The series starred Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as "John Amsterdam" (real name Johann van der Zee), an immortal Dutch man born in 1607, who has lived in New York City on and off since he was 14 years old, and who is a homicide detective in the present day.The series was nominated for an Emmy for Main Title Design.
The girl in turn rescued Amsterdam by weaving a spell that conferred immortality upon him.
It was also prophesied that he would not age until he finds his one true love, and only then will he become whole and ready for mortality.
John Amsterdam (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is an NYPD homicide detective who is 400 years old, but has the appearance of a 35-year-old.
He was a Dutch soldier in Manhattan in the year 1642 when he stepped in front of a sword to save the life of a Native American girl during a massacre of her tribe.
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