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. 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. 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||8 December 1974 (age 47)|
|Alma mater||Iceland Academy of the Arts|
Notable film and television rolesEdit
|2002||Reykjavik Guesthouse: Rent a Bike||Guðjón|
|2004||Love is in the Air||Hann Sjálfur|
|2005||Eleven Men Out||Ottar Thor|
|2006||Jar City||Sigurður Óli|
|2014||The Lava Field||Helgi|
|2015–present||Fortitude||Eric Odegård, (Deputy)|
|2019||The Witcher||King Eist Tuirseach|
|2020||Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga||Arnar|
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