July 27, 1970
53 years old
6 ft 2 in | 188 cm
87 kg | 192 lbs
43 in | 109 cm
12 US | 45 EU
34 in | 86 cm
Nikolaj William Coster-Waldau was born in Rudkøbing, Denmark, on July 27, 1970, is a Danish actor.
Young Nikolaj Coster-Waldau first started performing in school theater productions.
He made his professional stage debut in a play "Hamlet" (1992–1993) in role as Laertes, at the Betty Nansen Theater.
He got his television debut in drama movie Slaget på tasken (1993) in role as Christian.
He made his big screen debut in Danish thriller film Nightwatch (1994) in role as Martin Bork.
He landed his Hollywood debut in war action movie Black Hawk Down (2001) in role as MSG Gary Gordon.
Nikolaj's breakthrough performance came as Jaime Lannister in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2011-2019).
How tall is Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and what is his weight? Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's height is 6' 2" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 188 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 192 іn pоunds or 87 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is 53 years old.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau net worth is around 16 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Svend in Danish drama film The Bouncer (Manden bag døren) (2003).
He was nominated for the Bodil Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Martin Bork in Danish horror thriller film Nightwatch (Nattevagten) (1994).
He wrote and starred as Ossy in Danish thriller drama movie Wildside (Vildspor) (1998), for which he was nominated for the Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Headhunters (2011) action thriller as Clas Greve
Mama (2013) supernatural horror as Lucas / Jeffrey Desange
Enigma (2001) espionage thriller as Puck
Blackthorn (2011) Western as James Jovin
Shot Caller (2017) crime thriller as Jacob 'Money' Harlon
The Other Woman (2014) comedy as Mark King
Gods of Egypt (2016) fantasy action as Horus
The Baker (2007) comedy crime thriller as Bjorn
My Name is Modesty (2004) action as Miklos
Stealing Rembrandt (2003) comedy crime as Kenneth
Oblivion (2013) post-apocalyptic action adventure as Sykes
Small Crimes (2017) crime as Joe Denton
Domino (2019) crime thriller as Christian
The Silencing (2020) action thriller as Rayburn Swanson
The Day We Died (2020) drama as Rico
He co-wrote, produced and starred as Ejnar Mikkelsen in historical survival film Against the Ice (2022).
He was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and three Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actor on Television for his performance as Jaime Lannister in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2011-2019).
Lock, Stock... (2000) Channel 4 crime drama series as Jordi
New Amsterdam (2008) Fox drama series as John Amsterdam
The Left Wing Gang (2009-2010) crime miniseries as Jan Weimann
Attended Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance (1989-1993) in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Has two older sisters, Dorte Coster-Waldau and Rikke Coster-Waldau.
Has German ancestry.
Fan of storytelling.
Good friend with Danish painter Thomas Kluge.
He portrayed Becket in a play "Becket" (2002), at Gladsaxe Ny Teater.
He played Macbeth in a play "Macbeth" (2020), at Geffen Playhouse.
Huge "Breaking Bad" fan.
Supporter of the Danish Red Cross since 2003.
Supporter of Leeds United.
He is a member of the Leeds United Supporters' Trust.
He is a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador.
Lives in Los Angeles.
He married Greenlandic actress and singer Nukâka in 1998, they have two daughters, Filippa and Safina.