Bent Mejding

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Bent Mejding
Born (1937-01-14) 14 January 1937 (age 85)
Years active1957–present
Susanne Beathe Rosenkrantz-Theil
(m. 1961, divorced)

(m. 1983)

Bent Mejding (born 14 January 1937) is a Danish actor, stage director and theatre manager. He won a Danish Film Academy Award in 1985 and 2007. He is married to the actress Susse Wold.[1]


Mejding had his debut at Folketeatret in Copenhagen and later appeared in several productions at Det Ny Teater up through the 1960s. In 1961, he founded Ungdommens Teater which from 1964 was based at Frederiksberg-Scenen. From 1992 until 1997, together with Niels-Bo Valbro, he managed Det Ny Teater which reopened after a major refurbishment in 1994.



Year Title Role Notes
1961 Reptilicus Svend Viltorft
The Musketeers' Tange
1962 Lykkens musikanter Rolf Dagerman
1974 The Olsen Gang Sees Red Kapelmester
1984 Twist and Shout
(Tro, håb og kærlighed
Erik's father
2000 Italian for Beginners Reverend Wredmann
Flickering Lights
2004 Brothers Henning Nominated—Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2008 We Shall Overcome
Headmaster Lindum-Svendsen Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2012 A Royal Affair J. H. E. von Bernstorff


Year Title Role Notes
1978–1982 Matador Jørgen Varnæs
1992 Gøngehøvdingen
2000 Edderkoppen
2003 Rejseholdet 2 episodes
2008 The Killing Incumbent mayor Poul Bremer
2014 1864 Baron Severin


  1. ^ "Bent Mejding" (in Danish). Archived from the original on 2010-07-02. Retrieved 7 September 2020.

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