Claes Bang

(1967 – )

Actor. Born 28/4 1967 in Odense, Denmark. Graduated from The Danish National School of Performing Arts in 1996.

Bang has had a substantial career in theater with on of his most significant stage performances being the monologue 'Ondskaben' after Jan Guillou's novel, which he premiered in 2002 and has performed around 300 times since. In 2015, he toured an English version of the play entitled 'The Evil' to St James Theatre in London.

For television Bang has appeared in Danish series 'Borgen' (2010) and 'Broen' (2013) but is possibly most known in Denmark for his performance in Danish crime series 'Anna Pihl' (2005-2007).

Bang has appeared in numerous features including 'Take the Trash' (2008) and 'Park Road - The Movie' (2012) but his great and international breakthrough came with the feature 'The Square' (2017), which won a Palme d'Or in Cannes and was nominated for an Oscar. Bang also received a Best European Actor Award at the European Film Awards.

Title Year Function Category
The Burnt Orange Heresy 2019 James Figueras Feature
The Square 2017 Christian Feature
For livet 2013 Faren DK/Short fiction
Broen 2 2013 Claudio TV series
Park Road - The movie 2012 Per DK/Feature
Cars 2 2011 Professor Z Feature
Bastarden 2010 Benjamin DK/Short fiction
Borgen 1 2010 Tore Gudme TV series
Make My Day 2008 Læge DK/Short fiction
Take the trash 2008 Lars DK/Feature
2900 Happiness 2007 Borgmester Hans Holm TV series
En soap 2006 One night stand DK/Feature
Carl's Angels 2006 Mand på kirkegård DK/Short fiction
Anna Pihl 2006 Martin Krøyer TV series
The Comedian 2005 Oliver DK/Short fiction
Nynne 2005 Henrik DK/Feature
Father of Four 2005 Lækker lærer DK/Feature
Regel nr. 1 2003 John T DK/Feature
Nikolaj og Julie 2002 Kevin TV series
Skjulte spor 2000 Preben, taxachauffør TV series
At the Faber 2000 Bjarne TV series
Under overfladen 1998 Jesper DK/Feature
On our own 1998 Politimand DK/Feature
GUFOL-Mysteriet 1997 Trenchcoatmand 1 TV series
TAXA 1997 Appearance TV series
Madsen og co. 1996 Henrik, Susannes kollega TV series
The Girl with the Green Eyes 1995 Appearance DK/Short fiction