Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

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Actor

Birth Date: July 27, 1970

Age: 53 years old

Birth Place: Rudkobing, Denmark

Having established himself in a number of Danish films, actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau made himself a known presence in America and abroad with both supporting and leading roles in high-profile projects. After getting his feet wet in international waters with the British-made World War II drama "Bent" (1997), Coster-Waldau was cast by Ridley Scott to participate in the director's acclaimed war thriller "Black Hawk Down" (2001). He subsequently had turns in the action thriller "My Name is Modesty" (2004) and the romantic comedy "Wimbledon" (2004), before reuniting with Scott for the less well-received medieval adventure "Kingdom of Heaven" (2005). Coster-Waldau made a brief, but memorable splash playing a cop trapped on Earth as an immortal on the short-lived series "New Amsterdam" (Fox, 2008), before joining the acclaimed cast of the epic medieval drama, "Game of Thrones" (HBO, 2011- ), which allowed him to display his considerable talents to a wider audience. Supporting roles in mainstream films like the Jessica Chastain-starring horror hit "Mama" (2013) and Tom Cruise's "Oblivion" (2013) increased his international profile even further.

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An Optimist's Guide to the Planet

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A Taste of Hunger: Extras

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2022
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Flee - English Version

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Global Goal: Unite for Our Future -- The Concert

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2020

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2020

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2020

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2020

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2020
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Live with Kelly and Ryan

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The Late Show With Stephen ColbertStream

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The Late Late Show With James CordenStream

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2015

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonStream

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Wonderland

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2014

The Other WomanStream

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2014
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2014

The Queen Latifah Show

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2013

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2013

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OblivionStream

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2012

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Young Butch
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2011

Headhunters

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Clas Greve
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2011

ConanStream

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2010

The Talk

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George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

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2010

Access Hollywood Live

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2010

A Blekinge utcai banda

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Jan Weimann
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2009

Watch What Happens Live With Andy CohenStream

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2009

The CNBC Conversation

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2009

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

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2009

Skavlan

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2009

Virtuality

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Commander Frank Pike
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2009

At World's End

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Severin Geertsen
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2009

New Amsterdam

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2008

Chelsea Lately

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2007

Aftenshowet

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2007

The Baker

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Bjorn
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2007

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Micke
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2007

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Sammy
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2007

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2006

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Sune
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Dieter Proll
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2004

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

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2003

Jimmy Kimmel Live!Stream

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2003

Manden bag døren

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Svend
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2003

Rembrandt

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Kenneth
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2003

My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure

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Last Call With Carson Daly

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2002

24 Hours in the Life of a Woman

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2002

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2001

Black Hawk DownStream

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2001
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Wildside

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1998

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1998

The View

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1997

Bent

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Wolf
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1997

Access Hollywood

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Nightwatch

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Martin
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1994

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Marge-Like Man
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Good Morning America

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Saturday Night LiveStream

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1975

Today

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