Mads Mikkelsen was born on the 22nd of November 1965. He is a Danish actor who began his career as an actor in 1996. He rose to fame in Denmark as Tonny the drug dealer in the first two films of the Pusher film trilogy, and in his role as the brash yet sensitive policeman, Allan Fischer, in Peter Thorsboe's Danish television series Rejseholdet (Unit One) (2000–2003).
Mikkelsen became more widely known internationally for his role as Tristan in Jerry Bruckheimer's production King Arthur (2004), but is best known worldwide for playing the main antagonist Le Chiffre in the twenty-first James Bond film, Casino Royale (2006). He has since become known for his roles as Igor Stravinsky in Jan Kounen's French film Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2008) and his Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award-winning role as Lucas in the 2012 Danish film The Hunt. In 2012, he was voted the Danish American Society's Person of the Year. He starred in the critically acclaimed TV series Hannibal (2013–2015) as Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Mikkelsen will appear in Marvel's 2016 film, Doctor Strange, and Lucasfilm's 2016 Star Wars film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Born on: 22 November, 1965
Born in: Østerbro, Copenhagen, Denmark