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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 innovative theatre company Vesturport the same year.[1] During the spring of 2015, he became well-known among TV viewers of the psychological thriller series Fortitude. He has previously been noted for his roles in the films Eleven Men Out, The Cliff and Jar City.[2][3][4][5]

Björn Hlynur Haraldsson
Born8 December 1974 (1974-12-08) (age 44)
Alma materIceland Academy of the Arts
OccupationActor, director

Major film and television participationsEdit

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 The Cliff Helgi
2009 Desember Raggi
2010 Kóngavegur Önni
2010 Brim Logi
2011 Kurteist fólk Arnar
2012 City State Ingólfur
2014 The Lava Field Helgi
2015 - present Fortitude Eric Odegård, (Deputy)
2016 Trapped Trausti Einarssson


  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". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  5. ^ "Welcome to Plejmo". Retrieved 2016-10-15.

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