Antagonists in 'Vikings' Season 1-4

by skutah | created - 9 months ago | updated - 8 months ago | Public

Trying to put together a list of all the characters who acted as antagonists of some sort to Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) in Vikings (2013) from 2013 to 2017. The list starts with the Saxons, then proceeds to the Franks and afterwards to his Viking foes. Please let me know if someone is missing!

1. Ivan Kaye

Actor | Dark Shadows

Ivan Blakeley Kaye is internationally best known for his role as King Aelle in Vikings (2013). In 2019 he will appear in star-studded new Netflix period movie The King (2019) as Lord Scrope and he has joined the cast of Amazon's series pilot for Stephen King's The Dark Tower (2020) as well as ...

Saxon - King Aelle of Northumbria (Season 1-4B, introduced in 1x04 'Trial') - Ragnar's sworn enemy: was responsible for the defence of Northumbria against Ragnar, defended Wessex against Ragnar in alliance with Ecbert, killed Ragnar

2. Linus Roache

Actor | Mandy

Linus Roache began his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street (1960) at the age of 11. He also played a boy with the bubonic plague in The Onedin Line (1971). He spent much of the next two decades on stage. In 1986 he had brief appearances in a few films, ...

Saxon - Ecbert of Wessex (Season 2-4B, introduced in 2x02 'Invasion') - defended Wessex against Ragnar in alliance with King Aelle and broke a treaty with Ragnar by killing his settlers

3. Moe Dunford

Actor | Vikings

Moe Dunford is an actor, known for Vikings (2013), Patrick's Day (2014) and The Dig (2018).

Saxon - Aethelwulf of Wessex (Season 2-5A, introduced in 2x03 'Treachery') - led the army of Wessex against Ragnar on behalf of his father Ecbert, would have liked to kill Ragnar

4. Morgane Polanski

Actress | The Ghost Writer

Morgane Polanski was born on January 20, 1993 in Paris, France. She is an actress and director, known for The Ghost Writer (2010), The Pianist (2002) and The Wife (2017).

Frank - Princess Gisla (Season 3-4B, introduced in 3x07 'Paris') - took part in the defence of Paris against Ragnar

5. Lothaire Bluteau

Actor | Vikings

Lothaire Bluteau was born on April 14, 1957 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Vikings (2013), Black Robe (1991) and Jesus of Montreal (1989).

Frank - Emperor Charles (Season 3-4A, introduced in 3x07 'Paris') - was responsible for the defence of Paris against Ragnar

6. Owen Roe

Actor | Michael Collins

Owen Roe was born on May 30, 1959. He is an actor, known for Michael Collins (1996), Intermission (2003) and Any Time Now (2002). He has been married to Michele Forbes since 1984. They have two children.

Frank - Count Odo (Season 3-4A, introduced in 3x07 'Paris') - took part in the defence of Paris against Ragnar

7. Huw Parmenter

Actor | Vikings

Huw Parmenter is an actor, known for Vikings (2013), Close (2019) and Killing Eve (2018).

Frank - Roland (Season 3-4A, introduced in 3x07 'Paris') - took part in the defence of Paris against Ragnar

8. Gabriel Byrne

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Byrne was the first of six children, born in Dublin, Ireland. His father was a cooper and his mother a hospital worker. He was raised Catholic and educated by the Irish Christian Brothers. He spent five years of his childhood in a seminary training to be a Catholic priest. He later said, "I spent ...

Viking - Jarl Haraldson (Season 1, introduced in 1x01 'Rites of Passage') - tried to kill Ragnar

9. Thorbjørn Harr

Actor | Vikings

Thorbjørn Harr was born on May 24, 1974 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor, known for Vikings (2013), Bel Canto (2018) and 22 July (2018). He has been married to Tai Victoria Grung since 2006. They have three children.

Viking - Jarl Borg (Season 1-2, introduced in 1x01 'Rites of Passage') - tried to overthrow Ragnar

10. Donal Logue

Actor | Blade

Donal Logue's versatility and talent makes him one of the most well respected and beloved actors today. Born in Ottawa, Canada, Logue moved all over the United States, from the Boston area as an infant to various towns on the Mexican border. He returned to Boston to attend Harvard University, where...

Viking - King Horik (Season 1-2, introduced in 1x08 'Sacrifice') - tried to overthrow Ragnar

11. Clive Standen

Actor | Vikings

Clive Standen is a British actor, he was born on a British Army base in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland, and grew up in the East Midlands in England. He went to school at King Edward VII School (Melton Mowbray) followed by a performing arts course at Melton Mowbray College. In his late ...

Viking - Rollo (Season 1-5B, introduced in 1x01 'Rites of Passage') - allied with Ragnar's enemies, went over to the Franks, killed Ragnar's men and defended Paris against Ragnar



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