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Connie Nielsen is a Actor Danoise born on 3 july 1965 at Frederikshavn (Danemark)

Connie Nielsen

Connie Nielsen
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Birth name Connie Inge-Lise Nielsen
Nationality Danemark
Birth 3 july 1965 (55 years) at Frederikshavn (Danemark)

Connie Inge-Lise Nielsen (born 3 July 1965) is a Danish actress whose first major role in an English language film was a supporting role in The Devil's Advocate (1997); Nielsen later gained international attention for her role in Ridley Scott's Gladiator (2000). Her films include Mission to Mars (2000), One Hour Photo (2002), Basic (2003), The Hunted (2003), The Ice Harvest (2005) and Nymphomaniac (2014). She starred as Meredith Kane on the Starz TV series Boss (2011–2012) and was a lead character in the second season of The Following.

Biography

From 2004 to 2012, Nielsen dated Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. They have one son together, Bryce Thadeus Ulrich-Nielsen (b. 21 May 2007 in San Francisco). She has an older son, hip-hop producer Sebastian Sartor (born 2 June 1990), from a previous relationship.

Nielsen is a polyglot who speaks eight languages: Danish, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, and a little Spanish.

Best films

Gladiator (2000)
(Actress)
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
(Actress)
Mission to Mars (2000)
(Actress)
Nymphomaniac - Part 1 (2013)
(Actress)

Usually with

Zack Snyder
Zack Snyder
(3 films)
Patty Jenkins
Patty Jenkins
(2 films)
Geoff Johns
Geoff Johns
(3 films)
Gal Gadot
Gal Gadot
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Connie Nielsen (36 films)

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Actress

Wonder Woman 1984
Directed by Patty Jenkins
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Feminist films, Films based on mythology, Politique, Superhero films, Political films, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Pedro Pascal
Roles Queen Hippolyta

En 1984, en pleine guerre froide, Diana Prince s'oppose à l'Union soviétique et affronte la redoutable Cheetah.
The Catcher Was a Spy, 1h38
Directed by Ben Lewin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Biography, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Paul Rudd, Mark Strong, Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, Guy Pearce, Paul Giamatti
Roles Koranda
Rating62% 3.1009353.1009353.1009353.1009353.100935
L'histoire vraie du célèbre joueur juif de baseball américain Moe Berg qui, lors de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, devient secrètement un espion pour le Office of Strategic Services. Sa renommée sportive, ses connaissances universitaires et son don pour les langues font de lui une recrue de premier choix. Sa mission : espionner les Nazis qui veulent construire rapidement la première bombe atomique. Mais la vie privée et mystérieuse de Berg intrigue son entourage au point qu'on le soupçonne d'être homosexuel.
Stratton
Stratton (2017)
, 1h35
Directed by Simon West
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Spy films, Films about terrorism
Actors Dominic Cooper, Gemma Chan, Austin Stowell, Tyler Hoechlin, Tom Felton, Thomas Kretschmann
Roles Sumner
Rating48% 2.4045252.4045252.4045252.4045252.404525
A British Special Boat Service agent tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Wonder Woman, 2h21
Directed by Patty Jenkins
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, War, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Films based on mythology, Politique, Superhero films, Political films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Emily Carey, Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Lucy Davis
Roles Queen Hippolyta
Rating73% 3.698593.698593.698593.698593.69859
Vivant à Paris où elle travaille au musée du Louvre, Diana Prince reçoit de la part de Bruce Wayne une photographie la montrant au front lors de la Première Guerre mondiale aux côtés de Steve Trevor et ses amis. Elle se remémore alors sa jeunesse sur l'île de Themyscira, parmi les Amazones, qu'elle a quittée pour affronter Arès, le dieu de la guerre, et devenir Wonder Woman.
Justice League, 2h
Directed by Zack Snyder, Joss Whedon
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Batman films, Superman films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Jared Leto, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller
Roles Queen Hippolyta
Rating62% 3.1487353.1487353.1487353.1487353.148735
Alimenté par sa foi restaurée en l’humanité et inspiré par le sacrifice de Superman, Batman constate l'arrivée d'éclaireurs extraterrestres — appelés "Paradémons" et attirés par la peur de leurs victimes — et comprend que l'attaque majeure prophétisée par Lex Luthor (dans le film Batman v Superman : L'Aube de la justice) est imminente, or Superman est mort et ne peut plus protéger l'humanité. Conscient de ses propres limites, il contacte Diana Prince/Wonder Woman et tente de former avec elle une ligue de super-héros. Il part retrouver Arthur Curry, dit Aquaman, qui habite à Atlantis, tandis que Diana va approcher Victor Stone, footballeur devenu à moitié machine après un accident et capable d'influer sur les technologies, mais les deux hommes refusent de les aider. Barry Allen, jeune homme doté de super-vitesse, accepte avec enthousiasme l'offre de Bruce Wayne.
Ali and Nino
Directed by Asif Kapadia
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors María Valverde, Mandy Patinkin, Riccardo Scamarcio, Connie Nielsen, Homayoun Ershadi, Halit Ergenç
Roles Duchess Kipiani
Rating68% 3.449083.449083.449083.449083.44908
1914, Azerbaijan. L'histoire d'amour entre Ali, un musulman dont les ancêtres sont passionnés par le désert, et Nino, une jeune géorgienne chrétienne aux manières européennes sophistiquées.
The Confessions, 1h43
Directed by Roberto Andò
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Toni Servillo, Pierfrancesco Favino, Daniel Auteuil, Connie Nielsen, Moritz Bleibtreu, Richard Sammel
Roles Claire Seth
Rating60% 3.0453.0453.0453.0453.045
En Allemagne, les négociations du G8 se déroulent dans un hôtel de luxe où les économistes les plus importants et les dirigeants politiques, réunis par le patron du FMI Daniel Roché, négocient les mesures primordiales qui seront adoptées pour supprimer la pauvreté dans le monde. En plus des ministres, des spécialistes économiques et du directeur du FMI, trois invités se distinguent : un célèbre écrivain de livres pour enfants, une rock star et un prêtre italien, Roberto Salus. Ce dernier est convoqué par Roché qui souhaite se confesser. Mais au lendemain de ses confessions, Roché est retrouvé mort. La réunion est interrompue par son décès mystérieux. Interrogé par les autorités et les dirigeants politiques, Salus, le dernier homme à avoir vu Roché vivant, refuse de rompre le secret de la confession et de dévoiler le contenu de ses entretiens avec le patron du FMI.
The Runner
The Runner (2015)
, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Political films
Actors Nicolas Cage, Connie Nielsen, Peter Fonda, Sarah Paulson, Wendell Pierce, Dana Gourrier
Roles Deborah Price
Rating47% 2.353912.353912.353912.353912.35391
In the aftermath of the 2010 BP oil spill, an idealistic but flawed politician (Nicolas Cage) is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his career is destroyed in a sex scandal.
3 Days to Kill, 1h57
Directed by McG
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Amber Heard, Kevin Costner, Connie Nielsen, Tómas Lemarquis, Hailee Steinfeld, Richard Sammel
Roles Christine Renner
Rating61% 3.0982453.0982453.0982453.0982453.098245
Experienced CIA agent Ethan Renner (Kevin Costner), originally from Pittsburgh, works with a team to capture the Albino, lieutenant to an arms trafficker called the Wolf, as he is selling a dirty bomb to some terrorists. The Albino deduces the trap when he recognizes one of the agents, whom he kills. Renner is able to cripple the Albino by shooting him in the leg, but not capture him. Meanwhile, elite CIA assassin Vivi Delay (Amber Heard), who has been personally assigned by the Director to kill the Wolf, monitors the operation and notices Renner has unknowingly seen the Wolf.
Return to Zero, 1h44
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Minnie Driver, Paul Adelstein, Alfred Molina, Connie Nielsen, Andrea Anders, Kathy Baker
Roles Dr. Claire Holden
Rating63% 3.1999053.1999053.1999053.1999053.199905
Return to Zero is based on a true story, where a successful couple named Aaron and Maggie are expecting their first child to come, but their life gets devastated as they find that their child is dead in mother's womb. The film is based on the experiences of its writer, Sean Hanish, and his wife. Driver and Adelstein co-wrote and performed the film's title song.
Nymphomaniac - Part 1
Directed by Lars von Trier
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Erotic
Themes Les fantasmes, Pregnancy films, Films about immigration, Medical-themed films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Bisexuality-related films, Erotic films, BDSM in films, LGBT-related films, Films about pedophilia, Films about prostitution, Films about psychiatry, LGBT-related films, Films about virginity, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Shia LaBeouf, Jamie Bell, Stacy Martin, Christian Slater
Roles Katherine (Joe's mother)
Rating68% 3.449923.449923.449923.449923.44992
On a snowy evening, the middle-aged bachelor Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård) finds the self-diagnosed nymphomaniac Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) beaten up and lying in the alleyway behind his apartment. He takes her back to his home and, over tea, listens intently as Joe recounts the eventful story of her libidinous life. Seligman, a highly-educated but cloistered man, connects and analyzes Joe's stories with what he has read about.
Nymphomaniac - Volume 2
Directed by Lars von Trier
Genres Drama
Actors Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Uma Thurman, Nicolas Bro, Connie Nielsen
Roles Joe's Mom
Rating67% 3.3511053.3511053.3511053.3511053.351105
Deuxième volet de la folle et poétique histoire du parcours d'une femme, de sa naissance jusqu'à lâge de 50 ans, racontée par le personnage principal, Joe, qui s'est auto-diagnostiquée nymphomane.
The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden, 2h
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Documentary, Historical, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Documentary films about law
Actors Cate Blanchett, Sebastien Koch, Thomas Kretschmann, Diane Kruger, Connie Nielsen, Gustaf Skarsgård
Roles Baroness Von Wagner
Rating66% 3.349643.349643.349643.349643.34964
Dans les années 1930, une série de meurtres inexpliqués endeuillent la population de pionniers européens qui s'est installée sur l'île Floreana, aux Galapagos
Hemingway & Gellhorn, 2h34
Directed by Philip Kaufman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films
Actors Nicole Kidman, Clive Owen, David Strathairn, Brooke Adams, Molly Parker, Connie Nielsen
Roles Tall blonde woman
Rating62% 3.148773.148773.148773.148773.14877
Telling the story of one of America’s most famous literary couples, the movie begins in 1936 when the pair meet for the first time in a Key West bar. They ran into each other again in Spain where they were both covering the Spanish Civil War. They were staying in the same hotel on the same floor, and she resisted his advances. However, during a bombing raid, they found themselves trapped in the same room, and lust overcame them. They became lovers and stayed in Spain until 1939. In 1940 Hemingway divorced his second wife so that they could marry. Over time she became prominent in her own right. In 1945 she asked Hemingway for a divorce. He credits her with inspiring him to write the novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls.
Perfect Sense, 1h32
Directed by David Mackenzie
Origin Suede
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about viral outbreaks
Actors Eva Green, Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Stephen Dillane, Connie Nielsen, Denis Lawson
Roles Jenny
Rating70% 3.5485553.5485553.5485553.5485553.548555
An epidemic begins to spread throughout the globe, causing humankind to lose their sensory perceptions one by one. The story focuses on two people: Susan, one of a team of epidemiologists who are trying to find the causes of the disease, and Michael, a chef who works at a busy restaurant located next to Susan's flat. The two meet and get to know each other as the epidemic progresses, a relationship which soon turns to love.