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Brigitte Nielsen

Brigitte Nielsen was born Gitte Nielsen on July 15, 1963 in Rødovre, Denmark. In 1979, she moved to France, then Italy, where she began her modeling career. In 1984, Italian producer Dino De Laurentiis hired her for the lead in Red Sonja (1985) with Arnold Schwarzenegger. The following year, she met Sylvester Stallone and, in December 1985, ... See full bio »

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 2015 Portlandia (TV Series)
Brigitte Nielsen
- Healthcare (2015) ... Brigitte Nielsen
 2014 Mercenaries
 2014 Raising Hope (TV Series)
- Road to Natesville (2014) ... Svetlana
 2013/VIII The Key (Short)
 2012 Highway to Hell (Video)
 2011 Ronal the Barbarian
Amazon Queen (voice, as Gitte Nielsen)
 2011 Stuttgart Homicide (TV Series)
Gina Wartenberg
- Stuttgart ist sexy (2011) ... Gina Wartenberg
 2010 Big Money Rustlas
The Wife
 2009 Nite Tales: The Series (TV Series)
- Black Widow (2009) ... Mona
 2008 The Hustle
Rich lady
 2007 Voyage: Killing Brigitte Nielsen (TV Movie)
 2000 Un posto al sole (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 September 2000 (2000) ... Gitte
- Episode dated 13 September 2000 (2000) ... Gitte
 2000 Doomsdayer
Elizabeth Gast
 2000 Hostile Environment
 1999 She's Too Tall
Veronica Lamar
 1998/II Paparazzi
 1996 Snowboard Academy (Video)
 1996 The Cave of the Golden Rose 5 (TV Movie)
Strega Nera
 1995 Galaxis
 1995 Body Count
 1995 Compelling Evidence
Michelle Stone
 1994 The Cave of the Golden Rose 4 (TV Movie)
Dark Witch
 1993 The Cave of the Golden Rose 3 (TV Movie)
Dark Witch
 1993 Chained Heat II
Magda Kassar
 1992 The Cave of the Golden Rose 2 (TV Movie)
Dark Witch
 1992 Mission of Justice
Dr. Rachel K. Larkin
 1992 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Monica Steile
- Bastille Day Terror (1992) ... Monica Steile
 1992 The Double 0 Kid (Video)
 1991 976-Evil II
 1989 Murder by Moonlight (TV Movie)
Maggie Bartok
 1988 Domino
 1988 Bye Bye Baby
 1986 Cobra
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Other Works:

Music single with the drag-queen RuPaul: "You're No Lady" (2002). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 28 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Brigitte Neilsen | Gitte Nielsen


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Personal Quote:

"I like to have men look at me from the bottom to the top." (referring to her height: 6'1") See more »


Met her third husband Raoul Meyer three times before they married: the first time in 1980 but she was engaged to Luca Rossi, a famous Italian top-models boss, the second time in 1987 when she was divorced but Raoul was engaged, and the last time in May 1992, in their friend's villa on the lake of Como in Lombardia, Italy. See more »


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