July 15, 1963
58 years old
6 ft 0 in | 183 cm tall
41-23-37 in | 103-58-94 cm
66 kg | 145.5 lbs
11 US | 42 EU
Brigitte Nielsen was born in Rødovre, Denmark, on July 15, 1963, is a Danish actress.
Young Brigitte Nielsen first started her career as a model, at the age of sixteen.
She made her big screen debut in epic sword and sorcery film Red Sonja (1985) in role as Red Sonja.
She got her television debut in USA Network action fiction series Counterstrike (1992) in episode "Bastille Day Terror", in role as Monica Steile.
Her breakthrough performance came as Ludmilla Vobet Drago in sports drama film Rocky IV (1985).
She released her debut studio album "Every Body Tells a Story" in 1987.
She played Ludmilla Vobet Drago in sports drama films: Rocky IV (1985) and Creed II (2018).
Cobra (1986) action opposite Sylvester Stallone, Reni Santoni and Andrew Robinson
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) buddy action comedy with Judge Reinhold and Chris Rock
976-Evil II (1992) supernatural horror opposite Debbie James and Rene Assa
The Double 0 Kid (1992) adventure comedy with Corey Haim and Nicole Eggert
Galaxis (1995) science fiction action opposite Richard Moll and Craig Fairbrass
Snowboard Academy (1997) comedy with Corey Haim and Jim Varney
Big Money Rustlas (2010) Western comedy opposite Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope
Eldorado (2012) horror comedy with Daryl Hannah, David Carradine and Michael Madsen
Mercenaries (2014) action opposite Vivica A. Fox, Kristanna Loken and Zoë Bell
She portrayed Black Witch in Fantaghirò film series:
Fantaghirò 2 (1992)
Fantaghirò 3 (1993)
Fantaghirò 4 (1994)
Fantaghirò 5 (1996)
She voiced Amazon Queen in animated comedy fantasy film Ronal the Barbarian (2011).
The Experience (2019) drama in role as Ezilda, opposite Allison Kove and Ravi Naidu
She appeared in reality television series The Surreal Life (2004) and Strange Love (2005).
Has younger brother, Jan.
Has Danish ancestry.
She released two studio albums: Every Body Tells a Story (1988) and I'm the One... Nobody Else (1992).
She is fluent in Danish, English, German and Italian.
She modeled for Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace and Gianfranco Ferré.
She graced the cover of Playboy magazine in December 1987.
She released her autobiography "You Only Have One Life – This Is How I Found Myself Again" in 2009.
Good friends with Flavor Flav.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated Flavor Flav (2003-2005), Mark Gastineau (1988-1990), Tony Scott (1987), Kelly Sahnger (1987-1988) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (1984-1985).
She was married to:
Mattia Dessì (2006) they have a daughter, Frida
Raoul Meyer (1993-2003) they have two sons, Douglas Aaron and Raoul, Jr.
Sebastian Copeland (1990-1992)
Sylvester Stallone (1985-1987)
Kasper Winding (1983-1984) they have one son, Julian