|Born||16 May 1948|
|Spouse(s)||Tove Bornhøft (m. 2000)|
Jesper Christensen (Danish pronunciation: [jespɐ ˈkʰʁɛstn̩sn̩] ; born 16 May 1948) is a Danish actor. A veteran of European cinema, he has more recently made the transition to English language projects, including The Interpreter and Revelations . He has also appeared as the mysterious villain Mr. White in the James Bond films Casino Royale , Quantum of Solace , and Spectre .
The Interpreter is a 2005 political thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack, starring Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, and Jesper Christensen. It is notable for being the first movie to have been shot inside the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
Casino Royale is a 2006 spy film, the twenty-first in the Eon Productions James Bond film series, and the third screen adaptation of Ian Fleming's 1953 novel of the same name. Directed by Martin Campbell and written by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and Paul Haggis, it is the first film to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, and was produced by Eon Productions for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Columbia Pictures, making it the first Eon-produced Bond film to be co-produced by the latter studio. Following Die Another Day, Eon Productions decided to reboot the series, allowing them to show a less experienced and more vulnerable Bond.
Quantum of Solace is a 2008 British spy film, the twenty-second in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, directed by Marc Forster and written by Paul Haggis, Neal Purvis and Robert Wade. It is a direct sequel to Casino Royale, and the second film to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film also stars Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Gemma Arterton, Jeffrey Wright, and Judi Dench. In the film, Bond seeks revenge for the death of his lover, Vesper Lynd, and is assisted by Camille Montes, who is plotting revenge for the murder of her own family. The trail eventually leads them to wealthy businessman Dominic Greene, a member of the Quantum organisation, who intends to stage a coup d'état in Bolivia to seize control of their water supply.
In his home country, Christensen has won four Bodil Awards, three for Best Actor: Did Somebody Laugh? (1978), The Bench (2000), and Manslaughter (2005), and one for Best Supporting Actor: Barbara (1997).
The Bodil Awards are the major Danish film awards given by Danish Film Critics Association. The awards are presented annually at a ceremony in Copenhagen. Established in 1948, it is one of the oldest film awards in Europe. The awards are given without regard to commercial interests or box-office sales, but rather to highlight the films or actors that the critics regard as most worthy.
The Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role is one of the merit categories presented annually by the Danish Film Critics Association at the Bodil Awards. Created in 1948, it is one of the oldest film awards in Europe, and it honours the best performance by an actor in a leading role in a Danish produced film. The jury can decide not to hand out the award. This has happened five times, in 1952, 1970, 1976, 1985, and in 1986.
The Bench is a 2000 Danish drama film directed by Per Fly.
In 2006, Jesper Christensen declined the offer to receive the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog. He said that he thought the entire idea of monarchy is a crime against the members of the royal family, and it does not fit with modern ideas.
The Order of the Dannebrog is a Danish order of chivalry instituted in 1671 by Christian V. Until 1808, membership in the order was limited to fifty members of noble or royal rank who formed a single class known as White Knights to distinguish them from the Blue Knights who were members of the Order of the Elephant. In 1808, the Order was reformed and divided into four classes. The Grand Commander class is reserved to persons of princely origin. It is only awarded to royalty with close family ties with the Danish Royal House. The statute of the Order was amended in 1951 by a Royal Ordinance so that both men and women could be members of the Order.
|1976||Strømer||Young Officer||Anders Refn|
|1977||Mind Your Back, Professor||Journalist||Jens Okking|
|1978||Wanna See My Beautiful Navel?||Fashion Photographer||Søren Kragh-Jacobsen|
|Who Kills Who?||Christian||Li Vilstrup|
|Did Somebody Laugh?||Unemployed Man||Henning Carlsen|
|1979||The Revolt of the Thralls||TBA||Jannik Hastrup||Voice|
|Charly & Steffen||Eigil||Henning Kristiansen|
|1980||It's a World Full of Children||Morten||Aase Schmidt|
|Children of the Thralls||TBA||Jannik Hastrup||Voice|
|Sorry We're Here||Aage||Hans Kristensen|
|1981||Have You Seen Alice?||Bjarne||Brita Wielopolska|
|1983||The Traitors||The Boy||Ole Roos|
|1987||Hip Hip Hurrah!||Viggo Johansen||Kjell Grede|
|1988||Emma's Shadow||Poul||Søren Kragh-Jacobsen|
|1990||Today's Donna||Michael Nordgreen||Stefan Henszelman|
|Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg||Officer at Watteau||Kjell Grede|
|1992||Sofie||Hans Højby||Liv Ullmann|
|1993||The Russian Singer||Castensen||Morten Arnfred|
|1994||Carl, My Childhood Symphony||Schreiber||Erik Clausen|
|White Lies||Kristian||Mats Arehn|
|1996||Girly Girls||Hans-Jørgen||Vibeke Gad|
|Hamsun||Otto Dietrich||Jan Troell|
|The Ballad of the Viking King, Holger the Dane||Hemming I / Loki||Laila Hodell|
|The White Lioness||Konovalenko||Pelle Berglund|
|1997||Credo||Brother 1||Susanne Bier|
|1999||In China They Eat Dogs||Bartender||Lasse Spang Olsen|
|Sophie's World||Søren Kierkegaard||Erik Gustavson|
|Italian for Beginners||Olympia's Father||Lone Scherfig|
|The Bench||Kaj||Per Fly|
|2001||One-Hand Clapping||H.C. Krøyer||Gert Fredholm|
|The Greatest Thing||Theatre Manager||Thomas Robsahm|
|Count Axel||Col. Lejpstrup||Søren Fauli|
|2002||Minor Mishaps||Søren Kreiberg||Annette K. Olesen|
|Okay||Læge||Jesper W. Nielsen|
|Treasure Planet||Scroop||Ron Clements & John Musker||Voice; Danish dub|
|2003||Inheritance||Holger Andersen||Per Fly|
|Nasty Brats||JB||Giacomo Campeotto|
|Make Believe||Piips||Kjell Grede|
|2005||The Interpreter||Nils Lud||Sydney Pollack|
|2006||Shaking Dream Land||George||Martina Nagel|
|Pure Hearts||Bag Man||Kenneth Kainz|
|Casino Royale||Mr. White||Martin Campbell|
|2008||One Shot||Lennart||Linda Wendel|
|Everlasting Moments||Sebastian Pedersen||Jan Troell|
|Flame & Citron||Wilhelm Faurschou Hviid||Ole Christian Madsen|
|Quantum of Solace||Mr. White||Marc Forster|
|2009||Original||Bruno||Alexander Brøndsted & Antonio Tublén|
|The Young Victoria||Baron Stockmar||Jean-Marc Vallée|
|Storm||Anthony Weber||Hans-Christian Schmid|
|This Is Love||Koller||Matthias Glasner|
|2010||The Debt||Dr. Bernhardt / Dieter Vogel||John Madden|
|A Family||Rickard Rheinwald||Pernille Fischer Christensen|
|2011||Melancholia||Little Father||Lars von Trier|
|2012||The Last Sentence||Torgny Segerstedt||Jan Troell|
|2013||Schwestern||Uncle Rolle||Anne Wild|
|NYMPH()MANIAC: Vol. I||Jerôme's Uncle||Lars von Trier|
|Sex, Drugs & Taxation||Judge Bergsøe||Christoffer Boe|
|2015||Me and Kaminski||Manuel Kaminski||Wolfgang Becker|
|SPECTRE||Mr. White||Sam Mendes|
|2016||The King's Choice||Haakon VII||Erik Poppe|
|2018||Before the Frost|
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Events from the year 1948 in Denmark.
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