Thure Lindhardt

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Thure Lindhardt
Born (1974-12-24) 24 December 1974 (age 39)
Copenhagen

Thure Frank Lindhardt (born 24 December 1974) is a Danish actor, educated at the drama school at Odense Theatre in 1998.

Life and career[edit]

Lindhardt was born in Copenhagen, and grew up in Roskilde. At the age of 12, he got a part in Bille August's film Pelle the Conqueror. His breakthrough in Denmark came with his portrayal of a boy with autism in A Place Nearby, co-starring with Ghita Nørby.

Since then, he has played parts in a variety of movies and series, including Into the Wild, Angels in Fast Motion aka Nordkraft, Brotherhood, Love in Thoughts, Sugar Rush, Princess, Rejseholdet, and Flame & Citron, a movie about the World War II resistance group Holger Danske, in which Lindhardt played Bent Faurschou-Hviid, co-starring with Mads Mikkelsen.

He also played a role as the young Swiss Guard Lieutenant Chartrand in the 2009 film Angels & Demons, directed by Ron Howard.

In August 2011 it was announced that he would co-star in Ira Sachs' film Keep the Lights On, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2012. Later in 2012, he was nominated for a Gotham Award for Breakthrough Actor as well as an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead.[1]

In the third season of Showtime's The Borgias, Lindhardt stars opposite Jeremy Irons playing Rufio, a ruthless assassin working under Catherina Sforza Gina McKee to bring about the Borgias' downfall.

In 2012, Lindhardt played a role in the European TV series Spiral and appeared in the feature film Adieu Paris.

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