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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Actor / Film Producer / Playwright / Screenwriter | * 07/27/1970 (51) | Rudkobing (Denmark)
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Danish pronunciation: [ˈne̝koˌlɑjˀ ˈkʰʌstɐ ˈvæltɑw]; born 27 July 1970) is a Danish actor and producer. He graduated from the Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen in 1993. He became widely known for his role as Jaime Lannister in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones, for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Coster-Waldau's breakthrough role in Denmark was in the film Nightwatch (1994). Coster-Waldau has appeared in numerous films in his native Scandinavia and Europe, including Headhunters (2011) and A Thousand Times Good Night (2013). In the U.S, his debut film role was in the war film Black Hawk Down (2001), playing Medal of Honor recipient Gary Gordon. He then played a detective in the short-lived Fox television series ()
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor. He graduated from the Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen in 1993. Coster-Waldau's breakthrough performance in Denmark was his role in the film Nightwatch.

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

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Awards & Nominations for Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

2x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

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Movies with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Actor(48)

as Carsten2021 A Taste of Hunger
as Rayburn Swanson2020 The Silencing
as Rico2020 The Day We Died
as Christian Toft2019 Domino
as Max Isaksen2019 Exit Plan
as Mikael2017 3 Things
as Joe Denton2017 Small Crimes
as Jacob 'Money' Harlon2017 Shot Caller
as Kenneth2017 Chicken/Egg
as Horus2016 Gods of Egypt
as Nikolaj2015 Klown Forever
as Andreas2014 A Second Chance
as Mark King2014 The Other Woman
as Lucas Desange2013 Mama
as Sykes2013 Oblivion
as Young James2011 Blackthorn
as Clas Greve2011 Headhunters
as Severin Geertsen2009 At World's End
as Commander Frank Pike2009 Virtuality
as Biskop Juell2008 The Kautokeino Rebellion
as Thomas2008 Himmerland
as Bjorn2007 The Baker
as Martin2006 Triple Dare
as Liam2006 Firewall
as Martin2005 Shadow of the Sword
as Village Sheriff2005 Kingdom of Heaven
as Dieter Prohl2004 Wimbledon
as Sune2004 The Good Cop
as Svend2003 The Bouncer
as Kenneth2003 Stealing Rembrandt
as Puck2001 Enigma
as MSgt. Gary Gordon2001 Black Hawk Down
as Holt2000 Foreign Fields
as Espen Arnakke1999 Misery Harbour
as Rocker1999 Antenneforeningen
as Frankie1998 Angel of the Night
as Ossy1998 Wildside
as Wolf1997 Bent
as Martin1994 Nightwatch
as Christian1993 Slaget på tasken
1991 Requiem

TV Shows/Series with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Actor(5)

as Jaime Lannister2011 Game of Thrones
as John Amsterdam2008 New Amsterdam
as Jordi2000 Lock, Stock...
as Markery (voice)1989 The Simpsons

Movies with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2021 Flee
Writing/Writer1998 Wildside

Additional Information

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Citizenship: Denmark
Born: Monday, 07/27 1970 (July) in Rudkobing (Denmark) (current age: 51 years + 62 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: Danish (DA)
Educated at: The Danish National School of Performing Arts
Spouses (current/former): Nukâka Coster-Waldau
Children: Safina Coster-Waldau
Other names for Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"니콜라이 코스터-왈도"
"Николай Костер-Вальдау"
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau frequently works together with these people:
Bryan Cogman (5x, Crew)
Ulrich Thomsen (5x, Actor)
Nicolas Bro (5x, Actor)
Ian Whyte (5x, Actor)
Ridley Scott (4x, Crew)
Lars Brygmann (4x, Actor)
David Benioff (4x, Crew)
David Silverman (4x, Crew)
D. B. Weiss (4x, Crew)
Branko Lustig (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:760, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/15/2021