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Nikolaj Lie Kaas

actor, director

Education

The Danish National School of Performing Arts 1994-1998

Nationality

Danish

Language

Danish, English

Height

190 cm /
 6'2"

Gallery

Feature Films

//  Actor

Title Role Year Director Company
‌Fædre & Mødre ‌Tommy ‌2022 ‌Paprika Steen
‌Riders of Justice ‌Otto Hoffmann ‌2020 ‌Anders Thomas Jensen
‌Collision ‌Leo ‌2019 ‌Mehdi Avaz
‌Department Q: The Purity of Vengeance ‌Carl Mørck ‌2018 ‌Christoffer Boe
‌You Disappear ‌Frederik ‌2017 ‌Peter Schønau Fog
‌Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith ‌Carl Mørck ‌2016 ‌Hans Petter Moland
‌The Last King ‌Orm ‌2016 ‌Nils Gaup
‌Men & Chicken ‌Gregor ‌2015 ‌Anders T. Jensen
‌Child 44 ‌Ivan ‌2015 ‌Daniel Espinosa
‌A Second Chance ‌Tristan ‌2014 ‌Susanne Bier
‌Department Q: The Absent One ‌Carl Mørck ‌2014 ‌Mikkel Nørgaard
‌Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes ‌Carl Mørck ‌2013 ‌Mikkel Nørgaard
‌Skytten ‌Thomas Borby ‌2013 ‌Annette K. Olesen
‌Almost Perfect ‌Gordon Dennis ‌2012 ‌Hella Joof
‌Mad Ship ‌Tomas ‌2012 ‌David Mortin
‌A Funny Man ‌Dirch ‌2011 ‌Martin Zandvliet
‌Beast ‌Vladimir ‌2011 ‌Christoffer Boe
‌The Whistleblower ‌Jan ‌2010 ‌Larysa Kondracki
‌Varg Veum ‌Kniven ‌2010 ‌Stefan Fjeldbakken
‌Therapy ‌Anders ‌2010 ‌Kenneth Kainz
‌At World’s End ‌Adrian ‌2009 ‌Tomas Villum Jensen
‌Angels & Demons ‌Mr. Grey ‌2009 ‌Ron Howard
‌The Candidate ‌Jonas Nymann ‌2008 ‌Kasper Barfoed
‌Just Another Love Story ‌Sebastian ‌2007 ‌Ole Bornedal
‌Half Life of Timofrey Berezin ‌Tusk ‌2007 ‌Scott Z. Burns
‌Clash of Egos ‌Claus Volter ‌2006 ‌Tomas Villum Jensen
‌Murk ‌Jakob ‌2005 ‌Jannik Johansen
‌Allegro ‌Man ‌2005 ‌Christoffer Boe
‌Adam's Apples ‌Holger ‌2005 ‌Anders Thomas Jensen
‌The Sun King ‌Tommy ‌2005 ‌Tomas Villum Jensen
‌Brothers ‌Jannik ‌2004 ‌Susanne Bier
‌Stealing Rembrandt ‌Carsten ‌2003 ‌Jannik Johansen
‌Reconstruction ‌Alex David ‌2003 ‌Christoffer Boe
‌The Green Butchers ‌Bjarne & Eigil ‌2003 ‌Anders Thomas Jensen
‌Open Hearts ‌Joachim ‌2002 ‌Susanne Bier
‌Old Men in New Cars ‌Martin ‌2002 ‌Lasse Spang Olsen
‌Jolly Roger ‌Ærkeenglen Theobald ‌2001 ‌Lasse Spang Olsen
‌Anxiety (short) ‌Leo ‌2001 ‌Christoffer Boe
‌Truly Human ‌P ‌2001 ‌Åke Sandgren
‌Flickering Lights ‌Stefan ‌2000 ‌Anders Thomas Jensen
‌Max ‌Spacy ‌2000 ‌Trine P. Christensen
‌In China They Eat Dogs ‌Martin ‌1999 ‌Lasse Spang Olsen
‌Obsessed ‌Morten ‌1999 ‌Anders R. Klarlund
‌The Idiots ‌Jeppe ‌1998 ‌Lars von Trier
‌David’s Book ‌Jacob ‌1996 ‌Lasse Spang Olsen
‌My Childhood Symphony ‌Carl Nielsen III ‌1994 ‌Erik Clausen
‌The Boys from St. Petri ‌Otto Hvidmann ‌1991 ‌Søren K. Jacobsen
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TV

//  Actor

Title Role Year Director Company
‌The Kingdom Exodus ‌Filip Naver ‌2022 ‌Lars von Trier ‌Viaplay/Danmarks Radio (DR)
‌Britannia III ‌Divis ‌2021 ‌Ben Gregor ‌Amazon/Sky
‌Face to Face ‌Sebastian ‌2019 ‌Christoffer Boe ‌Viaplay
‌Britannia II ‌Britannia II ‌2019 ‌Luke Watson ‌Amazon/Sky
‌Britannia ‌Britannia II ‌2018 ‌Sheree Folksson ‌Amazon/Sky
‌Nipskanalen ‌Himself ‌2017 ‌Troelz Schmidt
‌Follow The Money ‌Alexander Sødergren ‌2016 ‌Per Fly ‌Danmarks Radio (DR)
‌The Killing III ‌Mathias Borch ‌2012 ‌Mikkel Serup ‌Danmarks Radio (DR)
‌The Inspector and the Sea ‌Aron Bjarke ‌2009 ‌Anno Saul ‌ZDF
‌Danni ‌Thomas ‌2007 ‌Poul Berg ‌Danmarks Radio (DR)
‌Unit 1 ‌Eik ‌2002 ‌Charlotte Sieling ‌Danmarks Radio (DR)
‌The Chosen ‌Bjørn Christensen ‌2001 ‌Henrik Ruben Genz ‌TV3
‌The Spider ‌Rudolf Novak ‌2000 ‌Ole Christian Madsen ‌Danmarks Radio (DR)
‌Taxa ‌Dan ‌1999 ‌Rune Hammerich ‌Danmarks Radio (DR)
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Theatre

//  Actor

Title Role Year Director Company
‌The Tin Drum ‌Oskar ‌2012 ‌Wiedemann ‌Betty Nansen Theatre
‌Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? ‌Nick ‌2008 ‌M. Vinterberg ‌Østre Gasværk Theatre
‌Rosenkrantz og Gyldenstjerne ‌Rosenkrantz ‌2006 ‌Feigenberg ‌Aveny-T
‌San Diego ‌2005 ‌The Royal Danish Theatre
‌Democracy ‌2004 ‌P. Langdal ‌Betty Nansen Theatre
‌Summerguests ‌Vassla ‌2004 ‌P. Langdal ‌Betty Nansen Theatre
‌Ivanhoe ‌Ivanhoe ‌2003 ‌Holten ‌The Royal Danish Theatre
‌Fighting Zone ‌Michel ‌2002 ‌The Royal Danish Theatre
‌Peer Gynt ‌Peer Gynt ‌2001 ‌The Royal Danish Theatre
‌Eremits ‌Antonius ‌2000 ‌Café Theatre
‌The Unpredictable ‌Torben ‌2000 ‌The Royal Danish Theatre
‌Love Quarrels ‌Dumain ‌1999 ‌The Royal Danish Theatre
‌History of Meanness ‌Kasimir ‌1999 ‌Jens Albinus ‌Kaleidoskop
‌The Quay West ‌Fak ‌1999 ‌The Royal Danish Theatre
‌Pitty She’s a Bitch ‌Giovanni ‌1998 ‌The Royal Danish Theatre
‌Boy and the Darkness ‌Dengse ‌1998 ‌Mungo Park
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TV

//  Director

Title Year Company
‌Agent ‌2023 ‌Zentropa
‌Mr. Poxycat & Co ‌2007 ‌Nordisk Film/TV2
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