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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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Red Sonja
Red Sonja Red Sonja
(1985)
Beverly Hills Cop II
(1987)
Gitte Talks
Gitte Talks Producer
(2015)

Filmography

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 2015-2016 BNow! (TV Series)
Archiv Footage RTL / Achive Footage RTL / RTL Archiv Material
 2015 Portlandia (TV Series)
Brigitte Nielsen
- Healthcare (2015) ... Brigitte Nielsen
 2014 Mercenaries
Ulrika
 2014 Raising Hope (TV Series)
Svetlana
- Road to Natesville (2014) ... Svetlana
 2013/VIII The Key (Short)
 2012 Highway to Hell (Video)
Angel
 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)
Mona
- Black Widow (2009) ... Mona
 2008 The Hustle
Rich lady
 2007 Voyage: Killing Brigitte Nielsen (TV Movie)
Brigitte
 2000 Un posto al sole (TV Series)
Gitte
- Episode dated 14 September 2000 (2000) ... Gitte
- Episode dated 13 September 2000 (2000) ... Gitte
 2000 Doomsdayer
Elizabeth Gast
 2000 Hostile Environment
Minna
 1999 She's Too Tall
Veronica Lamar
 1998/II Paparazzi
Gitte
 1996 Snowboard Academy (Video)
Mimi
 1996 The Cave of the Golden Rose 5 (TV Movie)
Strega Nera
 1995 Galaxis
Ladera
 1995 Body Count
Sybil
 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)
Rhonda
 1991 976-Evil II
Agnes
 1989 Murder by Moonlight (TV Movie)
Maggie Bartok
 1989 Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl (Video short)
Brigitte Nielsen (uncredited)
 1988 Domino
Domino
 1988 Bye Bye Baby
Lisa
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Other Works:

Mode designer for "To B.A.Diamond" (1992). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 28 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Brigitte Neilsen | Gitte Nielsen

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

Men ask me to dance, but when I stand up they start to back off, saying: 'Maybe some other time'. That's when I grab 'em and say: 'There's no time like here and now, fella'. - Referring to her height (6' 1"). See more »

Trivia:

She is engaged to Italian bartender Mattia Dessì since April 2004. They met in a restaurant in Lugano on April 12, 2004. Mattia is 15 years younger than Brigitte. See more »

Trademark:

Sparkling blue eyes See more »

Nickname:

Gitte See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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