Brigitte Nielsen

Brigitte Nielsen
==Biography== Actress, model, presenter, and singer Brigitte Nielsen was born in Rødovre, a little place near Copenhagen in Denmark. At the end of High school when she was 16, Gitte (her given name) left her family to begin her modeling career.

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Brigitte Nielsen Biography

Actress, model, presenter, and singer Brigitte Nielsen was born in Rødovre, a little place near Copenhagen in Denmark. At the end of High school when she was 16, Gitte (her given name) left her family to begin her modeling career. She worked for top fashion designers like Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, and Gianfranco Ferré and divided her time between New York, Paris, Milan, and Berlin. In 1983, she married Danish musician Kasper Winding and the year after her first son Julian was born, but in the same period acted in Red Sonja (1985) and left her husband and son for an acting career. The film with Arnold Schwarzenegger was successful and in 1985 she also acted in Rocky IV (1985) with her future husband, Sylvester Stallone. Stallone met Nielsen in the summer of 1985 during Red Sonja (1985)'s promo and after six months they married in Malibu. After 19 months, another film together Cobra (1986) and many scandals Gitte and Sly divorced. In 1987 Brigitte acted in Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) and went to Italy where she worked in a big Italian TV show called "Festival" (1987), recorded a dance album, "Every Body Tells A Story" and a pop music single "Body Next To Body" with German singer Falco.

In January 1988, she met football player Mark Gastineau in an LA gym and soon she was in love with him. In December 1989 her second son Killian was born but the relationship with Gastineau finished. In 1990, Nielsen married the photographer/director Sebastian Copeland (Orlando Bloom's cousin) in Las Vegas and recorded another album called "I'm the One...Nobody Else". In 1992 when her third marriage was finished Brigitte met Swiss/Italian Raoul Meyer and married him in December 1993. The same year her third son Douglas Aaron was born and Gitte also acted in some films such as: The Double 0 Kid (1992) (V) with Seth Green and Wallace Shawn, Fantaghirò 2 (1992) (TV), and in the erotic thriller Chained Heat II (1993). Meanwhile, she also worked in European television and in 1995 her last son Raoul Jr. Ayrton (in memory of her friend Ayrton Senna) was born.

Since them, Brigitte left her 4th husband, Brigitte and lives in Milan, Italy and the USA. She continues to act in many films such as: Codename: Silencer (1995), Galaxis (1995), Snowboard Academy (1996), Hostile Environment (1998), She's Too Tall (1998) and Doomsdayer (2000). She has also recorded some dance music singles: "No More Turning Back" and "You're No Lady". In 2004 she participated in two reality show, the Italian "Talpa, La" (2004) (Celebrity Mole) and the American "The Surreal Life" (2003) and "Strange Love" (2005). Recently, Gitte acted in some films such as: The Hustle (2008), The Fish (2009), Big Money Rustlas (2010) and co-starred Daryl Hannah, David Carradine and Michael Madsen in Eldorado (2010).

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