Fresh off the successful season three premiere of his hit HBO series “Game of Thrones,” Nikolaj Coster-Waldau scored a cover spot on the May 2013 issue of Men”s Health.
While rocking a casual ensemble for the Nino Munoz-front page shot, the 43-year-old Danish actor chatted about everything his career to approaching a new role.
“I always wanted to be an actor, but never told anyone,” the “Mama” actor admitted. “I had this superstition that if I said it out loud, it wouldn”t come true.”
When discussing what really motivates him, Mr. Coster-Waldau revealed, “I love team sports and being in a movie [is like that]. If you”re not good, you”re going to pull everyone down.”
In regards to taking on new characters, Nikolaj said, “You have to be sharp when the camera”s rolling. I want to be totally unselfconscious, like a child playing. I do as much prep as possible so I can lose myself for those seconds.”