Nikolaj is best known for his role as “Jaime Lannister” of the critically acclaimed, global phenomena GAME OF THRONES. On the feature side, he recently starred in SHOT CALLER, written and directed by Ric Roman Waugh as well as in Netflix’s Original SMALL CRIMES, which premiered at SXSW in 2017. Prior to that, Nikolaj starred in Susanne Bier’s film, A SECOND CHANCE, which premiered in Toronto to high praise.
His previous credits include Guillermo del Toro’s MAMA, which opened at number one in the box office and grossed over $32M dollars opening weekend; Universal’s OBLIVION in which he starred opposite Tom Cruise; and Morten Tyldum’s crime thriller HEADHUNTERS, which broke box office records in Scandinavia. Nikolaj’s breakthrough role occurred in the 1994 Danish film NATTEVAGTEN (NIGHTWATCH).
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Peter Diamandis, MD
Founder, Executive Chairman, XPRIZE Foundation and Executive Founder and Director, Singularity University
Professor of Media Arts and Sciences/Director, Fluid Interfaces Group, MIT Media Lab
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President & CEO, PTC
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