Nikolaj Coster-Waldau - probably the most famous actor in the modern history of Denmark. His sparkling game, perfect command of foreign languages, as well as good looks made popular actor in all corners of the Earth. Today, it is often filmed in Hollywood, and appears less cash European cinema, while remaining completely organic in a variety of images. But what is his secret? After all, to be successful and sought-after actors on both sides of the Atlantic - not an easy task. Understand the intricacies of eminent talent Dane, we will try today, looking to the past and the actor presenting readers a brief biography of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

Childhood and adolescence of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
The future actor was born in a small village called «Tybjerg», the existence of which many do not know even the most Denmark. In this case, the point is that the population of this tiny point is according to official figures only forty people. Not difficult to guess that the only notable feature of this place is the fact that it was here that his childhood Nikolaj Coster-Waldau - one of the best Danish actors of our time.

However, he lived in his native village of the future actor very long. Even in adolescence, parents rightly judged that "a small country," the family has nothing to do, moved into a large and lively Copenhagen, where he passed the professional development of their only son. It is noteworthy that its long journey to the heights of cinema began with Nikolaj ... athletics. Even in youth he achieved good progress in this area. As recognized by the actor himself, he has always dreamed of a big cinema (though never tell anyone this is not admitted), and therefore engaged in athletics, to feel more confident and relaxed, appearing on the stage or in front of the camera. But, of course, some sports activities for success was small. And, realizing this, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau became seriously prepare to enter the National Theatre School in Copenhagen. And in 1989, he successfully passed the exams and began to study at this prestigious institution.

Ascent to the top
His first role - the role of Laertes in Shakespeare's "Hamlet" - Nikolaj performed while still a student of the Copenhagen drama school. His debut at the Teatro Betty Nansen was quite successful, and later became an actor often speak at this stage. Soon he noticed the well-known Danish producers and, without giving any promises, offered to take part in the casting for the film "Nightwatch", which at that time was preparing to release. Nikolaj agreed, and soon came to the casting, which made a huge impression on the director and the crew. Going against all the unspoken rules of cinema, the producers immediately offered the tape Nikolaj Coster-Waldau star in the film. And the actor coped with it above all praise.

Low-budget thriller "Nightwatch" was the first star of the actor role. Suddenly, all the tape has become very successful in Denmark and in other European countries, grossed a good cashier. Top overall success was a contract with an American film studios, which a few years later released a remake of the Hollywood movie with Ewan MakGregorom starring. As for the Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, with the release of their debut tape his popularity skyrocketed. In 1997, the actor was invited to the United States, where he starred in his first film transatlantic "Addiction", in which his co-star Clive Owen Steel and Ian McKellen. After that, Nikolaj begins successfully to alternate roles in American films with the actor's work in European cinema (mostly - in the Danish and Swedish). In the period from 1998 to 2005 is the Danish actor was noted in several interesting paintings. Among those American film "The Fall" Black Hawk Down, "" My Name Is Modesty, "" Enigma, "" Wimbledon "," Hangman "and Scandinavian films -" The Angel of the night, "" Foreign Land "," Steal "Dutchman." In addition, in this period, the actor starred in the movie "24 hours in the life of women" - only at the moment the French-speaking film in the filmography of Nicolas Coster-Waldau. In 2005, the famous American director Scott Riddle, already familiar to our current hero, to work together on the film "The Fall" Black Hawk Down ", suggested the eminent Dane continue joint cooperation. This time, their overall work was the film "Kingdom of Heaven", which became a major box office hits of 2005. At this point, the actor finally approved as one of the most popular European actors, constantly working in Hollywood.

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In the future, Nikolai still often act in films and appears on screen in films such as "Fire Wall", "New Amsterdam", "virtual", "Headhunters" (Norway), "Blackthorn" (Spain), as well as two Hollywood box office hits - a mystical thriller "Mother" and the sci-fi thriller "Oblivion."

In 2011, the year Nikolaj Coster-Waldau appears as Jaime Lannister in the popular television series "Game of Thrones", staged by the legendary series of books by George RR Martin. In this project he was working on a film set with actors such as the Lena Headey and Peter Dinklage. With the release on the screens of the project in the actor's life begins a new stage associated with a new wave of popularity.

Despite the bright appearance and role Lovelace, who is often credited with his fans, the actor has been for many years the only true one woman - his wife - grenlanskoy model with an unusual name for a Russian-speaking person Nukak Mottsefeldt. Married to her the actor had two children - daughters Safina and Philippa.

Currently, the whole family lives in Denmark, where Nikolai is working on several new projects as a screenwriter and producer. In addition, the recent star Dane is working closely with various European and American magazines as a model. The most significant achievement in this field is the appearance of an actor on the cover of one issue of the journal «Men's Health».

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