Connie Nielsen Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth, TV Shows

Connie Nielsen Biography

Connie Nielsen is a Danish actress best known for her appearances in Gladiator, The Devil’s Advocate, and Wonder Woman. Likewise, she also founded The Human Needs Project and The Road to Freedom Scholarships.

How old is Connie Nielsen? – Age

Nielsen is 58 years old as of 2023. She was born on July 3, 1965, in Frederikshavn, Denmark, where she also grew up.

How tall is Connie Nielsen? – Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.

Connie Nielsen’s Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Connie was born to to her loving parents Bent Nielsen and Laila Inge-lise Matzigkeit. Her father, Bent, was a bus driver, and her mother, Laila, was an insurance clerk who also acted and wrote music reviews. She grew up among her three siblings, Bent Nielsen Jr., Ulrich Nielsen, and Sos Nielsen.

Connie Nielsen’s Education

Nielsen studied at a drama school in Rome and received master courses with Lydia Styx, a teacher at Milan’s Piccolo Teatro Did Milano. She had worked in the local revenue and variety scene with her mother. She also moved to Paris, France, when she was 18 years old, where she worked as an actor and model.

Is Connie Nielsen Married?Husband

Connie is married to her loving husband, Lars Ulrich, who is a Metallica drummer. They recently welcomed their first kid, a son named Bryce Thadeus Ulrich Nielsen, who was born on May 21st.

Actress Connie Nielsen Photo
Actress Connie Nielsen Photo

Connie Nielsen’s Career

Nielsen made her feature film debut in Jerry Lewis’s French film Par où t’es rentré? On t’a pas vu sortir in 1984. She also appeared in the Italian films Vacanze di Natale ’91 and Le Paradis Absolument in 1993. Afterwards, she relocated to the United States where she had her first major English-language film debut in 1997 as Christabella Andreoli in The Devil’s Advocate.

This initial little success led to her appearances in the films Permanent Midnight, Rushmore, and Soldier. Additionally, she starred as Lucilla in Ridley Scott’s Gladiator in 2000, alongside Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix. She has since appeared in American films such as Mission to Mars, One Hour Photo, and The Hunted for which she had to have most of her hair shaved off.

Moreover, she also appeared in Olivier Assayas’s 2002 French film Demonlover. In A Shine of Rainbows (2009), she portrayed an orphaned Irish mother. Most notably, she made her Danish film debut in the drama Brothers in 2004, for which she won both the Danish Best Actress Award, and Best Actress at the San Sebastian International Film Festival.

Furthermore, she appears as Detective Dani Beck in many episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2006. In addition, in 2015, she appeared on the TV-2 album Det gode liv where she sang along with Steffen Brandt on the track “Brev til Mona”. In September 2018 she appeared in the pilot episode of the CBS drama FBI with Jeremy Sisto and Missy Peregrym.

Connie Nielsen’s Net Worth

Citing her acting career, Connie has an estimated net worth of $9 Million.

Movies & TV Shows

  • Nobody
  • Wonder Woman
  • Ali and Nino
  • Sea Fever
  • Justice League
  • Wonder Woman 1984
  • Music, War and Love
  • The Catcher Was a Spy
  • Inheritance
  • Stratton
  • The 11th
  • Zack Snyder’s Justice League
  • Voyage
  • Boss
  • Unveiled
  • I Am the Night
  • FBI
  • Liberty
  • The Good Wife
  • The Following
  • Danny Fricke
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Le paradis absolument
  • Nymphomaniac
  • Gladiator
  • The Devil’s Advocate


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