Trine Dyrholm at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival in 2016
Trine Dyrholm (born 15 April 1972) is a Danish actress, singer and songwriter. Dyrholm received national attention when she placed third in the Danish, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix as a 14-year-old singer. Four years later, she again achieved national recognition when she won the Bodil Award for Best Actress in her debut film: the teenage romance Springflod. Dyrholm has won the Bodil Award for Best Actress four times and a Bodil award for Best Supporting Actress once as well as four Robert Awards in her acting career.
When Dyrholm was eight years old, she began performing with the Odense orchestra. At the age of 10, she performed in Et juleeventyr (A Christmas Carol) at the Odense Teater and in summer stock in Den Fynske Landsby. In 1987, at 14 years old, Dyrholm made her breakthrough as the lead singer in Trine & The Moonlighters when the group placed third in the Danish Melodi Grand Prix with the song Danse i måneskin (Dancing in Moonlight). After her Grand Prix success, Dyrholm recorded a CD of her own songs.
Dyrholm attended the Statens Teaterskole (Danish National School of Theatre) from 1991 to 1995. In 1995, she debuted in En skærsommernatsdrøm at Grønnegårds Teatret. Dyrholm earned national recognition with her screen debut in the 1990 teenage romance Springflod for which she received the 1991 Bodil Award for Best Actress. That same year, she earned glowing reviews for her role in the TV production of Hosekrammeren. Thereafter she appeared in Morten Lorentzen's films Casanova (1990) and Cecilie (1991), and then Thomas Vinterberg's De største helte (The Greatest Heroes) in 1996. In 1998, Dyrholm played the role of the hotel maid in the first Dogme 95 film, Festen (The Celebration).
In 2004, Dyrholm played the role of Kate in Kim Fupz Aakeson's drama Forbrydelser (International title: In Your Hands) for which she won both the Bodil Award and the Robert Award. In 2005, Dyrholm again received the Bodil for her leading role in the thriller Fluerne på væggen (Flies on the Wall). The following year, Dyrholm again won both the Bodil and Robert awards for the quirky satire En Soap. In 2007, Trine Dyrholm was again nominated for both the Bodil and Robert awards for her supporting role in Simon Staho's film Daisy Diamond.
She sang songs for the comedy show "Mr. Nice Guy". Three songs from "Mr. Nice Guy" with lyrics by Peter Lund Madsen and Anders Lund Madsen and music by Kim Larsen were released as an EP entitled Mr. Nice Guy. The songs were sung by the leading actress for the comedy play, Trine Dylholm, and musical accompaniment by Emil de Waal's band. The EP has been number one on the Danish music charts for a total of 62 weeks. It stayed in the Top 20 from 17 December 2004 until 2 November 2007, more than 136 weeks on the charts.
She has appeared in both series of Arvingerne (The Legacy) She plays the character of Gro Grønnegaard. In 2015, Dyrholm won the Robert Award for Best Actress in a Leading Television Role for her performance in Arvingerne (The Legacy)
- 1987: Danse i Måneskin, Eldorado Records
- 1988: Blå & Hvide Striber, (with Rock-Nalle), Banzai Records
- 1988: Et Frossent Ojeblik, It's Magic
- 2004: Mr. Nice Guy
- 2005: Den Store Day
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