Hella Joof

Hella Joof
Born (1962-11-01) 1 November 1962
Birkerød, Denmark
Occupation Actress, film director
Years active 1990-present

Hella Joof (born 1 November 1962) is a Danish actress and director. She was born to a Danish mother and a Gambian father. Joof directed En kort en lang (2001), Oh Happy Day (2004) and Fidibus (2006). Her feature film debut En kort en lang was seen by ten percent of the Danish population, and her second feature Oh Happy Day, was sold to Disney for a US remake.[1] Shake It All About was entered into the 24th Moscow International Film Festival.[2] She has hosted Bullerfnis and other children's TV-programs, but was also the voice of the title character in the hardcore pornographic film Constance (1998). As an actress, Joof is best known for award-winning performances as supporting characters in such comedies as Hannibal & Jerry (1997), Den eneste ene (1999), and Humørkort-stativ-sælgerens søn (2002). Joof appears as one of the three judges in the Television Show Talent 09 a Danish adaption of Britain's Got Talent.

In 2016, her film Almost Perfect was aired in Latin America, the United States and Africa by the TV channel Eurochannel.[3]


Work Year Credit Notes
All Inclusive 2014 Direction Feature
Woolfert 2013 Voice Short fiction
Almost Perfect 2012 Direction Feature
The Talent Thief 2012 Appearance Feature
Anstalten 2011 Direction TV series
Sammy's adventures: The secret passage 2010 Voice Feature
Hush Little Baby 2009 Direction Feature
Album 2008 Direction TV series
Linan yökirja 2007 Direction Feature
Rene hjerter 2006 Executive producer Feature
The ugly duckling and me 2006 Voice Feature
Easy Skanking 2006 Direction Feature
Hjerteflimmer 2006 Sarahs klient TV series
Oh Happy Day 2004 Direction Feature
Normalerweize 2004 Appearance TV series
Someone Like Hodder 2003 Skolepsykolog Feature
The man who couldn't say no 2002 Bolette, hans eks-kæreste Feature
Shake It All About 2001 Direction Feature
Den eneste ene 1999 Dame fra adoptionsnævnet Feature
Constance 1999 Narrator Feature
Blyppernes første år 1999 Vivi TV series
Mimi and the movers 1998 Pernille Feature
Election Night 1998 Kvinde Short fiction
Sinan's wedding 1997 Puk Short fiction
Hannibal & Jerry 1997 Hell, politidame Feature
The greatest heroes 1996 Eva Feature
Snooks in the limelight 1994 Ditte Feature
Stormfulde hjerter 1994 Appearance TV film
Bullerfnis 1990 Appearance TV series


  1. "Hella Joof". Filmdatabasen. Danish Film Institute. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  2. "24th Moscow International Film Festival (2002)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  3. "Eurochannel - April 2016 - Eurochannel Grid + Programming Highlights Africa - Eurochannel". Eurochannel: The European TV channel - European movies, TV series and music (in Spanish). Retrieved 2016-03-07.

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