Mads Mikkelsen Overview

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Born: November 22, 1965

Born in Copenhagen, Mads Mikkelsen was a child gymnast, then worked as a professional dancer before studying acting at the Arhus Theatre School. He made his film debut as a junkie/pusher in the Danish film Pusher (1996), but it was the TV series Rejseholdet/Unit 1 (2000 to 2004) that brought him overnight fame. In 2004 Mikkelsen made his Hollywood debut opposite Clive Owen and Keira Knightley in King Arthur. He won several Best Actor awards when he reprised his role in Pusher II (2004), the... See All

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