Knowledge Identifier: +Nikolaj_Coster-Waldau
Coster-Waldau was educated at the National Theater School in Denmark from 1989 to 1993
He received his education at Statens Teaterskole in Copenhagen in 1993, and his breakthrough in Danish film came with the 1994 hit "Nattevagten"
He appeared as Frank Pike in the 2009 Fox television film "Virtuality", which was originally intended as a pilot
Since April 2011, he has starred as Jaime Lannister in the HBO series "Game of Thrones"
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
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
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
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"