Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Nikolaj Lie Kaas is a Danish actor who has appeared on television and American and Danish films. His first acting role came as a teenager in the 1991 Nazi resistance drama "Drengene fra Sankt Petri." He won an award for ... Read more »
Born: 05/22/1973

Filmography

Actor (34)

Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith 2016 (Movie)

Carl Mørck (Actor)

Department Q: The Absent One 2016 (Movie)

Carl Mørck (Actor)

Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes 2016 (Movie)

Carl Mørck (Actor)

Follow The Money 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Men & Chicken 2016 (Movie)

Gregor (Actor)

The Last King 2016 (Movie)

(Actor)

Child 44 2015 (Movie)

Ivan Sukov (Actor)

A Second Chance 2013 (Movie)

Tristan (Actor)

A Funny Man 2011 (Movie)

Dirch Passer (Actor)

Beast 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

Freddy Frogface 2011 (Movie)

Orla Frøsnapper / Tryllekunster / Klovn (Voice)

The Whistleblower 2011 (Movie)

Jan Van Der Velde (Actor)

Parterapi 2010 (Movie)

Anders Agerbo (Actor)

Varg Veum II: Skriften Pa Veggen 2010 (Movie)

(Actor)

Angels & Demons 2009 (Movie)

Assassin (Actor)

Just Another Love Story 2009 (Movie)

Sebastian (Actor)

Ved verdens ende 2009 (Movie)

Adrian (Actor)

Kandidaten 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

PU-239 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Adam's Apples 2007 (Movie)

Holger (Actor)

Spraengfarlig Bombe 2006 (Movie)

Claus Volter (Actor)

Brothers 2005 (Movie)

Jannik (Actor)

Reconstruction 2004 (Movie)

Alex (Actor)

The Green Butchers 2004 (Movie)

Bjarne (Actor)

Flickering Lights 2003 (Movie)

Stefan (Actor)

Old Men In New Cars 2003 (Movie)

(Actor)

Open Hearts 2003 (Movie)

Joachim (Actor)

In China They Eat Dogs 2001 (Movie)

Martin (Actor)

Jolly Roger 2001 (Movie)

Ærkeenglen Theobalt (Actor)

Et Rigtigt Menneske 2000 (Movie)

P (Actor)

The Idiots 2000 (Movie)

Jeppe (Actor)

The Humiliated 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Boys From St. Petri 1991 (Movie)

Otto (Actor)

Max (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Nikolaj Lie Kaas is a Danish actor who has appeared on television and American and Danish films. His first acting role came as a teenager in the 1991 Nazi resistance drama "Drengene fra Sankt Petri." He won an award for Best Supporting Actor at the Robert Festival in Denmark, which is the equivalent to the American Oscars. His breakthrough role in the film jumpstarted his career and Kaas became a leading man in several productions in the 1990s. He acted in the absurd Dogme 95 film by Lars von Trier "The Idiots" and received an award for Best Supporting Actor at the Bodil Awards. He also found a starring role in the crime thriller "David's Book" and acted in his first horror film "Besat." Kaas was the lead in another Dogme 95 film, "Truly Human," as an invisible man who tries conforming to modern society. He also found roles on television series but continued acting in critically acclaimed films such as 2003's romantic drama "Reconstruction." Due to his thespian background, Kaas was able to play diverse characters and starred in various crime thrillers and even comedies by the late 2000's. His first break into American cinema was in the Ron Howard directed conspiracy thriller "Angels & Demons" as a deadly assassin.

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