Morten Suurballe

Morten S. Suurballe
Born (1955-03-08) March 8, 1955
Copenhagen, Denmark
Nationality Dane
Occupation Actor
Years active 1981 - present
Known for The Killing

Morten Sasse Suurballe (born 8 March 1955 in Copenhagen) is a Danish actor, best known as Detective Chief Inspector Lennart Brix in the three television series The Killing (Danish: Forbrydelsen, “The Crime”) in which he played alongside Sofie Gråbøl.

Career and personal life

Suurballe was educated at the Danish National School of Theatre in 1978 and since then he was employed at several theatres including the Royal Danish Theatre.

He was married to actress Julie Wieth, and divorced in 2003. He is the father of Amalie Suurballe Wieth (born 1987), Johan Suurballe Wieth (born 1991) and Eigil Suurballe Rossing (born 2009).

On January 2013 Suurballe was awarded Knight of 1st Class of Order of the Dannebrog.[1]




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