Lars Simonsen

Hair Color: Dark BlondEye Color: BlueHeight: 186Weight: 70

Education:The Dramatic School at Aarhus Theater from 1986 to 1990

Languages:Mother Tongue: DanishFluent in: English

Biography

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.

Curriculum Vitae

Awards

1998
Winner: EFP Shooting Star
1997
Nominated: The Danish Critics Award, Bodil, Best Leading Actor, (Barbara)
Winner: The Danish Academy Award, Robert, Best Actor, (Barbara)
1984
Winner: The Best Acting Award at the Moscow International Film Festival. (Twist and Shout)
Winner: The Danish Academy Award, Robert, Best Actor, (Twist and Shout)

Film

2013
Hvor lyset kommer indLukasKræsten KuskSF Studios
2010
BrotherhoodLeadNicolo DonatoAsta Film
2009
BrotherhoodThe DadNicolo DonatoAsta Film
2008
Dig og migMette's fatherChristian E. ChristiansenZentropa Entertainment
Crying for LoveSupportingChristian E. ChristiansenZentropa
2005
DommerenArne PlougGert FredholmSigma Films
2003
Afgrunden Grigori ChmaraTorben Skjødt JensenDR
1999
KlinkevalsLeadHans ChristensenPer Holst Film
Manden Som Ikke Ville DøLeadTorben SkjødtFinal Cut prod.
1997
BarbaraLeadNils MalmrosPer Holst Film
1996
Bella, my BellaBella's FatherAstrid Henning-JensenMetronome Productions
Little GirlsLead / MichaelVibeke GadNordisk Film
1991
Naked TreesKjeldM. HenriksenLise Lense-Møller film
SuperdameAdamVibeke GadDR
1987
Pelle the ConquererSupportingBille AugustPer Holst Film
1985
Den Kroniske UskyldSupportingEdward FlemmingObel Film
Når Engle ElskerSupportingPeter EszterhausMetronome Prod.
1984
Twist and ShoutLead / ErikBille AugustPer Holst Film

Short films

2019
SigøjnerjagtEricMikkel Andreas SmidtZentropa Productions 2
2009
Tick Tick Boom SteenFrida BarkforsNational Film School Of Denmark
2003
LivsforsikringenO.P. VademandJacob ThuesenFine & Mellow Productions
2001
Gem et smil, Katrine SupportingMorten Hartz KaplersScandinavian Star Film
A little OneLeadMorten Hartz KaplersScandinavian Star Film
1999
Janes drøm Simon BerggrenLaurits Munch-PetersenPer Holst Filmproduktion
Unspecified Year
NemesisLeadKlaus Hjuler

Television

2020
Når støvet har lagt sig HenrikDR
2018-2019
The RainFrederikNetflix
2018
KrigerForsvarsministerMiso Film
2016
Follow the MoneyUlrik Skov8 episodesDR1
2014
Kødkataloget MandrupDR
Sugar titsSupporting6 episodesDR2
2011-2013
The BridgeSupportingAnders LandströmDR1
2009-2010
LærkevejSupportingMogens Hagedorn, Tilde Harkamp, Kasper gaardsøeCosmo Film
2009
MilleBilistenDR
The ProtectorsSupportingSøren Kragh-JacobsenDR1
2008
SummerLarsDR
2007
The KillingSupportingBirger LarsenDR
2003
DefenceSupportingHenrik Ruben GenzNordisk Film
2002
Rejseholde / Unit OneSupportingJørn FauerskouDR
2001
Skjulte SporSupportingUlf AhlbergNordisk Film
1994-1995
The VillageSupportingTom HedegårdDR1
1994
My LoveLeadCarsten RudolfDR
1992
MørklægningBoomDir. Kjærulf SchmidtDR
1985
Jane HorneyJonasStellan OllsonMovieMakers

Theater

Unspecified Year
Helligtrekongers AftenLeadOdense Theatre
As You Like ItDir. Peter Langdal
Kender du svimmelOdense Theatre
MaskeradeOdense Theatre
Kierkegaard-Jeg så i dag en smuk pigeOdense Theatre
Hagbard og SigneOdense Theatre
Seks til ErotikOdense Theatre
Blue/OrangeOdense Theatre
Den GerrigeOdense Theatre
MerlinLeadOdense Theatre
Snart Kommer TidenOdense Theatre
Primadonnaer på prøveOdense Theatre
Fernando KnappDir. Søren IversenHusets Theatre
Troldmanden fra OzOdense Theatre
The OdysseyDir. Kasper RostrupGladsaxe Theatre
The Worlds last dayDir. Westerdahl
CymberlineDir. GroupRialto Theatre
MikaélLeadDir. Inger EilersenRialto Theatre
Hunchback of Notre DameDir. Own Production
A Midsummernights DreamDir. Line Krogh
Fool For LoveLeadDir. Ulla Gottlieb
BloodDir. Vibeke BjelkeBetty Nansen Theatre
Pinocchios AskeOdense Theatre
A Dolls HomeDir. Philip Zandén
Erasmus MontanusOdense Theatre
Cyrano De BergeracDir. Flemming FlindtGladsaxe Theatre

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