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

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 (voice) - The Simpsons
2019: Harriet Paulsen - The Accident