Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is known as a Danish actor. He is most famous for his roles in Nightwatch and Game of Thrones.

Background and Age

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born on July 27, 1970 in Rudkøbing, Denmark. He experienced childhood in Tybjerg. His mom, Hanne Søborg Coster, was an administrator and his father was Jørgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau. His father died in 1998. The actor has two more seasoned sisters and was raised for the most part by his mom since the separation of his folks. Nikolaj has been open about his father's liquor abuse and his folks' separation in a large number of his interviews.

He went to the Danish National School of Theater and Contemporary Dance from 1989 to 1993. He was the most youthful actor to be admitted to the school.

Career and Net Worth

In 1993, Nikolaj graduated from the Danish National School of Theater in Copenhagen. His big role came a year later when he played the role of Martin Bork in the 1994 film Nightwatch.

The actor's first American motion picture role was in 2001 when he featured as Gary Gordon in Academy Award-winning film, Black Hawk Down. He additionally featured as the lead character in New Amsterdam, a 2008 FOX network show. The Dutch actor at that point played Commander Frank Pike on the 2009 film Virtuality.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is best referred to for his role as Jaime Lannister in HBO's hit series, Game of Thrones, a show which is consistently alluded to as one of the best TV programs ever. Nikolaj's performance as Jaime Lannister was very generally welcomed and hailed prompting him winning a few honors for his depiction.

Throughout the years in his career, Nikolaj has won a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film, a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, a People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Anti-Hero, a Gold Derby TV Award for Best Drama Supporting Actor, a Zulu Award for Best Actor and a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Nikolaj was nominated for the Supporting Actor in a Drama Series award because of his performance on Game of Thrones.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau got married to Nukâka, an actress, and singer from Greenland in 1998. His better half was additionally a former Miss Greenland and she contended in the 1990 Miss Universe Pageant. Nikolaj and Nukâka have two girls together, Filippa who was born in 2000 and Safina born in 2003. Their little girl, Filippa, is a hopeful actress who featured in the short film, The Girl and the Dogs.

Last Modified: Jan 29, 2021

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