Born in 1939. Jens Okking enjoys a very diverse and successful acting career on both screen and stage. Among his greatest successes are the TV productions Cop, The Kingdom, Old Men in New Cars and At klappe med een hånd. Furthermore, he is former MEP for Junibevægelsen. Jens Okking has nurtured an almost 40-year relationship with Andersen both as a writer, director, performer and lecturer, travelling nationwide. Furthermore, he has recorded a number of tapes. Recently, Jens Okking has embarked on recording all Andersen's 156 fairytales to be released on CD featured in a box set of 42 CDs.