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Birgitte Hjort Sørensen; (born 16 January 1982) is a Danish actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. While studying at the Danish National School of Theatre, Sørensen made her television debut in 2005 in the minor role of a receptionist in The Eagle. She rose to greater prominence when she took the role of Roxie Hart in the 2007 production of Chicago at Det Ny Theater in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her success on the Danish stage saw her win the same part in a London production of Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre.

In 2010 she came to international prominence playing the role of journalist Katrine Fønsmark, a main protagonist in the DR production Borgen. In 2013 she made a guest appearance in the BBC Three comedy drama Bluestone 42. She played Astrid, a kidnapped Danish aid worker, in episode 3 of series 1.

She came to London in 2013 to play Virgilia in Shakespeare's Coriolanus opposite Tom Hiddleston at the Donmar Warehouse.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
2010: Godsejerens søns kæreste - Sandheden om mænd
2008: Sarah - Kandidaten
2009: Beate - Ved verdens ende
2011: Julie - Julie
2011: Niklas Ravns kæreste - Magi I Luften
2012: Marie Krøyer - Marie Krøyer
2014: Virgilia - National Theatre Live: Coriolanus
2014: Julie - En du elsker
2014: Rachel Vaucan - Autómata
2008: Regitze - Anja og Viktor - I medgang og modgang
2015: Minna Vilfort - Sommeren '92
2014: Mia - The Gas Man
2015: Kommissar - Pitch Perfect 2
2014: Marit - Kraftidioten
2017: 3 Ting
2017: Camilla - 3 Ting
Virgilia - National Theatre Live: Coriolanus

TV CREDITS:
2010: Katrine Fønsmark - Borgen
2016: Ingrid - Vinyl
2011: Karsi - Game of Thrones