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That Guy From That Thing:
8 Character Actors You Need to Know

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

You've seen them before. You love their work. You just have no clue who the hell they are. Eight faces you'll be seeing a lot more of—and eight names it's time to learn.

MADS MIKKELSEN

Usually plays: strong, silent types you generally don't want to screw with; Danes.
You probably know him as: Draco, leader of the Praetorian Guard in Clash of the Titans; blood-crying Bond villain Le Chiffre in Casino Royale; Tristan in King Arthur.
You'll recognize him next as: Russian composer Igor Stravinsky in Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (June 11); One Eye, a mute warrior of epic strength in Valhalla Rising (July 16).

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