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Cyron Melville

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Other names  Cyron Bjorn Melville
Name  Cyron Melville
Occupation  Actor, musician
Role  Actor
Years active  1995–present
Height  1.81 m (5 ft 11 ⁄2 in)

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Born  1 July 1984 (age 31) (1984-07-01) Djursland, Denmark
Parents  Elizabeth Bjorn Nielsen, Johnny Melville
Nominations  Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Movies  A Royal Affair, On The Edge, Fightgirl Ayse, Love and Rage, Life Hits
Similar People  Mikkel Folsgaard, Natasha Arthy, Semra Turan, Christian E Christiansen, Laura Bro

Music group  Bliglad (2003 – 2006)

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Cyron Bjørn Melville (born 1 July 1984) is an award-winning Danish actor and musician.


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Early life

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Melville was born in Djursland, Denmark, to Scottish comedian Johnny Melville and Danish Elizabeth Bjørn Nielsen.


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At the age of ten, Melville gained his first lead role as Frederik in The Beast Within, a feature drama written and directed by Carsten Rudolf. As child actor he has since appeared in several local movies and TV series such as Hallo det er jul, Kik'n Rush and Jul i Valhal.

In Denmark his fame was cemented after playing Oliver Schandorff in the Emmy-nominated local series The Killing. For his supporting role in Natasha Arthy's Fighter, Melville was nominated at the Bodil Awards 2008 and as Idol of the Year at the Boogie Awards. A year after he won the Shooting Stars Award at the Berlin International Film Festival.

In 2009, Melville received an award as Best Actor at the Marrakech International Film Festival and at the Montreal World Film Festival for his performance in danish movie Love and Rage produced by Zentropa. The same role of Daniel earned him multiple nominations at Bodil Awards 2010, at the Robert Awards and at the Zulu Awards.

In 2012 Melville is Enevold Brandt in the historical drama Royal Affair. In the same year he starred in music videos In Love with the World by Aura Dione and Tomgang by Shaka Loveless.

Recently he joined the cast of Showtime period drama The Borgias, created by Neil Jordan and renewed for a third season in 2013.

In addition to his career as actor, Melville is a musician. From 2002 to 2006 was a drummer in reggae danish band Bliglad.

Personal life

Melville speaks Danish, English, Swedish and German.


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