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Joel Kinnaman

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Joel Kinnaman: A Brief Overview

Joel Kinnaman, born in Stockholm in 1984, catapulted to fame through his captivating performances in various films and TV series. His journey started in the early 2000s in Sweden, but his breakthrough arrived in 2011 with his role as Detective Stephen Holder in the AMC crime drama series, “The Killing.”

International Recognition and Blockbuster Hits

  • Following “The Killing,” Kinnaman’s international acclaim soared.
  • Notable roles include the lead in the 2014 “RoboCop” remake, where he portrayed Alex Murphy, a human turned cyborg.
  • His stellar portrayal of Rick Flag in the 2016 “Suicide Squad” and its 2021 sequel further solidified his action-hero status.
  • In 2018, Kinnaman took on the role of Takeshi Kovacs in Netflix’s sci-fi series “Altered Carbon.”

Versatility Unleashed: Kinnaman’s Noteworthy Roles

  • Demonstrating his versatility, Kinnaman impressively played Leo Demidov in “Child 44” (2015) and JW in “Easy Money” (2010).
  • His role as Detective Stephen Holder in “The Killing” (2011-2014) showcased his acting prowess early on.
  • Noteworthy TV roles include Governor Will Conway in “House of Cards” (2013-2016) and Erik Heller in “Hanna” (2019-2020).

Current Ventures and Ongoing Success

  • Since 2019, Joel Kinnaman has graced the screen as Edward Baldwin in the Apple TV+ series “For All Mankind,” a captivating alternate history drama about space exploration.
  • Despite the cancellation of “Altered Carbon” after one season, Kinnaman continues to captivate audiences with his compelling performances.

A Glimpse into Kinnaman’s Notable Roles: Movies and TV Series


  • “RoboCop” (2014) – Alex Murphy
  • “The Suicide Squad” (2016) – Rick Flag
  • “Altered Carbon” (2018) – Takeshi Kovacs
  • “Run All Night” (2015) – Mike Conlon
  • “Child 44” (2015) – Leo Demidov
  • “Easy Money” (2010) – JW
  • “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” (2011) – Christian Alver
  • “Safe House” (2012) – Keller

TV Series:

  • “The Killing” (2011-2014) – Detective Stephen Holder
  • “House of Cards” (2013-2016) – Governor Will Conway
  • “Hanna” (2019-2020) – Erik Heller
  • “For All Mankind” (2019-present) – Edward Baldwin
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Joel Kinnaman Biography:

Real NameCharles Joel Nordström Kinnaman
Nick Name(s)Joel
Birth DateNovember 25, 1979
BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden
Sign of ZodiacSagittarius
Age44 years old
Height6′ 2″ (1.89 m)
Weight185 lbs (84 kg)
EducationSödra Latin (1995-1998), Teaterhögskolan Malmö (2003-2007)
Total Number Of Movies40
Net worth$10 million
Income SourceActing, producing
Years active2002-present
Marital StatusSingle
Current relationshipN/A
Partner/Wife(s)Cleo Kinnaman (m. 2015-2018)
ParentsBitte Nordström (mother), Steve Kinnaman (father)
Siblings2 sisters
Ethnic BackgroundSwedish, Irish, American
Number of Countries Visited30+
Current residenceLos Angeles, California
WikipediaJoel Kinnaman Wikipedia
FacebookJoel Kinnaman Facebook
InstagramJoel Kinnaman Instagram
X (Twitter)Joel Kinnaman Twitter
Business VenturesN/A
Pets1 dog (Husky mix)
Upcoming Projects“The Continental” (TV series), “The Snowman” (film)

Top 10 Joel Kinnaman Movies and TV Shows:

Altered Carbon2018450
The Suicide Squad2016126
Run All Night2015114
Child 442015127
Safe House2012106
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo2011154
Easy Money2010100
The Killing2011-201444
House of Cards2013-201642

Joel Kinnaman’s journey from the Swedish entertainment scene to international stardom is nothing short of remarkable. With his diverse roles and undeniable talent, Kinnaman continues to be a force to be reckoned with in the world of entertainment. Stay tuned to Celebs NoteBook for more intriguing insights into your favorite male celebrities!

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