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Mads Mikkelsen

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Birthday
22, 1965
Birthplace
Copenhagen, Denmark
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
22, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
Copenhagen, Denmark

About

He became known for his role as villain Le Chiffre in the 2006 James Bond film, Casino Royale. In his television career, he starred as Hannibal Lecter on the television show Hannibal. In 2016, he landed roles in the blockbuster films Doctor Strange and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Before Fame

He desired to pursue a career in athleticism as a child, and practiced gymnastics. After attending theater school and appearing in various short films, he made his film debut in the film Pusher.

Trivia

He played the lead role in the Oscar-nominated Danish drama After the Wedding.

Family Life

His brother is actor Lars Mikkelsen. His mother Bente Christiansen worked as a nurse and his father Henning Mikkelsen worked as a cab driver. He married Hanne Jacobsen in 2000 and he has two children named Viola and Carl.

Associated With

Daniel Craig co-starred with him in Casino Royale.