Danish movie stars born in 1957

Here are 5 famous actors from Denmark were born in 1957:

Kristian Levring

Kristian Levring (May 9, 1957 Denmark-) is a Danish film director, film editor, screenwriter, actor and film producer.

He graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 1983 and co-founded the film production company Dogme 95 with Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg, and Søren Kragh-Jacobsen in 1995. Levring's most notable works include the movies "The King Is Alive" and "Fear Me Not," both of which were selected for the Cannes Film Festival. He has received several awards for his work, including the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival for his film "The Salvation." As an actor, Levring has appeared in several Danish films and television series. In addition, he has taught film directing at the National Film School of Denmark and served as a jury member at various international film festivals.

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Asbjørn 'Bear' Riis

Asbjørn 'Bear' Riis (July 28, 1957 Denmark-) is a Danish actor.

He is best known for his work in the Danish film industry and has appeared in several Danish films and television series over the years. Riis started his acting career with small roles in Danish television, later moving on to feature films. He has received critical acclaim for his performances in many of his films, earning him numerous awards and nominations. Some of his notable works include 'In a Better World', 'The Keeper of Lost Causes', and '1864'. In addition to his work on screen, Riis is also an accomplished stage actor and has worked in several theaters across Denmark. Off-screen, he is known for his philanthropic efforts and is actively involved in several charitable organizations.

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Lars Brygmann

Lars Brygmann (February 17, 1957 Copenhagen-) is a Danish actor. He has two children, Fernanda Brygmann Salomon and Carlo Brygmann Salomon.

Lars Brygmann is known for his roles in various Danish television series and films, including "Langt fra Las Vegas," "Forbrydelsen," and "Dicte." He has also acted in theater productions and won a Reumert Award for his performance in "Idioten" in 2010. In addition, he has worked as a voice actor, lending his voice to characters in animated films such as "Frozen" and "How to Train Your Dragon." Brygmann is also a musician and has released several albums, including "Om at leve" and "Orohimmel."

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Thomas Eje

Thomas Eje (March 15, 1957 Frederiksberg-) a.k.a. Linie 3 or Tom Dane is a Danish actor and writer.

He is best known for his work as a comedian, particularly as a member of the comedy trio Linie 3. Eje began his career as a musician before transitioning to comedy, and he has also had success as a writer of both comedy and children's books. Outside of his entertainment career, Eje is active in political and environmental causes, and has served as the head of the Danish chapter of the World Wide Fund for Nature.

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Søren Østergaard

Søren Østergaard (May 11, 1957 Esbjerg-) a.k.a. Zirkus Nemo or Sören Östergaard is a Danish actor, screenwriter, film director and clown.

He is the founder of the Danish circus company, Zirkus Nemo, which combines traditional circus acts with contemporary humor and satire. Østergaard began his career as a street performer in the 1980s, before moving on to theater and film. He has written and directed several successful films, including "The Other World" and "The Clown", which won the Audience Award at the Moscow International Film Festival. In addition to his film work, Østergaard is also known for his clown performances, which have been featured in the Cirque du Soleil and other international circuses. He has been recognized with numerous awards for his contributions to Danish culture and the performing arts, including the Order of the Dannebrog in 2011.

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