Benedikte Hansen

Benedikte Hansen

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1958-09-24

17 Movies · 3 TV shows

Biography

Benedikte Hansen (born 24 September 1958) is a Danish actress, best known to international audiences for her role as Hanne Holm in the television series Borgen.Hansen is the daughter of Dr Flemming Hansen (died 2003) and his wife Aase Riegels Borch. She trained as an actress at Denmark's Statens Teaterskole. From 1983 to 1993, she was married to actor and director Gerz Feigenberg; the marriage ended in divorce. She subsequently married Laws Michael Christiansen; that marriage also ended in divorce. She subsequently had a relationship with actor Viggo Sommer, which ended amicably in 2017. Following their break-up, Sommer said that the main problem was that "Benner", as he called Hansen, was living in Copenhagen while he was living in Aarhus.In 2013, she played her first major English-language screen role when she appeared as the Baroness in a new BBC adaptation of The Lady Vanishes. In 2016 she won the Reumert prize for Best leading actress.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

1 TV show
TV
Ambassadøren

Ambassadøren

2020
The best of the Danes will be promoted by the staff at the embassy. The ambassador wants to promote herself.

2019.

1 Movie
Denmark

Denmark

2019
His life is a mess. He has lost his welfare, can't hold a job, can't talk to his son, and has a neighbour who won't shut up. It isn't a way to live and he knows it, but he learns from a TV news report...

2018.

1 TV show
TV
The New Nurses

The New Nurses

2018
datememe was not normal for a man to become a nurse.

2016.

1 Movie

2015.

1 Movie
Comeback

Comeback

2015
Thomas, former successful stand up comedian will do anything to get back on the top. Unfortunately at the same time his teenage daughter demands his whole attention threatening the comeback he wants s...

2013.

1 Movie
The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

2013
When her friends' rowdy and unsociable behavior escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquility and travel home alone. Her expectations of peace are short-lived wh...

2011.

1 Movie
Something in the Air

Something in the Air

2011
When clairvoyant Pernille meets Journalist Daniel, who is on a mission to write an exposé about Fact & Fiction in the clairvoyant world, Daniel falls in love with her. And funnily enough, she hadn...

2010.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Nothing's All Bad

Nothing's All Bad

2010
Follows the lives of four longing souls. Ingeborg who feels unattractive and young Jonas who is so attractive that he can literally sell some of what he's got. Anna, a young beautiful woman with a phy...
TV
Borgen

Borgen

6.93
2010
40-year old political leader Birgitte Nyborg secures her party a landslide victory through her idealism and huge effort, then faces the biggest challenge of her life: how most effectively to use the n...

2009.

2 Movies
The Blessing

The Blessing

2009
Overwhelmed and extra-sensitive, Katrine has a hard time coping when her more relaxed boyfriend, Andreas, takes a business trip just days after the birth of their first child. The fussy baby has diffi...
The Wild Swans

The Wild Swans

2009
Elise, a princess, lives happily together with her eleven brothers. When her father, the king, marries again, he banishes Elisa. Hereafter his new wife turns Elise's eleven brothers into swans. But fo...

2008.

1 Movie
A Voyage in Dwelling

A Voyage in Dwelling

2008
The films register as an uneasy mapping of female desire, as they chart the slippage between one woman's actual and imagined sexual self. Just sensitively explores the idea that "the received paradigm...

2007.

2 Movies
A Vicious Undertow

A Vicious Undertow

2007
A Vicious Undertow offers a dreamlike narrative—a vision from a stylish, black and white world where music is a language and fabric patterns enhance the mood and define character. Despite the film’s m...
Daisy Diamond

Daisy Diamond

2007
Anna is the subject of a tragic story because she wants to be an actress. She moved from Sweden to pursue her dream. There is something else in store for her. Though she struggles to give her 4 month ...

2005.

1 Movie
Allegro

Allegro

2005
Famous pianist Zetterström returns home to his native Denmark, to give a concert, just to find out that the choices he has made in his life have affected his love life greatly.

2004.

1 Movie
In Your Hands

In Your Hands

6
2004
Anna is a graduate of theology. Kate is seen as difficult by the other inmates.

1996.

1 Movie
Watch Me Fly

Watch Me Fly

1996
A story about friendship and perseverance. The movie shows how two young girls and their families cope with their differences, how they are brought together and torn apart, and how they are changed by...

1995.

1 Movie
The Beast Within

The Beast Within

1995
A contemporary offbeat portrayal of a mixed lot of provincial people before during and after a baptism, a funeral and a wedding ceremony. At the centre of theses events is a woman with unfulfilled amb...

1988.

1 Movie
Baby Doll

Baby Doll

1988
A young woman goes on a vacation at an old farm, which once belonged to her deceased grandmother. Childhood traumas and the memories of her strict and authoritarian grandmother haunts the young woman ...

1985.

1 Movie
Walter and Carlo - Up on Daddy's Hat

Walter and Carlo - Up on Daddy's Hat

1985
Walter is a handsome airline steward who catches the eye of the winner of Malaga's Miss Moonlight contest. Carlo is a motor-mouthed goof who has a "heel bar" (a combination shoe shop and tavern), and ...
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