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Mads Mikkelsen


Mads Mikkelsen is a synonym to the great success the Danish film industry has had since the mid-1990s. He was born in Østerbro, Copenhagen, to Bente Christiansen, a nurse, and Henning Mikkelsen, a banker. Starting out as a low-life pusher/junkie in the 1996 success Pusher (1996), he slowly grew to become one of Denmark's biggest movie actors. The ... See full bio »

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Known For

Casino Royale
Casino Royale Le Chiffre
(2006)
Jagten
Jagten Lucas
(2012)
Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange Kaecilius
(2016)
Rogue One
Rogue One Galen Erso
(2016)

Filmography

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 2019 Chaos Walking (post-production)
Mayor Prentiss
  Death Stranding (Video Game) (filming) (voice)
  Polar (pre-production)
Duncan Vizla
 2016 Rogue One
Galen Erso
 2016 Le Fantôme (Short)
Le Fantôme
 2016 Doctor Strange
Kaecilius
 2013-2015 Hannibal (TV Series)
Dr. Hannibal Lecter
- The Wrath of the Lamb (2015) ... Dr. Hannibal Lecter
- The Number of the Beast Is 666 (2015) ... Dr. Hannibal Lecter
- ...And the Beast from the Sea (2015) ... Dr. Hannibal Lecter
- ...And the Woman Clothed in Sun (2015) ... Dr. Hannibal Lecter
- ...And the Woman Clothed with the Sun (2015) ... Dr. Hannibal Lecter
 2015 Rihanna: Bitch Better Have My Money (Video short)
The Accountant
 2015 Mænd & høns
Elias
 2014 The Salvation
Jon Jensen
 2013 Charlie Countryman
Nigel
 2012 Move On
Mark
 2012 Jagten
Lucas
 2012 A Royal Affair
Johann Friedrich Struensee
 2011 The Three Musketeers
Rochefort
 2010 Muumi ja punainen pyrstötähti
Sniff (English version, voice)
 2010 Clash of the Titans
Draco
 2009 Die Tür
David Andernach
 2009 Valhalla Rising
One Eye
 2009 Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky
 2008 Quantum of Solace (Video Game)
Le Chiffre (voice)
 2008 Flame & Citron
Citronen
 2006 Casino Royale
Le Chiffre
 2006/I Exit
Thomas Skepphult
 2006 Prag
Christoffer
 2006 Efter brylluppet
Jacob Pederson
 2005 Julie (TV Series)
Julie's dad / Harald, Julie's Dad / Harald
- Del 4 (2005) ... Julie's dad
- Del 3 (2005) ... Julie's dad
- Del 2 (2005) ... Julie's dad
- Afsnit 1 (2005) ... Harald, Julie's Dad
- Del 1 (2005) ... Harald
 2005 Adam's Apples
Ivan
 2004 Pusher II
Tonny
 2004 King Arthur
Tristan
 2000-2004 Rejseholdet (TV Series)
Allan Fischer
- Assistancemelding A-05/03, del 2 (2004) ... Allan Fischer
- Assistancemelding A-05/03, del 1 (2003) ... Allan Fischer
- Assistancemelding A-19/01, del 2 (2002) ... Allan Fischer
- Assistancemelding A-19/01, del 1 (2002) ... Allan Fischer
- Assistancemelding A-17/01 (2002) ... Allan Fischer
 2003 Torremolinos 73
Magnus
 2003 De grønne slagtere
Svend
 2003 Dykkerdrengen (Short)
Far
 2003 Nu (Short)
Jakob (young)
 2002 Open Hearts
Niels
 2002 Bertelsen - de uaktuelle nyheder (TV Series)
Allan Fischer
- Episode #1.7 (2002) ... Allan Fischer
 2002 I Am Dina
Niels
 2001 En kort en lang
Jacob
 2001 Monas verden
Casper
 2000 Blinkende lygter
Arne
 1999 Bleeder
Lenny
 1999 Tom Merritt (Short)
Elmer Karr
 1998 Angel of the Night
Ronnie
 1998 Vildspor
Jimmy
 1996 Café Hector (Short)
Anders
 1996 Pusher
Tonny
 1996 Blomsterfangen (Short)
Max
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Other Works:

Music video for Rihanna: "Bitch Better Have My Money". See more »

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5 Interviews | 2 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mads | Mads D. Mikkelsen | Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I ask a million questions, and I insist on having answers. I think that is what we have to do. I have to know what the director wants. Some are very much in their head, and I need to force it out of them. I just can't play around for eight hours and see if something happens. See more »

Trivia:

Wasn't a James Bond fan before starring in Casino Royale (2006). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays a character with a defective left eye: Ivan in Adam's Apples (2005), Le Chiffre in Casino Royale (2006), One Eye in Valhalla Rising (2009) and Rochefort in The Three Musketeers (2011). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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