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Connie Inge-Lise Nielsen (born 3 July 1965 in Frederikshavn, Denmark) is a Danish actress. Her mother and father were an actress and bus driver, respectively. She began her acting career working alongside her mother, and traveled to Paris at the age of 18 to work as an actress and model.

Eva in the French movie Par où t'es rentré? On t'a pas vu sortir (How Did You Get In? We Didn't See You Leave) was her very first movie role. Her first English-language film role was in The Devil's Advocate, as Christabella Andreoli, before she gained international recognition as Lucilla in Ridley Scott's film Gladiator, alongside Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix. Most recently, she played Wonder Woman's mother, Queen Hippolyta, in the DC Extended Universe.

She is not related to Leslie Nielsen. Or Brigitte Nielsen.


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