|Name Jens Okking|
|Born 18 December 1939 (age 75) (1939-12-18) Copenhagen|
Role Former Member of the European Parliament
Spouse Anette Walther (m. 1976–1988)
Children Silja Okking, Mads Okking, Niels Okking
Movies The Kingdom, Cop, Skytten, Old Men in New Cars, Familien Gyldenkal
Jens Dyhr Okking, (born 18 December 1939) is a Danish actor, singer and politician.
Jens Okking is mostly known outside of Denmark from Lars von Triers TV-series The Kingdom. In Denmark, Okking has been a notable actor for many years, both in theatre, films and TV series and he has also worked as theatre director. Apart from his acting, Okking has performed as a singer throughout his career, including many recordings with a variety of musicians, mostly from Denmark. He has also used his voice to record several audiobooks, mostly for children, and in radio plays for the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR).
Jens Okking was a member of the European Parliament in 1999-2003, initially elected for the June Movement, but he later changed affiliation to the People's Movement against the EU.
A selection of films Jens Okking has participated in includes: