Those Han­ni­bal lecters in full

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Bit of a sports­man

So how did Mads get here? Raised in Copen­hagen to an or­di­nary fam­ily -- dad was a bank teller, mum a nurse - the young Mikkelsen fancied him­self as a bit of a sports­man. Ap­par­ently, he was top-notch at that weird ver­sion of hand­ball they play in the Olympics. Gym­nas­tics even­tu­ally led him to world of dance.

“Danc­ing was my job,” he shrugs. “I hadn’t in­tended that ei­ther. I was in a show and learn­ing my craft. I’d noth­ing else to do and that be­came my job. It beats

BRIANCOX The first ever on screen Le ct er, more club bab le than oth­ers, turned up in Michael Mann’ s ex­quis­ite ly sleek Man­hunter. Lit­tle­seen on re­lease in 1986. Now a clas­sic

ANTHONYHOPKINS Will prob­a­bly al­ways be toLecteras Basil Ra th bone was to Sher­lock Holmes. Won an Os­car for Si­lence of the Lambs. Di­min­ish­ing re­turns fol­lowed in Han­ni­bal and Red Dragon.

GASPARDULLIEL Who? What? Where? Few dis­in­ter­ments of any char­ac­ter have been quite so rapidly for­got­ten as Peter Web ber’ s( per­fectly tol­er­a­ble) Han­ni­bal Ris­ing from 2006. Fol­lows the can­ni­bal’ s early culi­nary ad­ven­tures.

MADSMIKKELSEN The Dane made some­thing more charm­ing and( un­likely as it seems) creepier of the Doc( left) in this weird, off-kil­ter net­work se­ries. Along­side Dead wood, the most mourned short-lived show of re­cent years.

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