Frank Hvam

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Frank Hvam
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Frank Hvam commentating the Landligger football tournament in Rørvig.
Born (1970-09-12) 12 September 1970 (age 44)
Viborg, Denmark

Frank Hvam Nielsen, known professionally as Frank Hvam (born 12 September 1970) is a Danish stand-up-comedian.

Hvam was born in Viborg and grew up on a farm in Ørum Sønderlyng. His legal name is Nielsen, but he uses only his middle name professionally. After studying veterinary medicine for 3 and a half years, he dropped out to try his luck as a comedian.

He is known for his performance as the "geek" Kenny Nickelman in the Danish sitcom Langt fra Las Vegas and as a writer and performer in the Pythonesque comedy Casper og Mandrilaftalen.

His collaboration with Casper Christensen on Casper og Mandrilaftalen was the beginning of a writing partnership that has yielded a number of comedy productions, including a Danish version of the British Shooting Stars and six seasons of Klovn.

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