Mads Mikkelsen

Danish actor

Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen (born 22 November 1965) is a Danish actor. He is best known for his roles in the movies King Arthur (2004), Casino Royale (2006), Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009), The Hunt (2012) and Doctor Strange and Rogue One (both 2016). He also played Hannibal Lecter in the NBC television series Hannibal (2013–15).[1]

Mads Mikkelsen
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Mikkelsen at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen

(1965-11-22) 22 November 1965 (age 55)
Years active1996–present
Hanne Jacobsen (m. 2000)
RelativesLars Mikkelsen (brother)

Mikkelsen was born in Østerbro, Copenhagen. His older brother, Lars, is also an actor. He married Hanne Jacobsen in 2000. The couple have two children.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Mads Mikkelsen, Sex Symbol With an Unearthly Twist". The New York Times. 3 June 2010. Retrieved 5 January 2017.

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