Tone Danielsen is a Norwegian actress with a long and solid career behind her. She has played numerous roles in theatre and in movies. In 1985, she received the Amanda Price award as Best Actress in a Leading Role for her work in “The Good Human of Seuzan.” Tone has worked at the National Scene of Norway in the early 70’s and has since 1975 has been permanently hired at the National Theatre of Norway. She has starred in several big film and TV productions as well as radio theatre on Norwegian channel NRK. Most recently, she starred in the Norwegian TV show “Norwegian Cozy” where she played opposite her real-life son Anders Danielsen Lie.
His first movie North earned him The Norwegian Academy Award, The Amanda Award, for Best Actor in Supporting Role. His 2nd movie Cold Prey 2 was Norway´s biggest audience success in 2008 and his 3rd movie Upperdog gave him his first leading role on the silver screen. Upperdog won The Norwegian Academy Award for Best Movie of the Year. Between 2008 and 2018 he has starred in over 30 projects within tv and film, the most known is “Eddie The Eagle” alongside Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken and Taron Egerton.
Lars Simonsen debuted with a fantastic performance as the sensitive teenager Erik in Bille August’s film ‘Tro, Håb og Kærlighed’. The role brought him his first Robert award for the best actor in a leading role. After this he played roles such as the shy son in the comedy ‘Når engle Elsker’ and the subdued son in Bille August’s Oscar winning feature film ‘Pelle Eroberen’.
Lars has played in several performances at theatres such as the Betty Nansen Theatre and the Gladsaxe Theatre and since 2001 he has been employed as part of the permanent cast of actors at Odense Theatre where he has especially been noted for his performances in productions such as ‘De Nøgne Træer’, ‘Erasmus Montanus’, ‘Helligtrekongers Aften’, ‘Pinocchios Aske’, ‘Den Gerrige’, ‘Mikaél’, ‘BLOD’ and ‘Odysseen’.
In 1998 Lars won the Robert award for Best Actor in a Leading Role again, this time for his role in Nils Malmro’s historical Faroese drama ‘Barbara’ in which he played a lovestruck vicar. Since then Lars has acted in both film and TV productions, including ‘Manden som ikke ville Dø’, Klinkevals’, ‘Skjulte Spor’, ‘Rejseholdet’, ‘Forsvar’ and ‘Forbrydelsen’.
Lars graduated from Århus Theatres Acting School in 1990.
Kristofer Hivju is an award-winning and exceptionally talented actor who is most recognizable as the all-time fan favorite Tormund Giantsbane on HBO´s ‘Game of Thrones’. Kristofer´s character was seen for the first time in season 3 and has since then been a beloved series regular up until the shows now sixth season. Kristofer is currently showing his love and affection for large and noisy car engines as a supporting role in the new ‘Fast and the Furious 8’, which is released in 2017. As a young actor he mostly performed on stage on Trondelag Theatre. Here he mainly played leading roles in various plays such as ‘Kristin Lavrandsdatter’, ‘Pepsi Love’ and ‘King Lear’. Kristofer signed with Panorama Agency in 2011 and immediately landed his first international role in Matthijs Van Heijningen Jr.´s 2011 remake of John Carpenters ‘The Thing’, where he played the supporting role Jonas. Next he was seen in M. Night Shyamalan´s ‘After Earth’. Locally Kristofer also landed significant roles both on the small and the large screen. He is seen in the feature film ‘In Order of Disappearance’, where he plays opposite Stellan Skarsgaard. He is starring in two episodes of the highly successful TV series ‘Beck’, where he is introduced as the new partner Steiner. These two episodes are the most successful of all 41 episodes of ‘Beck’. He is also seen in a significant supporting role in the feature ‘Force Majeure’ for which he won the Guldbaggen Award in 2015. The film itself won six Guldbaggen Awards the same year and was also nominated for a Golden Globe. Furthermore, Kristofer plays the lead in ‘The Last King’, a story of a Norwegian illegitimate son of a king. The feature film was the most seen film in 2016 in Norway and has now made an international breakthrough. It is released in US cinemas in 2016. Kristofer is a second generation Norwegian actor, born on 7 December in Oslo and son of Erik Hivju, who mainly was seen on stage with the Oslo National Theatre, but he is also known for his appearance in the multi award-winning feature film ‘Max Manus: Man of war’. Kristofer’s grandmother Inger Worren was also a known Norwegian actress who was mostly seen on stage, but also appeared in the TV miniseries ‘Den som henger i en tråd’. With this family history it is certainly safe to say that acting, performance and creativity runs in the family bloodline. Kristofer continued in the footsteps of his father and grandmother. He graduated from the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Aarhus, Denmark in 2004. Kristofer and his father appeared together in the short film ‘Flax’, where Kristofer also shared screenwriting credit with director Bård Ivar Engelsås. ‘Flax’ won the 20 Century Fox H. E. Award for Best Short Film in 2009, where Ridley Scott was on the jury. Furthermore, Kristofer was nominated for the same award in the category Best Actor., , Kristofer is a dedicated and hardworking talent who has always been determined to succeed in the creative world he grew up in. This he certainly has..
Mikael Birkkjær is one of the most charismatic and popular men of the Danish TV-and theater stage. He has that spark that makes women love him and men admire him. This, combined with a huge deal of talent, has given Mikael a number of complicated and demanding and great roles. Mikael had his TV breakthrough as Adam, the son of a doctor, in the hugely popular TV-series “Summer”. Mikael received critical acclaim for the part and soon landed a lead role as police officer Ulrik Strange in the hugely acclaimed TV-series “The Killing II”. One quick look at his resume will tell you that Mikael has a great love for the theatre, especially The Royal Theatre of Denmark where he has been a permanent actor for more than 17 years. Mikael can also be seen in all three seasons of “Borgen” where he plays the husband of the Prime Minister Birgitte Nyborg.
Ellen Dorrit is a multiple award-winning actress. She has a leading role in the Norwegian feature films ‘Blind’ and ‘Iskyss’.
She has been a supporting lead in several popular TV series like the courtroom drama ‘Aber Bergen’ (three seasons), Netflix’s ‘Borderliner’ and the highly acclaimed ‘Acquitted’.
An experienced actor, Ellen has won a ‘Gullruten’ for Best Actress (considered the Norwegian Emmy-award), and is a known face in her home country of Norway.
Emil Johnsen is a Scandinavian actor, known for his starring performances in the Award winning Feature Films ”All The Beauty” ”Guidance” and ”Corridor”.
He is also known for his TV work in several Norwegian and Swedish TV series, such as the Netflix-hit ”Occupied”. He has starred in more than 30 films and TV series, both in Norway and Sweden. He has also starred in the Hollywood indie thriller ”The Ice Cream Truck”, for which he earned great reviews for his portrayel of the mass murderer in The Hollywood Reporter.
With an English mother, a Norwegian father, and five elder siblings, Emil grew up in Botswana, Africa. Coming back to Norway as a teenager, he started to pursue his acting career, and later moved to New York City to study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. New York became Emil´s second home for many years to follow, but he continued his acting studies at the prestigious Swedish State Academy of Theatre. After finishing his studies he worked for several years in Stockholm in film and theatre, and he made his debut at the Royal Dramatic Theatre as the young Prince Johan in Strindberg´s “Gustav Vasa”. But it was the lead part of “Morgan”, in the Swedish Television Drama of the classic “A Stuffed Dog”, which earned him greater recognition, and led to lead parts in movies such as “Guidance” and “Corridor”. For his parts in these two movies, he was nominated Rising Star at the Stockholm Int. Film Festival and he won the Jean Carmet Award in France. Due to his background, he is fluent in Swedish, Norwegian and English (both with a British and an American accent).
Charlotte Munck has an impressive career in the film, TV and theatre world. With her strong and intelligent acting, her talent runs the gamut of roles. She has played everything from a military prosecutor in Tobias Lindholm’s ‘War’ to Blanche Dubois in The Royal National Theatre’s ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ to Helen Sander in the German psychological drama ‘Meeres Stille’ by Juliane Fezer. Her TV breakthrough, in Denmark and abroad, came through three seasons of TV2’s successful series “Anna Pihl” in which she plays the title role, balancing broad appeal with depth, courage and a will to always put something at stake. Always insisting on diversity, she operates within a wide range of roles, most recently in Von Baden’s climate thriller ‘Brokenhagen’, Theatre Grob’s award-winning ‘Peter og Elgen’ and several other roles on film and TV. She starred in DK1’s flagship show ‘Follow the Money’, and recently came out with her new album “Instructions to God”, written and produced by the trio MunckBjornKodal. Charlotte played the main character in Hella Joofs’s feature film “Shake It”. She starred opposite Mads Mikkelsen and Troels Lyby and was nominated for a Robert and Bodil Award for the best female leading role.