1. Charles Joel Nordström Kinnaman a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the “Best Actor” category, and also for his roles as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series and Governor Will Conway in the U.S. version of House of Cards.
2. He originally started his career as a child actor in 1990, in the soap opera Storstad.
3. His older sister were dating one of the shows directors, and he asked Joel to try out for a role.
4. After potraying Felix Lundström in 22 episodes, he stepped away from acting
5. Kinnaman re-started his acting career in 2002, taking part in a thriller called The Invisible and enrolling in the Swedish Academic School of Drama in Malmö, where actors such as Michael Nyqvist have studied.
6. Kinnaman was one of the contenders for the lead roles in Thor . He told the newspaper Östran that he “was really close to getting the lead role in Mad Max 4.
7. It was between me and two others, and the one who got the role was Tom Hardy.
8. ” Regarding Thor, he has stated that “they wanted someone with a Scandinavian touch.
9. In 2015, he appeared in the drama Knight of Cups and starred in the thrillers Run All Night and Child 44.
10. Kinnaman next played Rick Flag Jr. in the Warner Bros. and DC Comics adaptation of Suicide Squad , directed by David Ayer.
11. In 2016, Kinnaman also starred in the Drama-Thriller independent film Edge of Winter.
12. He plays Elliot Baker, a father of two who takes his children on a shooting trip that goes horribly wrong.