Kim Bodnia

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Kim Bodnia
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Born (1965-04-12) 12 April 1965 (age 49)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Occupation Actor
Years active 1989-present
Spouse(s) Rikke Louise Andersson

Kim Bodnia (born 12 April 1965) is a Danish actor. He is well known for his role as Martin Rohde in the Scandinavian crime drama television series The Bridge. He also played Frank in Pusher and Jakov in episode 4 of Those Who Kill.


Kim Bodnia grew up in Espergærde in Denmark. His family is Jewish (from Poland and Russia).[1] In his youth, he wrote music, lyrics and poems. He also formed a music duo with his colleague Henrik Fiig. Bodnia was educated at Statens Teaterskole (National school of theatre) in Copenhagen in the years 1987 to 1991.

Movie career[edit]

He has appeared in several of the successful Danish films from the 1990s and 2000s, e.g. Nattevagten (Nightwatch), Pusher, and Bleeder, the latter two directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, Terribly Happy,[2] and the two Lasse Spang Olsen films In China They Eat Dogs, Old Men in New Cars.

Bodnia has also appeared in several Norwegian films. Titles include Himmelfall, Monstertorsdag, Tomme Tønner and Aurora. He is also featured in a Bollywood movie called Delhi Belly as Vladimir Dragunsky.


Year Film Role Notes
1989 En Afgrund Af Frihed Bouncer
1993 Bulldozer Samson
1994 Nattevagten Jens
1996 Pusher Frank
1997 Den Sidste Viking Sigbard
1999 Bleeder Leo
In China They Eat Dogs Harald
2001 Øyenstikker Eddie
2002 Old Men In New Cars: In China They Eat Dogs II Harald
Himmelfall Johannes
2004 Den Gode Strømer Jens
Monstertorsdag Skip
Inkasso Claus
2005 Opbrud Philip
2006 The Journals of Knud Rasmussen Peter Freuchen
2007 Ekko Simon
Forbrydelsen Bülow
2008 Nefarious Elkiar
Frygtelig Lykkelig Jørgen Buhl
Kandidaten Claes Kiehlert
2009 Vølvens Forbandelse Harald Blåtand
Julefrokosten Buller
2010 Caroline: Den Sidste Resje Johan
Tomme Tønner Dansken
Min Bedste Fjende Dansklærer
Hævnen Lars
Sandheden Om Mænd Johnny
2011 Tomme Tønner 2 - Det Brune Gullet Dansken
Delhi Belly Vladimir Dragunsky
The Bridge Martin Rohde
2012 The Stranger Inside Uli
Den Skaldede Frisør Leif
Skumringslandet Bergtor Filming
2013 Skytten Rasmus Holm Jensen Filming
Serena Unknown role Filming


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