Ulf Pilgaard Biography

Birthday: 1940-11-15
Place of Birth: Denmark
Height: 6' 5¼" (1.96 m)
Wiki Biography: Ulf Pilgaard is a Danish actor. He has appeared for over 40 years in comedy plays. He also had some major film roles, such as "Nattenvagten" by Ole Bornedal.Ulf Pilgaard debuted as an actor in 1963 at "Alléscenen" as a member of the Collage-squad. From 1968 to 1972 he was in the "Cirkusrevyen", and then from 1973 to 1985 in the "Tivolirevyen", interspersed "Holstebrorevyen" 1978-1979.Since 1986 he has been in "Cirkusrevyen". Throughout the 20 years from 1968 to 1988 Ulf Pilgaard also starred in DR (Danish Radio) programs of satire "Hey-Hey" and "Wow Wow".In a longer period, he formed a film and especially onstage couple with Claus Ryskjær.Ulf Pilgaard is known for during parodies of such famous Danish persons as Kirsten Hüttemeyer, Hanne Bech Hansen, Poul Nyrup Rasmussen and Queen Margrethe.Ulf Pilgaard has won several awards, such as the Bodil and a Robert for Best Actor in Farligt Venskab (1996). He won the revue price "Dirch of the Year" in 2006 and was nominated again in 2010.Ulf Pilgaard's father was a priest.He attended school in Frederiksberg where he meet Ole Michelsen who later turned out to be a reputable film critic and they developed a lasting friendship.Later on Ulf Pilgaard studied to be a priest and was classmate with Henrik Stangerup and John Mill Gardens. During his theological studies on Elers' College from the 15th April 1962 to 15th May 1967. Preben Kaas and others (Henrik Stangerup) caused him to drop out of the theological studies to become a full time actor.He has two children with Gitte Pilgaard.

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Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Walter og Carlo - op på fars hat Departementschef 1985 Comedy
Elvis Hansen, en samfundshjælper Professor Olsby 1988
Den røde tråd Hansi 1989 Musical
Walter & Carlo i Amerika Tonny 1989 Comedy
Nattevagten Inspector Wörmer 1994 Horror, Thriller
Kærlighed ved første desperate blik Åge, politichef 1994 Comedy
Farligt venskab Per Wahlin / Jonas 1995 Drama, Romance
Open Hearts Thomsen 2002 Drama, Romance
Rembrandt Flemming 2003 Action, Comedy, Crime
Arven Aksel 2004 Drama
Kongekabale Gunnar Torp 2004 Thriller
Cirkus Revyen Various 2006 Comedy
Tempelriddernes skat Johannes 2006 Adventure, Family
Gaven Gunnar 2008 Drama
Kandidaten Martin Schiller 2008 Thriller
Ved verdens ende Werner Gabrielsen 2009 Action, Adventure, Comedy
A Fish Tale Krabben 2017