Maj-Britt Mathiesen is a Danish actress and creative producer.
She is soon to star in DR's series KRAG & VIRKNER as the legendary fashionjournalist Didder Rønlund and already this summer in Christoffer Boe's upcoming film; TASTE OF HUNGER. In recent years Maj-Britt starred in the Danish tv drama HERRENS VEJE produced by DR (with Lars Mikkelsen in the lead role). She also appeared in the TV 2 series RITA, the DR series NÅR STØVET HAR LAGT SIG, GRÆNSELAND, THE BRIDGE, and the Netflix series EQUINOX and THE RAIN and more.
Previously she has been starring in films such as Oscar winning director Susanne Bier's BROTHERS, Anders Thomas Jensen's MEN AND CHICKEN, and Christoffer Boe's GLISTRUP & SPIES.
Maj-Britt Mathiesen is educated in Cph, NYC and St. Petersburg, and has also lived and worked in Paris, Berlin and London.
In addition to performing she has been appointed by the Danish Minister of Culture as chairman of The Art Council "Working Grants for the Performing Art". Furthermore she is curating Masterclasses with international artists for the Danish National School of Performing Arts.
Maj-Britt co-founded the production company Eklektisk Teater in 1999 working with directors such as Dieter Berner and Volker Schmidt, and later headed Teaterøen. © Photo by Ida Wang.
TV and films
HERRENS VEJE (DR TV)
Maj-Britt Mathiesen stars in the Danish television drama HERRENS VEJE as the modern priest "Lotte" playing alongside actor Lars Mikkelsen and others. Two seasons of the series has been commissioned by The Danish Broadcasting Cooperation (DR) in cooperation with ARTE France.
RITA (TV 2 DENMARK)
Maj-Britt Mathiesen appears in the Danish television series on TV 2 Danmark RITA (season 4).
She is playing a medical doctor working for Médecins Sans Frontières.
THE RAIN (NETFLIX)
Maj-Britt Mathiesen appears as a medical doctor being murdered in the American tv series The Rain commissioned by Netflix. The series revolves around an assassin specialising in making his hits look like they have died from natural causes.
"Don't play the role - be the role"
APPEARANCE AND INFO
Age range played: 35 - 49
Height: 178 cm
Previous roles: Medical doctor, nurse, diplomat, priest, lawyer, NGO, mother, mistress, politician, business woman, academic.
Ethnic type: Scandinavian
Colour of eyes: Brown
Colour of hair: Blonde
Hair style: Wavy long
Singing: Jazz (basic)
Dance: Ballet (good), Argentinian tango (basic)
Sports: Tennis (good), Basketball (basic)
Commercial roles: Yes (Louis Vuitton, IKEA, Nordea and more)
Place of residence: Frederiksberg, Lumsås & London.
Languages: Danish (mother tongue), English (fluent), French (good), German (good)
Membership affiliations: DSF - Danish Actor's Association (Denmark)
CONTACT MAJ-BRITT MATHIESEN
Actress & Producer, Copenhagen, Denmark