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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)

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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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:

Son of Henning Mikkelsen. 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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