Lars Dittmann Mikkelsen
6 May 1964
|Occupation(s)||Actor, Voice Actor|
|Known for||The Killing , House of Cards , Borgen , Sherlock , Star Wars Rebels|
|Relatives||Mads Mikkelsen (brother)|
Lars Dittmann Mikkelsen (born 6 May 1964) is a Danish actor. He has played Copenhagen mayoral election candidate Troels Hartmann in the drama series The Killing ,  Charles Augustus Magnussen in the third series of Sherlock , the Russian president Viktor Petrov in the American House of Cards on Netflix, and Grand Admiral Thrawn in Star Wars Rebels . In 2011, he won the Reumert Prize of Honour. 
Mikkelsen was born in Gladsaxe near Copenhagen [ citation needed ].  He and his younger brother, actor Mads Mikkelsen, were raised in the Nørrebro district.  After secondary school, he enlisted for military service in the Royal Danish Army.  [ citation needed ] He then studied biology at the University of Copenhagen but gave up the course to earn his living as a street performer in European cities with his mime and juggling acts. 
At the age of 27, he enrolled at the National Theatre School of Denmark from which he graduated in 1995. In addition to his role in the drama series released worldwide as The Killing,  he subsequently appeared in two other internationally acclaimed Danish drama series, Those Who Kill and Borgen III.  He also had a leading role in an episode of the BBC drama Sherlock as blackmailer Charles Augustus Magnussen.  In the American television series House of Cards , he played the president of Russia. He won an International Emmy Award in 2018 for his role in Danish television drama Herrens Veje ,  which was broadcast in the UK in 2019 as Ride Upon the Storm.
In addition to his native Danish, Mikkelsen speaks fluent Swedish, German and English, and he has mastered various accents. He has stated that he and his brother first picked up English by listening to Monty Python records and learning the comedy sketches. 
Mikkelsen is married to actress Anette Støvelbæk.  They have been a couple since 1986 and married in 1989.  They have two sons.  He is the older brother of actor Mads Mikkelsen.  While filming the second season of Ride Upon the Storm, he went to see a priest and asked to be baptised into the National Church of Denmark. 
|2000|| Kira's Reason: A Love Story |
|2004|| King's Game |
|2007||Island of Lost Souls||Necromancer|
|Cecilie||Lasse N. Damgaard|
|2008|| What No One Knows |
(Det som ingen ved)
|Flame & Citron (Flammen & Citronen)||Frode Jacobsen aka Ravnen|
|Headhunter||Martin Vinge||Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role|
|2012||What Richard Did||Peter Karlsen|
|A Caretaker's Tale||Per|
|When Animals Dream||Thor|
|2015||9. April||Lieutenant-Colonel Hintz|
|2016||The Day Will Come||Frederik Heck|
|1997||Strisser på Samsø||Jens Fiskrt||Episodes 1–4, 6|
|Taxa||Drug addict||Episode 8|
|Skjulte spor||Morten Theilgaard|
|2001||Langt fra Las Vegas||Pirate captain|
|Nikolaj og Julie||Per Køller||Episodes 10–20|
|2004–07||Krøniken||Jens Otto Krag||Episodes 2–3, 9, 11, 14–15, 17, 21–22|
|2007||Forbrydelsen||Troels Hartmann||20 episodes|
|2011||Those Who Kill||Magnus Bisgaard|
|2013, 2022||Borgen||Søren Ravn||Seasons 3 and 4|
|2014||Sherlock||Charles Augustus Magnussen||Series 3 |
|1864||Thøger Jensen||Episodes 1–2|
|2015||The Team||Harold Bjørn||8 episodes|
|2015–18||House of Cards ||Viktor Petrov||Seasons 3–6 |
|2016||Der Kommer En Dag||Forstander Frederick Heck||Season 1|
|2017||Historien om Danmark||Narrator|
|Herrens Veje||Johannes||International Emmy for Best Performance by an Actor|
|2019–present||The Witcher||Stregobor||6 episodes|
|2020-present||Devils||Daniel Duval||16 episodes|
|2022||The Kingdom||Pontopidan||5 episodes|
|The Dreamer - Becoming Karen Blixen||Knud||6 episodes|
|2002||Naruto||Zabuza Momochi, Hayate Gekkō||Danish dub|
|2006||Arthur and the Invisibles||Malthazar||Danish dub|
|The Wild||Samson||Danish dub|
|2007||Go West! A Lucky Luke Adventure||Lucky Luke|
|Meet the Robinsons||Uncle Art||Danish dub|
|2009||Monsters vs. Aliens||General O.K. MacMission|
|2010||Huset Anubis||Hr. Van Swieten|
|2011||Ronal the Barbarian||Volcazar||Danish dub|
|2014||The Dam Keeper||The Narrator||Short |
|2016–18||Star Wars Rebels||Grand Admiral Thrawn||13 episodes|
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2:22 Mads and Lars (brother) are in Nørrebro, Copenhagen ... 3:06 [Mikkelsen]: My brother and I know this place like the back of our hands. Nørrebro was a typical working-class neighborhood.Documentary in German, transcript in English.