JULIE R. ØLGAARD

JULIE R. ØLGAARD

JULIE R. ØLGAARD

JULIE R. ØLGAARD

JULIE R. ØLGAARD

Actress

About

About

Julie R. Ølgaard graduated at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in 2002. Since then,  she has become an established part of the Danish scene, having acted in several roles for both TV series, such as the acclaimed DR production, Forbrydelsen (‘The Killing’), and in movies such as Efter Brylluppet (‘After the Wedding’) and Dig og Mig (‘Crying for Love’)

Internationally, Ølgaard has acted in several productions, such as 'Fortune Defires Death', 'Run Faster' and the movie adaptation of the Jo Nesbø novel 'Headhunters'. Additionally, Julie R. Ølgaard also appeared in the TV drama series, 'In an Instant'.

Besides her vast acting career, Ølgaard has experience in both writing, directing and producing. This is on display in her short film, ‘Trigger’, (2017) starring acclaimed actors such as Ellen Hillingsø and Stine Fischer Christensen. In 2021, Ølgaard’s short film ‘We’ll always have Paris’ premiered and was selected to Ekko’s Shortlist. 

Julie R. Ølgaard has also experienced much success with the YouTube series ‘NIPS’, which she created with her former ‘Dig og Mig’ co-stars, Laura Christensen og Neel Rønholt. In 2020, Julie R. Ølgaard was on tour performing the critically acclaimed play ‘Mødre’ (‘Mothers’) and was starring in the TV series ‘Fogedretten’. In the begining of 2022, she appears in the new ‘Krummerne’ produced by Regner Grasten Film.

In 2023, Julie premieres with her new feature film, 'The Angel Maker' a psycological thriller, where she both stars in the leading role, and co-directs.


Julie R. Ølgaard graduated at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in 2002. Since then,  she has become an established part of the Danish scene, having acted in several roles for both TV series, such as the acclaimed DR production, Forbrydelsen (‘The Killing’), and in movies such as Efter Brylluppet (‘After the Wedding’) and Dig og Mig (‘Crying for Love’)

Internationally, Ølgaard has acted in several productions, such as 'Fortune Defires Death', 'Run Faster' and the movie adaptation of the Jo Nesbø novel 'Headhunters'. Additionally, Julie R. Ølgaard also appeared in the TV drama series, 'In an Instant'.

Besides her vast acting career, Ølgaard has experience in both writing, directing and producing. This is on display in her short film, ‘Trigger’, (2017) starring acclaimed actors such as Ellen Hillingsø and Stine Fischer Christensen. In 2021, Ølgaard’s short film ‘We’ll always have Paris’ premiered and was selected to Ekko’s Shortlist. 

Julie R. Ølgaard has also experienced much success with the YouTube series ‘NIPS’, which she created with her former ‘Dig og Mig’ co-stars, Laura Christensen og Neel Rønholt. In 2020, Julie R. Ølgaard was on tour performing the critically acclaimed play ‘Mødre’ (‘Mothers’) and was starring in the TV series ‘Fogedretten’. In the begining of 2022, she appears in the new ‘Krummerne’ produced by Regner Grasten Film.

In 2023, Julie premieres with her new feature film, 'The Angel Maker' a psycological thriller, where she both stars in the leading role, and co-directs.

Info

Info

Playing Age 30-40
Height 164 cm (5' 5")
Weight 55 kg
Hair Blond
Eyes Blue/ Grey
Singing voice Alto
Nationality Danish
Languages Native: Danish
Fluent: English, American
Knowledge: French, Spanish 
Special skills Dubbing, Host, Boxing, Motorcycling
Education 2000 - 2002 The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, LA (USA)


Playing age 30-40
Height 164 cm (5' 5")
Weight 55 kg
Hair Blond
Eyes Blue/ Grey
Singing voice Alto
Nationality Danish
Languages Danish, English, American 
French, Spanish (knowledge)
Special skills Dubbing, Host, Boxing, Motorcycling
Education 2000 - 2002 The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, LA (USA)

Links

Links

Images

Credit: Signe Øllgaard/ Søren Rønholt

Showreel 

Showreel 

Showreel 

 

Selected scenes

Selected scenes

Awards 

Awards 

2009

Zulu Awards (Win)
Category: Best Actress
Film: Crying for Love

The Danish Academy Awards - Robert (Nomination)
Category: Best Leading Actress
Film: Crying for Love

 

2008

The Academy Awards - Oscar (Nomination)
Category: Best Live Action Short Film
Film: At Night
 

2007

The Danish Critic Association Award - Bodil (Nomination)
Category: Best Leading Actress
Film: Life Hits

 

The Danish Critic Association Award - Bodil (Nomination)
Category: Best Leading Actress
Film: Life Hits

 

CV (Selected)

2023

The Angel Maker (Film)
Role: Lead
Director: Julie R. Ølgaard & Esben Tønnesen
Company: HitHiro Productions


2022

Krummerne (Film)
Role: Supporting
Director: Michael Asmussen
Company: Regner Grasten Film

2020

Fuhlendorff og de skøre riddere (Tv)
Role: Supporting
Director: Christian Fuhlendorff
Company: Tiki Media/ TV2 Zulu

Fogedretten (Web)
Role: Supporting
Director: Jens Dahl
Company: Profile Pictures

Mødre (Theater)
Role: Lead
Director: Christine Exner

Company: Folketeatret /Louise Schouw Teater
 

2018

Fortune Defies Death (Film)
Role: Lead
Director: Jennifer Hulum
Company: Surrand Idea (USA)

NIPSkanalen (Season 1-3, TV)
Role: Lead
Director: Troelz Schmidt
Company: Plot Productions 


Stormester (Season 1, TV)
Role: Various
Company: TV2

2017

Trigger (Short film)
Role: Lead
Director: Julie R. Ølgaard
Company: Julie R. Ølgaard

Run Faster (Short film)
Role: Lead
Director: Cato Manuel Lizaraso Ekrene
Company: Linsaa Film & Foto (NO)

2016

In an Instant (Season 2, TV)
Role: Supporting
Director: Andy Awes
Company: Committee (USA)

Godnat Albert
(Theater)
Role: Lead
Director: Maria Vinterberg
Company: Teatret ved Sorte Hest
 

2015

HOARS (TV)
Role: Supporting
Director: Patrick Day
Company: Viking Beach House (USA)

 

2013

Ugeekspressen (TV)
Role: Various
Director: Clement Kjærsgaard
Company: DR2
 

Hjælp (Theater)
Role: Lead
Director: Maria Vinterberg
Company: Teatret Ved Sorte Hest
 

2012

Viscious (Theater)
Role: Lead
Director: Maria Vinterberg

Company: Bellevue Teatret


2011

Headhunters (Film)
Role: Supporting
Director: Morten Tyldum

Company: Yellow Bird (SE)

Der Døde Du (Theater)
Role: Lead
Director: Bente Kongsbøl
Company: Caféteatret

2010

Isa's Stepz (Season 3, TV)
Role: Supporting
Director: Tilde Harkamp

Company: Danish National TV

Middag for 1 (Theater)
Role: Supporting
Director: Per Scheel-Krüger

Company: Teater Grob

Amokløb (Theater)
Role: Lead
Director: Maria Vinterberg

Company: Herning Teater
 

2009

The Christmas Party (Film)
Role: Supporting
Director: Rasmus Heide

Company: Fridthjof Film

Zulu Djævleræs (Host)
Company: TV2

 

2008

Crying for Love (Film)
Role: Lead
Director: Christian E. Christiansen

Company: Zentropa Productions

At Night (Short Film)
Role: Lead
Director: Christian E. Christiansen

Company: Zentropa Productions

Core (Theater)
Role: Supporting
Director: Daniel Rylander
Company: Østre Gasværk Teater

Planet Voice (Host)
Company: The Voice
 

2007

The Killing (Season 1, TV)
Role: Supporting
Director: Birger Larsen

Company: Danish National TV

Room 205 (Film)
Role: Supporting
Director: Martin Barnewitz
Company: Nordisk Film

EMTI (Theater)
Role: Lead
Director: Bente Kongsbøl

Company: NIPS

2006

Life Hits (Film)
Role: Lead
Director: Christian E. Christiansen

Company: Zentropa Productions

After the Wedding (Film)
Role: Supporting
Director: Susanne Bier

Company: Zentropa Productions

Pistoleros (Film)
Role: Supporting
Director: Shaky Gonzales
Company: Cut1 Movie

Nynne (TV)
Role: Supporting
Director: Martin Strange
Company: Angel Films

Extremities (Theater)
Role: Lead
Director: Bente Kongsbøl
Company: NIPS

2005

Himmerland (Film)
Role: Lead
Director: James Barclay

Company: Radiator Film

Manslaughter (Film)
Role: Supporting
Director: Per Fly

Company: Zentropa Productions

2003

Midsommer (Film)
Role: Supporting
Director: Carsten Myllerup

Company: Cosmo Film

Defense (Season 1, TV)
Role: Supporting
Director: Henrik Ruben Genz

Company: Nordisk Film

Boogie (Host)
Company: Danish National TV


 

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