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Birgitte Hjort Sørensen

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen; (born 16 January 1982) is a Danish actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. While studying at the Danish National School of Theatre, Sørensen made her television debut in 2005 in the minor role of a receptionist in The Eagle. She rose to greater prominence when she took the role of Roxie Hart in the 2007 production of Chicago at Det Ny Theater in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her success on the Danish stage saw her win the same part in a London production of Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre. In 2010 she came to international prominence playing the role of journalist Katrine Fønsmark, a main protagonist in the DR production Borgen. In 2013 she made a guest appearance in the BBC Three comedy drama Bluestone 42. She played Astrid, a kidnapped Danish aid worker, in episode 3 of series 1. She came to London in 2013 to play Virgilia in Shakespeare's Coriolanus opposite Tom Hiddleston at the Donmar Warehouse. Description above from the Wikipedia article Birgitte Hjort Sø, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 16, 1982 In Denmark
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Three Summers 2006-09-30
Latest Project:
Series Greyzone 2018-02-25
Known For
Poster of Automata
Poster of Game of Thrones
Poster of Borgen
Poster of Three Summers
Series Greyzone Victoria Rahbek 2018-02-25
Movie 3 Things Camilla 2017-05-18
Series Vinyl Ingrid 2016-02-14
Movie Pitch Perfect 2 Kommissar 2015-05-07
Movie Summer of '92 Minna Vilfort 2015-08-27
Movie National Theatre Live: Coriolanus Virgilia 2014-01-29
Movie In Order of Disappearance Marit 2014-02-21
Movie The Gas Man Mia 2014-07-24
Movie Automata Rachel Vaucan 2014-10-09
Movie Someone You Love Julie 2014-05-09
Series Bluestone 42 Astrid 2013-03-05
Movie Marie Kroyer Marie Krøyer 2012-09-26
Series Game of Thrones Karsi 2011-04-17
Movie Love Is in the Air Niklas Ravns kæreste 2011-06-23
Movie Miss Julie Julie 2011-07-07
Series Borgen Katrine Fønsmark 2010-09-26
Movie Truth About Men Godsejerens søns kæreste 2010-10-07
Movie At World's End Beate 2009-10-09
Movie The Candidate Sarah 2008-08-29
Movie Anja og Viktor - I medgang og modgang Regitze 2008-09-12
Movie Three Summers Nanna 2006-09-30