Mikkelsen at the Cannes Film Festival 2013
Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen
22 November 1965
|Relatives||Lars Mikkelsen (brother)|
Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen, [ˈmæs ˈmikl̩sn̩] (
Mikkelsen achieved worldwide recognition for playing the main antagonist Le Chiffre in the twenty-first James Bond film, Casino Royale (2006).His other roles include Igor Stravinsky in Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2008), Johann Friedrich Struensee in A Royal Affair (2012), his Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award-winning performance as Lucas in the Danish film The Hunt (2012), Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the television series Hannibal (2013–2015), Kaecilius in Marvel's Doctor Strange (2016), Galen Erso in Lucasfilm's Rogue One (2016), Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts film series and Cliff Unger in Hideo Kojima's video game Death Stranding (2019).
A. O. Scott of The New York Times remarked that in the Hollywood scene, Mikkelsen has "become a reliable character actor with an intriguing mug" but stated that on the domestic front "he is something else: a star, an axiom, a face of the resurgent Danish cinema".
Mikkelsen was born on 22 November 1965 in the Østerbro district of Copenhagen, Denmark,the son of mother Bente Christiansen and father Henning Mikkelsen, a cab driver. He and his older brother, actor Lars Mikkelsen, were raised in the Nørrebro district.
In his youth, he trained as a gymnast, wanting to pursue athletics, but then studied dancing at the Balettakademien (ballet academy) in Gothenburg where he also became fluent in Swedish.During his dancing career, Mikkelsen met choreographer Hanne Jacobsen, whom he married in 2000. He was a professional dancer for almost a decade until he left it behind to study drama at the Århus Theatre School in 1996, embarking on a career in acting.
Mikkelsen made his film debut in 1996 as a drug dealer in Nicolas Winding Refn's internationally successful film Pusher , which would later spawn two sequels. He went on to play marginalized, often comic roles in popular Danish movies. In 1999, Mikkelsen had a leading role as Lenny, a shy film expert who suffers from avoidant personality disorder, opposite Kim Bodnia in Refn's Bleeder (1999). In 2000, Mikkelsen played a gangster opposite Søren Pilmark, Ulrich Thomsen and Nikolaj Lie Kaas in Anders Thomas Jensen's Copenhagen gangster movie, Flickering Lights . The following year, he gained wider popularity when he starred in the gay comedy Shake It All About (2001).
In 2002, Mikkelsen had a starring role as a young doctor who falls in love with the girlfriend of one of his patients in Open Hearts which earned him both Robert and Bodil nominations in 2003 for best actor. He also won best actor for this performance at the Rouen Nordic Film Festival in 2003.In 2003, Mikkelsen had a leading role as a man who leaves his wife and child in the short film Nu. He starred opposite Kaas in The Green Butchers , playing an orphaned butcher's assistant in a small provincial Danish town, where human meat is a specialty. He won the Fantasporto Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of the butcher. Later in 2003, he starred in Pablo Berger's Spanish film Torremolinos 73 , about an exasperated encyclopedia salesman who exports pornographic films to Scandinavian countries under the pretense of being an audiovisual encyclopedia of human reproduction. Although a critical success in Spain, the film was poorly received in Scandinavian countries.
In 2004, Mikkelsen reprised his role as drug dealer Tonny in the Pusher sequel, Pusher II . His performance was acclaimed, garnering him the Bodil Award for Best Actor, Zulu Award for Best Actor and Robert Festival Award for Best Actor. One writer likened his pose in the mirror in the film to Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver .In 2005, Mikkelsen portrayed an "unorthodox country vicar" named Ivan who challenges a neo-Nazi (Ulrich Thomsen) who has been sentenced to community service to bake an apple pie in Adam's Apples .
Mikkelsen's breakthrough and his longest running role was as a sensitive policeman in Niels Arden Oplev's Danish television series Rejseholdet (Unit One) (2000–03), for which he won the 2002 Best Actor Award from TvFestival.dk. The series' 32 episodes stretched over four years. He became more widely known internationally for his role as Tristan in Jerry Bruckheimer's production of the movie King Arthur (2004), which was a commercial success despite negative reviews.
In 2006, Mikkelsen starred opposite Stine Stengade and Jana Plodková in Ole Christian Madsen's award-winning film Prag (Prague). His role as Christoffer earned him the Zulu Award for Best Actor and Bodil and Robert Festival nominations for Best Actor. Eddie Cockrell of Variety noted his "rigid countenance" in an "outstanding" performance.The same year, Mikkelsen achieved his first widely acclaimed international success as Le Chiffre in the twenty-first James Bond film, Casino Royale . Mikkelsen has said that he so easily won the part that even Daniel Craig asked him if he had slept with someone in order to be cast. He said of the casting, "They'd done their homework, seen my stuff, so it was fine, just a bit of anti-climax, because I was so ready to do more for them, but it was … shrugs... you're in." He also stated that because he was already a big film star in Denmark at the time, that the international role did not really change much. Roger Ebert noted the suspense during Mikkelsen's scene with Bond during the extended poker game, in which Le Chiffre weeps blood from his left eye. David Edelstein of New York Magazine said "Mikkelsen clicks his rectangular plaques as if he's a new breed of praying mantis. He's bloodcurdling." In 2006, Mikkelsen also took the lead role in the Danish drama After the Wedding , which earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Film. He won the Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for Best Actor and a European Film Award for Best Actor nomination for his performance. The New York Times remarked that on the Hollywood scene, Mikkelsen has "become a reliable character actor with an intriguing mug" but stated that on the domestic front "he is something else: a star, an axiom, a face of the resurgent Danish cinema."
In 2008, Mikkelsen portrayed Danish resistance fighter Jørgen Haagen Schmith opposite Thure Lindhardt and Stine Stengade in Ole Christian Madsen's Flame & Citron (Flammen & Citronen), a film which is loosely based on actual events involving two of the most active fighters in the Holger Danske resistance group during World War II.Mikkelsen's character nicknamed "Citronen" is named after a Citroën factory in which he works. Michael O' Sullivan of The Washington Post likened Mikkelsen and Lindhardt's characters to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and said that it is "the story of handsome rogues with guns. It's fast-paced, stylish and thrilling." In 2008, Mikkelsen also provided the voice for the character Le Chiffre in the Quantum of Solace video game, and he represented Le Chiffre when he was invited to the launch of Swiss watchmaker Swatch's "007 Villain Collection" in Bregenz, Austria. The following year, gaining a reputation as one of Europe's most sensuous male actors, Mikkelsen played a hot-blooded Stravinsky opposite Anna Mouglalis in Jan Kounen's critically acclaimed Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky based on the romance between the composer and the fashion designer. Empire magazine described it as a "visually stunning film [which] focuses on Chanel and Stravinsky's illicit relationship in 1920s France." Philip French of The Observer described the film as a "beautiful, intelligent, shallow film, like a pane of plate glass that at first glance looks like a deep lake", and remarked that Mikkelsen's Stravinsky matched Mouglalis's Coco Chanel as a "fellow modernist and equally cool egotist." Mikkelsen then returned to violent action, collaborating once again with Refn, playing a Norse warrior in the Crusades in Valhalla Rising (2009) and Draco, a self-sacrificing leader of the king's guard in Clash of the Titans (2010). Valhalla Rising was shot entirely in Scotland.
In 2011, he played Comte de Rochefort in another box-office success, The Three Musketeers , which earned poor reviews from critics.In 2012, he starred in The Hunt , for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival. He played a schoolteacher wrongly accused of child molestation, earning nominations for the European Film Award for Best Actor and the London Film Critics Circle Award for Actor of the Year for his performance. The same year he starred in the Oscar-nominated historical drama A Royal Affair taking the role of the 18th century physician Johann Friedrich Struensee who had an affair with Queen Caroline Mathilda while treating the mentally ill Danish monarch, Christian VII. The movie was one of the highest budget Danish films of all time largely due to its extravagant costumes and was well received by critics. Mikkelsen said of his role, "I was surprised how emotional I got reading this, especially for a period drama. And it was full of dilemma – he's full of love for both the king and the queen, but then he remains political, starts spinning his tunnel vision, and all of a sudden he's doing the exact same things he hated all the other courtiers for doing, and I thought that was interesting, and very human." In 2012, he was also awarded the Danish American Society's Person of the Year.
Mikkelsen played Hannibal Lecter in NBC's TV series Hannibal (2013–15), alongside Hugh Dancy as Special Agent Will Graham.The series has been a critical success, with Mikkelsen's performance as Lecter earning praise. Mikkelsen was initially dubious about accepting the role, as he believed that Anthony Hopkins' portrayal of Lecter was "done to perfection". He said of his character, "He's not a classic psychopath or a classic serial killer. I believe that he's as close to Satan as can be – the fallen angel. He sees the beauty in death. And every day is a new day, full of opportunities."
In 2013, he appeared in Charlie Countryman alongside Shia LaBeouf and Evan Rachel Wood, which had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and later that year played the title character in Michael Kohlhaas , which had its premiere at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. In 2014, he starred in The Salvation , a Danish western. Mikkelsen appeared on Rihanna's music video for "Bitch Better Have My Money" as her accountant, the song's titular "bitch" who stole from her.
In 2016, Mikkelsen was a member of the main competition jury of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.In October 2016, he appeared as Kaecilius in the Marvel film Doctor Strange , alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton. Although his character was criticized for being under-utilized and another "generic baddie" for Marvel, Mikkelsen's performance was a favorite of RogerEbert.com's Matt Zoller Seitz: "Mikkelsen is a master at being in on the joke while still delivering every line with imagination and feeling.... he's often knowing and wry, even arch, a mix of performance traits that's often hard to combine with any success." In December 2016, Mikkelsen portrayed Galen Erso in the Star Wars spin-off film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story . In 2018, he starred in a survival thriller Arctic , directed by the Brazilian filmmaker Joe Penna. He joined the cast for Doug Liman's film Chaos Walking .
Mikkelsen starred in Hideo Kojima's video game Death Stranding .In 2018, he had a supporting role in Julian Schnabel's film At Eternity's Gate starring Willem Dafoe. In 2019, he starred in Jonas Åkerlund's action film Polar , which is based on Víctor Santos' graphic novel Polar: Came With the Cold . On Rotten Tomatoes it has an approval rating of 19% based on reviews from 47 critics. Mikkelsen has also appeared in Carlsberg's new 2019 UK advert, announcing that the brand's flagship beer has been rebrewed to become a Danish pilsner.
In November 2020, Mikkelsen was revealed to be in early talks with Warner Bros. for the role of Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts series from the third film, which would see him replace outgoing actor Johnny Depp after he lost his recent defamation trial.On 25 November, Warner Bros confirmed that Mikkelsen is cast as Grindelwald in the film, which was already filming at the time of this announcement.
In 2000, Mikkelsen married choreographer Hanne Jacobsen, whom he had been dating since 1987. They have a daughter, Viola (born 1992), and a son, Carl (born 1997).
Mikkelsen lived in Copenhagen all his life, except when living in Toronto while filming Hannibal.Today he is based in Denmark, but also spends a lot of time on the Spanish island of Mallorca, where the Mikkelsen family has a house.
He is often voted the "sexiest man" in Denmark in polls.Mikkelsen is irreligious.
On 15 April 2010, Mikkelsen was appointed Ridder (Knight) of the Order of the Dannebrog.In April 2016, the French government appointed Mikkelsen a Chevalier (Knight) of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
|1996||Blomsterfangen||Max||Jens Arentzen||Short film|
|1996||Pusher||Tonny||Nicolas Winding Refn|
|1996||Café Hector||Anders||Lotte Svendsen||Short film|
|1998||Nattens engel||Ronnie Galway||Shaky González|
|1999||Tom Merritt||Elmer Karr||Anders Gustafsson||Short film|
|1999||Bleeder||Lenny||Nicolas Winding Refn|
|2000||Flickering Lights||Arne||Anders Thomas Jensen|
|2001||Monas verden||Casper||Jonas Elmer|
|2001||Shake It All About||Jacob||Hella Joof|
|2002||I Am Dina||Niels||Ole Bornedal|
|2002||Open Hearts||Niels||Susanne Bier|
|2002||Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself||Horst||Lone Scherfig|
|2003||Nu||Young Jakob||Simon Staho||Short film|
|2003||The Boy Below||Far||Morten Giese||Short film|
|2003||The Green Butchers||Svend||Anders Thomas Jensen|
|2003||Torremolinos 73||Magnus||Pablo Berger|
|2004||King Arthur||Tristan||Antoine Fuqua|
|2004||Pusher II||Tonny||Nicolas Winding Refn|
|2005||Adam's Apples||Ivan||Anders Thomas Jensen|
|2006||After the Wedding||Jacob Petersen||Susanne Bier|
|2006||Prague||Christoffer||Ole Christian Madsen|
|2006||Exit||Thomas Skepphult||Peter Lindmark|
|2006||Casino Royale||Le Chiffre||Martin Campbell|
|2008||Flame & Citron||Citronen||Ole Christian Madsen|
|2009||Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky||Igor Stravinsky||Jan Kounen|
|2009||Valhalla Rising||One-Eye||Nicolas Winding Refn|
|2009||The Door||David Andernach||Anno Saul|
|2010||Clash of the Titans||Draco||Louis Leterrier|
|2010||Moomins and the Comet Chase||Sniff||Maria Lindberg||Voice|
|2011||The Three Musketeers||Rochefort||Paul W. S. Anderson|
|2012||A Royal Affair||Count Johann Friedrich Struensee||Nikolaj Arcel|
|2012||The Hunt||Lucas||Thomas Vinterberg|
|2012||Move On||Mark||Asger Leth|
|2013||Charlie Countryman||Nigel||Fredrik Bond|
|2013||Michael Kohlhaas||Michael Kohlhaas||Arnaud des Pallières|
|2014||The Salvation||Jon Jensen||Kristian Levring|
|2015||Men & Chicken||Elias||Anders Thomas Jensen|
|2016||Doctor Strange||Kaecilius||Scott Derrickson|
|2016||Le Fantôme||Le Fantôme||Jake Scott||Short film|
|2016||Rogue One: A Star Wars Story||Galen Erso||Gareth Edwards|
|2018||At Eternity's Gate||The Priest||Julian Schnabel|
|2019||Polar||Duncan Vizla||Jonas Åkerlund|
|2020||Another Round||Martin||Thomas Vinterberg|
|2020||Riders Of Justice||Markus||Anders Thomas Jensen|
|2021||Chaos Walking||Mayor David Prentiss||Doug Liman||Post-production|
|2022||Untitled third Fantastic Beasts film||Gellert Grindelwald||David Yates||Filming|
|2000–2004||Rejseholdet||Allan Fisher||32 episodes|
|2005||Klovn||Mads||Episode: "Str. 44"|
|2013–2015||Hannibal||Dr. Hannibal Lecter||39 episodes|
|2008||007: Quantum of Solace||Le Chiffre||Voice|
|2019||Death Stranding||Clifford Unger||Voice and motion capture|
|2009||Jokeren||"Sig Ja"||Male Lead|
|2015||Rihanna||"Bitch Better Have My Money"||The Accountant|
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|2001||Zulu Award for Best Actor||Shake It All About||Won|
|2002||Rouen Nordic Film Festival Award for Best Actor||Open Hearts||Won|
|2002||Bodil Award for Best Actor||Open Hearts||Nominated|
|2002||Robert Festival Award for Best Actor||Open Hearts||Nominated|
|2002||Zulu Award for Best Supporting Actor||Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself||Won|
|2003||Fantasporto Award for Best Actor||The Green Butchers||Won|
|2003||Bodil Award for Best Actor||The Green Butchers||Nominated|
|2004||Zulu Award for Best Actor||Pusher II||Won|
|2004||Bodil Award for Best Actor||Pusher II||Won|
|2004||Robert Festival Award for Best Actor||Pusher II||Won|
|2005||Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival Award for Best Actor||Adam's Apples||Won|
|2005||Robert Festival Award for Best Supporting Actor||Adam's Apples||Nominated|
|2006||Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for Best Actor||After the Wedding||Won|
|2006||European Film Award for Best Actor||After the Wedding||Nominated|
|2006||Robert Festival Award for Best Actor||After the Wedding||Nominated|
|2006||Zulu Award for Best Actor||Prague||Won|
|2006||Bodil Award for Best Actor||Prague||Nominated|
|2006||Robert Festival Award for Best Actor||Prague||Nominated|
|2008||European Film Award for Best Actor||Flame & Citron||Nominated|
|2008||Robert Festival Award for Best Supporting Actor||Flame & Citron||Nominated|
|2009||Robert Festival Award for Best Actor||Valhalla Rising||Nominated|
|2011||European Film Academy Achievement in World Cinema Award||N/A||Won|
|2012||Bodil Award for Best Actor||A Royal Affair||Nominated|
|2012||Robert Festival Award for Best Actor||A Royal Affair||Nominated|
|2012||Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor||The Hunt||Won|
|2012||Robert Festival Award for Best Actor||The Hunt||Won|
|2012||Bodil Award for Best Actor||The Hunt||Won|
|2012||Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for Best Actor||The Hunt||Won|
|2012||Zulu Award for Best Actor||The Hunt||Won|
|2012||International Cinephile Society Award for Best Actor||The Hunt||Nominated|
|2012||International Online Film Critics' Poll Award for Best Actor||The Hunt||Nominated|
|2012||European Film Award for Best Actor||The Hunt||Nominated|
|2012||London Film Critics Circle Award for Actor of the Year||The Hunt||Nominated|
|2012||Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor||The Hunt||Nominated|
|2013||César Award for Best Actor||Michael Kohlhaas||Nominated|
|2013||Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television||Hannibal||Won|
|2014||Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television||Hannibal||Nominated|
|2015||Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television||Hannibal||Nominated|
|2015||Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for Best TV Actor||Hannibal||Nominated|
|2015||Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama||Hannibal||Nominated|
|2015||Zulu Award for Best Actor||Men & Chicken||Won|
|2016||Zulu Award for Best Actor||Doctor Strange||Won|
|2019||The Game Award for Best Performance||Death Stranding||Won|
|2020||European Film Award for Best Actor||Another Round||Pending|
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Mikkelsen's father, a cab driver in Copenhagen...
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.
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