Sofie Gråbøl

1968 - Today

Photo of Sofie Gråbøl

Icon of person Sofie Gråbøl

Sofie Gråbøl (Danish pronunciation: [soˈfiˀə ˈkʁʌpøl]; born 30 July 1968) is a Danish actress. She has starred in a number of films, with her breakthrough role in the 1986 Danish film Early Spring, directed by Astrid Henning-Jensen, playing the lead role in the film version of Tove Ditlevsen's novel Barndommens gade when she was 17 years old. On television she has starred in Taxa and Nikolaj og Julie.Gråbøl has become known in Denmark for playing emotional roles, but she achieved international fame as a detective—the cool and distant lead character Inspector Sarah Lund in all three series of The Killing (Danish: Forbrydelsen). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sofie Gråbøl has received more than 715,480 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Sofie Gråbøl is the 3,868th most popular actor (up from 5,109th in 2019), the 409th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 413th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Danish Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 720k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Sofie Gråbøls by language


Among actors, Sofie Gråbøl ranks 3,868 out of 10,030. Before her are Robert Pine, Scott Eastwood, Chyler Leigh, Cha Seung-won, Virginie Ledoyen, and Selma Ergeç. After her are Armie Hammer, Arsenio Hall, Tor Johnson, Sheryl Lee, Ikue Ōtani, and Kim Jong-hyun.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1968, Sofie Gråbøl ranks 144Before her are Dina Meyer, Boban Babunski, Alexander Stubb, Edward Burns, Vanessa Marcil, and Shaggy. After her are Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh, Aleksandr Mostovoi, Jana Novotná, Jovenel Moïse, Petr Korda, and Boris Gelfand.

Others Born in 1968

Go to all Rankings

In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Sofie Gråbøl ranks 409 out of 783. Before her are Trine Dyrholm (1972), Hans Peter Jørgen Julius Thomsen (1826), Johnny Hansen (1943), Thomas Madsen-Mygdal (1876), Dario Campeotto (1939), and Christian Poulsen (1980). After her are Emil Hartmann (1836), Gustav Winckler (1925), Jan Heintze (1963), Kasper Schmeichel (1986), Christian Albrecht Bluhme (1794), and John Eriksen (1957).

Among ACTORS In Denmark

Among actors born in Denmark, Sofie Gråbøl ranks 23Before her are Vivi Bach (1939), Johanne Luise Heiberg (1812), Nikolaj Lie Kaas (1973), Kim Bodnia (1965), Thure Lindhardt (1974), and Trine Dyrholm (1972). After her are Bodil Joensen (1944), Paprika Steen (1964), Pilou Asbæk (1982), Nils Asther (1897), Deepika Padukone (1986), and Claes Bang (1967).

Television and Movie Roles