Pilou Asbæk

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Johan Philip "Pilou" Asbæk (born 2 March 1982) is a Danish actor.

Asbæk, the son of gallery owners Patricia and Jacob Asbæk, graduated from Denmark's Statens Teaterskole in summer 2008. He is best known for his role as troubled spin doctor Kasper Juul in the Danish TV political drama Borgen, which is his biggest role to date. In 2009 he played soldier David Grüner in an episode of the second season of another Danish TV series, Forbrydelsen. He was among the recipients of the Shooting Stars Award at the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival. On 10 May he was co-host of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, with Lise Rønne and Nikolaj Koppel. Some critics commented adversely on the obscure jokes shared by the presenters throughout the televised show.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2008: Teis - To verdener
2010: Rune - R
2009: Søren - Monsterjægerne
2012: Mikkel Hartmann - Kapringen
2013: Simon Spies - Spies og Glistrup
2015: Sekondløjtnant Sand - 9. april
2010: Rasmus - Venus
2015: Claus Michael Pedersen - Krigen
2016: Pontius Pilate - Ben-Hur
2018: Anders Olsen - The Guardian Angel
2011: Peter - En familie
2014: Ditlev Pram - Fasandræberne
2015: (voice) - Naturens Uorden
2017: Keith - Woodshock
2020: Run Sweetheart Run
2008: Oliver - Dig og mig
2017: Batou - Ghost in the Shell
2018: Captain Wafner - Overlord
Project X-Traction
2014: Richard - Lucy
2011: Jim - Bora Bora
2014: Dennis - Stille hjerte
2016: Didrich - 1864: Brødre i krig
2014: Onkel Kristian - Kapgang
2017: Euron Greyjoy (voice) - Game of Thrones: Conquest & Rebellion
2016: Bouchard - The Great Wall
2010: Bas - The Whistleblower
2019: Himself - Game of Thrones: The Last Watch

TV CREDITS:
2014: Didrich - 1864
2011: Paolo Orsini - The Borgias
2010: Kasper Juul - Borgen
2016: Neils - Stag
2011: Euron Greyjoy - Game of Thrones
2002: Batou - Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex