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Gry Wernberg Bay (born 15 August 1974) is a
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and singer. Gry Bay is best known for her sexually provocative starring role in the feature film '' All About Anna'' (2005).


Career

Gry Bay got her first breakthrough with a recurring part in the German RTL TV-series '' Dr. Monika Lindt - Kinderärztin, Geliebte, Mutter'' (1996), and afterwards appeared in the German TV-movie '' Hosenflattern'' (1998). Back in Denmark, she got her first feature film starring roles in the
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comedy '' Slim Slam Slum'' a.k.a. ''Joystick Nation'' (2002), for which she also composed several of the songs, and in David Noel Bourke's sexy, psychological thriller ''Last Exit (2003 film), Last Exit'' (2003). She then made headlines by landing the title role in Zentropa's sexually explicit romantic comedy '' All About Anna'' (2005), co-produced by Lars von Trier, for which she won the Scandinavian Adult Award as Best-Selling Scandinavian Star of 2006. At the 2005 Venice Film Festival, Gry Bay once more appeared nude in Pipilotti Rist's video installation ''Homo sapiens sapiens''. She has since appeared in the feature films ''Betonhjerter'' (2005) and ''Grønne hjerter'' (2006). In the 1990s, Gry Bay appeared in stage musicals such as ''West Side Story (musical), West Side Story'', ''Grease (musical), Grease'', ''Guys and Dolls (musical), Guys and Dolls'', ''Crazy For You (musical), Crazy for You'' and ''Me And My Girl'', and at Copenhagen's Nørrebros Teater she played the part of Brooke Ashton in Michael Frayn's comedy ''Noises Off''. She was lead singer in the band XPY, with the remaining members of Crispy (band), Crispy following Mette's death.


Awards and honors

In October 2003 -2006, Gry Bay was voted one of the World's 100 Sexiest Women by the readers of Danish magazine ''M!'' and Danish edition of "FHM".


Personal life

On 20 December 2009, she gave birth to a baby girl.


Education

Gry Bay holds a master's degree in drama and music from University of Copenhagen. She has also studied mediumship and healing (Reiki 3, Eric Pearl, trance).


Selected filmography


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* * * {{DEFAULTSORT:Bay, Gry 1974 births Living people People from Frederiksberg Danish film actresses Danish television actresses University of Copenhagen alumni