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Performer of the Week: Joel Kinnaman

Joel Kinnaman The Killing

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THE PERFORMER | Joel Kinnaman

THE SHOW | The Killing

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Eye on Emmy: The Killing's Joel Kinnaman on Humanizing Holder and Making Robocop Real

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The Killing (Season 2)

In the past two seasons, AMC’s The Killing may sometimes have zigged where it should have zagged, but fans of the polarizing drama have always been able to rely on one constant: Joel Kinnaman‘s enthralling performance. As the rough-and-tumble Detective Stephen Holder, the 32-year-old Swedish-American actor brings a unique vulnerability and likability to a part that could easily have been a stereotypical, one-note member of Seattle’s finest.  READ MORE


Joel Kinnaman Weighs In on a Killing Season 3: 'It Would Have to Reboot Itself'

Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) - The Killing - Season 2, Episode 1 - Photo credit: Carole Segal/AMC

The Killing‘s Linden and Holder finally got to the bottom of Rosie Larsen’s murder in last weekend’s finale, but a bigger mystery surrounds what will become of the not-yet-renewed AMC drama. At least one person remains hopeful about a Season 3 pick-up, and for good reason: the show’s scrappy detective, Joel Kinnaman.

“We’ve invested a lot in these characters …READ MORE