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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

1970-07-27 Rudkobing, Denmark

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Nikolaj William Coster-Waldau (born 27 July 1970) is a Danish actor and producer. He graduated from the Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen in 1993, and had his breakthrough role in Denmark with the film Nightwatch (1994). He played Jaime Lannister in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones, for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Coster-Waldau has appeared in numerous films in his native Denmark and Scandinavia, including Headhunters (2011) and A Thousand Times Good Night (2013). In the U.S, his debut film role was in the war film Black Hawk Down (2001), playing Medal of Honor recipient Gary Gordon. He then played a detective in the short-lived Fox television series New Amsterdam (2008), and appeared in the 2009 Fox television film Virtuality, originally intended as a pilot. He is a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, drawing public attention to issues such as gender equality and climate change.


God Is a Bullet Bob Hightower 2023-06-22
Nattevagten - Dæmoner går i arv Martin 2023-12-14
The Flash Pizza Guy 2023-06-13
Against the Ice Captain Ejnar Mikkelsen 2022-02-10
Smagen af sult Carsten 2021-06-24
Krudttønden Rico 2020-03-05
The Silencing Rayburn Swanson 2020-07-18
Domino Christian Toft 2019-05-31
Selvmordsturisten Max Isaksen 2019-11-21
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch Self 2019-05-26
Shot Caller Jacob 'Money' Harlon 2017-07-13
3 ting Mikael 2017-05-18
Small Crimes Joe Denton 2017-04-28
Game of Thrones - Conquest & Rebellion: An Animated History of the Seven Kingdoms Jaime Lannister (voice) 2017-12-12
Chicken/Egg Kenneth 2017-06-23
Gods of Egypt Horus 2016-02-25
Klovn forever Nikolaj 2015-09-24
Game of Thrones The IMAX Experience Jaime Lannister 2015-01-29
The Other Woman Mark King 2014-04-16
En chance til Andreas 2014-09-08
Tusen ganger god natt Marcus 2013-09-19
Oblivion Sykes 2013-04-10
Mama Lucas Desange 2013-01-17
Blackthorn Young James 2011-07-01
Hodejegerne Clas Greve 2011-08-26
Ved verdens ende Severin Geertsen 2009-10-09
Virtuality Commander Frank Pike 2009-06-26
Kautokeino-opprøret Biskop Juell 2008-01-18
Himmerland Thomas 2008-07-31
The Baker Bjorn 2007-02-09
Underbar och älskad av alla Micke 2007-08-24
De unge år Sammy 2007-12-25
Filthy gorgeous Alex 2007-07-06
Supervoksen Martin 2006-08-11
Firewall Liam 2006-02-08
The Headsman Martin 2005-05-12
Kingdom of Heaven Village Sheriff 2005-05-03
Wimbledon Dieter Prohl 2004-09-13
Den Gode strømer Sune 2004-04-16
My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure Miklos 2004-09-28
Rembrandt Kenneth 2003-05-17
Manden bag døren Svend 2003-08-15
24 heures de la vie d'une femme Anton 2002-09-07
Enigma Puck 2001-01-22
Black Hawk Down MSG Gary Gordon 2001-12-28
På fremmed mark Holt 2000-03-23
Misery Harbour Espen Arnakke 1999-09-03
Antenneforeningen Rocker 1999-03-25
Nattens engel Frankie 1998-12-04
Vildspor Ossy 1998-05-07
Bent Wolf 1997-11-26
Nattevagten Martin 1994-02-25
Slaget på tasken Christian 1993-10-18
Requiem 1991-03-07
Seeing Through the Mists of Oblivion Traveller Underwater (archived footage)