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


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1. Hera Hilmar

Actress | Smáfuglar

Hera Hilmar is an Icelandic actress. She is mostly known, outside of Iceland, for her role as Vanessa in the television series Da Vinci's Demons (2013) (2013-2015), as Varya in Anna Karenina (2012), as Eik in the Icelandic film Life in a Fishbowl (2014), and as Lillie in The Ottoman Lieutenant (...

2. 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. ...

3. Stefán Karl Stefánsson

Night at the Museum

Stefan Karl Stefansson was an Icelandic film and stage actor/comedian, best known for playing the villain Robbie Rotten of Nickjr's popular TV program Lazy Town, that currently airs worldwide in over 103 countries, in all five continents, on [such distinguished] networks as BBC, CBBC, CBS, ...

4. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

Actor | Game of Thrones

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is an Icelandic professional strongman, actor, and former professional basketball player.

On 31 January 2015, Björnsson beat a 1000-year-old record set by Orm Storolfsson at the World's Strongest Viking competition in Norway, where he carried a 10 m (33 ft) long 650 kg (1,430...

5. 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).

6. Tómas Lemarquis

Actor | Blade Runner 2049

Tómas Lemarquis was born on August 3, 1977 in Iceland. He is an actor, known for Blade Runner 2049 (2017), X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) and Snowpiercer (2013).

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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 ...

10. 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 ...

11. 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.

12. 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 Angels of the Universe (2000).

13. Hildur Guðnadóttir

Music Department | Arrival

Hildur Guðnadóttir was born in 1982 in Iceland. She is a composer, known for Arrival (2016), Sicario (2015) and The Revenant (2015).

14. Darri Ingolfsson

Actor | Last Resort

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

15. 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 ...

16. 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).

17. Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir

Actress | Sjáumst með Silvíu Nótt

Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir was born on July 28, 1982 in Iceland. She is an actress and director, known for Sjáumst með Silvíu Nótt (2005), Justice League (2017) and Mr. Bjarnfreðarson (2009).

18. Anna Bjorn

Actress | The Sword and the Sorcerer

Anna Bjorn was born in 1955 in Iceland as Anna Björnsdóttir. She is an actress, known for The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982), Remington Steele (1982) and More American Graffiti (1979).

19. Hlynur Sigurðsson

Actor | The Flintstones

Hlynur Sigurosson and his twin brother Marino were born in Iceland on June 16, 1988. They are both known for playing Bamm- Bamm Rubble in the live action movie, The Flintstones(1994). These two twins substituted in and out of the role of Bamm-Bamm the same way that the Silver twins handled the role...

20. 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).

21. Berglind Icey

Actress | The Animal

Berglind Icey was born on June 4, 1977 in Iceland as Berglind Ólafsdóttir. She is known for her work on The Animal (2001), The Hot Chick (2002) and The Master of Disguise (2002).

22. Eythor Gudjonsson

Actor | Hostel

Eythor Gudjonsson is an entrepreneur by nature. He is a former athlete, two times Icelandic national champion with his team in the popular European sport, team handball. Eythor was the marketing manager for Walt Disney Home video i Iceland for five years, and set the world record withing the Disney...

23. 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).

24. 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).

25. 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 ...

26. 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, ...

27. Nadía Sif Líndal

Actress | Echo

Nadía Sif Líndal was born on July 8, 2000 in Iceland. She is an actress, known for Echo (2019).

28. 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).

29. Peter Ronson

Actor | Journey to the Center of the Earth

Born in Iceland, Peter began running track at a young age. He excelled in this sport and in his late teens was on the Icelandic National Team for the decathlon. He held several national records. While competing in Europe, he met a runner from the United States who was currently attending and ...

30. Keiko

Actor | Keiko en peligro

Keiko, a Genus Orca whale, was born in 1976 and captured off the coast of Iceland in 1979. He was sold to the marine park industry, and in 1985 he arrived to Reino Aventura in Mexico City where and lived a normal life for a captive whale until 1993. In that year, he was cast as "Willy" in the movie...

31. Joi Johannsson

Actor | Fortitude

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. ...

32. Olaf de Fleur Johannesson

Producer | The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela

Olaf de Fleur studied physics in Reykjavik, graduating in 1995. Since then he has participated in numerous film projects, including both feature and documentary films. After working for two years for a production company, focusing primarily on TV documentaries, he founded the independent production...

33. Sirry Steffen

Actress | The Crawling Hand

Sirry Steffen was born on May 29, 1938 in Iceland. She is an actress, known for The Crawling Hand (1963), Hitler (1962) and Okkar á milli: Í hita og þunga dagsins (1982).

34. Hlynur Palmason

Director | Vinterbrødre

Hlynur Palmason was born in 1984 in Hornafjörður, Iceland. He is a director and writer, known for Winter Brothers (2017), A White, White Day (2019) and En maler (2013).

35. Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir

Editor | Deadpool 2

Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir was born on July 6, 1965 in Iceland. She is an editor, known for Deadpool 2 (2018), Contraband (2012) and John Wick (2014).

36. Sólveig Arnarsdóttir

Actress | Ingaló

Sólveig Arnarsdóttir was born on January 26, 1973 in Iceland. She is an actress, known for Ingaló (1992), Regína (2001) and Hraunið (2014).

37. Marinó Sigurðsson

Actor | The Flintstones

Marino Sigurosson and his twin brother Hlynur were born in Iceland on June 16, 1988. They are both known for playing Bamm- Bamm Rubble in the 1994 live action movie, The Flintstones. The two twins substituted in and out of the role of Bamm-Bamm the same way that the Silver twins handled the role of...

38. Atli Örvarsson

Composer | The Hitman's Bodyguard

Atli Örvarsson is an Icelandic composer for film and television. He scored the award-winning feature Rams (Hrútar), winner of the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes International Film Festival, which featured "a wonderfully minimalist score [that] lends a mournful solemnity to the [film]" -Mark ...

39. 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).

40. Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir

Actress | Myrkrahöfðinginn

Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir was born on December 6, 1976 in Iceland. She is an actress, known for Witchcraft (1999), Pressa (2007) and Stella Blómkvist (2017).

41. 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 ...

42. 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 ...

43. Ólafur Arnalds

Soundtrack | The Hunger Games

Ólafur Arnalds was born on November 3, 1986 in Mosfellsbær, Iceland. He is a composer, known for The Hunger Games (2012), Taken 3 (2014) and Life in a Fishbowl (2014).

44. Jon Thor Birgisson

Soundtrack | We Bought a Zoo

Jon Thor Birgisson was born on April 23, 1975 in Iceland as Jón Þór Birgisson.

45. Grímur Hákonarson

Director | Hrútar

Grímur Hákonarson was born in 1977 in Iceland. He is a director and writer, known for Rams (2015), Wrestling (2007) and A Pure Heart (2012).

46. Heba Thorisdottir

Make Up Department | Ant-Man

Heba Thorisdottir, the Iceland-born, Los Angeles-based makeup artist has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood over the course of her 20 year career. From the red carpet, to the big screen, to high-fashion editorials, to commercial advertising, Heba's approach is visionary and ...

47. 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.

49. 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 ...

50. Baldvin Zophoníasson

Director | Vonarstræti

Award winning Baldvin Z has been one of the most prominent directors in Iceland for the past 6 years. Delivering two feature films (writer and director) and two television series (director) with over 40 film awards, both international as well as 18 Edda awards (the Icelandic Film and Television ...


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