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Birgitte Hjort Sørensen Biography

Birth Place:
Copenhagen, Denmark

Fast Facts

  • Cast in the 2007 Copenhagen production of Chicago, playing Roxie Hart, while still at drama school; she later transferred to the West End production
  • Spent the summer before filming Borgen training with news teams and interviewing reporters
  • Played Virgilia, opposite Tom Hiddleston's as the title character, in Shakepeare's Coriolanus at the Donmar Warehouse in London in 2013


  • 2015Bodil Awards-Best Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2014Robert Awards-Best Actress in a Leading Role in a TV series: nominated
  • 2013Robert Awards-Best Actress in a Leading Role: nominated