- Real nameNikolaj William Coster-Waldau
- Date of birthJuly 27, 1970
- Age51 years
- Zodiac signLeo
- BirthplaceRudkøbing, Denmark
Parents and family
- Father Jorgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau
- Mother Hanne Soborg Coster
- Sister Dorte Coster-Waldau, Rikke Coster-Waldau
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau wife
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau 2 kids
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau gained international fame thanks to his acting work. He started his professional path with theater and debuted on Danish television in 1993. He proceeded with appearing in New Amsterdam and The Left Wing Gang TV series before making a breakthrough by portraying Jaime Lannister in legendary Game of Thrones. That role brought the performer nominations for Emmy and SAG Awards.
In 1994, Nikolaj debuted on the big screen in the Nightwatch film and in 2001, he started his Hollywood career with Black Hawk Down. Among his other movies are Headhunters, Mama, Oblivion, The Other Woman, A Second Chance, Gods of Egypt, Small Crimes, Shot Caller, Domino and The Silencing.
Additionally, Coster-Waldau wrote Wildside and Against the Ice films as well as produced several projects.
In 1998, Nikolaj tied knots with Nukaaka Motzfeldt. In 2000, they became parents of daughter Filippa. And in 2003, a baby girl named Safina became the newest addition to the family.
A curious fact: Coster-Waldau is the spokesperson for Men Expert products by L’Oreal Paris.