Award-winning actress and producer Sofia Helin stars in the Nordic crime series The Bridge (also known as Bron/Broen) as Detective Saga Norén, a breakthrough role which has brought her international fame and accolades including the Kristallen and Robert Awards for Best Actress in Sweden and Denmark, respectively. Born in Örebro, west of Stockholm, Sofia nurtured her passion for acting at high school when she enrolled for the drama program. She trained at the National Academy of Mime and Acting (now known as Stockholm University of the Arts) and joined the Stockholm City Theatre shortly upon graduation. Since then, she has appeared in several notable films including: At Point Blank, Arn: The Knight Templar, Metropia, Nina Frisk and Dalecarlians (or Masjävlar), which garnered a Guldbagge Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Sofia was an executive producer for The Bridge (2018) and Heder (2019).