Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Danish actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1970.

Countries: United States (40%), Denmark (13%), United Kingdom (10%)

Main connections: United Nations, Ulrich Thomsen, Leslie Mann

Linked to: Fox Broadcasting Company, HBO, Google, Danish National School of Performing Arts




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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born in 1970 add something


Coster-Waldau was educated at the National Theater School in Denmark from 1989 to 1993 add something


He received his education at Statens Teaterskole in Copenhagen in 1993, and his breakthrough in Danish film came with the 1994 hit "Nattevagten" add something


Additionally, Richard Loncraine, who first cast Coster-Waldau in his 2004 film "Wimbledon" alongside Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst, brought him back for "Firewall", a thriller starring Harrison Ford and Bettany add something


Scott brought Coster-Waldau back for his 2005 epic film "Kingdom of Heaven" starring Orlando Bloom, Liam Neeson and Eva Green add something


He appeared as Frank Pike in the 2009 Fox television film "Virtuality", which was originally intended as a pilot add something


Since April 2011, he has starred as Jaime Lannister in the HBO series "Game of Thrones" add something


The Other Woman (2014 film) - On March 13, 2012, Leslie Mann and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau were in talks to join the film, while Diaz was confirmed for her role


He starred in the 2013 horror film "Mama" alongside Jessica Chastain, about a couple faced with the challenge of raising two nieces who were left alone in the forest for five years add something


Jessica Chastain - In 2013, she played the lead role, alongside Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, in Andrés Muschietti's horror film "Mama" , based on Muschietti's 2008 Spanish-language short film, "Mamá"


Gods of Egypt (film) - On 5 June 2013, actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has signed up to star in the film as "Horus", a God of the sky


Filippa has starred in a Danish short film, "The Girl and the Dogs," which was shown at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014 add something


Kate Upton - In April 2014, she appeared with Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in the comedy "The Other Woman" as Amber, one of Coster-Waldau character's mistresses


A Second Chance (2014 film) - The film stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ulrich_Thomsen, Maria Bonnevie, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Lykke May 2014 Andersen


He later recalled in a 2015 interview in "TV Guide", "Finally getting my SAG card was huge for me add something


In 2016, Coster-Waldau appeared in the action-fantasy film "Gods of Egypt" as Horus, an Egyptian God of the Air who loses both his eye and seeks revenge to the death of his parents add something


Since September 2016 he has been appointed UNDP Goodwill Ambassador to raise awareness and support United Nations Sustainable Development Goals add something


In 2017 he is set to star in the psychological thriller "Spinning Man", the US debut of his fellow Dane director Peter Flinth as well as in E.L. Katz's dark comedy "Small Crimes" add something


" In 2017, he starred in E.L. Katz's dark comedy "Small Crimes" which premiered at South by Southwest film festival on March 11, 2017, to positive reviews add something


In May 2017 it was announced that he is attached to star in "Domino", a film directed by Brian De Palma, which marks the veteran director's return to filmmaking after half a decade out add something


On 18 May 2017, Coster-Waldau will appear in Danish "3 Things", a thriller about a prime suspect of a bank robbery who negotiates the terms of his witness protection deal add something


He will star in Roman Waugh's prison film "Shot Caller," which will premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 16, 2017 add something


In September 2017, Coster-Waldau has signed on to narrate one of the fairytales for GivingTales, the celebrity storytelling app for children and adults alike add something


In October 2017 he traveled to Maldives to report the global warming effects resuming his role as a United Nations Development Program Goodwill Ambassador add something


In early 2018 he and several other Danish artists signed a manifesto demanding zero tolerance for sexism, sexual harassment and sexual assault in the Danish film and stage arts industry add something


Since January 2018 he has been the L'Oréal Paris global spokesperson for the company's Men Expert line of products add something


The tv-series was watched by more than 700,000 people in December 2018 add something


Their other daugther, Safina has starred in a Danish christmas tv-series named Theo og Den Magiske Talisman in December 2018 as the main character Simone add something


In late 2019 he will portray Macbeth in a production of Shakespeare's tragedy directed by Matt Shakman at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles add something