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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau


Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born on July 27, 1970 in Rudkøbing, Denmark. He is an actor and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Oblivion (2013) and Mama (2013). He has been married to Nukâka since 1998. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Jaime Lannister
(2011-2017)
Oblivion
Oblivion Sykes
(2013)
Mama
Mama Lucas / Jeffrey
(2013)
Hodejegerne
Hodejegerne Clas Greve
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 3 Ting (post-production)
Mikael
 2017 Spinning Man (pre-production)
Evan Birch
 2016 Chicken/Egg (Short) (completed)
Kenneth
 2015 Klovn Forever
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
 2014 En chance til
Andreas
 2013/I Oblivion
Sykes
 2013/I Mama
Lucas / Jeffrey
 2009-2010 Blekingegade (TV Mini-Series)
Jan Weimann
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Jan Weimann
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Jan Weimann
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Jan Weimann
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Jan Weimann
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Jan Weimann
 2009 Virtuality (TV Movie)
Commander Frank Pike
 2008 Kautokeino-opprøret
Biskop Juell
 2007 The Baker
Bjorn
 2006 Filthy Gorgeous (TV Movie)
Alex
 2006 Supervoksen
Martin
 2006 Firewall
Liam (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 2005 The Headsman
Martin
 2004 Den gode strømer
Sune
 2003 Manden bag døren
Svend
 2003 Rembrandt
Kenneth (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 2001 Enigma
Puck (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 2000 På fremmed mark
Holt
 1999 Misery Harbour
Espen Arnakke (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 1999 Antenneforeningen
Rocker
 1998 Angel of the Night
Frankie
 1998 Vildspor
Ossy (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 1997 Hemmeligheder
Mads
 1997 Bent
Wolf (as Nikolaj Waldau)
 1997 Jacobs liste (TV Movie)
Jacob (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 1995 Lyse tider (TV Short)
 1995 Who's Hitler? (TV Short)
Nattevagten
 1994 Nattevagten
Martin (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 1993 Slaget på tasken (TV Movie)
Christian
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Sept 2010) "Ved du hvem du er" (danish version of "Who do you think you are") - Nikolaj was the celeb searching for the story of his ancestors!

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5 Interviews | 2 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Nikolaj Coster Waldau | Nikolaj Waldau

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I couldn't pick up a sword and go fight anyone, let me put it that way. It's choreography and it's acting. The best sword fights you see look amazing, but it's the acting that sells it more than anything. See more »

Trivia:

He got his acting education at Statens Teaterskole. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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