Lars Simonsen

Lars Simonsen

Highest Rated: 88% Pelle the Conqueror (1987)

Lowest Rated: 80% Twist and Shout (1984)

Birthday: Sep 13, 1963

Birthplace: Odense, Denmark

One of the most respected actors in Denmark, Lars Simonsen was beloved for as long as he had been on screen. Born in Odense in 1963, Simonsen moved with his family to Rungsted at age seven. After finishing school and moving in with a friend, then-18 year old Simonsen landed an audition for an upcoming film directed by Billie August. Much to his surprise, despite a total lack of experience, Simonsen won the role of Erik in the film "Twist and Shout" (1984). He would go on to appear in films like "The Chronic Innocence" (1985) and "Pelle the Conqueror" (1987), before enrolling in the four year acting program at Aarhus Teater. The experience would prove to be hugely important to Simonsen, who developed a career-long love of theater. Simonsen would continue to act on screen as well, joining the cast of the Danish TV series "The Village" (TV2/Øst, 1991-96) for its third and fourth seasons. He would also earn acclaim for his role in the film "Barbara" (1994) as well as for the period film "Klinkevals" (1999). After appearing in the dramas "The Judge" (2005) and "Brotherhood" (2009), he returned to TV with a role on "The Bridge" (DR, 2011-18) and later on the Netflix series "The Rain" (Netflix, 2018-).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Who Would Live Forever Adrian Palmberg (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 29% Barbara Hr. Poul (Character) - 1998
88% 89% Pelle the Conqueror Niels Køller (Character) $8.7K 1987
80% 89% Twist and Shout Erik (Character) - 1984


No Score Yet 48% The Rain Frederik (Character) 2018-2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Warrior Forsvarsminister (Character) 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Follow the Money Ulrik Skov (Character) 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bridge Jens (Character) 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Protectors Jørgen Friis (Character) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Killing Peter Lassen (Character) 2007


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