Portrait of Danish Actor Mads Mikkelsen, Copenhagen Denmark, 30/01/12
(born 22 November 1965) Staring in the new movie "A royal affair" where he plays Struensee:
After attending Aarhus Theatre School, he made his film debut in the movie Pusher. He has starred in popular Danish movies such as Flickering Lights, The Green Butchers, Valhalla Rising, his film debut Pusher, and Pusher II. He also starred as Tristan in the Jerry Bruckheimer production of King Arthur, as well as playing the villain Le Chiffre in the 2006 James Bond film, Casino Royale. Also in 2006 he took the lead role in the Oscar nominated After the Wedding.
In 2008, when the Quantum of Solace video game was released, Mikkelsen reprised Le Chiffre, voicing the character throughout. Also in 2008, Mikkelsen, along with fellow James Bond villain Richard Kiel, was invited by Swiss watchmaker Swatch to Bregenz, Austria to present the Swatch 007 Villain Collection.
Mikkelsen had a large supporting role in the 2010 remake of the film Clash Of The Titans, starring as Draco, the leader of the king's guard. Mikkelsen will co-star alongside Harvey Keitel and Roy Dupuis in the Rue Morgue Cinema horror western Cut Throats Nine.
Mads Mikkelsen serves as Goodwill Ambassador for Refugees United.