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Also Known As: Charles Joel Nordstrm Died:
Born: November 25, 1979 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Stockholm, Stockholms län [SE-01], SE Profession:

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A handsome Swedish actor who crossed over internationally, Joel Kinnaman became a star in his native country with a starring role in the romantic drama "I skuggan av värmen" ("In Your Veins") (2009) and for his role in the "Johan Falk" (2009) miniseries, for which he earned a Best Supporting Actor Guldbagge Award nomination, the Swedish equivalent of the Oscar. He starred as a man trying to maintain a double life in the thriller "Snabba Cash" ("Easy Money") (2010), which marked the first part of a trilogy and became the highest grossing Swedish film of all time. Subsequently, he was tapped to screen-test for the lead roles in "Thor" (2011) and "Mad Max 4: Fury Road." In the meantime, he nabbed the juicy role of an inexperienced cop partnered to lead homicide detective Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) on "The Killing" (AMC, 2011- ), the American adaptation of the hit Danish murder mystery. Critics and fans raved about the atmospheric series - particularly the quality of acting on the series - all of which helped Kinnaman book major film roles in such projects as the alien invasion thriller "The Darkest Hour" (2011) and the highly anticipated American adaptation of the global phenomenon "The Girl with the...

A handsome Swedish actor who crossed over internationally, Joel Kinnaman became a star in his native country with a starring role in the romantic drama "I skuggan av värmen" ("In Your Veins") (2009) and for his role in the "Johan Falk" (2009) miniseries, for which he earned a Best Supporting Actor Guldbagge Award nomination, the Swedish equivalent of the Oscar. He starred as a man trying to maintain a double life in the thriller "Snabba Cash" ("Easy Money") (2010), which marked the first part of a trilogy and became the highest grossing Swedish film of all time. Subsequently, he was tapped to screen-test for the lead roles in "Thor" (2011) and "Mad Max 4: Fury Road." In the meantime, he nabbed the juicy role of an inexperienced cop partnered to lead homicide detective Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) on "The Killing" (AMC, 2011- ), the American adaptation of the hit Danish murder mystery. Critics and fans raved about the atmospheric series - particularly the quality of acting on the series - all of which helped Kinnaman book major film roles in such projects as the alien invasion thriller "The Darkest Hour" (2011) and the highly anticipated American adaptation of the global phenomenon "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" (2011). Poised to become an internationally successful superstar, Joel Kinnaman also possessed the raw talent and acting chops to deliver world-class performances in any genre of project.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Suicide Squad (2016)
2.
 Child 44 (2015)
3.
 Run All Night (2015)
4.
 RoboCop (2014)
5.
 Easy Money 2 (2014)
6.
 Knight of Cups (2014)
7.
 Safe House (2012)
8.
 Easy Money (2012)
9.
 Lola Versus (2012)
10.
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1990:
Television acting debut, the Swedish series "Storstad"
2002:
Made feature debut in "Den osynlige/The Invisible"
2009:
Landed breakthrough starring role in the romantic drama "I skuggan av värmen/In Your Veins"
2011:
Screen-tested for the lead role in Kenneth Branagh¿s "Thor"; part went to Chris Hemsworth
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Moved to Los Angeles, CA
2011:
Cast as narcotics detective Stephen Holder opposite Mireille Enos on "The Killing" (AMC)
2011:
Landed minor role in David Fincher's adaptation of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
2012:
Cast alongside Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds in "Safe House"
2012:
Co-starred with Greta Gerwig in the comedy "Lola Versus"
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