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Sofie Grabol's Cancer Struggle


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Sofie Grabol felt like she'd ''died'' when she was stricken with breast cancer.

The Danish actress - who is best known for playing Sarah Lund in 'The Killing' - was diagnosed with the disease in December 2012 but chose not to go public with her condition until after she had received treatment and admits it was ''challenging'' trying to maintain the facade of a normal life with her children Bror, 13, and Gudrun, 10, who she has with ex-husband Jacob Thuesen.

She said: ''I chose not to go public, which sounds like, Oh well, she didn't call the paper' but it was actually very challenging.

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'Fortitude' Starts Tonight - But Is It Just 'The Killing' MK 2?


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Fortitude, Sky Atlantic's big-budget crime drama  set in the Arctic Circle, begins tonight after a heavy marketing campaign playing on its key stars, Sofie Grabol, Michael Gambon, Christopher Eccleston and Stanley Tucci. It's a rich and hugely talented line-up - but will Fortitude push the envelope or retire into the clichés seen so often in murder-investigation-in-frosty-setting.

Sofie GrabolSofie Grabol leads the cast in Sky Altantic's Fortitude

Of course Grabol is best known as Sarah Lund from The Killing - the pioneering Nordic drama that has inspired countless terrible imitations since. She plays Governor Odegard, who's busy opening an ice hotel carved out of the side of a glacier in Svalbard. However, when the crimeless community is rocked by a grisly murder, detective DCI Morton (Tucci) is flown in to restore calm and solve the mystery.

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Can Sofie Grabol's 'Fortitude' Be As Popular As 'The Killing'?


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Sky Atlantic's big bet for 2015 is a new 12-part crime series starring Sofie Grabol - previously of the classic Scandi-drama The Killing. Fortitude, which begins at the end of the month, focuses on an isolated community torn apart by a violent death. No one from its tiny population is ruled out.

Sofie GrabolSofie Grabol at Sky Atlantic's Fortitude premiere

Comparisons with Grabol's previous drama are undeniably, though maybe not entirely accurate.

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Sofie Grabol - Sky Atlantic's 'Fortitude' premiere - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 14th January 2015

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Sofie Grabol Rejects West End Offers


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Danish actress Sofie Grabol has turned down the chance to perform in London's West End because she struggles to find childcare for her two young kids.

The Killing star is a single mum after going through a divorce, and as a result she has to be picky about her projects.

Grabol admits she has been offered a number of theatre roles, but had to put her family first.

She tells London's Evening Standard, "I've been offered theatre here but I have a seven-and a 10-year-old. If you have children you'll know how hard it is."

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Sofie Grabol Saturday 27th August 2011 MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre Edinburgh, Scotland

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