ACTOR

Mads Mikkelsen

1965 - Today

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Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen, (Danish: [ˈmæs ˈmikl̩sn̩] (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 11,124,667 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Mads Mikkelsen is the 670th most popular actor (down from 445th in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 90th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Danish Actor.

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

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  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Mads Mikkelsen ranks 670 out of 10,030Before him are Brooke Shields, River Phoenix, Carl Reiner, Lita Grey, Cesar Romero, and Alyson Hannigan. After him are Barry Nelson, Vera Miles, Louis Jourdan, Katina Paxinou, Michael York, and John Payne.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1965, Mads Mikkelsen ranks 18Before him are Brandon Lee, Shah Rukh Khan, Petro Poroshenko, Laurent Blanc, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Brooke Shields. After him are Dr. Dre, Scottie Pippen, Ben Stiller, Gong Li, Slash, and José Luis Chilavert.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Mads Mikkelsen ranks 118 out of 783Before him are Prince George of Denmark (1653), Bille August (1948), Gudfred (800), Ole Kirk Christiansen (1891), Peter Schmeichel (1963), and N. F. S. Grundtvig (1783). After him are Magnus, Duke of Holstein (1540), Martin Andersen Nexø (1869), S. P. L. Sørensen (1868), Wilhelm Johannsen (1857), Valdemar III of Denmark (1314), and Allan Simonsen (1952).

Among ACTORS In Denmark

Among actors born in Denmark, Mads Mikkelsen ranks 4Before him are Anna Karina (1940), Asta Nielsen (1881), and Erik Bruhn (1928). After him are Giancarlo Esposito (1958), Connie Nielsen (1965), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (1970), Jesper Christensen (1948), Ghita Nørby (1935), Viggo Larsen (1880), Ulrich Thomsen (1963), and Lars Mikkelsen (1964).

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