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1. Connie Nielsen Connie Nielsen Actress, Gladiator Danish beauty Connie Nielsen consistently lights up the screen with an eclectic bevy of film roles. She was born in Frederikshavn, Denmark, to a mother who worked as an insurance clerk, and a father, Bent Nielsen, who was a bus driver. Nielsen began her acting career working alongside her mother on the local revue and variety scene...
2. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Actor, Oblivion
3. Mads Mikkelsen Mads Mikkelsen Actor, Casino Royale Mads Mikkelsen is a synonym to the great success the Danish film industry has had 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, he slowly grew to become one of Denmark's biggest movie actors...
4. Giancarlo Esposito Giancarlo Esposito Actor, The Usual Suspects Giancarlo Esposito was born in Denmark where his parents were working at the time, but after several more years of traveling they settled in Manhattan by the time he was six and that's where he grew up. Coming from a theatrical background (his mother was a singer and his father a carpenter and stagehand) it was...
5. Lars von Trier Lars von Trier Writer, Melancholia Probably the most ambitious and visually distinctive filmmaker to emerge from Denmark since Carl Theodor Dreyer over 60 years earlier, Lars von Trier studied film at the Danish Film School and attracted international attention with his very first feature, The Element of Crime. A highly distinctive blend of film noir and German Expressionism with stylistic nods to Dreyer...
6. Brigitte Nielsen Brigitte Nielsen Actress, Rocky IV 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 with Arnold Schwarzenegger. The following year, she met Sylvester Stallone and...
7. Deepika Padukone Deepika Padukone Actress, Chennai Express Deepika Padukone, born 5 January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark, is an Indian model & Actress. She is the daughter of former badminton Champion Prakash Padukone. Her mother tongue is Konkani. Deepika has a younger sister named Anisha. She has been modeling appearances in print and television advertising campaigns for Liril...
8. Nicolas Winding Refn Nicolas Winding Refn Director, Drive Writer, Director, Producer. Nicolas Winding Refn was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1970. Aged 8 he moved to New York with his parents where he lived out his teenage years. New York quickly became his city and soon began to shape Nicolas's future. At 17, Nicolas moved back to his native Copenhagen to complete his Gymnasium (High School) Education...
9. Iben Hjejle Iben Hjejle Actress, High Fidelity
10. Sonja Richter Sonja Richter Actress, Open Hearts
11. Helena Christensen Helena Christensen Self, Ready to Wear As a child Helena Christensen was more interested in becoming a musician, but as fate would have it began modeling at the age of 9. After leaving school, she moved to Paris, France to model for the french magazine 'Elle', and in 1986 she competed in the Miss Universe contest as Miss Denmark, but unfortunately did not receive a placing...
12. Susanne Bier Susanne Bier Director, In a Better World
13. Emilie Ullerup Emilie Ullerup Actress, A Little Bit Zombie Emilie Ullerup was born in Denmark, where her father holds the title of Lord Chamberlain for the Danish Royal Family. It was always been her ambition to become an actress. When she graduated from high school in Copenhagen in 2003, she moved to Vancouver to pursue acting as a career. She studied at the Vancouver Film School and graduated in 2005...
14. Lars Mikkelsen 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 lived...
15. Anna Karina Anna Karina Actress, Vivre Sa Vie Born in Denmark, she came to Paris at 18. She met Coco Chanel and Pierre Cardin and started as a top model. She met Jean-Luc Godard about a cameo in Breathless, but she had to be naked and she refused to play in the movie. One year later, they got married and she became famous with the "Nouvelle vague" movies directed by him, Jacques Rivette or Agnès Varda...
16. Nikolaj Lie Kaas 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 cord...
17. Ulrich Thomsen Ulrich Thomsen Actor, The Celebration 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. Since then a number of roles in...
18. Thure Lindhardt Thure Lindhardt Actor, Into the Wild Thure Frank Lindhardt was born 24 December 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark. At 12, he was cast as the role of the mailman in Negerkys og labre larver, and later that year, he acted as a classmate in Bille August's film Pelle the Conqueror, which, in 1988, won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film...
19. Trine Dyrholm Trine Dyrholm Actress, The Celebration
20. Sven-Ole Thorsen Sven-Ole Thorsen Actor, Gladiator Born in Denmark, Sven-Ole Thorsen has a remarkable sporting background as a champion bodybuilder, champion power-lifter, and karate black belt that made him an obvious choice for movies roles as "muscle for hire." The hulking 6' 5" actor first came to attention as one of Thulsa Doom's bodyguards... The hammer wielding Thorgrim...
21. Kim Bodnia Kim Bodnia Actor, Pusher Born in the Danish capital of Copenhagen, Kim Bodnia's film debut came in 1989 with a small role in En afgrund af frihed, after some theatre experience, but it wasn't until 1994 that he got his breakthrough as the macho character Jens in Ole Bornedal's Nightwatch, for which he won several awards...
22. Carsten Norgaard Carsten Norgaard Actor, AVP: Alien vs. Predator
23. Thomas Vinterberg Thomas Vinterberg Self, The Hunt With Last Round (Last Round), his graduation short from The National Film School of Denmark, he got an early taste of critical success. He received the Jury's and Producers' Awards at the International Student Film Fest in Munich and won the 1st Prize at the Tel Aviv Film Fest. Popular success followed with his breakthrough short fiction film...
24. Sidse Babett Knudsen Sidse Babett Knudsen Actress, Den eneste ene
25. Lone Scherfig Lone Scherfig Director, An Education Lone Scherfig graduated from the Danish Film School in 1984. In her native Denmark, Lone Scherfig began her career directing award-winning commercials and television dramas. Her first feature as director, The Birthday Trip, premiered at the 1991 Berlin Festival and won several awards at festivals worldwide. Her second feature, On Our Own, won the Grand Prize at the Montreal Film Festival...
26. Pilou Asbæk Pilou Asbæk Actor, Lucy
27. Lars Ulrich Lars Ulrich Soundtrack, Zombieland
28. Allan Hyde Allan Hyde Actor, Awakening
29. Rie Rasmussen Rie Rasmussen Actress, Human Zoo Rie Rasmussen was born in Denmark in 1978 to an artist mother and an Economist father. She was raised in the Danish country in an extended family with nine brothers and sisters. She moved to New York at the age of 15 to paint and has continued to travel ever since. She lived in Huntington Beach California where she briefly attended film school as a director in 1998...
30. Paprika Steen Paprika Steen Actress, The Celebration In Okay, director and actress Paprika Steen shows off her multi- facetted acting talent as the loud-mouth control-freak Nete. It is Paprika Steen's first major part for which she has already been nominated for The Best Actress Award from the European Film Academy. The actress has won the Danish Academy Award for her supporting role in the mega-hit Den eneste ene (The One and Only...
31. Sofie Gråbøl Sofie Gråbøl Actress, Nightwatch
32. Jaqueline Fleming Jaqueline Fleming Actress, RED Jaqueline Fleming, affectionately known as "Jaq," was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to an African American father and a Danish-German mother. She was raised between New York, St. Louis, and Chicago. By the time she was 3-years-old, her family knew she was attracted to the arts and helped cultivate that interest by enrolling her in everything from dance class to acting class...
33. Thomas Bo Larsen Thomas Bo Larsen Actor, The Hunt
34. Bille August Bille August Director, The House of the Spirits
35. Henrik Ruben Genz Henrik Ruben Genz Director, Terribly Happy
36. Sara Hjort Ditlevsen Sara Hjort Ditlevsen Actress, Excuse Me
37. Anders Thomas Jensen Anders Thomas Jensen Writer, In a Better World Anders Thomas Jensen was born on 6th April 1972 in Frederiksværk on Sjælland in Denmark to Carl Benny Jensen and Kirsten Jensen (born Sørensen). He attended the high school in Frederiksværk from 1988 to 1991. In 1990 while still in high school, he wrote and directed 10 år på bagen - 3 år i skyggen (1990) (TV)...
38. Nanna Øland Fabricius Nanna Øland Fabricius Soundtrack, Austenland Nanna Øland Fabricius is a Danish singer-songwriter and dancer better known as Oh Land. She is the daughter of an opera singer and a composer. She went to the royal Danish ballet and the royal Swedish ballet, but she was forced to stop due to a back injury. She has released three albums so far and is planning on a fourth album in the following years...
39. Charlotte Fich Charlotte Fich Actress, Just Another Love Story Charlotte Fich ended her education at Theater school at Århus Theater in 1989, and thereafter worked at the theater until 1993, when she continued in Copenhagen. She's had several great roles in "Turandot" (1993) at Rialto Teatret, "Den flagrende gæst" (1994) at Bådteatret, "Mysterier" (1996) at Husets Teater...
40. Niels Arden Oplev Niels Arden Oplev Director, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
41. Jesper Christensen Jesper Christensen Actor, Casino Royale 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 by Per Fly...
42. Delia Sheppard Delia Sheppard Actress, Rocky V
43. Merete Van Kamp Merete Van Kamp Actress, The Most Dangerous Woman Alive Merete Van Kamp, was born in Kolding, Denmark, she started out as a Fashion-Beauty Modelwith Johnny Casablanca with Model management, in Paris, France, after a few years, she travel led to USA, where she quickly became a TOP-model with Elite in Los Angeles, where inside of two years she was chosen over 700 actresses to play the part of Princess Daisy...
44. Nicolas Bro Nicolas Bro Actor, Adam's Apples
45. Joachim Trier Joachim Trier Director, Oslo, August 31st Joachim Trier is a Norwegian director and writer, born in Cophenhagen in Denmark in 1974 in a film family. Trier is son of Jacob Trier, which was the sound technician of Norway's most popular film ever "Pinchcliffe Grand Prix" Jacob Trier, and grandson of the important Norwegian film maker Erik Løchen...
46. Carl Theodor Dreyer Carl Theodor Dreyer Writer, The Passion of Joan of Arc The illegitimate son of a Swedish farmer and his housekeeper, Dreyer spent his early years in Danish foster homes before being adopted by a strict Lutheran family. He became a journalist in 1910, and entered films as a title writer, then scriptwriter and eventually director. His first film showed little promise or talent...
47. Sebastian Jessen Sebastian Jessen Actor, Love Is All You Need
48. Mia Jexen Mia Jexen Actress, Dual
49. Sarah-Sofie Boussnina Sarah-Sofie Boussnina Actress, Bora Bora
50. Jens Albinus Jens Albinus Actor, The Idiots
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