Mads Mikkelsen

Biography

Mikkelsen was born in the Østerbro area of Copenhagen, the son of Bente Christiansen and Henning Mikkelsen, a cab driver. He is the brother of actor Lars Mikkelsen. After attending Århus Theatre School, he made his film debut in the movie Pusher. He has starred in popular Danish movies such as Flickering Lights (Danish: Blinkende Lygter), The Green Butchers (Danish: De Grønne Slagtere), Valhalla Rising, his film debut Pusher, and Pusher II. Arguably, Mikkelsen's most famous role was as a policeman in the Danish television series Unit One (Danish: Rejseholdet). He also starred as Tristan in the Jerry Bruckheimer production of King Arthur, as well as playing the villain Le Chiffre in the 2006 James Bond film, Casino Royale. Also in 2006 he took the lead role in the Oscar nominated After the Wedding. In 2008, when the Quantum of Solace video game was released, Mikkelsen reprised Le Chiffre, voicing the character throughout. Also in 2008, Mikkelsen, along with fellow James Bond villain Richard Kiel, was invited by Swiss watchmaker Swatch to Bregenz, Austria to present the Swatch 007 Villain Collection. Mikkelsen had a large supporting role in the 2010 remake of the film Clash Of The Titans, starring as Draco, the leader of the king's guard. Mikkelsen will co-star alongside Harvey Keitel and Roy Dupuis in the Rue Morgue Cinema horror western Cut Throats Nine. Mads Mikkelsen serves as Goodwill Ambassador for Refugees United.

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Mikkelsen was born in the Østerbro area of Copenhagen, the son of Bente Christiansen and Henning Mikkelsen, a cab driver. He is the brother of actor Lars Mikkelsen. After attending Århus Theatre School, he made his film debut in the movie Pusher. He has starred in popular Danish movies such as Flickering Lights (Danish: Blinkende Lygter), The Green Butchers (Danish: De Grønne Slagtere), Valhalla Rising, his film debut Pusher, and Pusher II. Arguably, Mikkelsen's most famous role was as a policeman in the Danish television series Unit One (Danish: Rejseholdet). He also starred as Tristan in the Jerry Bruckheimer production of King Arthur, as well as playing the villain Le Chiffre in the 2006 James Bond film, Casino Royale. Also in 2006 he took the lead role in the Oscar nominated After the Wedding. In 2008, when the Quantum of Solace video game was released, Mikkelsen reprised Le Chiffre, voicing the character throughout. Also in 2008, Mikkelsen, along with fellow James Bond villain Richard Kiel, was invited by Swiss watchmaker Swatch to Bregenz, Austria to present the Swatch 007 Villain Collection. Mikkelsen had a large supporting role in the 2010 remake of the film Clash Of The Titans, starring as Draco, the leader of the king's guard. Mikkelsen will co-star alongside Harvey Keitel and Roy Dupuis in the Rue Morgue Cinema horror western Cut Throats Nine. Mads Mikkelsen serves as Goodwill Ambassador for Refugees United.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 43

Birthday 1965-11-22

Place of Birth Copenhagen, Denmark

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://madsmikkelsen.com/

Also Known As

  • Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen
  • Mads Dittman Mikkelsen
  • Mads D. Mikkelsen

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
2016 Doctor Strange as Kaecilius
2016 The Door as John
2015 Bitch Better Have My Money
2015 Men & Chicken as Elias
2014 The Salvation as John
2013 Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas as Michael Kohlhaas
2013 Hannibal(39 episodes) as Hannibal Lecter
2013 The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman as Nigel
2012 Move On as Sam Larkin
2012 The Hunt as Lucas
2012 A Royal Affair as Johann Friedrich Struensee
2012 NWR as Himself
2011 The Three Musketeers as Rochefort
2010 Moomins and the Comet Chase as voice: Sniff
2010 Clash of the Titans as Draco
2009 Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky as Igor Stravinsky
2009 The Door as David Andernach
2009 Valhalla Rising as One-Eye
2009 Skavlan(1 episode) as Guest
2008 Flame & Citron as Citron
2006 Casino Royale as Le Chiffre
2006 Prague
2006 Exit as Thomas Skepphult
2006 After the Wedding as Jacob
2005 Adam's Apples as Ivan
2004 Pusher II: With Blood on My Hands as Tonny
2004 King Arthur as Tristan
2003 Torremolinos 73 as Magnus
2003 The Green Butchers as Svend
2003 The Boy Below
2003 Now as Jakob (young)
2002 Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself as Horst
2002 Open Hearts as Niels
2002 I Am Dina as Niels
2001 Shake It as Jacob
2001 Mona's World as Caspe
2000 Flickering Lights as Arne
2000 Rejseholdet(34 episodes) as Allan Fischer
1999 Bleeder as Lenny
1998 Wildside as Jimmy
1996 Pusher as Tonny
1996 Café Hector as Anders

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