Bjarne Henriksen

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Bjarne Henriksen (born 1959) is a Danish film and television actor.

He was born in Såderup, Funen, Denmark. He has appeared in theatre productions at the Jomfru Ane Teatret, Aalborg and at the Svalegangen theater, Aarhus. He has played supporting roles in numerous Danish films from the late 1990s through the present, including De største helte (The Greatest Heroes), Festen (The Celebration), Pizza King, Dybt vand (Deep Water), Kinamand (Chinaman), and Af banen (Of Course!).

Henriksen has starred in two films by Jonas Elmer: Let's get lost and Monas verden (Mona's World).

He played the title role in the DR miniseries Edderkoppen (Spider) , directed by Ole Christian Madsen and played the role of chef in the TV2 series Hotellet (The Hotel).

In 2006, Henriksen appeared in Pillow Man at the Husets Teater in Copenhagen.

More recently, he is best known for playing the lead role of removalist Theis Birk Larsen, father of the murdered Nanna Birk Larsen in season 1 of the DR television drama series Forbrydelsen (The Killing), which was first shown in Denmark in 2007.

In 2011 Henriksen, along with Sofie Gråbøl, Søren Malling, Ann Eleonora Jørgensen, Lars Mikkelsen (co-stars of The Killing) were nominees for the Crime Thriller Awards for their work in The Killing.[1]


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  1. ^ "CWA Crime Thriller Award winners 2011". Crime Time Preview. 8 October 2011. 

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