). He has ...

98. Johannes Kuhnke

Actor | Turist

Johannes Kuhnke was born as Kjell Dietrich Johannes Kuhnke. He is an actor, known for Force Majeure (2014), Real Humans (2012) and The House That Jack Built (2018). He has been married to Alice Bah since 2003. They have three children.

99. Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Actor | Hrútar

Sigurður Sigurjónsson was born on July 6, 1955. He is an actor and writer, known for Rams (2015), Under the Tree (2017) and City State (2011).

100. Fares Fares

Actor | Kvinden i buret

Began his acting career in Sweden 2000 with the movie "Jalla! Jalla!". He has been acting in both comedies as well as action movies. He has been acting in theater as well as some TV productions.

In 2012, Mr. Fares started his Hollywood career co-starring with Denzel Washington in the movie "Safe ...



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