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Mikkel Boe Følsgaard (born 1 May 1984 in Rønne) is a Danish actor. In 2012 he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival for his portrayal of King Christian VII in A Royal Affair, his feature film debut, while still studying at the Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance.[1]

Mikkel Følsgaard
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard after the European Shooting Stars Award Ceremony.jpg
Mikkel Følsgaard, 2013
Born (1984-05-01) 1 May 1984 (age 35)
Rønne, Denmark
Years active2012-present
Spouse(s)Freja Friis (2016-present)
ChildrenTheodor (b.2013), Sigrid (b.2016)


Personal lifeEdit

Følsgaard is married and has a son named Theodor (born October 2013) and a daughter named Sigrid (born December 2016).[2]



Year Title Role Notes
2012 A Royal Affair Christian VII Silver Bear for Best Actor
Bodil Award for Best Leading Actor
2013 The Keeper of Lost Causes Uffe Lynggaard
2014 Rosita Johannes
2015 Sommeren '92 Kim Vilfort
Land of Mine Lt. Ebbe Jensen
2016 A Serious Game Lidner
Walk with Me Thomas Ingerslev
Fuglene over sundet Jørgen


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Bryggeren Carl
2013 Those Who Kill Oleg 1 episode
2014 Dicte Cato Vinding 1 episode
2014-2017 The Legacy Emil Grønnegaard Main cast
2018-present The Rain Martin Main cast


  1. ^ "Jail docu-drama Caesar Must Die wins Berlin award". BBC. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
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