Born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, Amanda Collin is an award winning, highly talented and versatile international actress. After graduating from The William Esper Studio in New York in 2011, Amanda has, within few years, gone from important supporting roles to strong and acclaimed leading roles on screen and onstage.
Amanda has established herself as a well-respected actress internationally in both drama and comedy. She has also manifested herself as a modern character actress with the rare combination of an intellectual funny bone.
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In 2020, Amanda will star in The Exception by Jesper W. Nielsen, which is based on the best seller by Christian Jungersen. In 2019, Amanda appeared in Daniel Borgman’s Resin for which she was nominated for a Robert for best supporting actress. Amanda Collin currently stars in the television series Raised by Wolves.
Amanda had her big breakthrough in 2017 playing the leading role of the dominant Marie in the much debated feature film A Horrible Woman, about a modern relationship, as seen through the eyes of a man. For this achievement Amanda won both the Robert and the Danish Critics Award Bodil award for Best Actress in 2018. In 2017, Amanda was nominated for the Danish Academy Award Robert for her supporting role of Rakel, the religious mother of two kidnapped children in the Danish box office hit Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016) directed by Hans Petter Moland.
Amanda appeared on stage in 2018 in Never Dry Tears Away Without Wearing Gloves, directed by Peter Christoffersen, and in Møller and Larsen, directed by Thomas Bendixen, both at the Royal Danish Theatre.
In 2017, she impressed both audience and the Danish critics for her outstanding performance in the title role in Strindberg’ s drama Miss Julie at the Royal Danish Theatre.
From 2015-16, Amanda was part of the Mungo Park Theatre ensemble, where she played in H.C. Andersen’s Fairytales (2015), Boys Don’t Cry (2016), and Hamlet (2016).