Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Nikolaj Lie Kaas
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Nikolaj Lie Kaas at the 2014 San Sebastian Film Festival
Born (1973-05-22) 22 May 1973 (age 47)
Rødovre, Denmark
Occupation Actor
Years active 1991–present
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Spouse(s) Anne Langkilde (2003–present)

Nikolaj Lie Kaas (Danish: [ˈne̝koˌlɑjˀ ˈliˀ ˈkʰɔˀs]; born 22 May 1973) is a Danish actor whose career rose in the 1990s. His name is pronounced "Necolai Li Kås". Kaas graduated from the National Theater School in Denmark in 1998. He first appeared on screen in Søren Kragh-Jacobsen's film The Boys from St. Petri in 1991 as Otto, the rebel son of a traitor.

He has hosted the Zulu Comedy Galla on Danish TV three times (2009, 2011, 2012).

He is the son of actor Preben Kaas and actress/writer Anne Mari Lie.[1] He has two daughters.[citation needed]

In 2002 and 2012, he won the Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.[2]

In 2012, he received the Lauritzen Award.[3]

In 2003, he was named as one of European films "Shooting Stars" by European Film Promotion.


Year Title Role Notes
1991 The Boys from St. Petri Otto Hvidmann
1994 Carl, My Childhood Symphony Carl 3
1996 David's Book Jacob
1998 The Idiots Jeppe
1999 Possessed Morten
In China They Eat Dogs Martin
Disney's Tarzan Tarzan Voice only
2000 Max Spacy
Flickering Lights Stefan
2001 Hr. Boe & Co.'s Anxiety Leo
Truly Human P.
Jolly Roger Theobalt
2002 Old Men in New Cars Martin
Open Hearts Joachim
2003 The Green Butchers Bjarne/Eigil
Stealing Rembrandt Kiosk-Karsten
Reconstruction Alex David
Dogville: The Pilot Tom
2004 Brothers Jannik
2005 The Sun King Tommy
Adam's Apples Holger
Murk Jacob
Allegro Alex in the zone
2006 Clash of Egos Claus Volter
The Ugly Duckling and Me Ugly Voice only
Pu-239 Tusk
2007 Just Another Love Story Sebastian
2008 The Candidate Jonas Bechmann
2009 Angels & Demons Mr. Gray/assassin
At World's End Adrian Gabrielsen aka Ved verdens ende
2010 Parterapi Anders
The Whistleblower Jan Van Der Velde
2011 Beast Valdemar
A Funny Man Dirch Passer
Freddy Frogface Freddy Frogface Voice only
2012 Forbrydelsen Matthias Borch
Sover Dolly på ryggen Gordon Dennis
2013 The Keeper of Lost Causes Carl Mørck
2014 A Second Chance Tristan
The Absent One Carl Mørck
2015 Child 44 Ivan Sukov
Men & Chicken Gregor Thanatos
2016 Follow the Money/Bedrag Sander Søndergren TV series
A Conspiracy of Faith Carl Mørck
2017 You Disappear Frederik Halling
2018 The Purity of Vengeance Carl Mørck
Britannia Divis / The Outcast TV series
2020 Guardians of Justice


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