Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Mikkelsen

Gender

Male

Known Credits

19

Mads Mikkelsen

Date of Birth: Nov 22, 1965

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 

 

Biography

Mikkelsen was born in the Østerbro area of Copenhagen, the son of Bente Christiansen and Henning Mikkelsen, a cab driver. He is the brother of actor Lars Mikkelsen. After attending Århus Theatre School, he made his film debut in the movie Pusher. He has starred in popular Danish movies such as Flickering Lights (Danish: Blinkende Lygter), The Green Butchers (Danish: De Grønne Slagtere), Valhalla Rising, his film debut Pusher, and Pusher II. Arguably, Mikkelsens most famous role was as a policeman in the Danish television series Unit One (Danish: Rejseholdet).

Known For

Filmography

Chaos Walking

Chaos Walking

as Mayor David Prentiss

2019

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

as Kaecilius

2016

Men & Chicken

Men & Chicken

as Elias

2015

The Salvation

The Salvation

as Jon Jensen

2014

Hannibal

Hannibal

as Hannibal Lecter

2013

The Hunt

The Hunt

as Lucas

2013

Casino Royale

Casino Royale

as Le Chiffre

2006

Bleeder

Bleeder

as Lenny

2006

The Door

The Door

as David Andernach

2006

After the Wedding

After the Wedding

as Jacob Pederson

2006

Adam's Apples

Adam's Apples

as Ivan

2005

King Arthur

King Arthur

as Tristan

2004

Open Hearts

Open Hearts

as Niels

2003

Torremolinos 73

Torremolinos 73

as Magnus

1993

The Boy Below

The Boy Below

as Far

1943

Café Hector

Café Hector

as Anders

1914