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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau


Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born on July 27, 1970 in Rudkøbing, Denmark. He is an actor and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Oblivion (2013) and Gods of Egypt (2016). He has been married to Nukâka since 1998. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Jaime Lannister
(2011-2017)
Oblivion
Oblivion Sykes
(2013)
Gods of Egypt
(2016)
Nattevagten
Nattevagten Martin
(1994)

Filmography

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 2018 Domino (post-production)
Christian
 2017 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Markery
- The Serfsons (2017) ... Markery (voice)
 2011-2017 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Jaime Lannister
- The Dragon and the Wolf (2017) ... Jaime Lannister
- Eastwatch (2017) ... Jaime Lannister
- The Spoils of War (2017) ... Jaime Lannister
- The Queen's Justice (2017) ... Jaime Lannister
- Stormborn (2017) ... Jaime Lannister
 2017 Shot Caller
Jacob / Money
 2017 3 ting
Mikael
 2017 Small Crimes
Joe Denton
 2016 Chicken/Egg (Short)
Kenneth
 2016 Gods of Egypt
Horus
 2015 Klovn Forever
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
 2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Jaime Lannister
- Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) ... Jaime Lannister (uncredited)
 2014 En chance til
Andreas
 2014 The Other Woman
Mark King
 2013 1,000 Times Good Night
Marcus
 2013/I Oblivion
Sykes
 2013/I Mama
Lucas / Jeffrey
 2011 Hodejegerne
Clas Greve
 2011 Blackthorn
James Joven
 2009-2010 Blekingegade (TV Mini-Series)
Jan Weimann
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Jan Weimann
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Jan Weimann
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Jan Weimann
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Jan Weimann
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Jan Weimann
 2009 Ved verdens ende
Severin Geertsen
 2009 Virtuality (TV Movie)
Commander Frank Pike
 2008 Himmerland
Thomas
 2008 New Amsterdam (TV Series)
John Amsterdam / John York
- Love Hurts (2008) ... John Amsterdam
- Reclassified (2008) ... John Amsterdam
- Legacy (2008) ... John Amsterdam
- Keep the Change (2008) ... John Amsterdam
- Honor (2008) ... John Amsterdam
 2008 Kautokeino-opprøret
Biskop Juell
 2007 The Baker
Bjorn
 2006 Filthy Gorgeous (TV Movie)
Alex
 2006 Supervoksen
Martin
 2006 Firewall
Liam (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 2005 The Headsman
Martin
 2005 Kingdom of Heaven
Village Sheriff
 2004 Wimbledon
Dieter Prohl
 2004 Den gode strømer
Sune
 2003 Manden bag døren
Svend
 2003 Rembrandt
Kenneth (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 2001 Black Hawk Down
Gordon
 2001 Enigma
Puck (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 2000 Lock, Stock... (TV Series)
Jordi
- ...And Four Stolen Hooves (2000) ... Jordi
 2000 På fremmed mark
Holt
 1999 Misery Harbour
Espen Arnakke (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 1999 Antenneforeningen
Rocker
 1998 Angel of the Night
Frankie
 1998 Vildspor
Ossy (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 1997 Hemmeligheder
Mads
 1997 Bent
Wolf (as Nikolaj Waldau)
 1997 Jacobs liste (TV Movie)
Jacob (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 1995 Lyse tider (TV Short)
 1995 Who's Hitler? (TV Short)
Nattevagten
 1994 Nattevagten
Martin (as Nikolaj Coster Waldau)
 1993 Slaget på tasken (TV Movie)
Christian
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Other Works:

(Sept 2010) "Ved du hvem du er" (danish version of "Who do you think you are") - Nikolaj was the celeb searching for the story of his ancestors!

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 2 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Nikolaj Coster Waldau | Nikolaj Waldau

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on having to play 'Game of Thrones' character Jaime Lannister, having lost his normal fencing hand in the story] It's great. As an actor you have a character who's defined by his skills as a swordsman, and then you take away that one thing. It's great because it creates this huge obstacle. It's difficult for him to deal with as a person, but as an actor you live for those moments. Physically, it... See more »

Trivia:

He got his acting education at Statens Teaterskole. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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