The Most Famous Danish Actor: Celebrating Danish Acting Excellence

Choose the actor you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Apr 20, 2024 08:07
Welcome to StrawPoll, your ultimate destination for exciting polls and rankings! Today, we bring you a spectacular showdown among the stars - it's time to determine who is the most famous Danish actor of all time! From dazzling performances to iconic roles, these Danish talents have captured the hearts of millions worldwide. But who reigns supreme? That's where you come in! Cast your vote now for your favorite Danish actor or suggest a deserving name that we might have missed. Join us as we embark on this thrilling journey to celebrate the best of Danish cinema, and together, we'll unveil the true champion. So grab your popcorn, settle in, and let the voting begin!

Who Is the Most Famous Danish Actor?

  1. 1
    Mads Mikkelsen
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    Mads Mikkelsen - known for his roles in "Hannibal", "Casino Royale", and "The Hunt".
    Mads Mikkelsen in other rankings
  2. 2
    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
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    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau - known for his role as Jaime Lannister in "Game of Thrones".
  3. 3
    Lars Mikkelsen
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    Lars Mikkelsen - known for his role in "The Killing" and "House of Cards".
  4. 4
    Viggo Mortensen
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    Viggo Mortensen - known for his roles in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and "Eastern Promises".
    Viggo Mortensen in other rankings
  5. 5
    Ulrich Thomsen - known for his roles in "The Celebration" and "Banshee".
  6. 6
    Pilou Asbæk - known for his role in "Game of Thrones" and "Ghost in the Shell".
  7. 7
    Sidse Babett Knudsen
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    Sidse Babett Knudsen - known for her role in "Borgen" and "Westworld".
  8. 8
    Paprika Steen
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    Paprika Steen - known for her roles in "The Celebration" and "Open Hearts".
  9. 9
    Anders W. Berthelsen - known for his roles in "Italian for Beginners" and "The Killing".
  10. 10
    Claes Bang - known for his role in "The Square" and "Dracula".

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About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous Danish actor. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or actor is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!


  • 155 votes
  • 10 ranked items

Voting Rules

A participant may cast an up or down vote for each actor once every 24 hours. The rank of each actor is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most famous danish actor

Denmark has produced some of the finest actors in the world, with their talent and charisma captivating audiences across the globe. From established veterans to rising stars, Danish actors have made a mark in the film and television industry. In this poll, we aim to determine who is the most famous Danish actor of all time. The contenders include legendary actors such as Mads Mikkelsen, Viggo Mortensen, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, among others. Each of these actors has contributed significantly to the industry, showcasing their acting prowess in a wide range of roles. So, who will come out on top? It's up to you to decide by casting your vote!

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