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Sidse Babett Knudsen

Sidse Babett Knudsen (born 22 November 1968) is a Danish actress who works in theatre, television, and film. Knudsen made her screen debut in the 1997 improvisational comedy Let's Get Lost, for which she received both the Robert and Bodil awards for Best Actress. Following the critical success of her debut, Knudsen has been considered one of the top Danish actresses of her generation. In 2000, she again won both best actress awards for the comedy romance Den Eneste Ene (English title: The One and Only). In 2016, she won the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Courted (L'Hermine). Knudsen has also received award nominations for her roles in Monas Verden (Mona's World) and Efter brylluppet (After the Wedding). Knudsen achieved international recognition for her leading role as fictional Danish Prime Minister Birgitte Nyborg in the Danish TV series Borgen.

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Nov 22, 1968 In Copenhagen - Denmark
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Christmas Vacation '95 1995-12-20
Latest Project:
movie The Translators 2018-12-31
Known For
Poster of A Hologram for the King
Poster of The Duke of Burgundy
Poster of 1864
Movie The Translators 2018-12-31
Movie The Eternal Road Sara 2017-09-15
Movie Courted Ditte Lorensen-Coteret 2016-04-17
Movie A Hologram for the King Hanne 2016-04-22
Movie 1864: Brødre i krig Johanne L. Heiberg 2016-02-25
Series Westworld Theresa Cullen 2016-10-02
Movie 150 Milligrams Irène Frachon 2016-11-18
Movie Inferno Dr. Elizabeth Sinskey 2016-10-13
Movie Vitello Digs a Hole Mother (voice) 2015-08-15
Movie Speed Walking Lizzi 2014-10-10
Movie 1864 2014-10-12
Movie The Duke of Burgundy Cynthia 2014-10-18
Movie Almost Perfect Sandra 2012-10-04
Movie Therapy Puk 2010-02-24
Movie The Apple & The Worm Sylvia (voice) 2009-10-30
Movie Take the Trash Lotte 2008-08-15
Movie With Your Permission Bente 2007-09-28
Series Survivor's Law II Rita 2007-12-24
Movie Søren Østergaards 'internationale' tivoli varieté 2006-10-18
Series Proof 2004-01-05
Movie Villa Paranoia Olga Holmgård 2004-03-12
Movie Bjørno & Bingo Bingo, The Penguin 2004-09-10
Movie Fakiren fra Bilbao Louise 2004-12-24
Movie Old, New, Borrowed and Blue Katrine 2003-01-31
Series Chrno Crusade Anne 2003-11-24
Series Puppets Who Kill Helene 2002-10-04
Movie Mona's World Mona 2001-09-07
Movie Miracle Mona Pedersen 2000-10-13
Movie Max Sarah 'Max' Engell 2000-03-17
Movie The One and Only Sus 1999-04-01
Movie Mifune Bibi 1999-05-27
Movie Motello Julie 1998-02-20
Movie Let's Get Lost Julie 1997-09-19
Movie Fanny Farveløs Mother 1997-05-30
Movie Charlot og Charlotte Helle 1996-09-01
Movie Christmas Vacation '95 Birgitte Nyborg 1995-12-20