Esben Smed • Actor
BERLIN 2017: Cineuropa sat down with Danish actor Esben Smed, selected as one of the Shooting Stars 2017
Esben Smed had already appeared in two films by Nils Malmros – Aching Hearts and Sorrow and Joy [+see also:
film profile] - before graduating from The Danish National School of Performing Arts in 2013. He has since become known to the wider television audience thanks his role as Nicky in two seasons of the acclaimed TV series Follow the Money aired this year. Esben had previously played the footballer John "Faxe" Jensen in Kasper Barfoed's comedy Summer of '92 [+see also:
interview: Esben Smed
film profile] and will soon be seen as the male lead in Jacob Bitsch's Danish-German co-production Letters for Amina.
(This interview is part of our Shooting Stars 2017 coverage.)