Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

/B. 1984

Actor. Born 1984, Denmark. Graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in 2012.

His screen acting debut in Nikolaj Arcel's "A Royal Affair" earned him, as the first Dane ever, a Silver Bear as Best Actor at the 2012 Berlinale. Shooting Star at Berlin 2013.


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Film Year Function Category
You Disappear 2017 Anklageren DK/Feature
Pound for Pound 2017 Jørgen "Gamle" Hansen DK/Feature
Smurfs - The Lost Village 2017 Voice Feature
Mune, le gardien de la lune 2017 Voice Feature
Arvingerne 3 2017 Emil Grønnegaard TV series
Walk with Me 2016 Thomas DK/Feature
Across the Waters 2016 Jørgen DK/Feature
Den allvarsamma leken 2016 Carl Linder Feature
Rosita 2015 Johannes DK/Feature
Summer of '92 2015 Kim Vilfort DK/Feature
Land of Mine 2015 Lt. Ebbe Jensen DK/Feature
Longway North 2015 Voice Feature
The Little Prince 2015 Voice Feature
Arvingerne 2 2015 Emil Grønnegaard TV series
Arvingerne 1 2014 Emil Grønnegaard TV series
The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013 Uffe Lynggaard DK/Feature
A Royal Affair 2012 Kong Christian VII DK/Feature
Those who kill 2010 Oleg TV series
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Awards and nominations

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Award Release year Festivals Film
Robert, Best Supporting Actor:
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard
2013 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2013 A Royal Affair
Bodil, Best Actor:
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard
2013 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2013 A Royal Affair
Silver Bear - Best Actor:
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard
2012 Berlinale 2012 A Royal Affair

Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date Film
Tbilisi International Film Festival 02-12-2013 A Royal Affair
Marrakech International Film Festival 29-11-2013 A Royal Affair
SAGA NORDICA Paris Cine Nordica 20-03-2013 A Royal Affair
Guadalajara Film Festival 01-03-2013 A Royal Affair
Los Angeles Sony Pictures A ROYAL AFFAIR 08-02-2013 A Royal Affair
Santa Barbara Int. Film Festival 24-01-2013 A Royal Affair
Los Angeles Scandinavian Film Festival ASFLA 14-01-2013 A Royal Affair
Cairo International Film Festival 27-11-2012 A Royal Affair
Torun, Camerimage 24-11-2012 A Royal Affair
Kolkata Film Festival 10-11-2012 A Royal Affair
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 08-11-2012 A Royal Affair
Sevilla Festival de Cine 02-11-2012 A Royal Affair
Mumbai Film Festival 18-10-2012 A Royal Affair
Philadelphia Film Festival 14-10-2012 A Royal Affair
Busan International Film Festival 04-10-2012 A Royal Affair
Haifa International Film Festival 29-09-2012 A Royal Affair
Helsinki Film Festival 15-09-2012 A Royal Affair
Riga Baltic Pearl 13-09-2012 A Royal Affair
Nordisk Råds Filmpris 10-09-2012 A Royal Affair
Toronto International Film Festival 06-09-2012 A Royal Affair
Telluride Film Festival 31-08-2012 A Royal Affair
Odessa International Film Festival 13-07-2012 A Royal Affair
Montone Umbria Film Festival 11-07-2012 A Royal Affair
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 10-05-2012 A Royal Affair
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 31-03-2012 A Royal Affair
Berlinale 09-02-2012 A Royal Affair
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Registration of festival participation and awards

The Danish Film Institute registers international festival participation and awards for Danish films, though primarily for films whose festival distribution is handled by the Danish Film Institute, and primarily in connection with festivals prioritised by the Danish Film Institute. Festival participation and awards regarding Danish films that are not handled through the Danish Film Institute's festival distribution will only be registered in connection with "launch" festivals, according to the Danish Film Institute's list of priority festivals. See the list of priority festivals.

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