Pilou Asbæk

Pilou Asbæk

  • Birthday: 1982-03-02
  • Place of birth: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Also know as: Pilou Asbaek

Biography

Johan Philip "Pilou" Asbæk (born 2 March 1982) is a Danish actor. Asbæk, the son of gallery owners Patricia and Jacob Asbæk, graduated from Denmark's Statens Teaterskole in summer 2008. He is best known for his role as troubled spin doctor Kasper Juul in the Danish TV political drama Borgen, which is his biggest role to date. In 2009 he played soldier David Grüner in an episode of the second season of another Danish TV series, Forbrydelsen. He was among the recipients of the Shooting Stars Award at the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival. On 10 May he was co-host of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, with Lise Rønne and Nikolaj Koppel. Some critics commented adversely on the obscure jokes shared by the presenters throughout the televised show.

Filmography

Worlds Apart

2008

As Teis

R

2010

As Rune

Monster Busters

2009

As Søren

A Hijacking

2012

As Mikkel Hartmann

Sex, Drugs & Taxation

2013

As Simon Spies

April 9th

2015

As Sekondløjtnant Sand

The Guardian Angel

2018

As Anders Olsen

Venus

2010

As Rasmus

A War

2015

As Claus Michael Pedersen

Ben-Hur

2016

As Pontius Pilate

Run Sweetheart Run

2020

As Ethan

A Family

2011

As Peter

The Absent One

2014

As Ditlev Pram

Natural Disorder

2015

As (voice)

Woodshock

2017

As Keith

Samaritan

2022

As

ISS

0000

As

Overlord

2018

As Captain Wafner

Crying for Love

2008

As Oliver

Ghost in the Shell

2017

As Batou

Project X-Traction

2022

As Owen Paddock

Lucy

2014

As Richard

Bora Bora

2011

As Jim

Silent Heart

2014

As Dennis

1864: Brødre i krig

2016

As Didrich

Speed Walking

2014

As Onkel Kristian

Outside the Wire

2021

As Victor Koval

Comeback

2008

As Kris

Salem's Lot

2023

As Richard Straker

The Great Wall

2016

As Bouchard

The Whistleblower

2010

As Bas

Uncharted

2022

As Gage

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