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Birgitte Hjort Sorensen

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16, 1982
Hillerod, Denmark
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16, 1982 (age 40)
Hillerod, Denmark


Actress most well known for playing Katrine Fønsmark in the television series Borgen. She made her debut in American film in Pitch Perfect 2 as antagonist Kommissar. In 2016, she appeared in the HBO series Vinyl. 

Before Fame

Inspired by a trip to see Chicago in the West End as a child, she decided to attend the Danish National School of Theatre. She would soon after earn her first television credit and star as Roxie Hart in the musical that inspired her to pursue acting.


She was nominated for the Robert Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her role opposite Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Ved verdens ende.

Family Life

She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark as the child of two doctors. She has two older sisters.

Associated With

She costarred as Karsi in the third-to-last episode of season five of Game of Thrones with Kit Harington .