Sidse Babett Knudsen

Sidse Babett Knudsen

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    • November 22nd, 1968
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.


Acting (31 Credits)

2022Juste ciel! as Soeur Josephine
2020Wildland as Bodil
2020Limbo as Helga
2020Roadkill (2020) as Madeleine Halle
2019The Exception as Anne-Lise
2019Les traducteurs as Helene Tuxen
2019The Ash Lad: In Search of the Golden Castle as Ohlmann
2019The Accident (2019) as Harriet Paulsen
2018In Fabric as Jill
2017The Eternal Road as Sara
2016150 Milligrams as Dr Irène Frachon, pulmonologist
2016A Hologram for the King as Hanne
2016Inferno as Elizabeth Sinskey
2015Courted as Ditte Lorensen-Coteret
2014The Duke of Burgundy as Cynthia
2014Speed Walking as Lizzi
20141864 as Johanne Louise Heiberg
2012Almost Perfect as Sandra
2010Parterapi as Puk
2010Borgen as Birgitte Nyborg
2008Take the Trash as Lotte
2007With Your Permission as Bente
2006After the Wedding as Helene
2004The Fakir as Louise
2004Villa paranoia as Olga Holmgård
2003Old, New, Borrowed and Blue as Katrine
2001Monas verden as Mona
2001Fukssvansen as Rita
2000Miracle as Mona Pedersen
1999The One and Only as Sus
1999Mifune as Bibi


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