Birgitte Hjort Sørensen Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen Quick Info
Height5 ft 7¾ in
Weight58 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 16, 1982
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Eye ColorBlue

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen is a Danish actress who is known for her role as journalist Katrine Fønsmark in the political drama series, Borgen (2010–2013). She also made a cameo appearance in The Eagle in 2005. Birgitte has also appeared in various movies including Autómata (2014) and Pitch Perfect 2 (2015).

Born Name

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen

Nick Name


Birgitte Hjort Sørensen as seen in September 2017
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen as seen in September 2017 (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Hillerød, Denmark


Copenhagen, Denmark




Birgitte went to Bistrup School in Birkerød and Øregård Gymnasium in Hellerup. Then, she attended the Danish National School of Performing Arts.




  • Father – Christian Hjort Sørensen (Doctor)
  • Mother – Kirsten Damgaard Pedersen (Doctor)
  • Siblings – Birgitte has 2 older sisters.


Birgitte Hjort Sørensen is represented by Untitled Entertainment.




5 ft 7¾ in or 172 cm


58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Note – Birgitte Hjort Sørensen mothers a daughter named Karoline (b. August 2018).

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen as seen in May 2016
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen as seen in May 2016 (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Arched Eyebrows
  • Fuller Lips

Brand Endorsements

She has either endorsed or promoted several brands like Aiayu.

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen with Scott Faris in 2016
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen with Scott Faris in 2016 (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Playing the role of journalist Katrine Fønsmark in the television political drama series, Borgen (2010–2013)
  • Having been cast as Karsi in the action-adventure drama series, Game of Thrones, in 2015

First Film

Sørensen made her theatrical film debut as Sarah in the thriller, The Candidate.

First TV Show

Birgitte made her first TV show appearance as Nanna in the police procedural drama series, The Eagle, in 2005.

Personal Trainer

She prefers running and other mild exercises to keep herself fit and healthy.

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen in a selfie in December 2015
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen in a selfie in December 2015 (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen / Instagram)

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen Facts

  1. She has a strong liking for British actors.
  2. The pronunciation of her name goes somewhat like “Beer-GHEE-deh Yord SIR-ehn-sehn”.
  3. Growing up, she was a bright student and has even stated herself a geek and a nerd.
  4. Sometimes, she feels uncomfortable with fashion magazines because of their stereotypical approach to fashion.
  5. She likes dancing, singing, and traveling.
  6. During her childhood days, Birgitte used to watch a lot of American and British television which helped her improve her accent.
  7. Sørensen is totally obsessed with New York.
  8. During voice training, her trainer used to make her practice different tongue twisters.
  9. Birgitte got cast as Roxie Hart in the production of Chicago in Copenhagen before completing her graduation.
  10. During the production of Chicago, she suffered a painful incident when she fell flat on her face as her stiletto heel got caught in the fishnet tights.
  11. Birgette likes to spend her weekend by walking through the park and catching up with her friends.
  12. Visit her official website @
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Featured Image by Birgitte Hjort Sørensen / Instagram

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