Mikkel Folsgaard Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Aug, 2020
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Date of Birth: 1984 , May-1
Age: 37 years old
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Mikkel Folsgaard, born as Mikkel Boe Folsgaard, is a Danish actor. So far, he ha appeared in around a dozen of movies. His successful movies include A Royal Affair, Sommeren '92, A Serious Game, and many others.

Besides, she is also the recipient of Silver Bear for Best Actor which she received at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival.

Well, how is his life apart from his professional life? Is he married? His relationship, net worth, and a lot more.

Mikkel Folsgaard Childhood & Education

Mikkel was born on 1 May 1984 in Rønne, Denmark. The actor who has now made a name for himself in the film industry spent a major portion of his life in his home town Ronne. 

CAPTION: Danish Actor Mikkel Følsgaard SOURCE: vignette

He is the son of father Anette Følsgaard and mother Boe Følsgaard. Talking about his education, following the completion of his primary education, she attended the Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance, which became a huge influence on him as an actor.

Professional Life

Interested in acting from an early age, she began his acting career in 1996 with Bryggeren. Well, almost 16 years later, he made his comeback in the 2012 film A Royal Affair. In the movie, he played one of the prominent roles of Christian VII.

In fact, for his role, he even received the Silver Bear for Best Actor Bodil Award for Best Leading Actor. 

In 2013, he appeared in the Danish film The Keeper of Lost Causes, where she played a character of Uffe Lynggaard.

The following year in 2014, he appeared in Rosita, where he was cast as Johannes. In 2015, he became the part of two successful project Sommeren '92, and Land of Mine, and in 2016, he appeared in A Serious Game, Walk with Me, Fuglene over sundet, where she played Lidner, Thomas Ingerslev, and Jørgen respectively.

TV Works

After making his debut in Bryggeren in 1996 as Carl, his second appearance on the TV screen was in Those Who Kill. In this series, he appeared in one episode as Oleg. 

CAPTION: Mikkel appears in the Netflix series The Rain since 2018 SOURCE: Getty Images

Likewise, in 2014, he played Cato Vinding in one episode of Dicte. From 2014 to 2016, he appeared as the lead Emil Grønnegaard in The Legacy.

As far as his role in the present is concerned, she reportedly appears as Martin in the Netflix series The Rain. She is the regular cast in the show since 2018. Moreover, the series also stars actors like Alba August, Jessica Dinnage, Sonny Lindberg, Angela Bundalovic, and many others.

Personal Life

Talking about Følsgaard love life, he is a married man. He is married to wife Freja Friis. The duo got married in 2016 and are together ever since.

He also has a son named Theodor from his marriage. He was born in October 2013. Likewise, he also has a daughter named Sigrid, who was born in December 2016.

Besides, Mikkel also has an older brother Nicolas Tobias Følsgaard, who is a photographer/director by profession.