Joel Kinnaman was born as Charles Joel Nordstrom and he is currently 37 years old. He is a Swedish- American actor best known for his lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money. This role won him a Guldbagge Award in the best actors category. His other prominent roles as a film actor are: Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series, AMC’s The Killing as Stephen Holder and Alex Murphy, RoboCop.
Charles Joel Nordstrom
37 years old.
Place of birth:
Kinnaman began his acting career in the year 2002 where he got a role in the film The Invisible. He shortly later joined the Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting and graduated in 2008. His role in Crime and Punishment was instrumental into putting him on the Swedish media spotlight. In the next 14 months he acted in nine Swedish films including the groundbreaking 2009 film I skuggan av varmen. Later he acted in six films of the Johan Falk film series. In the year 2010 he got a leading role in the film Easy Money which earned him the attention of the world audience. In order to grow his career, he hired an American agent so as to get roles in Hollywood films. Still in 2010 he was given a role in the film The Darkest Hour which was filmed in Moscow. His attempt to enter the American film market paid off with a detective’s role in the Golden Globe nominated AMC TV series The killing. In 2012 he starred in the film Safe House and in 2014 he got a leading role in RoboCop. He has had other acting roles in latest films like Child 44 and Run All Night.
6ft 2.5in (1.89m)
Best known for:
He is the new RoboCop.
Joel Kinnaman Facts:
- Started acting at the age of 22.
- He is mostly known for his role as Stephen Holder in the AMC drama series The Killing and 2014 movie RoboCop.
- He dates Olivia Munn and are both in the running to be the cutest couple for 2014.
- He loves tattoos especially Shakespeare witty quotes.
- He is set to work with the big names in Hollywood like Tom Hardy, Christian Bale and Liam Neeson.
Joel Kinnaman Quotes:
I have a Jewish mother and five sisters and all my representation but one are women, so my life is run by strong women.
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