Thure Lindhardt

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Thure Lindhardt
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Born (1974-12-24) 24 December 1974 (age 48)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Occupation Actor
Years active1987–present

Thure Frank Lindhardt (Danish:  [ˈtsʰuːɐ ˈle̝nˌhɑːt] ; born 24 December 1974) is a Danish actor, educated at the drama school at Odense Theatre in 1998.[ citation needed ]


Life and career

Lindhardt was born in Copenhagen, and grew up in Roskilde. At the age of 12, he got a part in Bille August's film Pelle the Conqueror . His breakthrough in Denmark came with his portrayal of a boy with autism in A Place Nearby , co-starring with Ghita Nørby.

Since then, he has played parts in a variety of movies and series, including Into the Wild , Angels in Fast Motion aka Nordkraft, Brotherhood , Love in Thoughts , Sugar Rush , Princess , Rejseholdet , Byzantium and Flame & Citron , a movie about the World War II resistance group Holger Danske, in which Lindhardt played Bent Faurschou-Hviid, co-starring with Mads Mikkelsen.

He also played a role as the young Swiss Guard Lieutenant Chartrand in the 2009 film Angels & Demons , directed by Ron Howard.

He co-starred in Ira Sachs's film Keep the Lights On , which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2012. Later in 2012, he was nominated for a Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor as well as an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead. [1]

In the third season of Showtime's The Borgias , Lindhardt starred opposite Jeremy Irons, playing Rufio, a ruthless assassin working under Catherina Sforza (portrayed by Gina McKee) to bring about the Borgias' downfall.

In 2012 Lindhardt played a role in the European-Scandinavian TV series The Spiral, and in 2013 he appeared in the feature film Adieu Paris .

In 2014 he received the Lauritzen Award. [2]

In 2015 he played the Danish detective Henrik Sabroe opposite Sofia Helin in season 3 of the Danish-Swedish TV police series The Bridge . He replaced Kim Bodnia as a lead. He reprised the role in the show's fourth and final season, broadcast in early 2018.

Personal life

In May 2010, he broke up with his boyfriend of two years Silas Holst. [3] In autumn 2017, he became a father to his daughter, Billie. [4]


1987Negerkys og labre larverPostbud
1987 Pelle the Conqueror Student
2000Her i nærhedenBrian
2001Far from ChinaJeremy
2002One Hell of a ChristmasMike
2002Slim Slam SlumSlim
2002Nude, Descending...RW
2002 Unit One Kore2 episodes
2004 Love in Thoughts Hans
2004 Farland  [ de ]Julian
2005 Nordkraft Steso
2005Bag det stille ydreCharlie
2006 Princess AugustVoice
2007 Into the Wild Mads
2007 Daisy Diamond Actor
2008Reise nach Amerika
2008 Flame & Citron Bent Faurschou-Hviid / Flammen
2008Blå mændJesper Jensen
2008Lille soldatJohn
2009 Angels & Demons Lieutenant Chartrand
2009De vilde svanerPrins Albrecht
2009 Brotherhood Lars
2010 Truth About Men Mads
2011 Freddy Frogface VictorVoice
2011 The Island Daneel
2012 Keep the Lights On Erik Rothman
2012Eddie: The Sleepwalking CannibalLars
2012Gummi TIvan OlsenVoice
2012 Byzantium Werner
2013 3096 Days Wolfgang Přiklopil
2013 Fast & Furious 6 Firuz
2013Adieu ParisMika
2013 The Borgias Rufio10 episodes
2014 Itsi Bitsi Eik's Father
2015–2018 The Bridge Henrik Sabroe18 episodes
2016 Despite the Falling Snow Dimtri
2016 Kill Command Damien Bukes
2017Light ThereafterPiri
2017 The Last Kingdom Guthred 4 episodes
2018Hodja fra PjortHodja
2018Ditte & Louise
2018A War WithinHansen
2019ASTRUP - Flammen over JølsterNikolai Astrup

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