Ole Bornedal

Ole Bornedal
Born (1959-05-26) 26 May 1959
Nørresundby, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Occupation Film director
Spouse(s) Helle Fagralid

Ole Bornedal (born 26 May 1959) is a Danish film director, actor and producer.[1]

Bornedal was born in Nørresundby, Denmark. He wrote and directed Nattevagten (Nightwatch, 1994), a thriller about a law student who works in a morgue as a night-watchman, and becomes implicated in a series of murders of prostitutes. He also directed an English language remake (Nightwatch) in 1997, starring Ewan McGregor, Nick Nolte and Patricia Arquette. In 2002, he directed I Am Dina. Other Danish films include The Substitute (2007), Just Another Love Story (2007), and Deliver Us from Evil. In 2012, he directed the English-language film The Possession. He was one of the producers of Mimic.

He is married to the Danish actress, Helle Fagralid, and has three children.


Year Title Role Notes
1993I en del af verden TV
Masturbator TV
1994Nattevagten Director, screenplay Film
1995Sprængt nakke TV
1996Charlot og Charlotte TV series
1997Mimic Producer
Nightwatch Story, director, screenplay American film
1999Dybt vand TV
2002Jeg er Dina Screenplay, director Danish-Swedish-Norwegian film. English title: I Am Dina
2007Vikaren Director, screenplay Film. English title: The Substitute
Just Another Love Story Director of photography, director, screenplay
2009Fri Os Fra Det Onde Director, screenplay
2012The Possession Director American film
20141864 Director TV series


  1. "Ole Bornedal", The New York Times

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