Danish movie stars born in 1971

Here are 8 famous actresses from Denmark were born in 1971:

Louise Mieritz

Louise Mieritz (April 30, 1971 Aarhus-) a.k.a. Louise or Emmas Dilemma is a Danish actor, composer, singer and screenwriter.

She graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in 1998 and made her film debut the same year in "Let's Get Lost". Louise has since then appeared in numerous Danish films and television series, including "The Bench", "Nynne", and "Klovn".

Aside from her career in acting, she is also a talented musician and composer, having released several albums under the pseudonym Emmas Dilemma. Her music has been featured in various films and TV series.

In addition to her acting and music career, Louise is also a successful screenwriter, having written several screenplays for both film and TV productions.

Louise Mieritz is known for her versatility and her ability to portray complex characters with ease. She has been nominated for several awards for her work as both an actress and a musician.

Some of Louise Mieritz's notable film roles include her performances in "Oh Happy Day" (2004), "The Inheritance" (2003), and "Superclassico" (2011). In 2014, she starred in and composed music for the film "Stille hjerte" (Silent Heart), which was selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards.

Apart from her films and TV series work, Louise has also worked as a stage actress in various theaters in Denmark, including the Royal Danish Theatre. She has performed in a number of plays, such as "Ildfuglen" (The Firebird) and "En Skærsommernatsdrøm" (A Midsummer Night's Dream).

Louise Mieritz has also been involved in various charity campaigns over the years. In 2010, she participated in the Danish version of "Dancing with the Stars" for the benefit of the Danish Alzheimer Association. In 2015, she participated in the "Strøm Festival", where she performed a concert to raise awareness for the environment.

In addition to her professional achievements, Louise Mieritz is also known for her personal life. She has been in a long-term relationship with the Danish actor and director Christian Lollike, and together they have a son.

Iben Hjejle

Iben Hjejle (March 22, 1971 Copenhagen-) is a Danish actor. She has one child, William de Waal.

Iben Hjejle started her acting career in 1989, and has since then appeared in many Danish and international film and television productions. She gained international recognition for her lead role in the romantic comedy "High Fidelity" (2000), opposite John Cusack.

Other notable films in which she appeared include "Mifune's Last Song" (1999), "The Emperor's New Clothes" (2001), and "Defiance" (2008). On television, Hjejle starred in the Danish dramas "Dicte" (2013-2016) and "The Spiral" (2018).

Aside from acting, Hjejle is also a trained musician and has released an album as a singer-songwriter. She is also involved in various charitable organizations and advocacy groups.

In addition to her successful acting career, Iben Hjejle has also worked as a stage actress, starring in productions of "Hamlet" and "The Importance of Being Earnest" at the Royal Danish Theatre. Her work in theatre has earned her critical acclaim and numerous awards, including a Reumert Award in 2016 for her performance in "Blackbird".

Outside of her artistic pursuits, Hjejle is known for her humanitarian efforts. She is a supporter of the Danish charity Børns Vilkår (Children's Welfare), which helps children and young people who have experienced abuse, neglect or other difficult circumstances. She is also a vocal advocate for environmental causes, and has supported organizations such as Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Fund.

In 2020, Iben Hjejle returned to the big screen in the Danish film "Retfærdighedens ryttere" (Riders of Justice), which premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival. The film, a dark comedy-thriller, was a commercial and critical success in Denmark, and Hjejle's performance was widely praised.

Sara-Marie Maltha

Sara-Marie Maltha (November 30, 1971 Denmark-) a.k.a. Sare-Marie Maltha Menzh, Sarah Marie Maltha or Sara Marie Maltha Menzh is a Danish actor.

She is known for her roles in numerous Danish films and television series. Maltha started her acting career in the 1990s and quickly gained recognition for her performances. She has been nominated for and won several awards for her work. In addition to her acting career, Maltha is also a writer and producer. She has co-written and produced several films and TV shows. Maltha is known for her philanthropic efforts and is an ambassador for several charities. She is also an advocate for environmental issues and has worked to promote sustainability and green living.

Maltha trained at the Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance, and has since appeared in over 40 productions, including well-known films such as "Bleeder," "Flame and Citron," and "The Killing." She has also had successful television roles in dramas like "The Eagle" and "The Protectors." In 2017, she co-founded her own production company, Copenhagen Film Company, and has since produced several films and TV shows, including "The Valhalla Murders" and "The Investigation." Maltha has been recognized for her contributions to the film industry with several awards, including Denmark's coveted Bodil Award. Beyond her work as an actor and filmmaker, Maltha is committed to using her platform to effect positive change, particularly in the areas of sustainability and social justice.

Mia Lyhne

Mia Lyhne (July 6, 1971 Copenhagen-) is a Danish actor. She has two children, Andrea Lyhne and Asta Lyhne.

Mia Lyhne began her acting career in the 1990s, where she starred in several Danish films such as "Smilla's Sense of Snow" and "The Perfect Human." She then transitioned to television, becoming a regular on the Danish TV show "Langt fra Las Vegas" (Far from Las Vegas) where she played the character of Ulla. The show was a huge success in Denmark and ran for five seasons from 2001 to 2003.

In recent years, Lyhne has appeared in several Scandinavian TV series such as "The Sommerdahl Murders" and "The New Nurses." She has also starred in the international film "The Danish Girl" alongside Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander.

Aside from acting, Lyhne is also a writer, having written and starred in her own one-woman show, "Mia Lyhne Live," in the late 2000s. She continues to be a well-known and respected figure in Danish entertainment.

In addition to her work in film and television, Mia Lyhne has also had success on stage. She has performed in several theater productions in Denmark, including "Macbeth" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Lyhne has been recognized for her talents as both an actor and writer, receiving numerous award nominations in Denmark, including a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her role in the film "Take the Trash" in 2009.

Beyond her acting and writing career, Lyhne is also an advocate for animal welfare. She has been involved with several animal rights organizations over the years and is a vegetarian. In her free time, Lyhne enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking and biking with her family. She is also an avid photographer, often sharing her nature photos on social media.

Camilla Bendix

Camilla Bendix (February 20, 1971 Denmark-) also known as Camilla is a Danish actor. Her children are called Louis Bencard and Thomas Bencard.

Camilla Bendix started her acting career at the age of 8, performing in local theater productions. She later went on to study at The National School of Theatre in Denmark, graduating in 1996. Bendix has since worked in film, television, and theater, and has been praised for her versatility as an actress.

She is best known for her work in the Danish television series "Borgen", where she played the character of Pia Munk. She has also made appearances in other popular Danish TV shows such as "The Killing" and "The Legacy".

Apart from her acting career, Camilla Bendix is known for her activism in support of mental health issues. She has spoken publicly about her own struggles with anxiety and depression, and has worked with organizations to raise awareness and provide support to those in need.

In addition to acting, Bendix is also a prolific voice actor, lending her voice to numerous Danish and international animated films and TV shows.

Some of her most notable voice acting roles include Elsa in the Danish dubbed version of Disney's "Frozen", as well as characters in the Danish versions of "Finding Nemo" and "The Incredibles". She has also provided the voice for several audiobook narrations.

Bendix has received several awards and nominations for her work, including a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 2011 Robert Awards for her role in the film "Superclásico". In addition, she has served as a jury member for several prestigious film festivals, including the Hamburg Filmfest and the Odense Film Festival.

Outside of her professional career, Bendix is married to actor Lars Brehm and the couple resides in Copenhagen with their children. She is an avid traveler and has shared her passion for exploring new cultures and cuisines through social media. She also enjoys practicing yoga and spending time in nature.

Sofie Pallesen

Sofie Pallesen (May 7, 1971-) is a Danish actor.

She was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, and developed a passion for acting from a young age. Pallesen began her career in acting in 1996 with the Danish film "Kærlighed ved første hik" (Love at First Hiccough). She went on to appear in several Danish television series and films, including "Krøniken" and "Badehotellet".

Pallesen is also a prolific stage actor, having performed in numerous productions at the Royal Danish Theatre and other theaters throughout Denmark. In addition to her acting work, Pallesen is also a published author, having released her first book, "Hollywood Hills", in 2019.

Throughout her career, Pallesen has received critical acclaim for her performances and has been nominated for several awards, including a Robert Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in the film "Den allersidste mohikaner" (The Very Last Mohican) in 2009.

Pallesen's acting career has been marked by her versatile performances, which have earned her numerous fans in Denmark and beyond. She has portrayed a wide variety of characters, from comedic roles to serious dramatic parts, and has earned a reputation for her subtle and nuanced acting style. Pallesen has also used her fame to speak out on a variety of issues, including climate change and animal rights. She is an outspoken advocate for environmental causes and has worked with several nonprofits to promote sustainability and conservation. Despite her busy schedule, Pallesen maintains a strong connection to her roots and often returns to Copenhagen to spend time with her family and friends. She remains one of Denmark's most respected actors and continues to inspire young artists with her dedication to her craft.

Xenia Lach-Nielsen

Xenia Lach-Nielsen (October 22, 1971 Denmark-) also known as Anna Xenia Lach-Nielsen or Hours by Mic. is a Danish actor.

Xenia Lach-Nielsen began her career as an actor in the year 2000, after studying at the Danish National School of Theatre. She has acted in films, television, and theatre productions in Denmark as well as internationally. Lach-Nielsen is well known for her nuanced and intense performances in plays such as "The Glass Menagerie" and "The Crucible". She has also appeared in several Danish and international films such as "Someone Like Hodder" and "This Life". In addition to her work in acting, Lach-Nielsen is a passionate activist and frequently uses her social media presence to highlight social justice issues such as homelessness and refugee rights. She has also lent her voice to various audiobooks and produced her own podcast called "Hours by Mic" where she interviews artists and cultural figures.

She is the daughter of the acclaimed Danish film director, Jørgen Lach-Nielsen. Xenia Lach-Nielsen has won a number of accolades for her work, including the prestigious Reumert Award for Best Actress in 2011 for her role in "The Crucible". She has also received critical acclaim for her performances in productions such as "The Cherry Orchard" and "The Women". Apart from her acting, Xenia Lach-Nielsen is also a talented writer and has published several works of poetry and prose. She is dedicated to promoting the arts and regularly participates in cultural events and festivals. In 2019, she was appointed as the chairperson of the Danish Actors' Association. Xenia Lach-Nielsen is known for her strong personality and her commitment to her values, both on and off screen.

Anette Toftgaard

Anette Toftgaard (July 8, 1971-) also known as Anette Toftgård is a Danish screenwriter and actor. Her children are called Marvin Christensen and Cajsa Christensen.

Toftgaard started her acting career at the age of 14 in the 1985 Danish film "Midt om natten". She continued to act in a variety of Danish films and TV shows throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. In 2007, she shifted her focus to screenwriting and has since written for several popular Danish TV series, including "Borgen" and "The Bridge". Toftgaard has received critical acclaim for her writing and has been nominated for multiple awards. In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, she is also an advocate for mental health awareness and has spoken publicly about her own struggles with bipolar disorder.

Toftgaard has been open about her journey with bipolar disorder and hopes to break the stigma surrounding mental health. She has shared her story and experiences in various interviews, and has even written a book about her struggles called "Sort på hvidt" (Black on White). In addition to her advocacy work, Toftgaard is also a strong supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and has voiced her support for LGBTQ+ rights on social media. She currently resides in Denmark and continues to work as a screenwriter and actor.

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