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.
Nina Agdal is a Danish model best known for appearing alongside Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue's 50th-anniversary cover in 2014. Although Agdal had no modeling experience, she was signed by Elite Models Copenhagen, which kickstarted her career. She then went on to model for brands like Victoria's Secret, Billabong, and Adore Me.
Helena Christensen is a Danish photographer and supermodel. A former beauty queen, clothing designer, and Victoria's Secret Angel, Christensen has been featured on cover pages of magazines, such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. Well-known for her philanthropic activities, Christensen has participated in campaigns to raise awareness about climate change. She has also launched fundraising campaigns to fight against breast cancer.
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.
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.
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?
Freja Beha Erichsen is a Danish model known for her androgynous appearance. Fondly nicknamed the "Queen of Cool" by her fans, she was one of the muses of the late Karl Lagerfeld. She was discovered by chance by a modeling agent and made her debut as a model in 2005. She has done advertising campaigns for Gucci and Balenciaga.
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.
Initially a supermarket cashier, Renée Simonsen was 15 when she was discovered by the modeling industry. She later won the Face of the ’80s modeling contest. The 5-time Vogue cover girl also boasts of a psychology degree and has penned several books, including an adult novel.
Tania Strecker is a Danish model and TV presenter who works in the United Kingdom. She is the daughter of former model Maren Enthoven and chose to walk in her mother’s footsteps. She began her TV career with Channel 4's show Naked Elvis. She later co-hosted MTV's SELECT with Richard Blackwood. She is married to businessman Anthony James de Rothschild.
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.
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.
May Andersen is a Danish model. Her stint with Victoria's Secret, the largest retailer of lingerie, gained her international fame. She has also been featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. In the past, she has worked as the assistant director of The Hole, an art gallery, in New York City. She has one child with American painter Julian Schnabel.
Danish model Mona Tougaard was 12 when she was discovered by the modeling industry and won a modeling contest at 15. Throughout her illustrious career, she has modeled for brands such as Chanel, Prada, and Louis Vuitton. She also made it to British Vogue’s April 2021 cover.
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.
Psychedelic pop artist Mette Lindberg is best known as a vocalist for the Danish pop group The Asteroids Galaxy Tour. She has also appeared in the teen romantic comedy The Kissing Booth and its sequel, and been a judge on the Danish version of The X Factor.
Malena Belafonte is a former international fashion model turned singer and entrepreneur of Danish origin. Both her parents were in the music industry in Denmark and she began her career working with them. She later got the opportunity to model in USA and moved there. She is also an entrepreneur and is the founder of The Speyer Legacy School.
Danish model Malene Espensen has been regularly featured in magazines such as Playboy and FHM and in tabloids such as The Sun. She has also appeared in the series Brainiac: Science Abuse. In 2007, she was featured in a Daily Star readers' poll on the "best breasts in Britain” and ranked fourth.
While she grew up working odd jobs such as that of a dishwasher and a candy seller, Heidi Albertsen later won the 1993 Elite Model Look contest and stepped into modeling. The Danish model is also a goodwill ambassador for environmental and social campaigns such as Riverkeeper and Life Project for Africa.
Danish actor and the wife of Austrian filmmaker Vivi Bach is remembered for her appearances in movies such as Holiday in St. Tropez and Crime Tango. She had a lifelong struggle with heart issues and osteoporosis. In 1985, she retired from acting due to stage fright.
Better known as the wife of Danish-Icelandic sculptor Edvard Eriksen, Eline Eriksen often posed as a model for her husband’s sculptures. It is believed that the body of the Little Mermaid bronze statue at the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen, Denmark, was mdoeled on her, while the face was modeled on ballerina Ellen Price.
Betina Faurbye is a Danish model who achieved international recognition in 2006 when she was crowned Miss Universe. Since then, Betina Faurbye has been an important model in Denmark, appearing in several commercials for popular brands and fashion houses.