Wednesday 19 July 2017

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster Waldau is a Danish actor, producer and screen writer who was born on 27th July, 1970 at Rudkobing, Denmark.  Denmark, the son of Hanne Søborg Coster,a librarian and Jørgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau (died 1998). He has spoken in interviews about his father's problems with alcohol, as well as his parents' divorce.He got critical recognition from Night watch in 1994.  Since then he has appeared in numerous films in his native Scandinavia and Europe in general, including headhunters in 2011 and A Thosand Times Good Night in 2013. In USA he made his debut with film Black Hawk Down in 2001. He also acted in New Amsterdam in 2008. He became widely known to a broad audience for his current role as Ser Jaie Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones. 

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Religion

Nikolaj is non-reigious. He believes in all religions. He serves humanity and only humanity is his religion.he has been appointed UNDP Goodwill Ambassador to raise awareness and support  United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals, an action to end poverty, fight inequality and stop climate change.In 2017 Coster-Waldau partnered with Google using Street  view to document the impact of global warming in Greenland, in order to increase awareness and highlight climate change.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Political Views

His father-in-law is Josef Motzfeldt, a member of the Parliament of Greenland and former leader of the Community of the PeopleParty. He supports the same party i.e. People Party. He is quite liberal in thoughts and is always ready to help needy people. He likes political drama but never try to involve politics in his profession. n 2016, he announced a Game of Thrones campaign-contest in order to support RED foundation which aims to raise awareness and fight AIDS. After participating in a female empowerment initiative in Kenya, on the occasion of International Women's Day in 2017, he wrote a pledge calling for all fathers to support gender equality and women's empowerment, including those women who live in extreme poverty and are exposed to practices like child marriage.

Who is he dating?

Nikolaj is married to Greenlandik actress and singer Nukaka in 1998. and they live in Kongens Lyngby with their two children, daughters Filippa (born October 2000) and Safina (born November 2003), as well as two dogs. They are happy together and we wish the family a very happy bright future ahead.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Hobbies

He is a supporter of English football club Leed United and he is a member of the Leeds United Supporter's Trust. When he was a child, all he wanted was to be a footballer. But his life messed up due to his father and he came into acting soon. Oster-Waldau was the youngest actor to enter the Danish National School of Theater and ContemporaryDance.

Interesting Facts

He got his acting education at Statens Teaterskole. [1993].
Coster-Waldau was educated at the National Theater School in Denmark from 1989 to 1993. He made his stage debut as Laertes in Hamlet at the Betty Nansen Theater. His role in movie Nightwatch (1994) brought him fame in his native country. He later transitioned to United States film and television.
He was under consideration to play the real life screenwriter Whitfield Cook in the Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren film "Hitchcock" (2012).