Birth Place Matching "Reykjavik, Iceland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Anita Briem

Actress | Journey to the Center of the Earth

Anita Briem is an Icelandic actress. She is known for her role as Jane Seymour on The Tudors and her role as Hannah Ásgeirsson in Journey to the Center of the Earth. Briem was born in Reykjavík and is the daughter of drummer Gunnlaugur Briem of Mezzoforte and back-up vocalist Erna Þórarinsdóttir. ...

2. Heida Reed

Actress | Poldark

Heida Reed was born on May 22, 1988 in Reykjavik, Iceland as Heiða Rún Sigurðardóttir. She is an actress, known for Poldark (2015), Stella Blómkvist (2017) and Jo (2013).

3. Gunnar Hansen

Actor | The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

He was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and moved to the United States at the age of 5. Gunnar lived in Maine till he was 11, his family then moving to Texas, where he went to high school before attending the University of Texas. At the university, he did some theater work and majored in English and ...

4. Stony Blyden

Actor | Life in a Year

Stony Blyden was born on March 3, 1993 in Reykjavík, Iceland as Þorsteinn Sindri Baldvinsson. He is known for his work on Life in a Year (2019), Dude (2018) and Hope Springs Eternal (2018).

5. Baltasar Kormákur

Producer | Mýrin

Baltasar Kormákur is an actor, producer and director whose work spans theater, movies and television. Born in Reykjavik, Iceland, he graduated as an actor from Iceland's National Academy of Fine Arts in 1990. He was immediately signed on by the National Theatre of Iceland, where he worked as one of...

6. Björk

Soundtrack | Dancer in the Dark

Born in 1965 in the Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik, the daughter of Gudmundur Gunnarsson (an electrician) and Hildur Hauksdóttir who divorced before her second birthday, Björk grew up in a hippie-type community with her mother and her seven siblings. She started to study classical music at the...

7. Jóhann Jóhannsson

Composer | Sicario

Jóhann Jóhannsson was born on September 19, 1969 in Reykjavík, Iceland. He was a composer, known for Sicario (2015), The Theory of Everything (2014) and Prisoners (2013). He died on February 9, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

8. Ingvar Sigurdsson

Actor | Everest

Ingvar Sigurdsson was born on November 22, 1963 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is an actor and producer, known for Everest (2015), Jar City (2006) and Cold Light (2004).

9. Magnús Scheving

Actor | LazyTown

Magnus Scheving is a writer, world-class athlete, entrepreneur and producer. He has been the producer and host of popular health-related children's TV shows as well as producing and acting in other TV productions and commercials. Scheving also produced and hosted his own talk show being a ...

10. Darri Ingolfsson

Actor | Flags of Our Fathers

Darri Ingolfsson was born on December 22, 1979 in Reykjavík, Iceland. He is an actor and director, known for Flags of our Fathers (2006), Last Resort (2012) and Money Monster (2016).

11. Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir

Actress | Fangar

Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir was born on February 25, 1974 in Reykjavik, Iceland. She is an actress and writer, known for Fangar (2017), Children (2006) and King's Road (2010).

12. Eva Solveig

Actress | A Motion Selfie

Eva Solveig grew up in Reykjavik, Iceland, from where she moved to London to study acting at LAMDA and Rose Bruford College.

She also trained at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in Tallinn, Estonia in 2012; Gardzienice in Poland in 2012; and at the 'International School of Theatrical ...

13. Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir

Actress | Case

Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir (born 2 July 1969 in Reykjavík, Iceland) is an Icelandic actress, TV show host, producer and writer.

Steinunn Ólína grew up in Reykjavík with her mother, the actress Bríet Héðinsdóttir, and her father Þorsteinn Þorsteinsson, a writer and translator of dramatic ...

14. Eagle Egilsson

Cinematographer | Dark Blue

Eagle Egilsson was born on August 31, 1966 in Reykjavik, Iceland as Egill Örn Egilsson. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Dark Blue (2009), CSI: Miami (2002) and Flightplan (2005).

15. Ylfa Edelstein

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Ylfa Edelstein, was born and raised in Reykjavik, Iceland. Her grandparents, fled Nazi Germany in 1938, settling in Iceland after her grandfather was offered a position as a cellist with the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra. From an early age, Ylfa showed a proclivity for performance, in ballet, ...

16. Rúnar Rúnarsson

Director | Eldfjall

Rúnar Rúnarsson was born on January 20, 1977 in Reykjavík, Iceland. He is a director and producer, known for Volcano (2011), Sparrows (2015) and Two Birds (2008).

17. Sigurjon Sighvatsson

Producer | Brothers

Sigurjon (Joni) Sighvatsson, a veteran producer with over 50 feature films and television series to his credit, is the principle of Palomar Pictures, an independent production company, as well as the Chairman of the Scandinavian film distributor Scanbox Entertainment.

Sighvatsson has worked with ...

18. Maria Ellingsen

Actress | D2: The Mighty Ducks

Maria Ellingsen was born on January 22, 1964 in Reykjavík, Iceland. She is an actress, known for D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994), Agnes (1995) and Foxtrot (1988).

19. Joi Johannsson

Actor | His Dark Materials

Joi Johannsson is an awarded Scandinavian actor born and raised in Iceland. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Hartford, Connecticut in 1994 with a B.A degree in Theatre and Cinematic Arts.

Joi made his acting debut in 1986 in an international TV mini series called Nonni and Manni. ...

20. Hilmir Snær Guðnason

Actor | Brúðguminn

Hilmir Snær Guðnason was born on January 24, 1969 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is an actor and director, known for White Night Wedding (2008), 101 Reykjavík (2000) and The Seagull's Laughter (2001).

21. Stormur Jón Kormákur Baltasarsson

Actor | Everest

Stormur Jón Kormákur Baltasarsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is an actor, known for Everest (2015), Ófærð (2015) and Reykjavik-Rotterdam (2008).

22. Sturla Gunnarsson

Director | Rare Birds

After a career spanning over three decades, Sturla Gunnarsson has come to be recognized by the Canadian film industry as one of its most accomplished film makers. Gunnarsson was born in Iceland, and raised in Vancouver, Canada. After studying at the University of British Columbia, he moved to ...

23. Heba Thorisdottir

Make Up Department | Ant-Man

Heba Thorisdottir, the Iceland-born, Los Angeles-based make-up artist has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood over the course of her career. From the red carpet, to the big screen, to high-fashion editorials, to commercial advertising, Heba's approach is visionary and versatile, and ...

24. Margret Raven

Producer | Hidden Iceland

Margret Raven (née Margret Hrafnsdottir) was born January 16th, 1970, in Reykjavik, Iceland. At a young age, still a student in junior college, she started her own daily radio program at Reykjavik's most popular radio station, the Wave, where she was the host and producer. At the age of 18, she ...

25. Anna Claessen

Blindspot

Anna Claessen was born on December 20, 1985 in Reykjavik, Iceland. She is an actress, known for Blindspot (2015), Ófærð (2015) and The Valhalla Murders (2019). She has been married to Dan Zerin since March 21, 2013.

26. Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir

Actress | Sense8

She grew up a hour away from Reykjavik in rural Iceland. She moved away from home at a young age to go to a new school in the city. Her grandfather was the stage manager for the national theater of Iceland and she spent a lot of time there as a child. Lilja graduated with a B.f.A degree in acting ...

27. Sjón Sigurdsson

Soundtrack | Dancer in the Dark

An Icelandic poet, novelist and lyricist who wrote the lyrics for Lars Von Trier's gothic musical Dancer in the Dark. In the eighties Sjón was at the forefront of surrelist/experimental ensemble Medusa. With close ties to the music world he collaborated with the Sugarcubes and has in later years ...

28. Bragi Thor Hinriksson

Director | Víti í Vestmannaeyjum

Bragi Thor Hinriksson is an accomplished award winning Icelandic film director. He has directed six feature length films, four of which have enjoyed enormous box office success locally in Iceland with domestic box office numbers rival-ling the likes of Harry Potter, Toy Story 3 and Avatar. His TV ...

29. Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

Producer | Hjartasteinn

Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson was born in 1982 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is a producer and writer, known for Heartstone (2016), Whale Valley (2013) and Ártún (2014).

30. Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir

Actress | Ófærð

Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir was born on August 30, 1958 in Reykjavik, Iceland. She is an actress, known for Ófærð (2015), Father's Estate (1980) and Morðsaga (1977). She is married to Axel Hallkell Jóhannesson. They have two children.

31. Friðrik Þór Friðriksson

Producer | Djöflaeyjan

Fridrik Thor Fridriksson started his film making carrier with a series of experimental films and documentaries in the early 1980s. In 1987, he founded The Icelandic Film Corporation, which has become Iceland's most important production company, producing Fridrikssons films as well as working with ...

32. Hrafn Gunnlaugsson

Director | Hin helgu vé

Hrafn Gunnlaugsson was born on June 17, 1948 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is a director and writer, known for Hin helgu vé (1993), When the Raven Flies (1984) and Witchcraft (1999).

33. Thor Sigurjonsson

Producer | Bronson

Thor Sigurjonsson was born on August 12, 1973 in Reykjavík, Iceland. He is a producer and actor, known for Bronson (2008), Z for Zachariah (2015) and Only God Forgives (2013).

34. Kristbjörg Kjeld

Actress | Mamma Gógó

Kristbjörg Kjeld was born on June 18, 1935 in Reykjavik, Iceland. She is an actress, known for Mamma Gógó (2010), The Seagull's Laughter (2001) and Cold Light (2004).

35. Ólafur Egilsson

Writer | Kona fer í stríð

Ólafur Egilsson was born on October 12, 1977 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He graduated in 2002 from the Icelandic Academy of Arts. A screenwriter, playwright, director and actor, Ólafur has worked with the Icelandic theatre ensemble Vesturport and is known for his screenplays for Trapped (2015), White ...

36. Arnar Dan

Noah

Arnar Dan Kristjánsson was born on February 8, 1988 in Reykjavík. He is an actor, known for Noah (2014), Der Island-Krimi (2016) and Austur (2015). He graduated with a BA degree in acting from the Iceland Academy of Arts in 2013 and has been working in theatre, television and films ever since.

37. Óskar Jónasson

Writer | Reykjavík-Rotterdam

Óskar Jónasson was born on June 30, 1963 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is a writer and director, known for Reykjavik-Rotterdam (2008), Pressa (2007) and Contraband (2012).

38. Björn Thors

Producer | Reykjavik Guesthouse: Rent a Bike

Björn Thors was born on January 12, 1978 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is an actor and producer, known for Reykjavik Guesthouse: Rent a Bike (2002), Frost (2012) and Come to Harm (2011).

39. Hilmar Oddsson

Writer | Kaldaljós

Hilmar Oddsson was born in 1957 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is a writer and director, known for Cold Light (2004), No Trace (1998) and Guð er til... og ástin (1999).

40. Sigurjón Kjartansson

Writer | Ófærð

Icelandic writer/producer. Writer and Showrunner of Baltasar Kormákur's Trapped (2015). Has written and produced several drama series. Also has played several roles in Icelandic films and TV. Plays the role of Mörður in Dagur Kári's Virgin Mountain. Started out as one half of the comedic duo ...

41. Arnór Pálmi Arnarson

Director | Ligeglad

Arnór Pálmi Arnarson is an Icelandic director and screenwriter. Since creating, writing and directing his first TV series HÆ GOSI (3 seasons) at the age of 23, Arnór has been writing and directing TV ever since. He also created, wrote and directed the widely popular TV series Ligeglad, set and shot...

42. Marteinn Thorsson

Director | One Point O

Marteinn Thorsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and is a dual citizen of Iceland and Canada. He graduated from Ryerson University, in Toronto, Canada, with a B.F.A. degree in Film Studies in 1993 and a 65-minute film noir, Diary of an Assassin.

In 2004 Marteinn co-wrote and co-directed with Jeff ...

43. Guðmundur Þór Kárason

Actor | LazyTown

Gudmundur Thor Karason was born and raised in Reykjavik Iceland. He grew up around visual art and theater and started building and performing puppets from an early age. Gudmundur's goal has always been to build puppets and creatures that come alive, with character and lots of humor. Throughout the ...

44. Ingibjörg Reynisdóttir

Actress | Órói

Ingibjörg is an Icelandic actress, author and screenwriter. She grew up in Reykjavík but has lived in Copenhagen several times, both as a young woman seeking adventure and then later on to study. At that time she stayed there for four years (1995-1999), where she studied drama at Den Ny Dramaskole,...

46. Sverrir Þór Sverrisson

Actor | Algjör Sveppi og Gói bjargar málunum

Sverrir Þór Sverrisson was born on August 5, 1977 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is an actor and writer, known for The Biggest Rescue (2014), The Big Rescue (2009) and Algjör Sveppi og dularfulla hótelherbergið (2010).

47. Anna Maria Jóakimsdóttir Hutri

Director | Through the supermarket in five easy pieces

Anna Maria Jóakimsdóttir Hutri was born in 1972 in Reykjavik, Iceland. She is a director and writer, known for Through the Supermarket in Five Easy Pieces (2018), Georg & Lydia (2011) and The Present (2001).

48. Eva Maria Daniels

Producer | Good Joe Bell

Eva Maria Daniels launched Eva Daniels Productions in 2010 with the mission to produce smart and engaging feature films that inspire and entertain. Eva is originally from Iceland, where she studied business and philosophy at the University of Iceland and completed an additional degree in film ...

49. Maria Solrun

Director | Adam

Maria Solrun was born on August 1, 1965 in Reykjavík, Iceland. She is a writer and director, known for Adam (2018), Two Little Girls and a War (1995) and Jargo (2004).

50. Júlíus Kemp

Producer | Den brysomme mannen

Júlíus Kemp studied film making at the West Surrey College of Art & Design in the UK. The short film Happy Birthday (16mm/bw) was made in WSCAD/London in 1991. Julius left college to work as editor on _Children of Nature (1991)_ by 'Fridrik Thor Fridriksson', nominated for Oscar as best foreign ...


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