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Charles Joel Nordström Kinnaman, professionally known as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish-American actor who portrays the lead role of Takeshi Kovacs (In Elias Ryker's sleeve) and Elias Ryker in the first season of Netflix science fiction series, Altered Carbon.


Credits

Season One

Trivia

  • Kinnaman signed a one-year deal for the show, as he believed the role of Takeshi Kovacs would be recast in Season Two (if the show follows the books).[1][2]
  • He trained three to five hours a day over six months to get into shape for the show, which included different martial arts, strength, and conditioning so he could do his own stunts.[3]
  • Joel and Kristin Lehman co-starred in the crime-drama series The Killing.

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