Óttarr Proppé

Óttarr Olaf Proppé (born 7 November 1968) is an Icelandic politician.[1] He is a musician, actor, former Reykjavík City Councilor (Best Party 2010-2014) and former Member of Parliament (Bright Future 2013-2017). Óttarr was elected chairman of the party in 2015. He was a member of the rock band HAM in the years 1988–1994, as well as being the lead singer of the rock-cabaret band Dr. Spock. He also starred in several movies, including Sódóma Reykjavík[2] from 1992, and Nói Albinói[3] and Angels of the Universe[4] from 2000. He made a guest appearance with the band Pollapönk during the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Denmark, singing "No Prejudice" ending up 8th in the semi final with 61, resulting in them progressing to the final finishing in 15th with 58 points, being Iceland's best result since 2008.

Óttarr Proppé
Óttarr Proppé, ESC2014 Meet & Greet (crop).jpg
Minister of Health
In office
11 January 2017 – 30 November 2017
Prime MinisterBjarni Benediktsson
Preceded byKristján Þór Júlíusson
Succeeded bySvandís Svavarsdóttir
Leader of the Bright Future
In office
31 January 2015 – 31 October 2017
Preceded byGuðmundur Steingrímsson
Succeeded byBjört Ólafsdóttir
Reykjavík City Councilor
In office
15 June 2010 – 16 June 2014
Personal details
Born (1968-11-07) 7 November 1968 (age 52)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political partyBright Future


  1. ^ "Minister of Health". Ministry of Welfare.
  2. ^ Sódóma Reykjavík (imdb.com)
  3. ^ Nói albinói (imdb.com)
  4. ^ "Óttarr Proppé". Alþingi.