Date of Birth: 07/27/1970
Place of birth: Rudkobing
Jaime Lannister from "Game of Thrones"
Author: Ivan Matkovskiy
Danish actor, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his role as Jaime Lannister (Jaime Lannister) in the HBO television series Game prestolov` `(` Game of Thrones`).
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born in Rudkebinge, Denmark (Rudkobing, Denmark); at the moment he lives near Copenhagen (Copenhagen) with his wife and two children. The wife of Nicholas, Nukaaka Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Nukaaka Coster-Waldau) - fairly well-known actress and singer Greenland. TEST actor has Motsfeldt Joseph (Josef Motzfeldt), Member of Parliament of Greenland (Greenland) and former leader of the Communist Party of the Inuit.
In the period from 1989 to 1993rd Nikolaj Coster-Waldau studied at the National Theatre School of Denmark (National Theater School in Denmark); for the first time on the stage, he made in the image of Hamlet Laertes (Laertes) staged `Betty Nansen Theater`.
In 1994, Nicholas starred in the film `Nightwatch`, than gained fame on a national scale. Subsequently, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to conquer the United States, large and small screens.
The first step in conquering the hearts of American audiences was the role in the film by Ridley Scott (Ridley Scott) `Fall black yastreba` (` Black Hawk Down`). As he told the actor the demo account to trial, he wrote in the attic of his Copenhagen apartment with the help of a friend; resulting in such primitive conditions videotape Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and sent to the United States.
In the same year, Nicholas has played a major role in the film by Michael Apted (Michael Apted) `Enigma` ( `Enigma`).
In 2005, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau again had the opportunity to work with Ridley Scott - this time, in the film `The kingdom of heaven` ( `Kingdom of Heaven`). In the interim, Nicholas managed to play in the film `The Adventures of Modesty Bleyz` ( `My Name Is Modesty`) and Uimbldon`` ( `Wimbledon`).
In 2006, the director of the project `` Wimbledon Lonkreyn Richard (Richard Loncraine) invited Nicholas into the picture `Fire Wall `(` Firewall `).
In 2008, on television screens released mystical detective series New Amsterdam `` ( `New Amsterdam`) - here Nikolaj Coster-Waldau played immortal detective John Amsterdam (John Amsterdam). The show, alas, in the broadcasting schedule did not last long - from the planned 13 episodes have aired a total of 8. A similar fate befell another project, which starred Nicholas already in 2009 - the movie Virtuality `` ( `Virtuality`); initially it was assumed that this film will be a pilot of the new sci-fi series, but later it was decided to only film and confine.
Real glory Nikolaj Coster-Waldau brought the role of Jaime Lannister in the HBO series` Game prestolov` - ekranizatsiikultovoy fantasy saga by George Martin (George RR Martin). The actor brilliantly managed to cope with rather complex role; among other things, the image brought Lannister Nikolaj Coster-Waldau 85 th place in the ranking of `Sexiest Men 2011 TV-go` version BuddyTV.
Play Jaime Lannister Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is still ongoing. In parallel, the actor continues to act in other major projects - so in 2013 he starred in the horror film `Mama` ( `Mama`) is paired with Jessica Chastain (Jessica Chastain) and a supporting role in the sci-fi thriller ` Oblivion` ( `Oblivion`). In 2014, the screens should reach at least one romantic comedy with Nicholas in the lead role.
In the United States - and the rest of the world - Nicolas Coster-Waldau know only as an actor; for residents of Denmark, he is also the director, producer and screenwriter.