Thure Lindhardt

Thure Frank Lindhardt (Danish: [ˈtsʰuːɐ ˈle̝nˌhɑːt]; born 24 December 1974) is a Danish actor, educated at the drama school at Odense Theatre in 1998.[1]

Thure Lindhardt
Born (1974-12-24) 24 December 1974 (age 45)
Years active1987-present

Life and careerEdit

Lindhardt was born in Copenhagen, and grew up in Roskilde. At the age of 12, he got a part in Bille August's film Pelle the Conqueror. His breakthrough in Denmark came with his portrayal of a boy with autism in A Place Nearby, co-starring with Ghita Nørby.

Since then, he has played parts in a variety of movies and series, including Into the Wild, Angels in Fast Motion aka Nordkraft, Brotherhood, Love in Thoughts, Sugar Rush, Princess, Rejseholdet, Byzantium and Flame & Citron, a movie about the World War II resistance group Holger Danske, in which Lindhardt played Bent Faurschou-Hviid, co-starring with Mads Mikkelsen.

He also played a role as the young Swiss Guard Lieutenant Chartrand in the 2009 film Angels & Demons, directed by Ron Howard.

He co-starred in Ira Sachs's film Keep the Lights On, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2012. Later in 2012, he was nominated for a Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor as well as an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead.[2]

In the third season of Showtime's The Borgias, Lindhardt starred opposite Jeremy Irons, playing Rufio, a ruthless assassin working under Catherina Sforza (portrayed by Gina McKee) to bring about the Borgias' downfall.

In 2012 Lindhardt played a role in the European-Scandinavian TV series The Spiral, and in 2013 he appeared in the feature film Adieu Paris.

In 2014 he received the Lauritzen Award.[3]

In 2015 he played the Danish detective Henrik Sabroe opposite Sofia Helin in season 3 of the Danish-Swedish TV police series The Bridge. He replaced Kim Bodnia as a lead. He reprised the role in the show's fourth and final season, broadcast in early 2018.

Personal lifeEdit

In May 2010 he broke up with his boyfriend of two years Silas Holst.[4] In Autumn 2017, he became a father to his daughter, Billie.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
1987 Negerkys og labre larver Postbud
1987 Pelle the Conqueror Student
2000 Her i nærheden Brian
2000 Juliane Cykellærling
2001 Far from China Jeremy
2002 One Hell of a Christmas Mike
2002 Slim Slam Slum Slim
2002 Nude, Descending... RW
2004 Love in Thoughts Hans
2004 Farland Julian
2005 Nordkraft Steso
2005 Bag det stille ydre Charlie
2006 Princess August Voice
2007 Pistoleros Krelle
2007 Into the Wild Mads
2007 Daisy Diamond Actor
2008 Reise nach Amerika
2008 Flame & Citron Bent Faurschou-Hviid / Flammen
2008 Blå mænd Jesper Jensen
2008 Lille soldat John
2009 Angels & Demons Lieutenant Chartrand
2009 De vilde svaner Prins Albrecht
2009 Brotherhood Lars
2009 Julefrokosten Frans
2010 Truth About Men Mads
2011 Freddy Frogface Victor Voice
2011 The Island Daneel
2012 Keep the Lights On Erik Rothman
2012 Formentera Benno
2012 Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal Lars
2012 Gummi T Ivan Olsen Voice
2012 Byzantium Werner
2013 3096 Tage Wolfgang Přiklopil
2013 Fast & Furious 6 Firuz
2013 Adieu Paris Mika
2014 Itsi Bitsi Eik's Father
2015-2018 The Bridge Henrik Sabroe 18 episodes
2016 Despite the Falling Snow Dimtri
2016 Kill Command Damien Bukes
2017 Light Thereafter Piri
2017 The Last Kingdom Guthred 4 episodes
2018 Hodja fra Pjort Hodja
2018 Ditte & Louise
2018 A War Within Hansen
2018 X&Y
2019 ASTRUP - Flammen over Jølster Nikolai Astrup


  1. ^ "Thure Lindhardt". IMDb.
  2. ^ "HitFix".
  3. ^ "Thure Lindhardt vinder Lauritzen-pris".
  4. ^ "Bruddet med Thure tog hårdt på mig". 23 September 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  5. ^ Madsen, Maria Christine (13 December 2017). "Thure Lindhardt er blevet far for første gang". (in Danish). Retrieved 22 October 2019.

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