Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈiŋkvar ˈɛcːɛr̥t ˈsɪːɣʏr̥θsɔn]; born 22 November 1963) is an Icelandic actor who has worked extensively in Icelandic cinema. He is perhaps best known for his roles in Friðrik Þór Friðriksson's Englar alheimsins (Angels of the Universe) and Baltasar Kormákur's Mýrin (Jar City)[1] and Everest.[2] In addition to his film work, Ingvar has also acted extensively in television and stage productions, both in Iceland and overseas.

Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson
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Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson in July 2012
Born22 November 1963 (1963-11-22) (age 56)
NationalityIcelandic
OccupationActor
Years active1998–present

Ingvar has won the Edda Award for Actor or Actress of the Year four times for his performances in Slurpinn & Co. Englar alheimsins (Angels of the Universe), Kaldaljós (Cold Light), and Mýrin (Jar City) in 1998, 2000, 2004 and 2006 respectively, as well as winning the Audience Award at the 2000 European Film Awards for his performance in Englar alheimsins (Angels of the Universe). Apart from that he has been nominated many times for several roles in various films.[citation needed]

The actor has become internationally known for his role as police officer Ásgeir[3] in the Icelandic TV series Trapped (2015-18).

In May 2019, Ingvar was awarded the Critics' Week festival best actor award for his performance in A White, White Day.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mýrin ein af bestu myndum ársins". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 7 December 2008. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ Haukur Viðar Alfreðsson (8 January 2014). "Ingvar E. með stórt hlutverk í Everest". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Ásgeir, police officer". BBC Four. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  4. ^ Þorvarður Pálsson (22 May 2019). "Ingvar E. Sigurðsson verðlaunaður á Cannes". RÚV (in Icelandic). Retrieved 27 May 2019.

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