Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

  • Birth Name: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
  • Birth Place: Denmark
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Made his feature debut in 1994 with the Danish psychological thriller Nattevagten (Nightwatch).
  • First English-language films – Bent (1997) and Engima (2001) – were both set during World War II.
  • In 2007, landed his first regular TV role with the Fox supernatural drama New Amsterdam, the story of an immortal New York homicide detective.

Awards

  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1995, Bodil Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2004, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1999, Robert Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Filippa — Daughter
  • Nukâka Coster-Waldau — Wife
  • Saffina — Daughter

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