Full Name: Mads Dittman Mikkelsen
Date of Birth: November 22, 1965
Place of Birth: Østerbro, Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6′ (1,83 m)
Parents: Henning Mikkelsen and Bente Christiansen
Brother: Lars Mikkelsen (actor, born on May 6, 1964)
Wife: Hanne Jacobsen, born on January 13, 1961 (Met on March 7, 1987 and married on December 2, 2000)
Children: Viola (born on December 05, 1992) and Carl (born on July 29, 1997)
Favorite Movies: Taxi Driver, Halloween
Favorite TV Series: The Walking Dead, The Office (UK and US) and The Wire
Favorite Sports: Football, tennis and handball
Favorite Books: The Lord of the Rings, The Brothers Lionheart and Die Geschichte von einer Mutter
Favorite Bands/Singers: The Pink Floyd, The Doors and Otis Redding
Favorite Actors: Meryl Streep and Robert de Niro
– Several polls in girl magazines and newspapers have voted him “sexiest man in Denmark”.
– The Danish magazine Woman voted him “the sexiest man in the world”.
– He was a professional dancer for 8 years.
– He was a gymnast.
– Brother-in-law of actress Anette Støvelbæk.
– Name pronounced Mass Meguelsnn.
– Speaks Swedish fluently and has lived in Gothenburg for many years.
– Learned Swedish during his 1-year-long dance training in Göteborg because he grew tired of Swedes only smiling and nodding at him when he spoke to them in Danish.
– A keen motorcyclist owning a rare 1937 Danish Nimbus.
– Mads is a form of Matthew; meaning “Gift of God”.
– Wasn’t a James Bond fan before starring in Casino Royale (2006).
– Knighted on April 16th 2010 by Her Majesty Margrethe 2nd, Queen of Denmark.
– Met his wife in 1987.
– He loves climbing walls.
– He tried to quit smoking but gave up.
– Never talked french before filming Michael Kohlhaas.