Nationality / Citizenship
From 1989 to 1993, Nikolaj attended Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Actor, film producer, screenwriter
- Father – Jørgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau (Worked in Greenland)
- Mother – Hanne Søborg Coster (Librarian)
- Siblings – Dorte Coster-Waldau (Older Sister), Rikke Coster-Waldau (Older Sister)
He is signed with these agencies –
- Lindberg Management ApS (Denmark)
- William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (USA)
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
87 kg or 192 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
In 1998, Nikolaj married Greenlandic actress and singer, Nukâka. He has two daughters, named, Filippa (b. October 2000) and Safina (b. November 2003).
Race / Ethnicity
He has German ancestry on his father’s side.
- Tall body frame
- Danish actor having German ancestry on his dad’s side.
Nikolaj’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 43 in or 109 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 16 in or 41 cm
- Waist – 34 in or 86 cm
His shoe size is not known.
He has appeared in commercials for Reinert (in 1998), 6 Om Dagen, etc.
His religious beliefs are not known.
Best Known For
Playing the main role as Jaime Lannister / The Kingslayer in the HBO’s fantasy drama series Game of Thrones. He has been nominated for several awards.
Nikolaj appeared in 1994 thriller film Nightwatch for his role as Martin Bork.
Though, in 1993, he appeared in a TV movie Slaget på tasken for his role as Christian.
First TV Show
In 2000, Nikolaj appeared in 2 episodes of Channel 4’s series Lock, Stock… for his role as Jordi.
He does not have any fixed or standard workout routine as he gets bored easily. He likes pullups a lot while burpees is his least favorite move.
You can check all about his fitness on Healthy Celeb.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Favorite Things
- Cheat Food – Chocolate
- Workout Move – Pull-ups
- Clothing Item – Skiing trousers
- Films – Birdman (2014), Last Tango in Paris (1972), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Force Majeure (2014), Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Source – Independent, Rotten Tomatoes, Men’s Fitness
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Facts
- His dad was an alcoholic and died in 1998. Due to his dad’s alcohol problem, his parents divorced.
- Nikolaj was raised primarily by his mother in a village named Tybjerg (had 40 people in the complete village) in southern Zealand.
- He is good friends with Danish painter Thomas Kluge.
- When he was a small child, Nikolaj decided that he would either become a footballer or an actor.
- He says he hasn’t got any hidden talents.
- As of March 2013, he drives a Skoda car.
- He really enjoys watching the shows of American-Mexican comedian, Louis CK.
- He is a fan of storytelling.
- He was around 15 or 16, when he first watched “Once Upon A Time In America” (1984).
- Burpees is his least favorite workout move.
- He has two dogs.
- Connect with Nikolaj on Twitter.