Björn Hlynur Haraldsson

Björn Hlynur Haraldsson (born 8 December 1974) is an Icelandic actor and director. Björn was born in Reykjavík, Iceland, and graduated from the Icelandic Arts Academy in 2001. He co-founded the theatre company Vesturport the same year.[1] In spring of 2015, he starred in the psychological thriller TV series Fortitude. He has previously been noted for roles in the films Eleven Men Out and Jar City.[2][3][4][5] Most recently he appeared as King Eist in Netflix’s adaptation of The Witcher, as Pétur in the A24 horror film Lamb and as Rikki in Cop Secret.

Björn Hlynur Haraldsson
Born (1974-12-08) 8 December 1974 (age 48)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Alma materIceland Academy of the Arts
  • Actor
  • director
SpouseRakel Garðarsdóttir

Notable film and television roles edit

Year title character
2002 Reykjavik Guesthouse: Rent a Bike Guðjón
2004 Kaldaljós Indriði
2004 Love is in the Air Hann Sjálfur
2005 Eleven Men Out Ottar Thor
2006 Jar City Sigurður Óli
2008 Country Wedding Barði
2009 Hamarinn Helgi
2009 Desember Raggi
2010 Kóngavegur Önni
2010 Brim Logi
2011 Kurteist fólk Arnar
2012 City State Ingólfur
2014 The Lava Field Helgi
2015–2018 Fortitude Eric Odegård, (Deputy)
2015–2019 Trapped Trausti Einarssson
2019 The Witcher King Eist Tuirseach
2020 Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Arnar
2021 Lamb Pétur
2021 Cop Secret Rikki
2021-2022 Blackport Grímur

References edit

  1. ^ Pham, Annika. "Björn Hlynur Haraldsson • Actor". Cineuropa.
  2. ^ "Björn Hlynur Haraldsson". Vesturport. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  3. ^ "Interview - Björn Hlynur Haraldsson". Eurochannel. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  4. ^ "Filmer med/av Björn Hlynur Haraldsson". Archived from the original on 2019-12-23. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  5. ^ "Welcome to Plejmo". Retrieved 2016-10-15.[permanent dead link]

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