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Mads Mikkelsen

1965 - Today

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Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen, (Danish: [ˈmæs ˈmeɡl̩sn̩] (listen); born 22 November 1965) is a Danish actor. Originally a gymnast and dancer, he rose to fame in Denmark as an actor for his roles such as Tonny in the first two films of the Pusher film trilogy (1996, 2004), Detective Sergeant Allan Fischer in the television series Rejseholdet (2000–2004), Niels in Open Hearts (2002), Svend in The Green Butchers (2003), Ivan in Adam's Apples (2005) and Jacob Petersen in After the Wedding (2006). Mikkelsen achieved worldwide recognition for playing the main antagonist Le Chiffre in the twenty-first James Bond film, Casino Royale (2006). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mads Mikkelsen has received more than 15,038,350 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Mads Mikkelsen is the 276th most popular actor (up from 670th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Denmark (up from 118th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Danish Actor.

Mads Mikkelsen is most famous for his role as Hannibal Lecter in the TV series Hannibal.

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  • 15M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.42

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 58

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Mads Mikkelsen ranks 276 out of 9,996Before him are Pierre Richard, Salman Khan, Liza Minnelli, Sylvia Kristel, Richard Widmark, and David Niven. After him are Robert Mitchum, Leonard Nimoy, Romina Power, John Malkovich, Richard Kiel, and Sophie Marceau.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1965, Mads Mikkelsen ranks 8Before him are Shah Rukh Khan, J. K. Rowling, Bashar al-Assad, Petro Poroshenko, Tedros Adhanom, and Salman Khan. After him are Brandon Lee, Robert Downey Jr., Gheorghe Hagi, Charlie Sheen, Dr. Dre, and Björk.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Mads Mikkelsen ranks 61 out of 893Before him are Nicolas Steno (1638), Anna Karina (1940), Gerda Wegener (1886), Carl Nielsen (1865), Aage Bohr (1922), and Abel, King of Denmark (1218). After him are Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889), Arne Jacobsen (1902), Canute IV of Denmark (1043), Anders Fogh Rasmussen (1953), August Krogh (1874), and Anne of Denmark (1574).

Among ACTORS In Denmark

Among actors born in Denmark, Mads Mikkelsen ranks 2Before him are Anna Karina (1940). After him are Asta Nielsen (1881), Erik Bruhn (1928), Giancarlo Esposito (1958), Jesper Christensen (1948), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (1970), Connie Nielsen (1965), Sidse Babett Knudsen (1968), Annette Stroyberg (1936), Lars Mikkelsen (1964), and Ulrich Thomsen (1963).

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