Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1925-09-06
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Birgitte Federspiel (6 September 1925 – 2 February 2005) was a Danish film, theater and TV actress. She won two Bodil Awards for best actress in 1955 (Ordet) and 1959 (En fremmed banker på).Born Karen Birgitte Federspiel in Copenhagen, she was the daughter of actor Ejner Federspiel and Gunver Fönss. She had a notable film roles as Inger in Ordet (1955) and, in later life, as Martine in Babette's Feast (1987), while on TV she played Baroness von Rydtger in three episodes of Matador. She died in Odense in 2005, aged 79.
She was married to Danish actors Freddy Koch and Jens Østerholm.
Movies & TV Series
7-year old Ida has to take care of her kid brother Skrubsak, feed the family and keep the child welfare officers at stake. Ida's father has left the family for another woman, and so far Mum has found ...
Ida and her family are recovering from the divorce. She is looking forward to the upcoming dance contest. She is also growing up and developing romantic urges of her own. But she doesn't have good mem...
Peter von Scholten
Han frigav slaverne i 1848. Han talte konge og regering imod. Han elskede sine samtidige koner lige højt. Han var farverig, han var enevældig, han var Danmarks sidste generalguvernør på De vestindiske...
A French housekeeper with a mysterious past brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late 19th century Denmark.
Nineteen Red Roses
After his girlfriend is killed in an automobile accident, a man decides the best revenge on those responsible is to murder their loved ones.
Ny filmatisering af den klassiske danske julefortælling om studenten Nikolaj og hans to ældre brødre, der holder ferie hos den rare præstefamilie i Nøddebo. Præstens døtre Emmy og Andrea Margrethe int...
Danish melodrama about a housemaid struggling to find normalcy and love in the midst of war.
Death Comes at High Noon
A dark evening, a crime writer Peter Sander, drives through a forest when his car runs out of petrol . A little distance from the road there is a house with lighted windows, and he goes there to borro...
In the village Karrild on earth mother gives birth Countess Sonia Hard Borg (Birgitte Federspiel), and a young unmarried woman Marta one daughter each. Marta dies after birth, so the little girl Betin...
Vi er i krigsåret 1658 og vinteren i februar er så hård, at bælterne er frosset til. Den svenske Kong Karl den 10. Gustav, der er ankommet Tyskland opholder sig nu i Jylland. Han kan, sammen med sin h...
A Stranger Knocks
One day a strange man comes by and, seeing the lonely situation, invites himself in out of the rain. The woman is quietly hospitable and allows him to remain overnight. He stays on the next day and th...
Charles and Peter have passed their law degree and is looking forward to woo a few girls in the country. For that, they need a chaperone and persuade their fellow student Ditlev to play Charles aunt f...