Connie Nielsen

125nielsenAward winning Danish actress, Connie Nielsen, takes on the role of Doctor Claire Holden opposite Minnie Driver and Paul Adelstein. Doctor Claire guides Maggie (Minnie Driver) through her grief to find a much needed new perspective on her loss.

Connie is well-known for her role opposite Russell Crowe in Ridley Scott’s Academy Award winning film, Gladiator. Nielsen embraces her roles with an astounding amount of depth, filling the screen with a performance that resonates. Connie has worked with some of the most elite Hollywood players including roles opposite Robin Williams, John Travolta, Benicio Del Toro, James Franco, and Ben Stiller, just to name a few.

Nielsen was born and raised in Denmark, at the age of 18 she moved to Paris to pursue acting and continued her career in the world’s most vibrant cities, Rome, Milan, Johannesburg and New York. With her illustrious career taking her all over the world, she developed a tongue for English, German, Danish, Swedish, French and Italian. Her talents continue to surface as she most recently won Best Actress in the Danish Academy Awards.

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