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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Actor Danois born on 27 july 1970

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
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Nationality Danemark
Birth 27 july 1970 (49 years)

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ([neɡ̊olaɪ̯ kʰʌsd̥ɐ ˈʋald̥ɑʊ̯]; born 27 July 1970) is a Danish actor, producer and screenwriter. He attended Statens Teaterskole in Copenhagen in 1993. In the United States, he played Detective John Amsterdam in the short-lived Fox television series New Amsterdam, as well as appearing as Frank Pike in the 2009 Fox television film Virtuality, originally intended as a pilot.
He became widely known to a broad audience after playing Jaime Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

Biography

Coster-Waldau married Nukâka, a Greenlandic actress and singer, in 1998, and they live in Kongens Lyngby with their two children, daughters Filippa (born October 2000) and Safina (born November 2003), as well as two dogs.

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

His father-in-law is Josef Motzfeldt, a member of the Parliament of Greenland and former leader of the Community of the People party.

Best films

Oblivion (2013)
(Actor)
The Other Woman (2014)
(Actor)
Mama (2013)
(Actor)

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Filmography of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (31 films)

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Actor

Domino
Domino (2019)

Directed by Brian De Palma
Origin Danemark
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about terrorism
Actors Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Guy Pearce, Carice van Houten, Mohammed Azaay, Eriq Ebouaney, Paprika Steen
Roles Christian Toft
Rating44% 2.2076352.2076352.2076352.2076352.207635
Christian est un policier de Copenhague. Son coéquipier est tué par un mystérieux homme nommé Imran. Avec la maîtresse de son défunt collègue, il part alors à la recherche du meurtrier. Leur enquête les mène de la Scandinavie à l'Espagne, au cœur d'une Europe menacée par le terrorisme.
Shot Caller, 2h1
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Prison films, Gangster films
Actors Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lake Bell, Jon Bernthal, Omari Hardwick, Benjamin Bratt, Jessy Schram
Roles Jacob 'Money' Harlon
Rating72% 3.646283.646283.646283.646283.64628
A newly released prison gangster is forced by his gang leader to arrange a major crime on the streets of Southern California.
Gods of Egypt, 2h7
Directed by Alex Proyas
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Films based on mythology, Mythologie égyptienne
Actors Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Geoffrey Rush, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Courtney Eaton
Roles Horus
Rating54% 2.7000852.7000852.7000852.7000852.700085
The film portrays a conflict between the gods Set (Gerard Butler) and Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) as they battle for control of the Nile River Valley.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Origin USA
Genres War, Comedy
Actors Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Tina Fey, Alfred Molina, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Nicholas Braun
Rating65% 3.2973453.2973453.2973453.2973453.297345
While working as a war correspondent in Afghanistan and Pakistan during Operation Enduring Freedom, Kim Barker (Tina Fey) develops a crazy relationship with a fellow journalist from Scotland (Martin Freeman).
Endless Night, 1h22
Directed by Isabel Coixet
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Adventure
Actors Juliette Binoche, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Rinko Kikuchi, Gabriel Byrne, Matt Salinger
Rating62% 3.1444153.1444153.1444153.1444153.144415
Joséphine Peary, femme d'un explorateur du pôle Nord, Robert Peary, décide de partir à sa rencontre, malgré les dangers et les conditions extrêmes, assisté par un autre explorateur, Bran Trevor. Elle s'aperçoit qu'une autre femme, Allaka, attend aussi le retour de son époux. Elle va apprendre à survivre à ses côtés.
A Second Chance, 1h42
Directed by Susanne Bier
Origin Danemark
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Maria Bonnevie, Ulrich Thomsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Thomas Bo Larsen, Peter Haber
Roles Andreas
Rating67% 3.3983253.3983253.3983253.3983253.398325
Andreas, policier, vit en couple avec Anna. Ils sont les jeunes parents d'un petit Alexander, heureux malgré les nombreuses nuits sans sommeil. Avec son co-équipier Simon, il va être amené à enquêter sur un couple de toxicomanes, parents d'un bébé qui grandit dans une univers sordide et qu'Andreas fera tout pour protéger. Une nuit, les destins de chacun vont basculer, amenant Andreas à prendre une décision motivée par son instinct de père.
A Second Chance, 1h45
Directed by Susanne Bier
Origin Danemark
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ulrich Thomsen, Maria Bonnevie, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Peter Haber, Thomas Bo Larsen
Roles Andreas
Rating67% 3.3983053.3983053.3983053.3983053.398305
Two police officers, Andreas and Simon, live very different lives. Where Andreas enjoys life with his beautiful wife and newborn child, Simon calms his pain from a broken marriage by going to strip clubs and getting drunk. A routine task takes an unexpected turn when they are called out to the home of a junkie-couple where Andreas finds a neglected baby. A family tragedy, the loss of their child, forces the otherwise upstanding Andreas to commit an act that sends him heading for the abyss, and leaves it up to Simon to rectify the situation.
The Other Woman, 1h49
Directed by Nick Cassavetes
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Seafaring films, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Cameron Diaz, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Nicki Minaj, Leslie Mann, Deborah Twiss, Taylor Kinney
Roles Mark King
Rating60% 3.002873.002873.002873.002873.00287
Carly, an attorney, has just started a relationship with Mark, a man she had sex with eight weeks prior. She is upset when Mark tells her he has to go out of town but decides to go over to his house to seduce him. She is horrified to meet Kate, Mark's wife. While initially hostile, the two women befriend one another. Kate then discovers that Mark is seeing another woman, whom she initially believes to be Carly, but both she and Carly discover that Mark is seeing a third woman, Amber.
Mama
Mama (2013)
, 2h15
Directed by Andrés Muschietti
Origin Espagne
Genres Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about children, Ghost films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Paul Wesley, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nélisse
Roles Lucas Desange
Rating61% 3.0992053.0992053.0992053.0992053.099205
Distraught after losing his fortune in the 2008 financial crisis, stockbroker Jeffrey D'Asange kills his business partners and estranged wife before taking his children, three-year-old Victoria and one-year-old Lilly, away from home. Driving dangerously fast on a snowy road, Jeffrey loses control and the car slides off and down the mountain, crashing into the woods. Surviving, he takes the children into an abandoned cabin and builds a fire, even though Victoria is resistant, thinking she saw someone inside. Planning to kill his daughters and commit suicide, he holds a gun to Victoria's head, but a shadowy figure suddenly drags him away, suspending him in the air and strangling him with his tie. Victoria turns around, but because her father had taken her glasses away, she did not see the gun and could not see what was happening. The girls, huddled by the fireside, are tossed a cherry by the mysterious figure.
Oblivion
Oblivion (2013)
, 2h4
Directed by Joseph Kosinski
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Clonage, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Transport films, Aviation films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Tom Cruise, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Morgan Freeman, Melissa Leo, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Roles Sykes
Rating69% 3.496133.496133.496133.496133.49613
In 2077, the Earth has been devastated by war with an extraterrestrial invader, the Scavengers (Scavs). Humanity is relocating to Saturn's moon Titan via the Tet, a large tetrahedron-shaped space station. Gigantic offshore fusion energy generators drain the oceans to produce power for the colonists on Titan.
A Thousand Times Good Night, 1h57
Directed by Erik Poppe
Origin Norvege
Genres Drama
Themes Films about terrorism
Actors Juliette Binoche, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Chloë Annett, Peter Coonan
Roles Marcus
Rating70% 3.548863.548863.548863.548863.54886
Rebecca (Binoche) is a photo journalist obsessed with reporting in dangerous war zones. She documents a group of female suicide bombers in Afghanistan. She accompanies one of the suicide bombers to Kabul, where the premature detonation of the bomb severely injures her. While recuperating at her home in Ireland, she is confronted by her husband Marcus (Coster-Waldau) and her daughter Steph (Lauryn Canny), who force her to choose between covering war zones, or her family. She chooses her family.
Blackthorn
Blackthorn (2011)
, 1h35
Directed by Mateo Gil
Origin Espagne
Genres Action, Adventure, Western
Actors Sam Shepard, Eduardo Noriega, Stephen Rea, Magaly Solier, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Pádraic Delaney
Roles Young James
Rating65% 3.2503453.2503453.2503453.2503453.250345
Twenty years after his disappearance in 1908, an aged Butch Cassidy (Sam Shepard), living under the assumed name James Blackthorn in a secluded village in Bolivia, decides to end his long exile and return to the United States after learning of the death of Etta Place. He writes to her son, Ryan, who is in fact his own son, telling him he intends to return. After years of raising horses and living a solitary life, Blackthorn sets off for Potosí to sell his horses. He tells his lover, Yana (Magaly Solier), that he will see her again before leaving Bolivia.
Headhunters, 1h40
Directed by Morten Tyldum
Origin Norvege
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aksel Hennie, Baard Owe
Roles Clas Greve
Rating74% 3.749173.749173.749173.749173.74917
Roger Brown (Aksel Hennie), Norway's most successful headhunter, supports his lavish lifestyle by stealing paintings from his clients. His partner Ove (Eivind Sander) works at a surveillance company and deactivates security at the victims' homes. Roger's wife, Diana (Synnøve Macody Lund), an art gallery owner, introduces him to Clas Greve (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), an executive who wants to work for Pathfinder, a GPS technologies company, for which Roger is recruiting. Roger becomes jealous of Diana's attraction to Clas. Diana tells Roger that Clas owns a rare Rubens painting. Roger takes Clas to lunch to discuss the job at Pathfinder and after playing squash later, he notices scars on Clas's back. Clas mentions he received them during his [military] service, where he was a member of a special forces unit that specialized in tracking people, a fact which gives Roger pause for thought. Despite his misgivings, Roger meets with Ove to work out details on stealing the painting. Roger manages to steal it from Clas' home but he discovers Diana's cellphone beside Clas' bed. Later, after a seemingly successful meeting with Pathfinder, a still distraught Roger flippantly informs Clas that the company may be looking for someone else to fill the position.
At World's End, 1h35
Directed by Tomas Villum Jensen
Origin Danemark
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Actors Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Steven Berkoff, Ulf Pilgaard, Matthias Hues
Roles Severin Geertsen
Rating59% 2.951432.951432.951432.951432.95143
During the filming of a nature programme in the Indonesian rain forest, a British TV crew discover a rare white flower, but are attacked and killed by a Danish hermit, Severin Geertsen (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). Severin, who is sentenced to death for the crime, claims he is 129 years old and that it is the leaves of the flower that have kept him young. Criminal psychiatrist Adrian (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) and his assistant, Beate (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen) are sent to Indonesia by the Danish authorities to mentally examine Severin. Although the claim that the flower gives eternal life sounds like a hoax, within hours Adrian, Severin and Beate are fleeing from international fortune hunters and the Indonesian army, who all want to acquire the flower.
Virtuality
Virtuality (2009)
, 1h27
Directed by Peter Berg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Romance
Actors Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Kerry Bishé, Joy Bryant, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Ritchie Coster, James D'Arcy
Roles Commander Frank Pike
Rating58% 2.9467052.9467052.9467052.9467052.946705
L'histoire se déroule vers 2050, à bord du Phaeton, premier vaisseau de la Terre, sur un trajet de dix ans pour explorer le système solaire Epsilon Eridani, qui est le plus proche du nôtre. Afin d'aider les douze membres d'équipage à supporter la longue mission, un système de réalité virtuelle, les modules, est installé à bord du navire. Ces modules, qui sont portés comme des lunettes, permettent à l'équipage d'assumer diverses identités et de profiter d'une variété d'aventures pour surmonter l'absence d'intimité sur le Phaeton.