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Marco Ilsø (born September 29, 1994) is a Danish actor and ex-footballer. He portrays Hvitserk on History's drama series Vikings.

Biography

Formerly, he was an official football player on the B.93 football club. His brother Ken is also a profile player. Marco has been playing football since he was a child.

Ilsø got his first acting role as a fourteen-year-old, playing the lead in the Danish family Christmas series called Mikkel og Guldkorte (Mikkel and the golden card), which aired in 2008. In 2011, he also acted in the drama Frit fald (Free Fall) in which he played Niclast, the main character's boyfriend. In 2014, he appeared in Dannys dommedag (Danny's Doomsday) and in the thriller Fasandræberne (The Absent One), playing a young Ditlev, who was played by Pilou Asbæk.

Trivia

  • When Ilsø and Alex Høgh Andersen (Ivar) were cast in the series, they weren't allowed to tell anyone, so they wrote to each other that they didn't get the role.