Mads Mikkelsen



Actor Date of Birth: November 22, 1965


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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mads Mikkelsen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.



Place of Birth: Copenhagen, Denmark




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Mads Mikkelsen Wants to Be Spider-Man
Mads Mikkelsen Wants to Be Spider-Man

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By Daniel Robson Although he is best known for playing psychotic villains, from Le Chiffre in Casino Royale to Kaecilius in Doctor Strange and Hannibal Lecter, Mads Mikkelsen told the audience at last weekend's Tokyo Comic Con that he would love to...

Mads Mikkelsen on Unexplored Potential of Rogue One's Galen Erso
Mads Mikkelsen on Unexplored Potential of Rogue One's Galen Erso

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By Daniel Robson As the unwilling architect of the Death Star and estranged father to Jyn Erso, Galen Erso is one of the Star Wars franchise's more complex supporting characters. Reflecting on the role, Rogue One actor Mads Mikkelsen told IGN Japan...

Death Stranding: Mads Mikkelsen's Role May Not Be What You Think
Death Stranding: Mads Mikkelsen's Role May Not Be What You Think

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By Daniel Robson Mads Mikkelsen has revealed a little insight into his character in Death Stranding. Talking to IGN Japan during Tokyo Comic Con last weekend, he avoided giving away specifics, but hinted that his character may not simply be a villain...

Star Wars' Mads Mikkelsen wants a spin-off focusing on The Empire (but mostly his character)
Star Wars' Mads Mikkelsen wants a spin-off focusing on The Empire (but mostly his character)

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Mads Mikkelsen's character made quite the impression in last year's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, revealing that he was the one responsible for that massive yet undetectable flaw in the Death Star that causes it to go kablooey in one hit. But he wasn't...

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