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Sofia Helin is a Actor Suédoise born on 25 april 1972 at Hovsta (Suede)

Sofia Helin

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Birth name Sofia Margareta Helin
Nationality Suede
Birth 25 april 1972 (47 years) at Hovsta (Suede)

Sofia Margareta Götschenhjelm Helin (born 25 April 1972) is a Swedish actress best known for the Guldbagge Award nomination she got for her role in Dalecarlians (Swedish: Masjävlar), and for her role as Saga Norén in the Danish/Swedish co-produced TV series The Bridge.

Sofia Helin was born in Hovsta in Örebro, Närke. Her father was a salesman and her mother was a nurse. When she was six years old her brother and grandmother were killed in a car accident which she said in 2014 still affected her. She graduated with a degree in philosophy from Lund University. From 1994-1996, she went to Calle Flygares theatre school and graduated from the Stockholm Theatre Academy in 2001. She lives in Linghem, outside Linköping. She is married to Daniel Gotschenhjelm, a priest in the Church of Sweden and former actor. She has two children - a boy Ossian and a girl Nike who were ten and four years old respectively in 2014.

She has appeared in several films, including At Point Blank (Rånarna) where she had the leading role of Chief Inspector Klara. In 2004, she had another leading role as Mia in Masjävlar. It was in that movie that she made her breakthrough. In 2007, she got a further leading role as Cecilia Algottsdotter in Arn, an adaptation of Jan Guillou's The Knight Templar, about Arn Magnusson. She is also included in the Swedish animated film Metropia, which was released in the cinema in October 2009.

Since 2012 she has become more famous outside Sweden as a result of her role in the crime drama The Bridge, in which she played the lead role of Saga Norén, homicide detective from Malmö. In the UK the series attracted more than a million viewers per episode.

Helin’s facial scar was caused by a cycling accident when she was 24.

Biography

Sofia Margareta Götschenhjelm Helin est née le 25 avril 1972 à Hovsta ein Örebro, dans la province de Néricie. Son père était un vendeur et sa mère une infirmière. Elle n'avait que dix jours lorsque son frère et sa grand-mère furent victimes d'un accident de voiture. Sa grand-mère survécut, mais son frère aîné, âgé de six ans, perdit la vie dans l'accident. En 2014, elle disait que cette tragédie l'affectait encore. Elle est diplômée en philosophie de l'université de Lund. De 1994 à 1996, elle a fréquenté l’école de théâtre Calle Flygares et a obtenu un diplôme de l'académie de théâtre de Stockholm en 2001. Elle vit à Linghem, en banlieue de Linköping. Elle est mariée à Daniel Gotschenhjelm, un pasteur de l’Église de Suède et ancien acteur. Elle a deux enfants : un garçon prénommé Ossian et une fille, Nike, âgés respectivement de onze et cinq ans en 2015.

Elle a joué dans plusieurs films, dont At Point Blank (Rånarna), où elle tenait le rôle principal de l'inspecteur Klara. En 2004, elle a obtenu un premier rôle, celui de Mia dans Dalecarlians (Masjävlar) ; c'est ce film qui l'a lancée. En 2007, autre rôle principal, celui de Cecilia Algottsdotter dans Arn, chevalier du Temple, une adaptation du roman Tempelriddaren écrit par Jan Guillou autour du personnage d’Arn Magnusson. Elle figure également dans le film d'animation suédois Metropia , qui sortit en salle en octobre 2009.

Depuis 2012, elle est devenue plus populaire à l'extérieur de la Suède en raison de son rôle dans la série Bron/Broen. Elle y interprète Saga Norén, une policière de Malmö chargée des affaires d'homicide. Au Royaume-Uni, la série a attiré plus d'un million de spectateurs par épisode.

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Filmography of Sofia Helin (12 films)

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Actress

The Divine Order, 1h36
Directed by Petra Volpe
Origin Suisse
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about education, Films about families, Feminist films, Politique, Political films
Actors Marie Leuenberger, Sofia Helin
Roles Eden
Rating70% 3.501883.501883.501883.501883.50188
En 1970, Nora (Marie Leuenberger) est femme au foyer dans un paisible village suisse près d'Herisau et s'occupe de son mari menuisier et de leurs deux garçons. Nora voudrait travailler mais son mari n'est pas d'accord et, en vertu des lois de l'époque, peut lui interdire. Mécontente de la situation, elle se renseigne sur ses droits et devient une militante pour le suffrage des femmes alors que la votation fédérale du 7 février 1971 doit statuer sur ce point, et que le village n'est pas vraiment favorable à ce changement de société.
The Snowman, 1h59
Directed by Tomas Alfredson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, Val Kilmer, J. K. Simmons
Roles Boy's Mother
Rating51% 2.5502252.5502252.5502252.5502252.550225
Le détective de la police d'Oslo Harry Hole n'est plus que l'ombre de lui-même. Alcoolique, il cherche un but à sa carrière. C'est alors qu'il rencontre une nouvelle recrue, Katrine Bratt, fraichement mutée de Bergen. Elle enquête sur la disparition d'une femme mariée et mère d'une petite fille, dont l'écharpe est trouvée enveloppée autour d'un bonhomme de neige sinistre. Harry Hole, qui a par ailleurs reçu une mystérieuse lettre ornée d'un bonhomme de neige, s'intéresse aux investigations de Katrine. Katrine et Harry vont alors découvrir que plusieurs femmes ont disparu dans des circonstances similaires.
Ragnarok
Ragnarok (2013)
, 1h40
Origin Norvege
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Nicolai Cleve Broch, Pål Sverre Hagen, Pål Sverre Hagen, Bjørn Sundquist, Sofia Helin, Jens Hultén
Roles Elisabeth
Rating58% 2.949122.949122.949122.949122.94912
When the archaeologist Sigurd Swenson sets off in search of evidence to support the story of Ragnarok, the end of the world in Norse mythology, he decides to form an expedition with two colleagues and his two kids. This adventure leads them to Finnmark in the Northern part of Norway, and into a "no man's land" between Russia and Norway, where no one has set foot since ancient times. Old runes unfold new meanings, revealing a truth bigger and more spectacular than ever expected.
Metropia
Metropia (2009)
, 1h26
Origin Suede
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Animation
Themes Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Vincent Gallo, Juliette Lewis, Udo Kier, Stellan Skarsgård, Alexander Skarsgård, Sofia Helin
Roles Anna Svensson (voice)
Rating63% 3.1504453.1504453.1504453.1504453.150445
In a future Europe the world is running out of oil. A gigantic underground network is created by joining all the undergrounds together beneath Europe. Roger (Vincent Gallo), from a suburb of Stockholm, avoids the underground because he finds it disturbing. Sometimes when he is too near the underground he hears a strange voice in his head. One day Roger stumbles upon the truth that his life is controlled in every detail. Trexx, the company that runs the mammoth European rail network, has found a way to read and control minds using the dandruff shampoo "Dangst", with the goal of creating a highly efficient advertising system. In order to break free, Roger joins forces with super-model Nina (Juliette Lewis), the former model and spokeswoman for Dangst.
Arn: The Kingdom at Road's End
Directed by Peter Flinth
Origin Danemark
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Morgan Alling, Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson, Milind Soman
Roles Cecilia Algotsdotter
Rating65% 3.298213.298213.298213.298213.29821
The plot of the film loosely follows the book of the same name – the third volume of the Crusades trilogy, spanning the period of about 1187 to 1205.
Arn: The Knight Templar, 2h19
Directed by Peter Flinth
Origin Suede
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård, Simon Callow, Vincent Pérez, Bibi Andersson
Roles Cecilia Algotsdotter
Rating65% 3.2985053.2985053.2985053.2985053.298505
À la suite d'un accident alors qu'il est encore un jeune enfant, Arn est grièvement blessé. Alors qu'il guérit, sa famille, ayant prié Dieu si fort, estime qu'il est de leur devoir de confier Arn aux moines. Il sera élevé dans une foi profonde, tandis qu'un moine, le frère Guilbert, un ancien templier, lui enseigne l'honneur et le maniement des armes. Très vite le jeune Arn développe des talents insoupçonnés, devenant un homme de grande valeur, tant morale que physique.
Sökarna - Återkomsten, 1h31
Directed by Thorsten Flinck
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Thorsten Flinck, Johanna Sällström, Reine Brynolfsson, Malou Hansson, Leif Andrée, Stina Ekblad
Rating26% 1.3009951.3009951.3009951.3009951.300995
Jocke is broken out of prison to help his brother pay a debt to the insane kingpin Zoran. Soon he is dragged into an evil spiral of violence and crime.
Bloodbrothers
Directed by Daniel Fridell
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Thorsten Flinck, Sofia Helin, Stina Ekblad, Reine Brynolfsson, Bojan Westin, Noomi Rapace
Roles Malena
Rating29% 1.4540351.4540351.4540351.4540351.454035
30-year-old Jon is released after seven years in prison and decides to put all his criminal activities behind him and start a new life.
Dalecarlians, 1h38
Origin Suede
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Sofia Helin, Cecilia Forss
Roles Mia
Rating63% 3.19883.19883.19883.19883.1988
Four Shades of Brown, 3h12
Directed by Tomas Alfredson
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Ulf Brunnberg, Elisabet Carlsson, Sofia Helin, Anna Ulrica Ericsson, Iwar Wiklander
Roles Jenny
Rating72% 3.646743.646743.646743.646743.64674
In the film version, the stories are presented interweaved, although story-wise completely unconnected. In the television version, each story constitutes one episode and works as an independent television film, varying in length between 40 and 60 minutes.
At Point Blank, 1h45
Origin Suede
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Sofia Helin, Mikael Persbrandt, Stina Ekblad, Peter Franzén, Jarmo Mäkinen, Jens Hultén
Roles Klara
Rating49% 2.45612.45612.45612.45612.4561
The film involves a skillful team of professional thieves who hit several banks in Stockholm. The police investigation is led by 33-year-old chief inspector Klara (Sofia Helin) and Greger Krona (Stefan Sauk) who are led to the source, with a fatal exit.