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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 series The Simpsons 1989-12-17
Latest Project:
Movie Limbo 2021-04-30
Known For
Poster of In Fabric
Poster of A Hologram for the King
Poster of The Duke of Burgundy
Poster of ZULU Comedy Galla
Movie Limbo Helga 2021-04-30
Movie Wildland Bodil 2020-05-28
Movie The Exception Anne-Lise 2020-07-02
Series Roadkill Madeleine Halle 2020-10-18
Movie The Idiots Who Started The Party Herself 2020-10-13
Movie Captain Bimse Sophie 2019-06-27
Movie The Ash Lad: In Search of the Golden Castle Ohlmann 2019-08-23
Series The Accident Harriet Paulsen 2019-10-24
Movie The Translators Helene Tuxen 2019-12-20
Movie Vitello Vitello's Mother (voice) 2018-02-01
Movie Holly på Sommerøen Charlotte skovmyre 2018-08-31
Movie In Fabric Jill 2018-12-06
Movie The Eternal Road Sara 2017-09-15
Series Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams Jill 2017-09-17
Movie 1864: Brødre i krig Johanne L. Heiberg 2016-02-25
Movie 150 Milligrams Irène Frachon 2016-11-18
Movie A Hologram for the King Hanne 2016-04-22
Series Westworld Theresa Cullen 2016-10-02
Movie Inferno Elizabeth Sinskey 2016-10-13
Movie Vitello Digs a Hole Mother (voice) 2015-08-15
Movie Courted Ditte Lorensen-Coteret 2015-11-18
Movie The Duke of Burgundy Cynthia 2014-10-18
Movie Speed Walking Lizzi 2014-08-28
Series 1864 Johanne Louise Heiberg 2014-10-12
Movie Almost Perfect Sandra 2012-10-04
Series ZULU Comedy Galla Host 2010-09-02
Movie Therapy Puk 2010-02-24
Series Borgen Birgitte Nyborg 2010-09-26
Movie Above the Street, Below the Water Anne 2009-10-23
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
Movie After the Wedding Helene 2006-02-24
Movie Søren Østergaards 'internationale' tivoli varieté 2006-10-18
Series Proof Nina Kutpreka 2004-01-05
Movie Villa Paranoia Olga Holmgård 2004-03-12
Movie Fakiren fra Bilbao Louise 2004-12-24
Movie Bjørno & Bingo Bingo, The Penguin 2004-09-10
Movie Old, New, Borrowed and Blue Katrine 2003-01-31
Movie Dogville: The Pilot Grace 2003-11-19
Movie Klonkadonka! Molly 2002-02-10
Movie The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Bear Woman (voice) 2002-12-18
Movie Chop Chop Rita 2001-11-02
Movie Mona's World Mona 2001-09-07
Movie Max Sarah 'Max' Engell 2000-03-17
Movie Miracle Mona Pedersen 2000-10-13
Movie Mifune Bibi 1999-03-12
Movie The One and Only Sus 1999-04-01
Movie Motello Julie 1998-02-20
Movie Fanny Farveløs Mother 1997-05-30
Movie Thérapie russe Mette 1997-12-17
Movie A Quiet Death Sally 1997-09-16
Movie Let's Get Lost Julie 1997-09-19
Movie Charlot og Charlotte Helle 1996-09-01
Series The Simpsons a Danish Woman (voice) 1989-12-17