Magazine article Variety

Birgitte Hjort Sorensen

Magazine article Variety

Birgitte Hjort Sorensen

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PROMISING NEWS

Birgitte Hjort Sorensen broke through playing TV newswoman Katrine Fonsmark in 2010's hit series "Borgen," and although it was a Danish-language show, it proved to be her Hollywood calling card. "It was one of my first roles after graduating from college, and it also attracted huge audiences overseas,," the 34-yearold Sorensen says.

RECORD PACE

Her talent for singing and dancing - and her fluent English - helped her land a role in "Pitch Perfect 2," and she can been seen in the Martin Scorsese/Mick Jagger 1970s music-business drama "Vinyl" on HBO as Andy Warhol acolyte Ingrid. It's a part she says presents a different challenge. "On 'Borgen' I knew we were doing 20 episodes; I knew my character arc," she says. "But on 'Vinyl,' I knew very little about the plot.... Ultimately I just knew I was in good hands. …

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