Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Date of Birth

Birthday: July 27
Birthplace: Rudkøbing, Denmark

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor, producer and screenwriter.

He graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in Copenhagen in 1993.

Coster-Waldau's breakthrough performance in Denmark was his role in the film Nightwatch (1994). Since then he has appeared in numerous films in his native Scandinavia and Europe in general, including Headhunters (2011) and A Thousand Times Good Night (2013).

In the United States, his debut film role was in the war film Black Hawk Down (2001), playing Medal of Honor recipient Gary Gordon.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor, producer and screenwriter.

He graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in Copenhagen in 1993.

Coster-Waldau's breakthrough performance in Denmark was his role in the film Nightwatch (1994). Since then he has appeared in numerous films in his native Scandinavia and Europe in general, including Headhunters (2011) and A Thousand Times Good Night (2013).

In the United States, his debut film role was in the war film Black Hawk Down (2001), playing Medal of Honor recipient Gary Gordon.

Coster-Waldau became widely known for his role as Jaime Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2018.

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Awards & Nominations

2 Nominations
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2019
  • Nominee
  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, as Jamie Lannister
  • Game Of Thrones
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television/Startling Television
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2018
  • Nominee
  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, as Jaime Lannister
  • Game Of Thrones
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television/Startling Television
The cast and crew of Game Of Thrones accepts an award at the 71st Emmy Awards.
The cast of Game of Thrones on stage at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Nukaaka Coster-Waldau, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards
Michelle Fairley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau onstage at An Evening with Game of Thrones.
Kit Harrington, Michelle Fairley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau at An Evening with Game of Thrones.
Kit Harrington, Michelle Fairley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau onstage at An Evening with Game of Thrones.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau onstage at An Evening with Game of Thrones.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau of Game of Thrones arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau of Game of Thrones arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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The cast and crew of Game Of Thrones accepts an award at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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The cast and crew of Game Of Thrones accepts an award at the 71st Emmy Awards.

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The cast of Game of Thrones on stage at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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The cast of Game of Thrones on stage at the 71st Emmy Awards.

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Nukaaka Coster-Waldau, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
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Nukaaka Coster-Waldau and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Michelle Fairley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau onstage at An Evening with Game of Thrones.
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Michelle Fairley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau onstage at An Evening with Game of Thrones.

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Kit Harrington, Michelle Fairley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau at An Evening with Game of Thrones.
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Kit Harrington, Michelle Fairley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau at An Evening with Game of Thrones.

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Kit Harrington, Michelle Fairley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau onstage at An Evening with Game of Thrones.
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Kit Harrington, Michelle Fairley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau onstage at An Evening with Game of Thrones.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau onstage at An Evening with Game of Thrones.
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau onstage at An Evening with Game of Thrones.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau of Game of Thrones arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau of Game of Thrones arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau of Game of Thrones arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau of Game of Thrones arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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