Nukaaka Coster-Waldau

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Nukâka Coster-Waldau
Born Sascha Nukâka Motzfeldt
(1971-02-23) 23 February 1971 (age 47)
Uummannaq, Greenland
Citizenship Greenland
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1998–present
Spouse(s) Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (m. 1998)[1]
Children 2

Nukaaka Coster-Waldau (née Sascha Nukaka Motzfeldt; born 23 February 1971), a.k.a. Nukâka, is a Greenlandic singer, actress, and a former Miss Greenland. She is married to Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and has two daughters with him.[2]

The Greenlandic actress of Inuit, German and Norwegian descent was born in Uummannaq, Greenland.[3] She is the daughter of Vivi and Josef Motzfeldt, a Greenlandic politician.[4]

International pageants[edit]

Coster-Waldau participated in the 1990 Miss Universe Pageant, finishing in 19th place in the preliminaries, giving Greenland its highest placement at Miss Universe.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Heart of Light Trommedanser
1998 Vildspor Jóna
2007 White Night Camillas veninde
2008 Himmerland Sofie's Mom
2010 Eksperimentet Margrethe
2012 Skavengers Airport Information Officer
2013 Det grå guld TV2 News Anchor
2014 Sailor's Song Sara Short
2014 Echoes of a Ronin Aiko Short


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Forsvar Sørine Olsen Episode: "Det største offer"
2007 Forbrydelsen Journalist 4 episodes
2010 Bedre sent end aldrig


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Polaroid Stage


  1. ^ "Nukâka Coster-Waldau profile". Sermitsiaq (in Danish). 23 May 2005. Archived from the original on October 22, 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  2. ^ Eirik Knutzen (7 March 2008). "TV Close-Up: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau". Bend Weekly News. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  3. ^ Mar 07,2008TV Close-Up: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau,
  4. ^ "Nukaaka Coster-Waldau profile". Danske Film Database. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "OPINION :: When will Greenland come back?". October 29, 2013. Retrieved April 18, 2016. 

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