Lars Mikkelsen

Lars Mikkelsen

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1964-05-06 (57 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Gladsaxe, Copenhagen, Denmark

43 Movies · 23 TV shows

Biography

Lars Dittmann Mikkelsen (born (1964-05-06)6 May 1964) is a Danish actor. He has played Copenhagen mayoral election candidate Troels Hartmann in the drama series The Killing, Charles Augustus Magnussen in the third series of Sherlock, the Russian president Viktor Petrov in the American House of Cards on Netflix, and Grand Admiral Thrawn in Star Wars Rebels. In 2011, he won the Reumert Prize of Honour.

Personal Life

Mikkelsen is married to actress Anette Støvelbæk. They have been a couple since 1986 and married in 1989. They have two sons. He is the older brother of actor Mads Mikkelsen.

Early Life

Mikkelsen was born in Gladsaxe near Copenhagen He and his younger brother, actor Mads Mikkelsen, were raised in the Nørrebro district. After secondary school, he enrolled for military service in the Royal Danish Army. He then studied biology at the University of Copenhagen but gave up the course to earn his living as a street performer in European cities with his mime and juggling acts.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie
The Venus Effect

The Venus Effect

2021
Liv is at the beginning of her 20s in a romantic comedy. She is very close to her parents and working in the family greengrocer business when she falls in love with a spirited and older rainbow girl. ...

2020.

5 TV shows
TV
Professionals

Professionals

2020
After their medical satellite explodes on deployment, a billionaire and his fiancée. Grace Davila turned to a former counterintelligence officer.
TV
Grow

Grow

2020
When he learns of his father's death, Adam takes on his father's role as leader of the biker gang. Adam's brother was hired by the police anti-drug department. The two brothers choose different paths ...
TV
Devils

Devils

2020
After being implicated in a deadly scandal, a trader at a leading London bank tries to clear his name, but discovers that an intercontinental conspiracy masterminded by powerful forces operating in th...

2019.

2 TV shows
TV
The Witcher

The Witcher

6.01
2019
In a world where people are more wicked than beasts, Geralt of Rivia is a monster-hunter for hire.
TV
Face to Face

Face to Face

2019
The killing of his daughter is being investigated. He doesn't accept that she might have committed suicide. The stakes are high and the suspense is high as Bjrn gets closer to the truth.

2018.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Ditte & Louise

Ditte & Louise

2018
Ditte and Louise are two middle-aged actresses who realize that the only thing the industry has left to offer them are roles like mothers or as elderly prostitutes. That is why Ditte makes a radical d...

2017.

1 Movie · 3 TV shows
Winter Brothers

Winter Brothers

2017
A brother odyssey is set in the workplace. We follow two brothers, their routines, habits and rituals, and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family.
TV
The History of Denmark

The History of Denmark

2017
A review of the history of the Danes from prehistoric times to today.
TV
Ride Upon the Storm

Ride Upon the Storm

8
2017
A family of priests is the subject of the story. Johannes likes punishing his sons. He was made to make desperate choices in order to gain his love or break free from him because of his favoritism for...

2016.

3 Movies
Star Wars Rebels: Steps Into Shadow

Star Wars Rebels: Steps Into Shadow

2016
Ezra, having grown in power, leads a mission to break the crew's old friend Hondo Ohnaka out of prison. Meanwhile, Grand Admiral Thrawn -- a master Imperial strategist -- has vowed to dismantle and de...
The Day Will Come

The Day Will Come

2016
The film is set in the 1960's and tells the story of two young brothers who are placed in a boy's home forgotten by time and robbed of their lives. The boys have a vivid imagination and are engaged in...
1864: Brødre i krig

1864: Brødre i krig

2016
When Prussia and Austria declare war on datememe datememe datememe, two brothers are called to serve.

2015.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
April 9th

April 9th

2015
The Danes were notified in the early morning of April 9th 1940. Europe's strongest army is at war with the Danes. In Southern Jutland, the bicycle and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
TV
The Team

The Team

2015
Europol formed a task force to tackle the case after a number of murders of prostitutes at a motorway stop near Berlin. A group of people are looking for a killer. As the case unfolds, it becomes appa...

2014.

6 Movies · 2 TV shows
Nordic Factory

Nordic Factory

2014
Nordic Factory is a Residency, Workshop and Short Film Concept that stimulates cultural and cinematic meetings between young film directors, while giving them an international platform to present thei...
Montana

Montana

2014
In the mean streets of London's East End, a former Serbian police officer and a fourteen-year old boy plot revenge against a powerful crime lord and his ruthless lieutenants. As our heroes prepare to ...
Daughters

Daughters

2014
Agnes, a teacher from the Hessian provinces, has come to Berlin to identify a dead girl who might be Lydia, her runaway daughter. It turns out not to be Lydia, but Agnes stays in the city anyway. Stil...
The Dam Keeper

The Dam Keeper

6
2014
A windmill dam that acts as a fan keeps pollution out of a small town. Pig, the dam's operator, works hard to keep the sails spinning despite abuse from classmates. When a new student enrolls in Pig's...
Danny's Doomsday

Danny's Doomsday

2014
A new race of flesh eating predators have arisen due to climate change. In a residential neighbourhood in a suburb nightmare like scenes are being experienced first hand through the eyes of two teenag...
TV
1864

1864

2014
When Prussia and Austria declare war on datememe datememe datememe, two brothers are called to serve.
TV
Star Wars Rebels

Star Wars Rebels

8
2014
Set between the events of Star Wars: Episodes III and IV, the story unfolds during a dark time when the evil Galactic Empire is tightening its grip of power on the galaxy. Imperial forces have occupie...
When Animals Dream

When Animals Dream

2014
Marie is an outsider in the small coastal community that she has grown up in. Her mother, who is wheelchair bound, has a mysterious illness that frightens the townsfolk. Marie began to search for answ...

2013.

1 TV show
TV
House of Cards

House of Cards

6.26
2013
The story of House of Cards is about a ruthless and cunning politician and his wife who will stop at nothing to get what they want. In D.C., there is a dark world of greed, sex and corruption.

2012.

4 Movies
A Caretaker's Tale

A Caretaker's Tale

2012
A custodian in a housing project found a woman with healing powers in one of his apartments.
Those Who Kill - Shadow of the Past

Those Who Kill - Shadow of the Past

2012
The police formed a special unit to investigate serial killings. A case from the past. He was a young psychologist and held back from sending a patient to a secure hospital. These bloody scenes were e...
What Richard Did

What Richard Did

6
2012
What Richard Did is a striking portrait of the fall of a Dublin golden-boy and high school rugby star whose world falls apart on a summer night.
Max Embarrassment at Roskilde

Max Embarrassment at Roskilde

2012
Max is an adult after finishing school. He is going to find a life outside of his mother's protection. He was given the final push to become independent by Kaya. He ends up as a lodger at the neighbou...

2011.

6 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Those Who Kill

Those Who Kill

8
2011
Those Who Kill is a Danish crime TV series from 2011, which follows a fictitious unit within Copenhagen Police which specialises in investigating serial murders. The series was aired as five two-part ...
Den som dræber 1 - Liget i skoven

Den som dræber 1 - Liget i skoven

2011
When the skeletons of four young women found buried in a forest north of Copenhagen pulled the ambitious and headstrong Deputy Superintendent Katrine Ries Jensen (Laura Bach) with the intellectual and...
Den som dræber 3 - Ondt blod

Den som dræber 3 - Ondt blod

2011
A 17 year old inmate raped and killed in one of Denmark 's prisons . For Katrine being the case a strong meeting with a past she 'd rather forget , and she goes to attack the system that made the atta...
Ronal the Barbarian

Ronal the Barbarian

2011
Ronal is a young barbarian with low self-esteem, the polar opposite of all the muscular barbarians in his village. He's a real wuss. However, as fate would have it, responsibility for the tribe's surv...

2010.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
Lost in Africa

Lost in Africa

2010
Simon went missing in the Kibera slum. When his mother offers a reward, the kidnappers are on the run.
TV
Borgen

Borgen

6.93
2010
40-year old political leader Birgitte Nyborg secures her party a landslide victory through her idealism and huge effort, then faces the biggest challenge of her life: how most effectively to use the n...
Med lukkede øjne

Med lukkede øjne

2010
Tom is about to lose his mind because he hasn't written a new book in 20 years. Renee gave him a renewed lust for life. As they move to the country, Tom's ex-wife and editor will be gone. The couple i...
TV
Sherlock

Sherlock

6.91
2010
The famous sleuth and his doctor partner solve crimes in the 21st century.
Truth About Men

Truth About Men

2010
Mads feels apang of doubt when he moves into a house with his girlfriend. He moved away from his girlfriend and began a quest to find meaning in life.

2009.

2 Movies
Headhunter

Headhunter

2009
Martin Vinge, a former notorious journalist who is now a successful headhunter, was contacted by the 85 year-old N.F. S.E.O is a Sieger. The company is the largest in the world. Martin was hired by Si...
The Escape

The Escape

2009
A terror group is holding a journalist in Afghanistan. Rikke was helped to escape by one of the terrorists. Jessica Lynch's career is launched into the spotlight when she returns. Nazir flees from Afg...

2008.

2 Movies
Flame & Citron

Flame & Citron

6
2008
The Allied leaders were in contact with Winther. One shoots and the other drives. Winther ordered the killing of Germans. When a target tells Bent that Winther is using them to settle private scores, ...
What No One Knows

What No One Knows

2008
The death of Thomas sister may be related to their father's work in military intelligence. A group of people are looking into Thomas and his family.

2007.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Just Like Home

Just Like Home

2007
The tale of a troubled small town, and the brave few who made it their mission to keep the community together. The sight of a naked man walking through a town in the middle of the night sets off a wav...
TV
The Killing

The Killing

8
2007
The Killing is a police procedural set in the main police department in the city of Copenhagen, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode covering twe...
Island of Lost Souls

Island of Lost Souls

2007
A 14-year-old girl is moving to a small town with her mother and younger brother. One night, her brother was struck by a beam of white light and it was the spirit of Herman Hartmann. Lulu realized tha...
Cecilie

Cecilie

6
2007
Cecilie hears things that no one else does. There was no rape one night. Her husband takes her to the hospital. She saw a connection between her condition and a brutal murder that happened more than 3...

2006.

1 TV show

2005.

1 Movie
Angels in Fast Motion

Angels in Fast Motion

2005
The unflinching tale of Maria, Allan and Steso, who are struggling for survival. Maria is a pusher frau, wandering restlessly among addicts, abusers and bikers in a relentless search for love. Allan h...

2004.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
The Tenth Muse

The Tenth Muse

2004
A young film director is trying to make a film about an aging film star.
King's Game

King's Game

2004
Starting a new job as a political journalist at a leading newspaper, Ulrik Torp witnesses a brutal struggle for power in the Midparty's ranks -- a struggle that coincides with the charismatic party le...
TV
Better Times

Better Times

2004
Between January 2004 and January 2007, Krniken was aired on Sunday evenings. The Danmarks Radio television network from the 1950s to the 1970s was the subject of the series. The first season of the pr...

2001.

1 Movie
Kira's Reason: A Love Story

Kira's Reason: A Love Story

6
2001
Kira has been in a mental institution for two years, but is she ready for the real world?

2000.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Spider

The Spider

2000
A reporter is drawn into the dark side of post-war Copenhagen as he attempts to uncover a crime syndicate on an unprecedented level.
Flænset

Flænset

2000
A man catches his wife cheating on him.

1999.

1 Movie

1997.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Strisser på Samsø

Strisser på Samsø

1997
Eddie Thomas wrote and directed Strisser p Sams. TV2 broadcasted it in 1997-1998. The story tells how Christian Torp, a police officer who has lost his wife in an unsuccessful robbery, takes his daugh...

1996.

2 Movies
Café Hector

Café Hector

1996
The chic, high-flying, articulate jet-set is where steaming cups of cappuccino accompany their trendy chit-chat. Uffe can't get a coffee, but he is given permission to use the toilet once. Uffe is pre...

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
The Boy Who Stole the World

The Boy Who Stole the World

A young boy's life changes forever when a mysterious visitor lands in his backyard to warn him of an impending invasion.
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