Fast Facts

  • Was a professional dancer for several years before becoming an actor.
  • Reprised his role as Le Chiffre, which he originally played in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale, by voicing the character in the 2008 video game Quantum of Solace.
  • An ardent motorcycle enthusiast, he enjoys riding his rare, Danish-built 1937 Nimbus.

Awards

  • 2005, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 2007, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2013, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2013, Bodil Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2005, Bodil Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 2012, Cannes Film Festival — Best Actor: Winner
  • 2014, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 2014, Bodil Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 2011, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2008, European Film Awards — European Actor: Nominee
  • 2012, European Film Awards — European Actor: Nominee
  • 2004, Bodil Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2003, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
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  • 2003, Bodil Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2009, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2006, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2016, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2007, Bodil Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Hanne Jacobsen — Wife
  • Viola Mikkelsen — Daughter
  • Henning Mikkelsen — Father
  • Lars Mikkelsen — Brother
  • Bente Christiansen — Mother
  • Carl Mikkelsen — Son

College

  • Århus Theatre School, Århus, Denmark (1996)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen
  • Birth Place: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Birthday: November 22, 1965, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor

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