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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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 2016 Doctor Strange (pre-production) (rumored)
 2015 Men & Chicken
Elias
 2013 Charlie Countryman
Nigel
 2012 Move On
 2012 The Hunt
Lucas
 2010 Moomins and the Comet Chase
Sniff (English version, voice)
 2008 Quantum of Solace (Video Game)
Le Chiffre (voice)
 2006/I Exit
Thomas Skepphult
 2006 Prague
Christoffer
 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
- Del 1 (2005) ... Harald
 2005 Adam's Apples
Ivan
 2003 Now (Short)
Jakob (young)
 2003 The Boy Below (Short)
Far
 2002 Open Hearts
Niels
 2002 I Am Dina
Niels
 2001 Shake It
Jacob
 2001 Monas verden
Casper
 1999 Bleeder
Lenny
 1999 Tom Merritt (Short)
Elmer Karr
 1998 Nattens engel
Ronnie
 1998 Wildside
Jimmy
 1996 Café Hector (Short)
Anders
 1996 Pusher
Tonny
 1996 Blomsterfangen (Short)
Max
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Other Works:

Voiced Randall Boggs in the Danish dubbed version of Monsters, Inc. (2001). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 1 Article | 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 take my work enormously seriously. When I do something it has to feel right. Everything has to be right. I'm not ambitious about my career, but I am ambitious with each job. I can be fairly annoying to work with. No compromises. Let's put it this way: compromises are from hell. See more »

Trivia:

Knighted on April 16th 2010 by Her Majesty Margrethe 2nd, Queen of Denmark. 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).

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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