Johan Philip "Pilou" Asbæk (born 2 March 1982) is a Danish actor. He is best known for his roles as Euron Greyjoy on HBO's Game of Thrones, Pontius Pilate in Ben-Hur (2016), Bouchard in The Great Wall (2016), Batou in Ghost in the Shell (2017), Captain Wafner in Overlord (2018), Cyrus in Samaritan(2022), Gage in Uncharted (2022), and a troubled spin doctor Kasper Juul in the Danish TV political drama Borgen. He was among the recipients of the Shooting Stars Award at the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival. On 10 May he was co-host of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, with Lise Rønne and Nikolaj Koppel. Some critics commented adversely on the obscure jokes shared by the presenters throughout the televised show.