Being young gives you the upper hand when it comes to achieving success in the entertainment industry. As you all might have noticed, more or less, a general rule applies in the business: the younger you are, the more possibility of being successful.
When the Danish actress Sidse Babett Knudsen began her career in her 30s, this was what troubled her mind for the most part. However, defying her mindset, her big break came in 2010 in a TV series called Borgen and she has been on roll ever since.
Get to know a lot more about Sidse Babett Knudsen in the article below. From her net worth to dating status to social media reach, we got you covered.
Bio — Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Famous Danish actress Sidse Babett Knudsen was born in the year 1968. Thus, her age as of April 2020 was 51. Until now, Sidse always celebrated her birthday on the 22nd of November every year.
She was born to her parents in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Nationality
Actor turned Producer Sides Babett Knudsen’s nationality is Dutch and her ethnicity is White. She was born to her parents: Ebbe Knudsen and Susanne Andersen.
Her father Ebbe is a photographer whereas her mother Susanne is a school teacher. She even considers her father — from whom she derived her love for the arts — as her idol. In an interview with I News, Sides even described her feeling when she looks at her father’s works:
“When I see his photos now, I recognise something that I’m looking for, which is in the contrast and in the humanity and in the humour. The duality of stuff.”
With her parents, Sidse even spent two years of her childhood in Tanzania who had gone there to volunteer.
Sidse also has two brothers as her siblings in the family. Their names are Nicolas Knudsen and Lasse Knudsen.
For her education, Sidse was trained as an actor at Theatre de L’Ombre I Paris from 1987 to 1990.
Who Does Sidse Babett Knudsen Look Like?
Not only does Sidse Babett Knudsen looks more or less like Jodie Foster from mega-hit movie Silence of the Lambs but also their philosophy of life matches.
Sidse does not play any role unless she is passionate about it. She also believes women must play meaningful characters, not just submissive wives.
In an interview with I News, she said:
“I do think I have a minimum of responsibility… when I’ve been the Prime Minister, I cannot play the Prime Minister’s wife, who says, ‘Your son misses you, you should be more at home!’ I can’t do that. I can’t be that cliché. It would be treacherous to everything.”
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Sidse Babett Knudsen’s physical attribute is just as beautiful as her career. She stands at a normal height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 57 kgs.
Furthermore, both her hair color and eye color are dark brown which furthers her beauty.
Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, FB
It would be an understatement to say that Sidse Babett Knudsen does not use social media at all. She does use it but in a very less amount.
Mainly, Sidse uses IG and Twitter to remain in touch with her fans. She gives important updates about her life through her Instagram handle that has just over 1000 followers. Additionally, her Twitter account has over 2000 followers.
Sidse Babett Knudsen Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows
Although Sidse Babett Knudsen did play some movies and TV shows here and there shortly after her formal training in acting, not many people knew about her.
Her big break came when she was cast as Birgitte Nyborg in the Danish TV series Borgen. The character Sidse portrays in the show is a sophisticated Danish Prime Minister who was a married lady and mother of two.
Much of her net worth was derived from her past-Borgen life — from Westworld and Inferno. She starred as Theresa Cullen in the first season of Westworld and as Elizabeth Sinskey in the 2016 action called Inferno, alongside Tom Hanks.
For her incredible performance in the 2015 movie Courted, Sidse won Cesar Award for Best Supporting Actress and became one of the only five non-French people to win the award.
Sidse Babett Knudsen Husband, Dating, Son
Sidse Babett Knudsen is notoriously famous for being quiet about her private life. She never wanted to bring her personal life in her profession for she believed these two can never go together.
That being said, we do know that she has a son named Louis who was born in 2005. However, there is certainly no information on who her husband is. Nor there is any information on who she is dating with, if she is doing one.
Last modified: April 14, 2020