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Who is Lars Mikkelsen?
Lars Dittmann Mikkelsen is a well-known Danish professional actor. Mikkelsen has played Copenhagen mayoral election candidate Troels Hartmann in the drama series The Killing, and Charles Augustus Magnussen in the 3rd series of Sherlock. He has also played the Russian president Viktor Petrov in the American House of Cards on Netflix, and Grand Admiral Thrawn in Star Wars Rebels and Ahsoka. Mikkelsen received the Reumert Prize of Honour in 2011.
Lars Mikkelsen Career
Mikkelsen enrolled at the National Theatre School of Denmark at the age of 27 and graduated in 1995. Aside from his role in the drama series launched worldwide as The Killing, he then appeared in 2 other internationally acclaimed Danish drama series, Those Who Kill and Borgen III. Mikkelsen also had a leading role in an episode of the BBC drama Sherlock as blackmailer Charles Augustus Magnussen. In the American TV series House of Cards, he portrayed the president of Russia. Mikkelsen then earned an International Emmy Award in 2018 for his role in the Danish TV drama Herrens Veje. The drama was broadcast in the UK in 2019 as Ride Upon the Storm.
Mikkelsen then voiced Grand Admiral Mitth’raw’nuruodo ”Thrawn” in the 3rd and 4th seasons of the animated series Star Wars Rebels from 2016 to 2018. He will reprise the role in the 2023 live-action Disney+ series Ahsoka. Besides his native Danish, he speaks fluent Swedish, German, and English and he has mastered various accents. Mikkelsen has said that he and his brother first picked English by listening to Monty Python records and learning comedy sketches.
How old is Lar Mikkelsen?
Lars Dittmann Mikkelsen is aged 58 years as of 2022, born on May 6, 1964, in Gladsaxe, near Copenhagen, Denmark. He shares his birthdate with celebrities including Chris Paul, Naomi Scott, George Clooney, Meek Mill, Tony Blair, Dani Elves, Sadie Sandler, and many more.
Lar Mikkelsen Family
Who are Mikkelsen’s parents?
Lars Dittmann Mikkelsen was born to Bente Christiansen and Henning Mikkelsen in Gladsaxe near Copenhagen and was brought up in the Norrebro district. He has not revealed much information about his family and parents to the media.
Does Mikkelsen have siblings?
Mikkelsen was born as the eldest child to his parents, in a family of two children. He has only one sibling, a younger brother named Mads Mikkelsen, who is also an actor.
Lar Mikkelsen Education
Mikkelsen attended high school in the Norrebro district, and after graduating he enlisted for military service in the Royal Danish Army. He then joined the University of Copenhagen to study biology. However, he quit college to work as a street performer in European cities with his mime and juggling acts. He later enrolled at the National Theatre School of Denmark at the age of 27 and graduated in 1995.
Lar Mikkelsen Wife
Mikkelsen is currently married to his beautiful and loving spouse Anette Støvelbæk, a Danish professional actress. The couple began dating in 1986 and got married in 1989, and is blessed with two children.
Lar Mikkelsen Children
Mikkelsen and Støvelbæk have been together for more than 30 years in their happy marriage. The couple has two children together, both very handsome sons, named Thor Mikkelsen and Lue Dittman Støvelbækn.
Lar Mikkelsen Height
Mikkelsen has a well-built, muscular, and athletic body with a height of 6 ft 3 in (1.92 m) and a weight of 80 kg (176 lbs).
Lar Mikkelsen Net Worth
Danish professional actor Mikkelsen has been active in the film industry from the 1990s to the present. He has accumulated an estimated net worth of around $14 million as of 2023.
|2000||Kira’s Reason: A Love Story
|2007||Island of Lost Souls||Necromancer|
|Cecilie||Lasse N. Damgaard|
|2008||What No One Knows
(Det som ingen ved)
|Flame & Citron (Flammen & Citronen)||Frode Jacobsen aka Ravnen|
|Headhunter||Martin Vinge||Robert Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role|
|2012||What Richard Did||Peter Karlsen|
|A Caretaker’s Tale||Per|
|When Animals Dream||Thor|
|2015||9. April||Lieutenant-Colonel Hintz|
|2016||The Day Will Come||Frederik Heck|
|1997||Strisser på Samsø||Jens Fiskrt||Episodes 1–4, 6|
|Taxa||Drug addict||Episode 8|
|Skjulte spor||Morten Theilgaard|
|2001||Langt fra Las Vegas||Pirate captain|
|Nikolaj og Julie||Per Køller||Episodes 10–20|
|2004–07||Krøniken||Jens Otto Krag||Episodes 2–3, 9, 11, 14–15, 17, 21–22|
|2007||Forbrydelsen||Troels Hartmann||20 episodes|
|2011||Those Who Kill||Magnus Bisgaard|
|2013, 2022||Borgen||Søren Ravn||Seasons 3 and 4|
|2014||Sherlock||Charles Augustus Magnussen||Series 3
|1864||Thøger Jensen||Episodes 1–2|
|2015||The Team||Harold Bjørn||8 episodes|
|2015–18||House of Cards||Viktor Petrov||Seasons 3–6
|2016||Der Kommer En Dag||Forstander Frederick Heck||Season 1|
|2017||Historien om Danmark||Narrator|
|Herrens Veje||Johannes||International Emmy for Best Performance by an Actor|
|2019–present||The Witcher||Stregobor||6 episodes|
|2020-present||Devils||Daniel Duval||16 episodes|
|2021||Seaside Hotel||Svend Damm||5 episodes|
|2022||The Kingdom||Pontopidan||5 episodes|
|The Dreamer – Becoming Karen Blixen||Knud||6 episodes|
|2023||Ahsoka||Grand Admiral Thrawn (Mitth’raw’nuruodo)|