Pilou Asbæk


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.


2018Overlord as
2018The Guardian Angel as Anders Olsen
2017Woodshock as Keith
2017Ghost in the Shell as Batou
2016The Great Wall as Bouchard
2016Ben-Hur as Pontius Pilate
2016Stag as Neils
20161864: Brødre i krig as Didrich
2015Natural Disorder as (voice)
2015A War as Claus Michael Pedersen
2015April 9th as Sekondløjtnant Sand
2014Silent Heart as Dennis
20141864 as Didrich
20141864 as Didrich
2014The Absent One as Ditlev Pram
2014Speed Walking as Onkel Kristian
2014Lucy as Richard
2013Sex, Drugs & Taxation as Simon Spies
2012A Hijacking as Mikkel Hartmann
2011Bora Bora as Jim
2011The Borgias as Paolo Orsini
2011Game of Thrones as Euron Greyjoy
2011A Family as Peter
2010Borgen as Kasper Juul
2010The Whistleblower as Bas
2010Venus as Rasmus
2010R as Rune
2009Monster Busters as Søren
2008Crying for Love as Oliver
2008Worlds Apart as Teis