Sidse Babett Knudsen

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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.

MOVIE CREDITS:
1999: Bibi - Mifunes sidste sang
2006: Helene - Efter brylluppet
2004: Louise - Fakiren fra Bilbao
2010: Puk - Parterapi
2009: Anne - Over Gaden Under Vandet
2008: Lotte - Blå mænd
2002: Woman (voice) - Drengen der ville gøre det umulige
2001: Rita - Fukssvansen
2003: Katrine - Se til venstre, der er en svensker
2007: Bente - Til døden os skiller
2009: Sylvia (voice) - Æblet & Ormen
2004: Olga Holmgård - Villa Paranoia
1999: Sus - Den eneste ene
1997: Julie - Let's Get Lost
2001: Mona - Monas verden
2012: Sandra - Sover Dolly på ryggen?
2000: Mona Pedersen - Mirakel
2000: Sarah 'Max' Engell - Max
2006: Søren Østergaards 'internationale' tivoli varieté
2014: Cynthia - The Duke of Burgundy
2016: Hanne - A Hologram for the King
2016: Dr. Elizabeth Sinskey - Inferno
2014: Lizzi - Kapgang
2015: Mother (voice) - Vitello graver et hul
2016: Johanne L. Heiberg - 1864: Brødre i krig
2016: Ditte Lorensen-Coteret - L'Hermine
2016: Irène Frachon - La Fille de Brest
2017: Sara - Ikitie
2003: Grace - Dogville: Test
1998: Julie - Motello
2004: Bingo, The Penguin - Bjørno & Bingo
1997: Mother - Fanny Farveløs
1996: Helle - Charlot og Charlotte
2019: Helene Tuxen - Les Traducteurs
1997: Sally - En stille død
2019: Jill - In Fabric
1997: Mette - Thérapie russe
2018: Vitello's Mother (voice) - Vitello
2020: Anne-Lise - Undtagelsen
2020: Bodil - Kød og blod
2018: Charlotte skovmyre - Holly på Sommerøen
Helga - Limbo
2019: Ohlmann - Askeladden - I Soria Moria slott
2019: Sophie - Kaptajn Bimse

TV CREDITS:
2004: Nina Kutpreka - Proof
2010: Birgitte Nyborg - Borgen
2014: Johanne Louise Heiberg - 1864
2017: Jill - Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
2016: Theresa Cullen - Westworld
1989: Danish Woman - The Simpsons