Iben Hjejle


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Iben Hjejle (born March 22, 1971) is a Danish actress, notable for starring in the John Cusack film High Fidelity (2000). In Denmark, she is perhaps best known for appearing in the Danish television sitcom Langt fra Las Vegas (Far from Las Vegas), and playing the girlfriend of Danish comedian Casper Christensen, her real life boyfriend. She also plays Christensen's girlfriend in the sitcom Klovn (Clown).

Hjejle was born in Copenhagen. She has starred in a series of Danish movies, including a Dogme movie, and also in Danish-produced action movies such as Gamle mænd i nye biler (Old Men in New Cars). She also played the Swedish Queen Sofia Magdalena in SVT's successful period drama production of Gustav III:s äktenskap (The Marriage of Gustav III) in 2001.

Hjejle also appeared in the 1997 film Portland, in Mifune's Last Song in 2000, The Emperor's New Clothes in 2002, and in Dreaming of Julia and Flickering Lights in 2003. Iben Hjejle was a part of the Danish popular television series Anna Pihl until its ending in April 2008, after 3 seasons. She had a part in Lars von Trier's Direktøren for det hele (2006, also known as The Boss of It All).

From 1996-1999 she was married to Emil de Waal. She has lived with Danish comedian Casper Christensen since 2002. She turned down the role of Eowyn in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy because she didn't like the idea of being so far from home. She has a son, William, with de Waal. He was born on November 3, 1998.

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2009: Rikke Lyngvig - Flugten
2004: Laura - Inkasso
2003: Marie - Skagerrak
1999: Liva - Mifunes sidste sang
2000: Laura - High Fidelity
2003: Lizzie - Manden bag døren
2001: Nicole 'Pumpkin' Truchaut - The Emperor's New Clothes
2011: Anna - Stockholm Östra
2011: Christine - Rosa Morena
2014: Ida Hoffman (voice) - Freak Out!
2014: Birte - Vokseværk
2003: Anna - Annas dag
2009: Lena Morelle - The Eclipse
2010: Iben - Klovn - the movie
2006: Liza - Han, hun og Strindberg
1997: Lulu - Sinans bryllup
2019: Kirsten (voice) - Mugge & vejfesten
2008: Susanne Mortensen - Rejsen til Saturn
1996: Eva - Portland
2013: Mette - Eskil & Trinidad
2003: Julia - Dreaming of Julia
2004: Louise - Den Gode strømer
1999: Berit - Besat
2009: Marie Laure - Chéri
2013: Alle barn er laget av ild
2000: Therese - Blinkende lygter
2002: Mille - Gamle mænd i nye biler
2004: Sara - Monstertorsdag
2012: Malin - Fuck Up
2020: Herself - Idioterne der startede Festen
2001: Queen Sofia Magdalena - Gustav III:s Äktenskap
2008: Bella - Defiance
2006: Lise - Direktøren for det hele
2015: Iben - Klovn forever

2006: Mikala Hansen - Anna Pihl
2005: Iben - Klovn
2005: Kim Kristensen - Wallander
2009: Guest - Skavlan
2013: Dicte Svendsen - Dicte
Iben Hjejle - Banjos Likørstue
2018: Ellen Andersen - The Rain
2001: Liva - Far from Las Vegas

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