Dyrholm is one of Denmark’s most famous and successful actresses as well as an accomplished singer-songwriter and director.
In 1998 Dyrholm landed a breakout role as a bewildered hotel maid in the chaotic family drama “The Celebration,” the first film created under the strict rules of Dogme 95. She also won acclaim for her role as a tortured miracle worker in “In Your Hands,” which commemorated the tenth anniversary of the influential Danish film movement. The international audience got to know Dyrholm in her role as a bitter wife and mother in the Oscar-winning drama “In a Better World”. During her prolific career, Dyrholm continued to mesmerise the audience and critics all over the world in her well-chosen roles. In the family TV-drama The Legacy, Susanne Bier’s All You Need Is Love and Thomas Vinterberg’s The Commune, for which she won a Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2016.
Dyrholm combined her acting and singing skills in the international success Nico, 1988, directed by Susanna Nichiarelli.
The critically acclaimed Queen of Hearts, premiered at both the Sundance Film Festival and the Gothenburg Film Festival in January 2019. In Sundance, the feature won Audience Award in the World Cinema Dramatic competition.
In Gothenburg, Queen of Hearts was rewarded The Dragon Award for Best Film and Trine Dyrholm received the festival’s first ever Best Actor Award.
In 2020, Dyrholm’s acting brilliance came alive again in the Danish First World War feature Erna At War for which she received a Robert nomination, The Danish Film Academy’s Award.
Dyrholm goes further back in history portraying the Danish 1500-century Queen Margrete in the feature directed by Charlotte Sieling that premiered worldwide during the fall of 2021.
Since then, Dyrholm has completed three features: Ingen kender dagen, directed by Annette K Olesen, The Almond and The Seahorse, directed by Celyn Jones and Tom Stern and starring opposite Charlotte Gainsborough and in Désirée Nosbusch’s directorial debut Poison, starring opposite Tim Roth.