Siblings Mads Mikkelsen
|Name Lars Mikkelsen|
|Born May 6, 1964 (age 51) (1964-05-06) Gladsaxe, Copenhagen, Denmark|
Family Mads Mikkelsen (brother)
Spouse Anette Stovelbaek (m. 1989)
Children Thor Mikkelsen, Lue Mikkelsen
Known for The Killing, Borgen, Sherlock
Movies and TV shows The Killing, When Animals Dream, Borgen, Those Who Kill, 9 April
Similar People Mads Mikkelsen, Hanne Jacobsen, Anette Stovelbaek, Sofie Grabol, Pilou Asbaek
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Lars Dittmann Mikkelsen (born (1964-05-06)6 May 1964) is a Danish actor best known to international TV audiences for his roles as Copenhagen mayoral election candidate Troels Hartmann in the drama series The Killing, Charles Augustus Magnussen, the primary villain in the third series of Sherlock, the Russian President Viktor Petrov in House of Cards on Netflix, and Grand Admiral Thrawn in Star Wars Rebels. He is the older brother of actor Mads Mikkelsen. In 2011 he won the Reumert Prize of honour.
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Mikkelsen was born in Gladsaxe near Copenhagen, the older brother of actor Mads Mikkelsen. 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.
At the age of 27 he enrolled at the National Theatre School of Denmark from which he graduated in 1995. In addition to his role in the drama series released worldwide as The Killing he subsequently appeared in two other internationally acclaimed Danish drama series, Those Who Kill and Borgen III. He also had a leading role in an episode of the BBC drama Sherlock as blackmailer Charles Augustus Magnussen. In the acclaimed American television series House of Cards, he acted as the president of Russia.
In addition to his native Danish, Mikkelsen speaks fluent Swedish, German and English, and he has mastered various accents. He has stated that he and his brother first picked up English by listening to Monty Python records and learning the comedy sketches.
He is married to actress Anette Støvelbæk. They have been a couple since 1986 and married in 1989. They have two sons, Lue and Thor.