Thure Lindhardt (born Thure Frank Lindhardt; 24 December 1974) is a Danish actor, educated at the drama school at Odense Theater in 1998.
Lindhardt was born in Copenhagen and grew up in Roskilde. At the age of 12, he got a part in Bille August's film Pelle the Conqueror. His breakthrough in Denmark came with his portrayal of a boy with autism in A Place Nearby, starring alongside Ghita Nørby.
Since then, he has played parts in a variety of movies and series, including Into the Wild, Love in Thoughts, Sugar Rush, Princess, Rejseholdet, and Flame & Citron, a movie about the World War II resistance group Holger Danske, starring alongside Mads Mikkelsen.
Most recently, he played a leading role as the young Swiss Guard Lieutenant Chartrand in the 2009 film Angels & Demons, directed by Ron Howard.
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