Jesper Christensen

Actor | 1948 | Danish | Copenhagen

Personal Data

Languages: Danish (mother tongue), English, German (fluent), French (basic knowledge)

Residence: Copenhagen

Place of birth: Denmark

Nationality: Danish

Height: 1.80m (5' 10.9“)

Awards

Chicago Film Festival: Best Actor für BEFORE THE FROST

European Film Award: 2x nominated

Bodil Award: 5x won, 3x nominated

Robert Festival: 4x won, 3x nominated

Guldbagge Awards 2009: won 'Best Supporting Actor' for EVERLASTING MOMENTS

Lübeck Nordic Film Days 2000: 'Prize of the Ecumenical Jury for his acting perfomance (special award)' for THE BENCH

Feature | Television

2020 | Lille sommerfugl | Snowglobe Films | feature film | Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | ensemble lead

2020 | Into the Darkness | Space Rocket Nation | Odin's Eye Entertainment | feature film | Director: Anders Refn | lead

2017 | AST - A Sexual Thriller | Kristún Entertainment | feature film | Director: Joel Colburn

2017 | Before the Frost | Nordisk Film | feature film | Director: Michael Noer | lead

2016 | Ditte & Louise | DR Fiction | DR | TV series | Director: Niclas Bendixen | 3 episodes

2015 | James Bond 007 - "Spectre" (Bond) | Eon Productions | Columbia | feature film | Director: Sam Mendes

2016 | The King's Choice | Film Väst | Beta Cinema | feature film | Director: Erik Poppe | lead, Berlin International Film Festival: Panorama Special

2013-2014 | The Legacy (OT: Arvingerne) | DR | DR | TV series | Director: Jesper Christensen, Pernilla August, among others | series regular

2013 | Nymphomaniac | Zentropa Entertainments | feature film | Director: Lars von Trier

2011 | The Debt | Miramax | feature film | Director: John Madden

2011 | Melancholia | Zentropa | feature film | Director: Lars von Trier

2010 | A Family | Zentropa Film | feature film | Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen | ensemble lead, Berlin International Film Festival: won FIPRESCI Prize, nom. Golden Berlin Bear

2009 | Storm | feature film | Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Berlin International Film Festival: 3x won, nom. Golden Berlin Bear, German Film Awards: 3x won, 2x nom.; German Film Critics Association Awards: 1x won, 3x nom.

2008 | Quantum of Solace (Bond 22) | feature film | Director: Marc Forster

2008 | Maria Larsson's Everlasting Moment | feature film | Director: Jan Troell | nom. Golden Globe Award

2006 | James Bond 007 - "Casino Royale" (Bond 21) | feature film | Director: Martin Campbell

2005 | The Interpreter | feature film | Director: Sydney Pollack

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Born 1948 in Copenhagen. Lived there ever since. Did 25 years of theatre, like Alceste in the Misanthrope, Richard in Richard lll (solo), Faust in Faust. Astrov in Vanja, a lot of worried men,- stopped doing it in 1998. Since then only worried men on film. (I love men, we’re so stupid.) Worked on more than 100 films by Per Fly, Sam Mendes, Lars von Trier, Marc Forster, John Madden, Lone Scherfig, Sydney Pollack, Jan Troell, and others. Since 2000 lives with Tove Bornhoeft, a wonderful Danish theatre manager/director/actress. Two grown up daughters. No animals now. Dogs, pigs, chickens, cats, birds, horses, fish, rabbits, – all gone now.

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