Jessica Dinnage

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Jessica Dinnage
Born (1993-11-22) November 22, 1993 (age 29)
OccupationActress

Jessica Dinnage (born 22 October 1993) is a Danish actress. She is best known for her role as Lea in Netflix's TV series The Rain. In 2019, Dinnage won a Robert Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Danish Film Academy Robert Awards for her performance as Iben in the 2018 film The Guilty.

Early life[edit]

Jessica Dinnage studied at the Danish National School of Performing Arts (Den Danske Scenekunstskole) in Copenhagen.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Jessica Dinnage made her screen acting debut Charlotte Sieling's film The Man in 2017. This was followed in 2018 with a main role in Gustav Möller's 2018 film The Guilty institutioner/den-dansk alongside Jakob Cedergren, about a police search for a kidnapped woman,[3] which was selected as Denmark’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the academy awards.[4] Later in 2018, she starred alongside Alba August and Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen and Angela Bundalovic as Lea in the Netflix series The Rain, which tells the story of a group of people trying to survive six years after a deadly virus carried in the rain wiped out nearly all humans in Scandinavia.[5]

In 2019, Dinnage won a Robert Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Danish Film Academy annual Robert Awards for her performance as Iben in the 2018 film The Guilty.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Dan Dream[7] Baker's Maiden
2017 The Man Lilly
2018 The Guilty[4] Iben Voice role
2019 Ninna[8] Jeanette
2020 A Perfectly Normal Family[9] Naja Danish: En Helt Almindelig Familie
2022 Unruly Sørine Danish: Uregerlige

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2018–2019 The Rain Lea Main role
2021 Fars Drenge (Daddy's Boys) Lærke Episode 1.8

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2019 Danish Film Academy Robert Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role The Guilty Won [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Den Danske Scenekunstskole". Ministry of Culture (in Danish). kum.dk. 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Jessica Dinnage - Former student". Den Dansk Skenekunst skole (Danish National School of Performing Arts). 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  3. ^ "The Guiltye". Music Box Theatre. 2019.
  4. ^ a b "The Guilty "Den Skyldige"". hamptonsfilmfest.org. 2019.
  5. ^ "The Rain". misofilm.dk. Retrieved 19 December 2022.
  6. ^ a b "The guilty victor at the Robert Awards". ekkofilm.dk. February 3, 2019. Archived from the original on 2021-02-26.
  7. ^ "Jessica Dinnage". dfi.dk. 2019.
  8. ^ "Nina (2019)". danskefilm.dk. 2019.
  9. ^ "A Very ordinary Family". dfi.dk. 2019.

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