Danish Female Film & Theater Personalities

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 1 Connie Nielsen

Connie Nielsen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Frederikshavn, Denmark
Danish actor Connie Nielsen is best known for her award-winning role of Lucilla in Gladiator. She also appeared in the film One Hour Photo and in the series Boss and The Following. She played Hippolyta in DC films such as Wonder Woman. Nielsen is a polyglot who speaks eight languages.

 2 Brigitte Nielsen

Brigitte Nielsen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rødovre, Denmark

Brigitte Nielsen is a Danish actress, singer, model, and reality television personality. She is best known for appearing in popular movies like Red Sonja, Rocky IV, and Cobra. Brigitte Nielsen is also known for her highly publicized marriage and the subsequent divorce with Sylvester Stallone. 

 3 Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig
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Famous As: Comedian, Writer
Birthdate: May 3, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Sandi Toksvig is best known as the host of shows such as News Quiz, QI, and The Great British Bake Off. The Women's Equality Party co-founder is also a lesbian icon and has written several children’s and adult books and plays. She hosted a motivational podcast during the COVID-19 lockdown. 

 4 Amanda Collin

Amanda Collin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Denmark

Amanda Collin is a Danish actress best known for playing “Mother” in the HBO Max series Raised by Wolves. As part of the Mungo Park Theatre ensemble, she has acted in many popular plays, including Hamlet. She received both the Robert Award and the Bodil Award for Best Actress for her leading role in the film A Horrible Woman. 

 5 Sidse Babett Knudsen

Sidse Babett Knudsen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Sidse Babett Knudsen is a Danish actress who achieved international prominence for playing important roles in popular TV series like Borgen and Westworld. Widely regarded as one of the top actresses of her generation from Denmark, Knudsen has received several prestigious awards including César Award, Bodil Award, and Jussi Award.

 6 Birgitte Hjort Sørensen

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hillerød, Denmark

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen is a Danish actress best known for her role as painter Marie Krøyer in the biographical film The Passion of Marie. She received a Robert Award for Best Actress nomination for this portrayal. She is also active on TV and has appeared in Martin Scorsese's HBO television series Vinyl. She made her Broadway debut in 2016. 

 7 Clara Rugaard

Clara Rugaard
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 5, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hellerup, Copenhagen, Denmark
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 8 Stephanie Corneliussen

Stephanie Corneliussen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Best known as Joanna Wellick from Mr. Robot, Stephanie Corneliussen was scouted by a modeling agency at 13 and soon won the Supermodel of Scandinavia contest. Apart from being a trained ballet dancer, the openly bisexual Danish actor-model is also vegan and a prominent animal rights activist.

 9 Emilie Ullerup

Emilie Ullerup
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish actor Emilie Ullerup is best known as Ashley Magnus from the Canadian series Sanctuary and as Bree O'Brien from Chesapeake Shores. She also appeared in the Signed, Sealed, Delivered series of Hallmark TV films. Her role as Kaitlin Joyce in the series JPod won her a Leo Award.

 10 Anna Karina

Anna Karina
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Solbjerg, Denmark
Died: December 14, 2019

Anna Karina was a Danish-French film actress, singer, and director. She often collaborated with French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard and appeared in many of his films, including My Life to Live and Bande à part. She set up her own production company in 1972 and made her directorial debut with Vivre ensemble. She was also a published author. 

 11 Alba August

Alba August
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 12 Susanne Bier

Susanne Bier
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: April 15, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 13 Sofie Grabol

Sofie Grabol
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark

 14 Christiane Seidel

Christiane Seidel
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas, United States

 15 Iben Hjejle

Iben Hjejle
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Søborg, Denmark

 16 Linnea Berthelsen

Linnea Berthelsen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gangtok, Sikkim, India

 17 Caroline Fleming

Caroline Fleming
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: September 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: vendborg, Denmark

Caroline Fleming is a Danish noble, model, entrepreneur, and TV personality. She was the owner of Valdemar's Castle from 2003 to 2011. She is a direct descendant of the 17th-century naval hero Niels Juel. She has published two cookbooks, launched a perfume series, and appeared in many TV shows. She was once married to banker Rory Fleming.  

 18 Joanna Roth

Joanna Roth
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark

 19 Nukâka Coster-Waldau

Nukâka Coster-Waldau
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Uummannaq, Greenland
Danish-Greenlandic singer/actor Nukâka Coster-Waldau made history when she was placed 19th in the Miss Universe contest in 1990, securing the highest place that Greenland had ever had in the contest. Married to Nikolaj Coster-Waldau of Game of Thrones fame, she is also a mother of two.

 20 Mille Dinesen

Mille Dinesen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 21 Natalie Madueno

Natalie Madueno
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 22 Cecilie Thomsen

Cecilie Thomsen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bogø, Denmark

 23 Maria Sten

Maria Sten
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 24 Cecilie Stenspil

Cecilie Stenspil
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glostrup, Denmark

 25 Trine Dyrholm

Trine Dyrholm
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark

Trine Dyrholm is a Danish singer, songwriter, and actress. She achieved national recognition at the age of 14 when she placed third in the popular music competition, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. Four years later, Trine Dyrholm showcased her acting skills in the movie Springflod, which earned her the prestigious Bodil Award for Best Actress.

 26 Danica Curcic

Danica Curcic
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia

 27 Angela Bundalovic

Angela Bundalovic
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1995 AD
Birthplace: Denmark

 28 Gry Bay

Gry Bay
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark

 29 Jessica Dinnage

Jessica Dinnage
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 30 Nina van Pallandt

Nina van Pallandt
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 31 Rie Rasmussen

Rie Rasmussen
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Famous As: Model and actress known for her appearance in the erotic thriller Femme Fatale
Birthdate: February 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 32 Amalie Bruun

Amalie Bruun
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Amalie Bruun is a Danish actress and musician. A well-known pianist and guitarist, Bruun achieved international prominence in 2008 when she received the New York Songwriters Circle international Award. Amalie Bruun is also credited with creating the title song for the popular reality TV show Paradise Hotel.

 33 Sarah-Sofie Boussnina

Sarah-Sofie Boussnina
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Svendborg, Denmark

 34 Anette Støvelbæk

Anette Støvelbæk
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amager, Denmark

 35 Medina

Medina
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark

 36 Sofie Hagen

Sofie Hagen
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 37 Annette Stroyberg

Annette Stroyberg
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rynkeby, Denmark
Died: December 12, 2005

 38 Princess Ingeborg of Denmark

Princess Ingeborg of Denmark
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Birthdate: August 2, 1878
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charlottenlund Palace
Died: March 12, 1958

 39 Liv Corfixen

Liv Corfixen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Denmark

 40 Bodil Joensen

Bodil Joensen
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Famous As: Pornographic actress
Birthdate: September 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hundige, Denmark
Died: January 3, 1985

 41 Lone Scherfig

Lone Scherfig
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: May 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 42 Laura Bach

Laura Bach
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Denmark

 43 Paprika Steen

Paprika Steen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark

 44 Asta Nielsen

Asta Nielsen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 11, 1881
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: May 24, 1972

 45 Osa Massen

Osa Massen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 2, 2006

 46 Sonja Richter

Sonja Richter
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Famous As: Actress, best known for her performance in the 2002 film Open Hearts by Susanne Bier
Birthdate: January 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Esbjerg, Denmark

 47 Ellen Hillingso

Ellen Hillingso
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 48 Yutte Stensgaard

Yutte Stensgaard
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thisted, Jutland, Denmark

 49 Greta Thyssen

Greta Thyssen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hareskovby, Denmark
Died: January 6, 2018

Greta Thyssen was a Danish film actress and former model. After winning the Miss Denmark crown in 1952, she moved to USA. She began her career as Marilyn Monroe’s body double in movies before carving a niche of her own. She is best known for her appearances in the Three Stooges films. Climate activist Genevieve Guenther is her daughter. 

 50 Ann Eleonora Jørgensen

Ann Eleonora Jørgensen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hjørring, Denmark