Place of Birth: Rudkøbing, Denmark
Date of Birth: 27 July, 1970
Ethnicity: Danish, some Swedish, small amount of German
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor, producer, and screenwriter. He is the son of Hanne Søborg (Coster) and Jørgen Oscar Fritzer Waldau.
Nikolaj’s wife, Nukaaka Coster-Waldau (born Sascha Nukâka Motzfeldt), is a Greenlandic actress, singer, and Miss Greenland, who is of Greenlandic Inuit, Norwegian, and German descent. The couple has two children.
Nikolaj’s paternal grandfather was Oskar/Oscar Fritzer Waldau (the son of Fritzer/Fritz Andersson Nilsson/Waldau and Emmy Elisabeth Christensen). Oskar was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Fritz was Swedish, from Ronneby, Blekinge County, Sweden, and was the son of Anders Nilsson and Elin Olsson.
Nikolaj’s paternal grandmother was Emma Viktoria Elisabeth Mathiesen (the daughter of Hans Christian Mathiesen and Caroline Mathilde Svensson). Emma was born in Nivå, Karlebo, Denmark.
Nikolaj’s maternal grandfather was Svend William Nielsen/Coster (the son of Karl Kristian Marius Nielsen and Fanny Jacobsen). Svend was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Karl was the son of Carl Edvard Nielsen and Charlotte Olivia Coster.
Nikolaj’s maternal grandmother was named Inger Elisabeth Jensen Dollerup (the daughter of Jens Dollerup and Erna).
Source: Genealogy of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau – http://www.geni.com