Biography

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (born July 27, 1970) is a Danish actor. He received his education at Statens Teaterskole in Copenhagen in 1993, and his breakthrough in Danish film came with the 1994 hit Nattevagten (Nightwatch). He played Detective John Amsterdam on the Fox television series New Amsterdam. He also appeared as Frank Pike in the 2009 Fox television film Virtuality, which was originally intended as a pilot. He currently stars as Ser Jaime Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, based on George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (born July 27, 1970) is a Danish actor. He received his education at Statens Teaterskole in Copenhagen in 1993, and his breakthrough in Danish film came with the 1994 hit Nattevagten (Nightwatch). He played Detective John Amsterdam on the Fox television series New Amsterdam. He also appeared as Frank Pike in the 2009 Fox television film Virtuality, which was originally intended as a pilot. He currently stars as Ser Jaime Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, based on George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1970-07-27

Place of Birth Rudkobing, Denmark

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Domino
2017 Shot Caller as Jacob / Money
2017 3 Things as Mikael
2017 Small Crimes as Joe Denton
2016 Gods of Egypt as Horus
2015 Klown Forever as Nikolaj
2015 Game of Thrones The IMAX Experience as Jaime Lannister
2014 A Second Chance as Andreas
2014 Game of Thrones: Complete History and Lore Part IV as Jamie Lannister (voice)
2014 The Other Woman as Mark King
2013 A Thousand Times Good Night as Marcus
2013 Oblivion as Sykes
2013 Mama as Lucas Desange
2011 Blackthorn as Young James
2011 Headhunters as Clas Greve
2011 Game of Thrones(81 episodes) as Jaime Lannister
2009 The Left Wing Gang(5 episodes) as Jan Weimann
2009 At World's End as Severin Geertsen
2009 Virtuality(2 episodes)
2009 Virtuality as Commander Frank Pike
2008 Himmerland as Thomas
2008 New Amsterdam(8 episodes) as John Amsterdam
2008 The Kautokeino Rebellion as Biskop Juell
2007 The Early Years: Erik Nietzsche Part 1 as Sammy
2007 Wonderful and Loved by All as Micke
2007 The Baker as Bjorn
2006 Triple Dare as Martin
2006 Firewall as Liam
2005 Shadow of the Sword as Martin
2004 Wimbledon as Dieter Prohl
2004 The Good Cop as Sune
2004 My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure as Miklos
2003 The Bouncer as Svend
2003 Stealing Rembrandt as Kenneth
2002 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman as Anton
2001 Black Hawk Down as MSgt. Gary Gordon
2001 Enigma as Puck
2000 Lock, Stock...(2 episodes) as Jordi
2000 Foreign Fields as Holt
1999 Misery Harbour as Espen Arnakke
1999 Antenneforeningen as Rocker
1998 Angel of the Night as Frankie
1998 Wildside as Ossy
1997 Bent as Wolf
1994 Nightwatch as Martin
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode) as Markery (voice)

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