Trine Dyrholm is an award-winning Danish actress.
Trine’s career started in 1990 with her screen debut in the teenage romance Springflod, for which she received a Bodil Award for Best Actress, and earned national recognition instantly. She graduated from the Danish National School of Performing Arts in 1995 before playing in Thomas Vinterberg’s films The Biggest Heroes in 1996 and the first film of the Dogme 95 movement, The Celebration in 1998.
In 2010, she won both a Robert Award and Bodil Award for the role of Marianne, the ex-wife of Anton (Mikael Persbrandt), in Susanne Bier’s In a Better World which won the Golden Globe Award and Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Trine worked with Susanne Bier again on Love is All You Need, starring opposite Pierce Brosnan in the role of the bold hairdresser.
A few years later, she played opposite Alicia Vikander and Mads Mikkelsen in Nikolaj Ardel’s Royal Affair and, in 2015, Trine starred in another Thomas Vinterberg’s film, The Commune, for which she won another Robert Award and the prestigious Silver Bear Award for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Trine played the eponymous role of Nico in Susanna Nicchiarelli’s Nico, 1988 which won Best Film at Venice Film Festival. In May el-Toukhy’s Queen of Hearts, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival to high acclaim, she played Anne, a successful lawyer jeopardising her career and family life by engaging in an affair with her teenage stepson.
She won Best Actress at the Zurich Film Festival, the FEST International Film Festival and Best Performance at Göteborg Film Festival as well as yet another Robert Award for Best Actress.
Recently, she starred as Queen Margrete in Margrete: Queen of the North, directed by Charlotte Seiling, Denmark’s most expensive Danish language feature ever made. Trine can currently be seen starring in The Almond and the Seahorse, based on the West End stage play, with Rebel Wilson, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Celyn Jones. Most recently, she has finished filming the TV series Mary and George alongside Julianne Moore. Prior to this she shot HBO’s Rematch with Chirstian Cooke, and starred in the feature film Poison opposite Tim Roth.