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Biography #2 (for The Hunted)

Connie Nielsen is best known for her star-making portrayal of Princess Lucilla opposite Russell Crowe's Maximus in the 2001 Academy Award-winning Gladiator. Performances such as this have made Hollywood take notice.

Next, Nielsen will star in Basic opposite John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson, in which she stars as a high-level Army interrogator investigating a murder. The action thriller was directed by John McTiernan and will be released on April 18, 2003. Nielsen recently completed production on ‘‘The Great Raid" opposite Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes and James Franco for director John Dahl. She will portray an American nurse who is one of the leaders of an underground movement liberating prisoners of war in the Philippines at the end of WWII.

Nielsen was most recently seen in director Mark Romanek's psychological drama One Hour Photo. Nielsen stars opposite Robin Williams as the object of his character's (a photo clerk) obsession. She also starrd in the suspense thriller Demonlover, for acclaimed director Olivier Assayas (Irma Vep), as an industrial spy in a corporate acquisition war. It was one of the most talked about films at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and also stars Chloe Sevigny and Gina Gershon.

Nielsen's other film credits include Brian DePalma's space odyssey Mission to Mars, The Devils Advocate (starring Al Pacino and Keanu Reeves), Rushmore, Permanent Midnight opposite Ben Stiller, The Innocents opposite Jean Hughes Angleade, Voyage with Rutger Hauer and Eric Roberts and the European films Le Paradis Absolument, Okavango and Colletti Bianchi.

Born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, Nielsen currently resides in New York.

Bio courtesy Paramount for "The Hunted" (25-Mar-2003)