Johannes Lassen
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Playing Age 30 - 45
Nationality Danish
Based in Copenhagen, Denmark
Education National Danish School Of Acting, Actor, 2003 - 2007
Language, fluent Danish, English
Language, knowledge German
Singing voice Baritone, Tenor
Skills Boxing, Horse-riding, Scuba Diving, Snowboarding,
Driving licence Car Driving Licence, Motorcycle Licence
Eye colour Green
Hair colour Light/Mid Brown
Height 175cm
Off-the-shelf clothing size (Top) S/M
Off-the-shelf clothing size (Bottom) 30/31
Jeans Size 30/31
Dress shirt (Neck size) 39
Suit size 46 or 48
Shoe size 42,5-43
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Selected Credits*

FilmRoleYearDirectorCompany
The Guardian Angel Lars Petersen2018Arto HalonenArt Films Production
Du ForsvinderAdvokat2017Peter SchønauZentropa
Flaskepost for PLæge2016Hans Petter MolandZentropa
1864Wilhelm Dinesen2015Ole BornedalMiso Film
Summer '92Kent Nielsen 2015Kasper BarfoedMeta Film
BrotherhoodKenneth2009Nicolo DonatoASTA Film
TelevisionRoleYearDirectorChannel
GrowLenny2020Avaz BrothersDanish National TV2
Advokaten I, IIMarkos2018 - 2019David BerronViaplay
Bellow The Surface IIPhilip Nøgaard2018Christian E. ChristiansenKanal 5
Bellow The SurfacePhilip Nøgaard2017Kasper BarfoedKanal 5
Follow The MoneyJohan2016Per FlyDanish National DR 1
1864 - mini seriesWilhelm Dinesen2014Ole BornedalDanish National DR 1
TheatreRoleYearDirectorStage
The Bodyguard - The Musical Frank Farmer2020Tivoli
AwardsYear
Golden Nymph Award for Best Outstanding Actor in "Bellow the Surface"2018
Johannes Lassen (1979) graduated from The Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, 2007 in Odense where after he immediately landed very good roles on various theatre stages in Denmark. He portrayed Wilhelm Dinesen in Ole Bornedal’s highly anticipated drama-series “1864” on DR1 in autumn 2014 and a film version was released in Danish cinemas early 2015. His other film credits include Nicolo Donato’s critically acclaimed “Brotherhood” from 2010 and the award winning youth drama “Rebounce” by Heidi Maria Faist from 2011.

He portrayed the lead in the Danish TV-drama – “Below the Surface”, for both seasons – each of 10 episodes, shown all around the world and this performance got him The Golden Nymph Award 2018 as the best male lead in a TV-series. Johannes was nominated for his role in the 2rd season for C21 International Performance Award.

Johannes did a role alongside his friend Pilou Asbæk and Josh Lucas in the feature film “The Guardian Angel”, 2018 by the award winning Finnish Director Arto Halonen. In 2017 he landed a great role in the Swedish Viaplay TV-drama – “The Lawyer”, a role he carried over with him to the second season of this show, which will air in early 2020. Johannes can be seen later in the Danish TV show “Grow” which also airs early 2020 on TV2.

Johannes Lassen’s stage work includes roles in both classical and contemporary plays, such as “Jesus & Josefine” (2007) and “Treasure Island” (2008) at Odense Theatre, “Kærlighed og menneskerester” at Theatre Momentum (2007) and “Otto er et Næsehorn” (2008), “Odysseus” (2009) at Folketeatret in Copenhagen and furthermore in “BCNU” (Be seeing You) at Theatre Grob (2011). In 2020 his stage work will provide us with his take on Frank Farmer in the internationally acclaimed musical “The Bodyguard".

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