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Lars Mikkelsen Biography

Birth Name:
Lars Dittman Mikkelsen
Birth Place:
Gladsaxe, Denmark
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Grew up in a working-class neighborhood of Copenhagen
  • Speaks four languages (Danish, Swedish, German and English)
  • Learned English from Monty Python's TV series and comedy albums
  • Is a fan of British TV mysteries
  • Left college to become a mime and street juggler
  • Knighted by Queen Margreth II of Denmark in 2011

Awards

  • 2019Robert Awards-Best Actor in a Leading Role in a TV series: winner
  • 2018Robert Awards-Best Actor in a Leading Role in a TV series: winner
  • 2018Robert Awards-Best Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2017Bodil Awards-Best Actor in a Supporting Role: winner
  • 2017Robert Awards-Best Actor in a Supporting Role: winner
  • 2013Bodil Awards-Best Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2013Robert Awards-Best Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2010Robert Awards-Best Actor in a Leading Role: winner
  • 2010Bodil Awards-Best Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2002Bodil Awards-Best Actor in a Leading Role: nominated

Relationships