Sofie Grￃﾥbￃﾸlￂﾠ(Danish pronunciation:ￂﾠ[sofiￋﾐￋﾀﾙ ￋﾈﾡￌﾊￊﾁﾔbￌﾥￃﾸl]; born 30 July 1968) is a Danish actress. She has starred in a series of films, starting with the lead role in the 1986 film version ofￂﾠTove Ditlevsen's novelￂﾠBarndommens gadeￂﾠand at 17 playing alongsideￂﾠMax von Sydowￂﾠin Pelle the Conqueror. On television she has starred inￂﾠTaxaￂﾠandￂﾠNikolaj og Julie.
Grￃﾥbￃﾸl had become known in Denmark for playing emotional roles, but she achieved international fame as the cool and distant lead character Detective Inspector Sarah Lund in three series ofￂﾠForbrydelsenￂﾠ(The Killing). Forbrydelsenￂﾠplayed onￂﾠBBC4ￂﾠwith great success, winning aￂﾠBAFTAￂﾠaward, and bringing Grￃﾥbￃﾸl celebrity status in the UK.
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