Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Overview

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Born: July 27, 1970

Despite enjoying critically-successful career, Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is only now getting the public recognition he deserves. Coster-Waldau began his career as Laertes in Hamlet at the Betty Nansen Theater shortly after graduating from Denmark’s National Theatre School. He became a household name in his native country with his portrayal of a student night watchman in the critically-acclaimed feature film Nightwatch. His North American success began when he was cast in Ridley... See All

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