Danish Female Film & Theater Personalities

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Connie Nielsen
(Danish Actress)
Connie Nielsen
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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.
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Brigitte Nielsen
(Actress and Ex-Wife of Actor Sylvester Stallone)
Brigitte Nielsen
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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. 

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Sidse Babett Knudsen
(Danish Actress Known for Her Portrayal of a Fictional Danish Prime Minister on the Hit TV Series 'Borgen')
Sidse Babett Knudsen
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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.

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Amanda Collin
(Actress)
Amanda Collin
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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. 

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Birgitte Hjort Sørensen
(Danish Actress Known for Playing 'Katrine Fønsmark' in the Television Series 'Borgen')
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen
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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. 

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Anna Karina
(Danish-French Actress Best Known for Her Work With 'French New-Wave' Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard)
Anna Karina
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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. 

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Emilie Ullerup
(Danish Actress Best Known for Her TV Series: ‘Sanctuary’ and 'Chesapeake Shores)
Emilie Ullerup
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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.
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Stephanie Corneliussen
(Danish Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Joanna Wellick’ in TV Series ‘Mr. Robot’)
Stephanie Corneliussen
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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.

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Clara Rugaard
(Actress)
Clara Rugaard
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Birthdate: December 5, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hellerup, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Alba August
(Actress)
Alba August
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Birthdate: June 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Bodil Joensen
(Pornographic actress)
Bodil Joensen
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Birthdate: September 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hundige, Denmark
Died: January 3, 1985
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Susanne Bier
(Film Director)
Susanne Bier
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Birthdate: April 15, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Sofie Grabol
(Actress)
Sofie Grabol
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Birthdate: July 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
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Christiane Seidel
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Birthdate: April 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas, United States
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Linnea Berthelsen
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Birthdate: July 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gangtok, Sikkim, India
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Iben Hjejle
(Actress)
Iben Hjejle
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Birthdate: March 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Søborg, Denmark
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Caroline Fleming
(Entrepreneur)
Caroline Fleming
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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.  

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Joanna Roth
(Actress)
Joanna Roth
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Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark
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Mille Dinesen
(Actress)
Mille Dinesen
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Birthdate: March 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Nukâka Coster-Waldau
(Greenlandic Singer and Actress)
Nukâka Coster-Waldau
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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.
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Cecilie Thomsen
(Danish Actress & Model)
Cecilie Thomsen
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Birthdate: October 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bogø, Denmark

Danish actor/model Cecilie Thomsen is known to audiences for her role of Professor Inga Bergstrøm in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies. She was trained in dance in her younger days and has also studied dramatic arts. She also appeared in Bryan Adams’s video Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?

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Natalie Madueno
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Birthdate: November 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Maria Sten
(Actress)
Maria Sten
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Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Danica Curcic
(Serbian-Danish Actress Best Known for Her Performance in the Danish Drama Film 'Silent Heart')
Danica Curcic
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Birthdate: August 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia

Danica Curcic is a Serbian-Danish actress best known for her portrayal of Sanne in the 2014 Danish drama film Silent Heart, for which she received the Bodil Award under the Best Actress in a Leading Role category. In 2014, Danica Curcic was also honored at the Berlin International Film Festival with the prestigious Shooting Star Award.

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Cecilie Stenspil
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Birthdate: October 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glostrup, Denmark
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Gry Bay
(Actress)
Gry Bay
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Birthdate: August 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
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Jessica Dinnage
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Birthdate: October 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Trine Dyrholm
(Danish Actress Known for Her Films: 'Queen of Hearts', 'The Commune' and 'In a Better World')
Trine Dyrholm
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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.

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Angela Bundalovic
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Birthdate: 1995 AD
Birthplace: Denmark
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Nina van Pallandt
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Birthdate: July 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Rie Rasmussen
(Model and actress known for her appearance in the erotic thriller Femme Fatale)
Rie Rasmussen
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Birthdate: February 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Danish actor-model Rie Rasmussen soared to fame with her role in Femme Fatale. Her French-speaking skills got her a lead role in Angel-A. The first short film under her direction, Thinning the Herd, was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2004 Cannes film festival.

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Amalie Bruun
(Musician)
Amalie Bruun
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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.

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Sofie Hagen
(Comedian)
Sofie Hagen
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Birthdate: November 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Annette Stroyberg
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Birthdate: December 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rynkeby, Denmark
Died: December 12, 2005

Annette Stroyberg is remembered for her roles in films such as Les Liaisons dangereuses and Blood and Roses. She married French filmmaker Roger Vadim, after his divorce from Brigitte Bardot. The Danish actor, who was known for her vamp-like roles, eventually died of cancer at age 69.

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Medina
(Singer)
Medina
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Birthdate: November 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark
Princess Ingeborg of Denmark
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Birthdate: August 2, 1878
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charlottenlund Palace
Died: March 12, 1958
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Anette Støvelbæk
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Birthdate: July 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amager, Denmark
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Sarah-Sofie Boussnina
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Birthdate: December 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Svendborg, Denmark
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Liv Corfixen
(Actress)
Liv Corfixen
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Birthdate: January 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Denmark
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Lone Scherfig
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Lone Scherfig
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Birthdate: May 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Asta Nielsen
(Actress)
Asta Nielsen
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Birthdate: September 11, 1881
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: May 24, 1972
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Laura Bach
(Actress)
Laura Bach
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Birthdate: April 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Denmark
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Paprika Steen
(Actress)
Paprika Steen
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Birthdate: November 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
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Greta Thyssen
(Danish Actress and Former Model)
Greta Thyssen
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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. 

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Osa Massen
(Actress)
Osa Massen
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Birthdate: January 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 2, 2006
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Ellen Hillingso
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Birthdate: March 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Yutte Stensgaard
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Birthdate: May 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thisted, Jutland, Denmark
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Ulla Poulsen
(Ballerina)
Ulla Poulsen
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Birthdate: February 5, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: April 21, 2001
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Delia Sheppard
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Birthdate: July 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Initially a ballet dancer, Delia Sheppard later had a flourishing career as a model and an adult film actor. She has previously been the Penthouse Pet of the Month and has also performed as a show girl at Lido in Paris. She has a degree in holistic medicine, too.

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