Connie Nielsen Biography
Connie Nielsen is an outstanding Danish actress renowned for her roles in films like Gladiator, The Devil’s Advocate, and Wonder Woman, is also the founder of The Human Needs Project and The Road To Freedom Scholarships.
Connie earned accolades like the Best Actress Award for her role in the drama Brødre and the European Film Award for Best Actress. Born in Frederikshavn and raised in Elling, she began her career alongside her mother in local comedies and variety shows. At 18, she ventured to Paris for acting and modeling, later attending drama school in Rome and master classes in Milan.
Debuting in 1984 in the French comedy Par où t’es rentré? On t’a pas vu sortir, Nielsen co-starred with Jerry Lewis and appeared in comedies like Vacanze di Natale ’91 and Le Paradis Absolument. Her English-language debut was in the TV thriller Voyage, followed by the family drama series Okavango: The Wild Frontier.
Nielsen gained recognition as Lucilla in Gladiator and starred in American films like One Hour Photo, The Hunted, and Mission to Mars. She won the Danish Best Actress Award for Brødre and received a Best Actress nomination at the European Film Awards. Nielsen portrayed Detective Dani Beck in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit collaborated with TV-2 and appeared in films like Demonlover and A Shine of Rainbows.
Her notable roles extended to superhero films Wonder Woman and Justice League as Hippolyta. Nielsen featured in TV shows like The Following, I Am the Night, Boss, and the Danish miniseries Liberty. Her filmography includes The Runner, Løvekvinnen, The Confessions, Stratton, Sea Fever, and Inheritance.
Beyond acting, Nielsen is the founder of the Human Needs Project, a non-profit organization, and the ‘Road To Freedom Scholarships,’ providing educational opportunities for children in slums.
Connie Nielsen Age | How Old is She?
Connie was born in Frederikshavn, Denmark, on July 3, 1965, She is 57 years old as of 2023. Her birthday is on the 3rd of July every year.
Connie Nielsen Husband | Is She Married?
Presently single, Connie was previously in a relationship with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich from 2004 to 2012, resulting in their son Bryce Thadeus Ulrich-Nielsen. She also shared a relationship with Fabio Sartor, with whom she has a son named Sebastian Sartor. Earlier, she dated individuals such as Josh Lucas and Huey Morgan.
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Connie Nielsen Measurements
Connie stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches.
Connie Nielsen Family | Parents
Connie was born to Bent Nielsen (father) and Laila Matzigkeit (mother). She has two brothers Bent and Ulrich and a sister Søs. Remarkably, she is fluent in eight languages, including Danish, English, French, German, and Spanish, showcasing her linguistic versatility.
Connie Nielsen’s Net Worth
With an estimated net worth of $8 million, her wealth encompasses personal assets, funds, and earnings, primarily derived from her successful career.
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