Mikael Birkkjær

Hair Color: Dark BlondeEye Color: BlueHeight: 184Weight: 78

Education:The National Theater School of Odense 1981-85

Languages:Mother Tongue: Danish, Swedish, English

Biography

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.

Curriculum Vitae

Awards

2005
Nomineted: The Danish Academy Award, Robert, Best Male Lead in 'Lad de små Børn'
1996
Winner: The Lauritzen Award

Film

2020
De Forbandede ÅrSupportingAnders RefnSpace Rocket Nation
2015
SorgenfriSupportingBo MikkelsenMeta Film
2014
All InclusiveSupportingHella JoofFalkun Films
2011
Værelse 304KasperBirgitte StærmoseAlphaVille Pictures Copenhagen
2010
Dagen DerpåLeadBirgitte StærmoseAlphaville
2009
FlugtenSupportingKatrine WindfeldNimbus Film
2006
Vores sensommer BillKaspar Rostrup
2005
SpringetLeadHenning CarlsenDagmar Film
2004
Lad De Små BørnLeadPaprika SteenNordisk Film
HelligtrekongersaftenMalvolioEmmet Feigenberg
ParasitterneHansenEmmet FeigenbergDR
Oh Happy DaySupportingHella JoofFine&Mellow
1999
Skybrud LeadEmil K. HansenDR
1998
Fyrtårnet FelixKasper HoltenPoint of No Return Productions
1996
ColombeArmandKjetil Bang-HansenDet Kongelige Teater
1995
Verden er vaad og lys SupportingJakob ChristensenDR
1987
AnsigterneSupportingCarsten BrandtDR TV-Teatret

Short films

2017
RestriktoramaLeadThor Brenne
Lau og LaudrupLeadCharlotte BrodthagenMade By Us
1995
DragenSupportingAnnette RiisagerMinerva Film
Harmony SupportingLotte SvendsenDen Danske Filmskole

Television

2018
SygeplejeskolenSupportingSF Studios
Kristina Ohlsson: Stockholm requiemSupportingC More / TV4
Broen / The BrigdeSupportingDR1 / SVT
2017
MercurSupportingSAM Productions
2016
Bedre Skilt end Aldrig, 3 episodesSupporting
The Inspector and the Sea, 1 episodeSupportingZDF Enterprises
2010-2013
Borgen/ The Government, 20 episodesSupportingVariousDanish National TV
2009
Forbrydelsen 2/ the Killing, 10 episodesLeadVariousDanish National TV
2008
Sommer, 20 episodesLeadVariousDanish National TV
2005
Krøniken, 1 episodeSupportingVariousDanish National TV
1994
Enten eller - Du bestemmerStenDR
1990
Begær, Lighed og BroderskabLeadHenning ØrnbakDanish National TV
1988
BoksningLeadIb ThorupDanish National TV
1987
En Farlig MandLeadEmmet FeigenbergDansih National TV

Theater

Unspecified Year
Romeo & JulieLeadIb ThorupThe Royal Theatre
AkvariefuglenLeadNicole WerdelinThe Royal Theatre
Engle i AmericaLeadJan MaagaardThe Royal Theatre
Prinsen af HomburgLeadKlaus HoffmeyerThe Royal Theatre
IvanovLeadKlaus HoffmeyerThe Royal Theatre
Romeo & JulieSupportingLars KaalundØstre Gasværk
Donna JuannaSupportingLars KaalundØstre Gasværk
HåndværkerneSupportingNicolaj CederholmThe Royal Theatre
Sorg klæder ElectraLeadJan MaagaardThe Royal Theatre

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