Connie Nielsen (I)


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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. At 18, she ... See full bio »

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Known For

Gladiator Lucilla
(2000)
One Hour Photo Nina Yorkin
(2002)
Basic Osborne
(2003)
Wonder Woman Hippolyta
(2017)

Filmography

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  Role Play (filming)
Gwen Carver
 2022 The Dreamer - Becoming Karen Blixen (TV Series) (post-production)
Karen
- Part 6 (2022) ... Karen
- Part 5 (2022) ... Karen
- Part 4 (2022) ... Karen
- Part 3 (2022) ... Karen
- Part 2 (2022) ... Karen
 2022 A Week in Paradise
Fiona
 2021 Close to Me (TV Mini Series)
Jo Harding
- Episode #1.6 (2021) ... Jo Harding
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... Jo Harding
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... Jo Harding
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... Jo Harding
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... Jo Harding
 2021/I Nobody
Becca Mansell
 2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League
Queen Hippolyta
 2020 Wonder Woman 1984
Hippolyta
 2020/I Inheritance
Catherine Monroe
 2019 Sea Fever
Freya
 2019 I'll Find You
Lena
 2019 I Am the Night (TV Series)
Corinna Hodel
- Queen's Gambit, Accepted (2019) ... Corinna Hodel
- Aloha (2019) ... Corinna Hodel
- Matador (2019) ... Corinna Hodel
- Dark Flower (2019) ... Corinna Hodel (voice)
- Phenomenon of Interference (2019) ... Corinna Hodel
 2018 FBI (TV Series)
Special Agent in Charge Ellen Solberg
- Pilot (2018) ... Special Agent in Charge Ellen Solberg
 2018 Liberty (TV Mini Series)
Katrina
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Katrina
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Katrina
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Katrina
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Katrina
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Katrina
 2018 The Catcher Was a Spy
Koranda
 2017 Justice League
Queen Hippolyta
 2017 Wonder Woman
Hippolyta
 2017 Stratton
Sumner
 2016 Løvekvinnen
Mrs. Grjothornet
 2016 The Confessions
Claire Seth
 2016 Ali and Nino
Duchess Kipiani
 2015 Unveiled (TV Movie)
Joan McAllen
 2015/I The Runner
Deborah Pryce
 2014-2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Ramona Lytton
- The Debate (2015) ... Ramona Lytton
- Sticky Content (2014) ... Ramona Lytton
- Message Discipline (2014) ... Ramona Lytton
- Oppo Research (2014) ... Ramona Lytton
 2014 All Relative
Maren
 2014 The Following (TV Series)
Lily Gray
- The Reaping (2014) ... Lily Gray
- Betrayal (2014) ... Lily Gray
- Freedom (2014) ... Lily Gray
- Teacher's Pet (2014) ... Lily Gray (credit only)
- Unmasked (2014) ... Lily Gray (credit only)
 2014 Return to Zero
Dr. Claire Holden
 2014 3 Days to Kill
Christine Renner
 2013 Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
Joe's Mother
 2013 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (Documentary)
Baroness Von Wagner (voice)
 2011-2012 Boss (TV Series)
Meredith Kane
- True Enough (2012) ... Meredith Kane
- Clinch (2012) ... Meredith Kane
- Consequence (2012) ... Meredith Kane (credit only)
- The Conversation (2012) ... Meredith Kane
- Backflash (2012) ... Meredith Kane
 2012 Hemingway & Gellhorn (TV Movie)
Tall Blonde Woman (uncredited)
 2011 Perfect Sense
Jenny
 2010 Lost in Africa
Susanne
 2009 A Shine of Rainbows
Maire
 2008 Danny Fricke (TV Movie)
Danny Fricke
 2007 Battle in Seattle
Jean
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Detective Dani Beck
- Cage (2006) ... Detective Dani Beck
- Underbelly (2006) ... Detective Dani Beck
- Confrontation (2006) ... Detective Dani Beck
- Uncle (2006) ... Detective Dani Beck
- Recall (2006) ... Detective Dani Beck
 2006/I The Situation
Anna Molyneux
 2005 The Ice Harvest
Renata Crest
 2005 The Great Raid
Margaret Utinsky
 2004/I Return to Sender
Charlotte Cory
 2004 Brothers
Sarah
 2003 Basic
Osborne
 2003 The Hunted
Abby Durrell
 2002 Demonlover
Diane de Monx
 2002 One Hour Photo
Nina Yorkin
 2000 Gladiator
Lucilla
 2000 Mission to Mars
Terri Fisher
 2000 Innocents
Megan Denright
 1998/I Soldier
Sandra
 1998 Rushmore
Mrs. Calloway
 1998 Permanent Midnight
Dagmar
 1997 The Devil's Advocate
Christabella Andreoli
 1994 Okavango: The Wild Frontier (TV Series)
Lena
- Lena Comes to Okavango (1994) ... Lena
- Environmental Terrorists (1994) ... Lena
- Marco (1994) ... Lena
- The Camping Trip (1994) ... Lena
- Rites of Passage (1994) ... Lena
 1994 Le paradis absolument (TV Movie)
Sarah
 1993 Voyage (TV Movie)
Ronnie Freeland
 1991 Vacanze di Natale '91
Brunilde / Vanessa
 1988 Colletti bianchi (TV Mini Series)
Marilù
- Scene da un patrimonio (1988) ... Marilù
- Prima di tutto la salute (1988) ... Marilù
- Missione carezza (1988) ... Marilù
- Il giorno del giudizio (1988) ... Marilù
- La casa a tre (1988) ... Marilù
 1985 Arcadia: Election Day (Music Video)
Girl dance
 1984 How Did You Get In? We Didn't See You Leave
Eva (as Connie Nielson)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (46 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Connie Inge-Lise Nielsen | Connie Nielson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Children:

Sebastian Sartor | See more »

Parents:

Nielsen, Bent | Matzigkeit, Laila

Relatives:

Nielsen, Bent (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Often when you get a really good script, and you receive the new pages, you see that the entire thing has been dumbed down. Films in the '30s and '40s, that were huge blockbusters, were very sophisticated in their language, and the ideas they brought. There were no questions about whether the audience would get it or not. Today there is a certain fear, or horror, that the audience won't ... See more »

Trivia:

She did extensive research on Ancient Rome for Gladiator (2000) and often acted as an unofficial consultant to help get historical details right. See more »

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