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Lars Mikkelsen is known as a Danish actor. He is most famous for his roles in The Killing, Hannibal, and House of Cards.

Background and Age

Lars Dittmann Mikkelsen was born on May 6, 1964 in Gladsaxe, Denmark. He was born as the child of Bente Christiansen and Henning Mikkelsen, a taxi driver. After finishing school, he enrolled for military assistance in the Royal Danish Army. He at that point studied science at the University of Copenhagen however surrendered the course to acquire his living as a road performer in European urban communities with his shuffling acts.

Marriage, Wife, and Kids

Lars is married to Anette Støvelbæk. They started dating and were as one since 1986. They tied the wedding knot when they got married in 1989. They have two children together named Lue and Thor.

Career and Net Worth

Subsequent to going to Århus Theater School, Lars made his film debut in the motion picture Pusher. He has featured in famous Danish motion pictures like Flickering Lights, The Green Butchers, Adam's Apples, and Valhalla Rising. Mikkelsen's longest-running role was as a cop in the Danish TV series Unit One. He likewise featured as Tristan in the Jerry Bruckheimer production of King Arthur. He was also found playing the lowlife Le Chiffre in the 2006 James Bond film, Casino Royale. In 2006, he played the lead role in the Oscar nominee, After the Wedding.

In 2008, when the Quantum of Solace computer game was released, Mikkelsen repeated his voice as Le Chiffre, voicing the character all through. Likewise in 2008, Mikkelsen, alongside fellow James Bond scoundrel Richard Kiel, was welcomed by Swiss watchmaker Swatch to Bregenz, Austria to show the Swatch 007 Villain Collection. In 2010, he featured in the Clash of the Titans, as Draco, the pioneer of the ruler's watchman close by Sam Worthington. In 2012, he won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival for his role in the film The Hunt.

He became the leading man of the 2012 TV series Hannibal as Dr. Hannibal Lecter opposite Hugh Dancy as Special Agent Will Graham. In 2013, he was engaged with The Stolen and The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman with Shia LaBeouf and Evan Rachel Wood.

In December 2019, there were eight episodes released of Netflix's new fantasy epic show, The Witcher. The Witcher is based on a series of fantasy books by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, which also produced a series of PC games from CD Projekt Red. Lars stars on the show as Stregobor.

Date modified: May 17, 2020
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