Mads Mikkelsen's great successes parallel those achieved by the Danish film industry since the mid-1990s. He was born in Østerbro, Copenhagen, to Bente Christiansen, a nurse, and Henning Mikkelsen
, a banker. Starting out as a low-life pusher/junkie in the 1996 success Pusher
(1996), he slowly grew to become one of Denmark's biggest movie actors. ...
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