Sidse Babett Knudsen

  • Birth Place: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Spent part of her childhood in Africa while her parents did volunteer work.
  • Moved to Paris at age 18 to study acting, including spending some time at a school for miming.
  • Worked in the theatre upon returning to Denmark before making her film debut in the mostly-improvised Let's Get Lost (1997).
  • Played the lead in a pilot production of Dogville (from Danish director Lars von Trier), to make sure the staging of the film would work; Nicole Kidman eventually played the role in the feature film.
  • Was nominated for an International Emmy Award for her work on Bergen.

Awards

  • 1998, Bodil Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 2007, Robert Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2015, Bodil Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2015, Robert Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Bodil Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
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  • 2007, Bodil Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2000, Bodil Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
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  • 2004, Robert Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1998, Robert Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 2018, Jussi Awards — Best Supporting Actress: Winner
  • 2000, Robert Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
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Relationships

  • Ebbe Knudsen — Father
  • Louis Ray Knudsen — Son
  • Susanne — Mother
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