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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.