Trine Dyrholm

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Trine Dyrholm
Trine Dyrholm.jpg
Trine Dyrholm at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival in 2016
Born (1972-04-15) 15 April 1972 (age 47)
Years active1982–present
Partner(s)Niclas Bendixen

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).[1] 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.[2] In 1995, she debuted in En skærsommernatsdrøm at Grønnegårds Teatret.[2] 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.[1] That same year, she earned glowing reviews for her role in the TV production of Hosekrammeren.[1] 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.[3] It stayed in the Top 20 from 17 December 2004 until 2 November 2007, more than 136 weeks on the charts.

In 2011, Dyrholm won the Bodil Award for Best Actress for her performance in the thriller Hævnen which received the Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards.

In 2014 she was selected as a member of the jury for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.[4]

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)


Year Danish title International title Role Notes
2019 Dronningen Queen of Hearts Anne
2018 Unge Astrid Becoming Astrid Foster mother
2017 Nico, 1988 Nico
2017 Du forsvinder You Disappear Mia
2016 Kollektivet The Commune Anna Berlin Film Festival Award for Best Actress[5][6]
Robert Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated—European Film Award for Best Actress
2015 Lang Historie Kort Long Story Short Anette
2014 Who Am I – No System is Safe Hanne Lindberg
2014 The Cut The Cut Orphanage Headmistress
2014 En Du Elsker Someone You Love Molly Moe
2013 3096 Dage 3096 Days Natascha's Mother
2013 Skytten The Shooter Mia Moesgaard
2012 Den Skaldede Frisør Love is All You Need Ida
2012 En Kongelig Affære A Royal Affair Juliane Marie
2011 Værelse 304 Room 304 Helene
2010 Hævnen In a Better World Marianne Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Robert Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
2008 Disco ormene Sunshine Barry & the Disco Worms (voice)
2008 Lille soldat Little Soldier Lotte
2008 De Usynlige Troubled Water Agnes
2008 Dansen Everybody's Dancing Annika
2007 Daisy Diamond Daisy Diamond Director of animation film Nominated—Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated—Robert Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2007 Fremkaldt Fremkaldt Rikke
2006 Offscreen Offscreen herself Nominated—Robert Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2006 Happy Feet Happy Feet voice Danish version
2006 Der var engang en dreng Skymaster Pancake Lady
2006 Istedgade Istedgade Sofie
2006 Sophie Sophie Sophie
2006 En Soap A Soap Charlotte Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Robert Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
2005 Robotter Robots voice Danish version
2005 Fluerne på væggen Flies on the Wall My Larsen Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
2005 Den store dag The Big Day Signe
2005 H.C. Andersens eventyr The Fairytaler Additional Voices TV (5 episodes, 2005)
2004 Forbrydelser In Your Hands Kate Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Robert Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2003 Tvilling Gemini Julie
2003 Afgrunden The Tenth Muse (film) Siv
2002 Okay Okay Trisse
2002 Bungalow Bungalow Lene
2001 P.O.V. P.O.V. Kamilla
2001 Line Knutzon's Torben Toben Torben Toben Agga Television
2000 Edderkoppen Edderkoppen Topsy TV miniseries
1999 I Kina spiser de hunde In China They Eat Dogs Hanne
1999 Taxa Taxi Stine Jensen Television (35 episodes, 1997–1999)
1999 Indien India (1999 film) April
1998 Festen The Celebration Pia
1998 Kys, kærlighed og kroner Regular Thing Katja
1997 Herkules Hercules Meg Danish version
1996 De Største helte The Biggest Heroes Pernille
1996 Skyernes skygge rammer mig Shadow of the Clouds Lis
1991 Cecilia Cecilia Cecilia Television
1990 Casanova Casanova Gurli
1990 Springflod Springflod Pauline Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role


  • 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


  1. ^ a b c Piils, Morten"Trine Dyrholm - Danmark Nationalfilmografi". Danske Filmskuespillere. Archived from the original on 6 May 2008. Retrieved 3 August 2008.,Gyldendal 2003
  2. ^ a b "Trine Dyrholm". Retrieved 2 August 2008.
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  4. ^ "Berlinale 2014: International Jury". Berlinale. Retrieved 31 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Prizes of the International Jury". Berlinale. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Berlin: 'Fire at Sea' Wins Golden Bear for Best Film". Variety. Retrieved 20 February 2016.

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