Mikael Persbrandt


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Mikael Persbrandt is internationally known for his starring role in the Academy Award winning foreign feature, "In A Better World," directed by Susanne Bier. His performance earned him a 2011 European Film Award nomination for Best Actor. His interest in acting started when working as an extra in Ingmar Bergman's staging of William Shakespeare's "... See full bio »

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  The Unlikely Murderer (TV Mini Series) (filming)
 2019-2021 Sex Education (TV Series)
Jakob Nyman
- Episode #3.1 (2021) ... Jakob Nyman
- Episode #2.7 (2020) ... Jakob Nyman
- Episode #2.8 (2020) ... Jakob Nyman
- Episode #2.5 (2020) ... Jakob Nyman
- Episode #2.4 (2020) ... Jakob Nyman
 2019 Invisible Heroes (TV Series)
Harald Edelstam
- Nootti (2019) ... Harald Edelstam
- Salakuljetusoperaatio (2019) ... Harald Edelstam
- Tarkastus (2019) ... Harald Edelstam
- Itsenäisyyspäivä (2019) ... Harald Edelstam
- Hautajaiset (2019) ... Harald Edelstam
 2018 X&Y
Skådespelaren / The Actor
 2018 The Girl in the Spider's Web
Alexander Zalachenko
 2018 The Cake General
Hasse P
 2016 The Siege of Jadotville
Dag Hammarskjold
 2016 Alone in Berlin
SS Officer Prall
 1997-2016 Beck (TV Series)
Gunvald Larsson
- Gunvald (2016) ... Gunvald Larsson
- Sjukhusmorden (2015) ... Gunvald Larsson
- Invasionen (2015) ... Gunvald Larsson
- Familjen (2015) ... Gunvald Larsson
- Rum 302 (2015) ... Gunvald Larsson
 2015 iSHi Feat. Tinie Tempah, Pusha T: Push It (Remix) (Video short)
Mikael Persbrandt
 2014 The Salvation
Peter Jensen
 2014 Someone You Love
Thomas Jacob
 2013 Mig äger ingen
Hasse
 2012 Hypnotisören
Erik Maria Bark
 2011 Stockholm East
Johan / Kattis's husband
 2010 In a Better World
Anton
 2008-2009 Oskyldigt dömd (TV Series)
Markus Haglund
- Unknown Witness (2009) ... Markus Haglund
- Kidnapped (2009) ... Markus Haglund
- The Money Trap (2009) ... Markus Haglund
- Night Terror (2009) ... Markus Haglund
- Episode #2.8 (2009) ... Markus Haglund
 2008 Die Patin - Kein Weg zurück (TV Mini Series)
Sergej Assinowitsch
- Teil 3 (2008) ... Sergej Assinowitsch
- Teil 2 (2008) ... Sergej Assinowitsch
 2008 Everlasting Moments
Sigfrid Larsson
 2008 Himlens hjärta
Lars
 2008 The Kautokeino Rebellion
Carl Johan Ruth
 2007 Solstorm
Thomas Söderberg
 2007 One Eye Red
Mikael Persbrandt
 2007 Gangster
Thomas
 2006/II One Way
Tomas Gaal
 2006 Inga tårar
Lars
 2006 Search
Björn
 2006 Tjocktjuven
Priest
 2005 Lovisa och Carl Michael (TV Movie)
Westman, bryggare
 2005 Medicinmannen (TV Mini Series)
Martin Holst
- Episode #1.8 (2005) ... Martin Holst
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... Martin Holst
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Martin Holst
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Martin Holst
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Martin Holst
 2005 Bang Bang Orangutang
Åke
 2005 Double Shift
Jocke
 2004 Den starkare (TV Movie)
X
 2004 Day and Night
Thomas
 2004 Leka med elden (TV Movie)
Axel
 2004 Three Suns
Ulf
 2003 At Point Blank
Frank
 2003 Now (Short)
Adam (young)
 2002 Everyone Loves Alice
Johan Lindberg
 2001 Dragonflies
Kullman
 2000/II Gossip
Åke Frigårdh
 1999 Adult Behavior
Georg
 1999 Deathly Compulsion
Andreas
 1999 Fatimas tredje hemlighet (Short)
Skötaren
 1998 Love Fools
Glenn
 1998 Sista kontraktet
Roger Nyman
 1997 Beneath the Surface
Roffe
 1997 Persons parfymeri (TV Series)
Madde's Boyfriend
- Tre hittar en tjej (1997) ... Madde's Boyfriend
 1997 Nature's Warrior
Hjorth
 1997 9 millimeter
Konstantin
 1996-1997 Anna Holt - polis (TV Series)
Jocke
- Vita dagar, svarta nätter (1997) ... Jocke (credit only)
- Skön konst och sköna juveler (1996) ... Jocke
- Den enes död, den andres bröd (1996) ... Jocke
- Han var min stora kärlek (1996) ... Jocke
 1996 Chewing Gum (Short)
John
 1996 Nöd ut (Short)
 1996 Ellinors bröllop
C-O
 1996 Nudlar och 08:or (TV Series)
Adrian
- Borta med vinden (1996) ... Adrian
 1995 Radioskugga (TV Series)
Henry Brinkman
- Kan man dricka en klunk av livet? (1995) ... Henry Brinkman
 1995 Svarta skallar och vita nätter (TV Series short)
Jörgen (as Mikael Persbrant)
 1995 Sommaren
Peter
 1994 Svensson Svensson (TV Series)
Jesper
- Farlig förbindelse (1994) ... Jesper
 1994 Den vite riddaren (TV Mini Series)
Hellman
- Valkyrieritten (1994) ... Hellman
 1992-1994 Rederiet (TV Series)
Ola Simonsson
- Stilla natt (1994) ... Ola Simonsson
- Mystiska villovägar (1994) ... Ola Simonsson
- Nån gång i nästa liv (1993) ... Ola Simonsson
- Falskt spel (1993) ... Ola Simonsson
- På drift (1993) ... Ola Simonsson
 1994 The Police Murderer (Video)
Polis 1 (as Mikael Persbrant)
 1991 Storstad (TV Series)
Janne
- Episode #3.22 (1991) ... Janne
- Episode #3.21 (1991) ... Janne
- Episode #3.20 (1991) ... Janne
- Episode #3.19 (1991) ... Janne
 1991 Enemy's Enemy (TV Mini Series)
Vanchaufför
- Del 8 (1991) ... Vanchaufför
 1990 Nigger (TV Movie)
Svante
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Voice on the Swedish version of Eye of the Eagle (1997). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mikael Persbrant

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Persbrandt filmed 259 days in 1997, something (for the obvious reasons) he's never going to do again, he says. See more »

Nickname:

Micke

Star Sign:

Libra

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