Roland Møller

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Roland Møller
Roland Møller (21473605619).jpg
Born (1972-08-01) 1 August 1972 (age 46)
OccupationActor
Years active2010–present

Roland Møller (Danish: [ˈmøːˀlɐ]; born 1972) is a Danish actor.

Early life[edit]

Møller grew up in a criminal environment in Odense, Denmark.[1] He had 10 assault convictions and had served time for a total of four and a half years before he was released on parole under the condition he leave Odense in 2002.[1][2] He subsequently attended Den Rytmiske Højskole, a music folk high school, and then moved to Copenhagen, where he began working with the rapper Jokeren as a songwriter.[1]

Career[edit]

Møller made his acting debut in the 2010 film R. While Møller was originally involved as a consultant in the film set in Horsens State Prison, where he had served time, co-director Tobias Lindholm offered him an acting role in the film.[3] Møller's performance in the film earned Supporting Actor nominations at the Bodil Awards and Danish Film Critics Association Awards.[1] He then appeared in Lindholm's 2012 film A Hijacking and the 2013 film Northwest, directed by the other R co-director Michael Noer, for both of which he was nominated for the Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, the latter of which he also won.[4][5]

In 2014, he appeared in A Second Chance, directed by Susanne Bier. In 2015, he appeared in Martin Zandvliet's war drama Land of Mine in his first leading role,[1] for which he received the Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.[6]

In 2017, he appeared in Fenar Ahmad's action thriller Darkland, David Leitch's spy film Atomic Blonde,[7] and the Papillon remake directed by Noer.[3]

In 2018, he appeared in TV-series Beck, Episode Djävulens advokat in the role off William Jensen.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 R Mureren
2012 A Hijacking Jan Sørensen
2013 A Second Chance Man at the club
2015 The Shamer's Daughter Hannes
2015 Land of Mine Sgt. Carl Leopold Rasmussen
2016 Undercover Mick
2017 Darkland Claus
2017 Atomic Blonde Aleksander Bremovych
2017 Papillon Celier
2018 The Commuter Jackson
2018 Skyscraper Kores Botha

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Stanners, Peter (10 January 2016). "The rehabilitation of Roland Møller". The Murmur. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  2. ^ Moestrup, Jonas Hamidavi Rasoulzadeh (11 March 2015). "Fra voldsmand til skuespiller: Danskerne peger fingre af udsatte børn". TV 2 (in Danish). Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  3. ^ a b Chang, Kee (7 February 2017). "Roland Møller Strikes Pay Dirt". Anthem. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  4. ^ "A Hijacking Is Critics' Favourite". Danish Film Institute. 18 March 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  5. ^ "The Hunt wins four Bodils". Danish Film Institute. 3 February 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Land of Mine wins 3 Bodil Awards". Danish Film Institute. 7 March 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  7. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (28 January 2017). "Fenar Ahmad's 'Darkland' Wins Over Danish Box Office". Variety. Retrieved 1 March 2017.

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