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Mads Mikkelsen

Name in Native Language: "Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen" (Danish/DA)
Actor / Executive Producer | * 11/22/1965 (58) | Copenhagen (Denmark)
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Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen (Danish: [ˈmæs ˈme̝kl̩sn̩] ; born 22 November 1965) is a Danish actor, former gymnast and dancer. He rose to fame in Denmark as an actor for his roles such as Tonny in the first two films of the Pusher film trilogy (1996, 2004), Detective Sergeant Allan Fischer in the television series Rejseholdet (2000–2004), Niels in Open Hearts (2002), Svend in The Green Butchers (2003), Ivan in Adam's Apples (2005) and Jacob Petersen in After the Wedding (2006). Mikkelsen achieved worldwide recognition for playing the main antagonist Le Chiffre in the twenty-first James Bond film, Casino Royale (2006). His other roles include Igor Stravinsky in Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2008), Johann Fri... ()
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Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen (born 22 November 1965) is a Danish actor. Originally a gymnast and dancer, he rose to fame in Denmark as an actor for his roles such as Tonny in the first two films of the Pusher film trilogy (1996, 2004), Detective Sergeant Allan Fischer in the television series Rejseholdet (2000–2004), Niels in Open Hearts (2002), Svend in The Green Butchers (2003), Ivan in Adam's Apples (2005) and Jacob Petersen in After the Wedding (2006).Mikkelsen achieved worldwide recognition for playing the main antagonist Le Chiffre in the twenty-first James Bond film, Casino Royale (2006). His other roles include Igor Stravinsky in Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2008), Johann Friedrich Struensee in A Royal Affair (2012), his Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award-winning performance as Lucas in the Danish film The Hunt (2012), Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the television series Hannibal (2013–2015), Kaecilius in Marvel's Doctor Strange (2016), Galen Erso in Lucasfilm's Rogue One (2016), Cliff Unger in Hideo Kojima's video game Death Stranding (2019), his BAFTA-nominated role as Martin in Another Round (2020) and Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022).A. O. Scott of The New York Times remarked that in the Hollywood scene, Mikkelsen has "become a reliable character actor with an intriguing mug" but stated that on the domestic front "he is something else: a star, an axiom, a face of the resurgent Danish cinema".

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Mads Mikkelsen

Chevalier Des Arts Et Des Lettres Knight of The Order of The Dannebrog Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor European Film Academy Achievement in World Cinema Award The Game Awards − Best Performance 2x European Film Award for Best Actor Silver Shell for Best Actor Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television 3x Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role 4x Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role Bambi Award 5x European Film Award for Best Actor The Game Awards − Best Performance
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Movies with Mads Mikkelsen as Actor(60)

as Doctor Jürgen Voller2023 Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
as Ludvig Kahlen2023 The Promised Land
as Adolf Tolkachev2023 Billion Dollar Spy
as Government Official2021 Return of the Goat II: New World Order
as Mayor David Prentiss2021 Chaos Walking
as Self (archive footage)2021 Being James Bond
as Markus2020 Riders of Justice
as Martin2020 Another Round
as Duncan Vizla2019 Polar
as The Priest2018 At Eternity's Gate
as H. Overgård2018 Arctic
as Le Fantôme2016 The Phantom
as Kaecilius2016 Doctor Strange
as Elias2015 Men & Chicken
as Jon Jensen2014 The Salvation
as Nigel2013 Charlie Countryman
as himself2012 NWR
as Lucas2012 The Hunt
as Johann Friedrich Struensee2012 A Royal Affair
as Sam Larkin2012 Move On
as Rochefort2011 The Three Musketeers
as Draco2010 Clash of the Titans
as One-Eye2009 Valhalla Rising
as Igor Stravinsky2009 Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky
as David Andernach2009 The Door
as Citron2008 Flame & Citron
as himself2006 Gambler
as Christoffer2006 Prague
as Le Chiffre2006 Casino Royale
as Thomas Skepphult2006 Exit
as himself2006 Becoming Bond
as Jacob Pederson2006 After the Wedding
as Ivan2005 Adam's Apples
as Tristan2004 King Arthur
as Tonny2004 Pusher II
as Jakob (young)2003 Now
as Far2003 The Boy Below
as Svend2003 The Green Butchers
as Magnus2003 Torremolinos 73
as Niels2002 Open Hearts
as Niels2002 I Am Dina
as Jacob2001 Shake It All About
as Casper2001 Mona's World
as Arne2000 Flickering Lights
as Lenny1999 Bleeder
as Elmer Karr1999 Tom Merritt
as Ronnie1998 Angel of the Night
as Jimmy1998 Wildside
as Alex1997 The Caretaker
as Tonny1996 Pusher
as Anders1996 Café Hector

TV Shows/Series with Mads Mikkelsen as Actor(6)

as Skibidi Toilet2020 The Monument Mythos
as Hannibal Lecter2013 Hannibal
as Self - Guest2009 Skavlan
as himself2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
as Allan Fischer2000 Unit One

Movies with Mads Mikkelsen as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Polar

Additional Information

Born: Monday, 11/22 1965 (November) in Copenhagen (Denmark) (current age: 58 years + 94 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: Danish (DA, native language), German (DE), English (EN), French (FR), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV)
Spouses (current/former): Hanne Jacobsen
Children: Joshua l
Siblings: Lars Mikkelsen
Other names for Mads Mikkelsen (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen"
"Mads Dittman Mikkelsen"
"Mads D. Mikkelsen"
"マッツ・ミケルセン"
"Мадс Миккельсен"
"مادس ميكلسن"
"麦斯·米科尔森"
"매즈 미켈슨"
"Мадс Міккельсен"
"Μαντς Μίκελσεν"
Mads Mikkelsen frequently works together with these people:
Thomas Bo Larsen (7x, Actor)
Morten Søborg (7x, Crew)
Anne Østerud (7x, Crew)
Nikolaj Arcel (6x, Crew)
Nikolaj Lie Kaas (6x, Actor)
Zlatko Burić (6x, Actor)
Henrik Danstrup (6x, Crew)
Reetu Aggarwal (6x, Crew)
Bryan Fuller (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:769, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/23/2024