Birgitte Hjort Sørensen

Biography

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen; (born 16 January 1982) is a Danish actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. While studying at the Danish National School of Theatre, Sørensen made her television debut in 2005 in the minor role of a receptionist in The Eagle. She rose to greater prominence when she took the role of Roxie Hart in the 2007 production of Chicago at Det Ny Theater in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her success on the Danish stage saw her win the same part in a London production of Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre.

In 2010 she came to international prominence playing the role of journalist Katrine Fønsmark, a main protagonist in the DR production Borgen. In 2013 she made a guest appearance in the BBC Three comedy drama Bluestone 42. She played Astrid, a kidnapped Danish aid worker, in episode 3 of series 1.

She came to London in 2013 to play Virgilia in Shakespeare's Coriolanus opposite Tom Hiddleston at the Donmar Warehouse.

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Birgitte Hjort Sørensen; (born 16 January 1982) is a Danish actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. While studying at the Danish National School of Theatre, Sørensen made her television debut in 2005 in the minor role of a receptionist in The Eagle. She rose to greater prominence when she took the role of Roxie Hart in the 2007 production of Chicago at Det Ny Theater in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her success on the Danish stage saw her win the same part in a London production of Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre.

In 2010 she came to international prominence playing the role of journalist Katrine Fønsmark, a main protagonist in the DR production Borgen. In 2013 she made a guest appearance in the BBC Three comedy drama Bluestone 42. She played Astrid, a kidnapped Danish aid worker, in episode 3 of series 1.

She came to London in 2013 to play Virgilia in Shakespeare's Coriolanus opposite Tom Hiddleston at the Donmar Warehouse.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Birgitte Hjort Sø, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1982-01-16

Place of Birth Denmark

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Vinyl(10 episodes) as Ingrid
2015 Sommeren '92 as Minna Vilfort
2015 Pitch Perfect 2 as Kommissar (as Birgitte Hjort-Sørensen)
2014 Automata as Rachel Vaucan
2014 The Gas Man as Mia
2014 Someone You Love as Julie
2014 In Order of Disappearance as Marit
2014 National Theatre Live: Coriolanus as Virgilia
2013 Marple: Endless Night
2012 Marie Kroyer as Marie Krøyer
2011 Miss Julie as Julie
2011 Love Is in the Air as Niklas Ravns kæreste
2010 Truth About Men as Godsejerens søns kæreste
2010 Borgen(32 episodes) as Katrine Fønsmark
2009 At World's End as Beate
2008 Anja og Viktor - I medgang og modgang as Regitze
2008 The Candidate as Sarah

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