Jesper Christensen

Jesper Christensen

actor, director, producer

Jesper Christensen was born on May 16, 1948 in Denmark. Jesper Christensen's big-screen debut came with Strømer directed by Anders Refn in 1976, strarring Ung betjent. Jesper Christensen is known for The King's Choice directed by Erik Poppe, Jesper Christensen stars as H.M. Kong Haakon VII and Anders Baasmo as H.K.H. Kronprins Olav. Jesper Christensen has got 18 awards and 14 nominations so far. The most recent award Jesper Christensen achieved is Bodil Awards. The upcoming new movie Jesper Christensen plays is More Than Ever which will be released on Nov 16, 2022.

Born 1948 in central Copenhagen. Lived there ever since. Did 25 years of theatre, - like Alceste in the Misanthropist, Richard in Richard lll (solo), Faust in Faust, Astrov in Vanja, a lot of worried men,- stopped doing it in 1998. Since then only worried men on film. Worked on more than 100 films by Per Fly, Marc Forster, John Madden, Lone Scherfig, Sydney Pollack, Jan Troell, Martin Campbell, Anette K Olesen, Pernille Fischer Christensen, and others. Since 2000 lives with Tove Bornhoeft, wonderful Danish theatre manager/director/actress. Two grown up daughters. No animals. Dogs, pigs, chickens, cats, birds, horses, fish, rabbits - all gone now.

  • Birthday

    May 16, 1948
  • Place of Birth

    Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Also known


Known For


18 wins & 14 nominations

Bodil Awards
Best Actor (Bedste mandlige hovedrolle)
Winner - Bodil
Best Actor (Bedste mandlige hovedrolle)
Winner - Bodil
Best Actor (Bedste mandlige hovedrolle)
Winner - Bodil
Best Supporting Actor (Bedste mandlige birolle)
Winner - Bodil
Chicago International Film Festival
Best Actor
Winner - Silver Hugo
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