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Otto Farrant is an actor in the Television series of Alex Rider on Amazon Prime Video


Thomas was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and is married to Danish actress Laura Christensen and they have 2 children.

Acting career 

Thomas studied acting with Mr. David Gideon and at The William Esper Studio in NYC and has appeared in numerous stage productions, in films and TV since 1998. He played the journalist and anchorman "Ulrik Mørch" in all 3 seasons of the international hit TV-series Borgen (2010-2013). As a writer Thomas won the Danish "Reumert Prize" (The Danish Olivier) for "Best Playwright" with the divorce-comedy "Peter And The Moose" in 2012. The short film "Walter & Alma" from 2017 was Thomas' debut as a director, starring fellow Dane, "Kim Bodnia". Thomas played the lead role as the police investigator "Tom Noack" in the Danish Noir Drama Norskov I and II", which have been shown internationally. He was nominated for a Robert (The Danish Film Academy) for his role in Norskov. Thomas had a role in the hit series "Strike Back" (2019) and played a Mossad agent in the 2018 Scandi TV Thriller, "Sthlm Requiem", based on the books by Kristina Ohlsson. In 2020 the new "Alex Rider" TV series premiered on Amazon Prime, where Thomas plays the iconic character Yassen Gregorovitch. He is next shooting the upcoming Irish series "Smother" for RTÉ and BBC Studios.



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Fast Lane
2003 Better Off Dad Omar Yulmez
2003 Rule No. 1 Sebastian Pontopidan
2004 Lost Generation Bo
2007 Anja & Viktor Flaming Love
2010 My Good Enemy Balletlaerer
2013 Min sosters born i Afrika John

TV series

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Taxa Simon 1 episode (Del 49)
2000-2001 Unit 1 Thomas, Mikkel 2 episodes
2002 At the Faber Aske 1 episode (#3.3)
2002 Perforama Robert Harrelson 1 episode (Rus-turen)
2004-2005 Better Times Henrik Dahlin 2 episodes
2006 Absalons hemmelighed Sikkerhedschef 6 episodes
2008 Deroute Pontus Norholm 1 episode
2008 Sommer Kasper 9 episodes
2010 Den 2. side Lestat 1 episode
2009-2010 Lulu & Leon Ken Jensen 5 episodes
2010 Park Road Allan 2 episodes
2011 Lykke Frederik Krog 1 episode
2011 Those Who Kill David 2 episodes
2011 The Inspector and the Sea Dr. Amir Kecman 1 episode
2010-2013 Borgen Ulrik Morch 30 episodes
2013 Covert Affairs Scott Winnick 1 episode
2015 The Team Villads/Husband to Kit Ekdal 4 episodes
2017 Nipskanalen Thomas 1 episode
2015-2017 Norskov Tom Noack 16 episodes
2018 Oda Omvendt Adam 1 episode
2018 Sthlm Rekviem Efraim Kiel 6 episodes
2019 Badehotellet Robert 4 episodes
2020 Strike Back Haim 2 episodes
2020 Alex Rider Yassen Gregorovitch 7 episodes
202? Grow Rolf post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Lost Weekend Emil
2001 Hjemvendt Serbian Soldier
2005 Havanna Frank
2006 The Amazing Death of Mrs Muller Janitor
2006 Daddy-O Morten
2013 Et Dukkenhjem Helmer



Season 1 

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