Óskar Þór Axelsson

Directors

A native of Iceland and a graduate from NYU’s Film Program, Oskar has extensive background in TV commercials production. Among Oskar’s numerous short films are his NYU thesis, Misty Mountain, a Student Academy Awards nominee, and the award winning caper comedy Nylon.

BLACK’S GAME marked Oskar’s feature debut. Based on an Icelandic best-selling novel, it chronicles the true story of how Iceland’s underworld came of age in the late 1990s. It became the highest grossing Icelandic film of this decade.

Oskar directed 3 episodes of the ZDF/BBC co-produced TV series TRAPPED, created by Baltasar Kormákur, that premiered in 2016 to all around critical and commercial success.

Currently Oskar is in post-production on I REMEMBER YOU, which he adapted from the internationally acclaimed ghost novel by Yrsa Sigurdardottir. He is also in pre-production for a TV series based on the noir book series STELLA BLOMKVIST, of which Oskar will direct all 6 episodes with shooting scheduled to begin in April 2017.

Among projects in development is the Millennium Films produced POINT OF VIOLENCE and FEAR, an original TV series Oskar is the creator of about serial murders in Iceland.

Oskar resides in Iceland with his wife and two children, who will either grow up to become mad scientists like their mother or great filmmakers like Roman Polanski.


Creative Artists

Fyrirsagnalisti

Álfrún Laufeyjardóttir - Actors Female

2001

Since a young age Álfrún has been singing, acting and dancing. Being the daughter of an actress and a director Álfrún was raised in the theatre and on film sets.

Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir - Actors Entertainment Female

1982

was born and raised in a small town in southern Iceland.

Ahd Tamimi - Actors Male

1990

Classically trained, Ahd has played roles from Shakespeare to Tennessee Williams. He has worked in various theatre, film and television roles in the U.K ,Scandinavia and Europe.

Arnar Dan Kristjánsson - Actors Male

1988

útskrifaðist frá leiklistardeild Listaháskóla Íslands vorið 2013 og hóf störf hjá Borgarleikhúsinu strax eftir útskrift. 

Í kjölfarið hefur hann farið með fjölmörg hlutverk í hinum ýmsu sýningum og má þar nefna Jeppa á fjalli, Refinn, Furðulegt háttalag hunds um nótt, Línu Langsokk, Ræmuna og nú síðast Mamma Mia! 

Aron Már Ólafsson - Actors Entertainment Male

1993

er leiklistarnemi í Listaháskóla Íslands og mun útskrifast með B.A. gráðu 2019.

Atli Óskar Fjalarsson - Actors Male

1992

graduated with honors in 2017 with a Bachelor's degree in Acting and is known for his subtle, almost poetic, style of acting.

Baldvin Zóphoniasson - Directors

made his first short at the age of 11 and subsequently worked as freelance editor, camera man and producer for the largest TV networks in Iceland as well as studying documentary filmmaking in Norway in addition to directing music videos.

Baltasar Breki Samper - Actors Male

1989

Baltasar Breki Samper was born 1989 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Bergdís Júlía Jóhannsdóttir - Actors Female

1985

Bergdís Júlía is born and raised in Iceland. She studied acting in Rose Bruford College in London.

Whilst studying she founded the theatre group Spindrift Theatre along with three other Nordic women. They have performed and held workshops in Iceland, Norway, Finland, Scotland and Ireland since the year 2013, receiving great reviews from critics, audiences and workshop participants.

 

 

Bjarni Snæbjörnsson - Actors Entertainment Male

1978

graduated with a BFA degree in acting from Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2007. Since then he has gained great stage experience doing classical dramas, comedies, musicals, avant-garde performances and entertainment as well as doing TV shows, commercials and films. 

Björn Stefánsson - Actors Male

1980

Bragi Valdimar Skúlason - Entertainment Male

ólst upp í Hnífsdal fram á unglingsár, þegar hann fluttist til Reykjavíkur.

Bragi Þór Hinriksson - Directors Male

is an accomplished award winning Icelandic film director.

Bríet Kristjánsdóttir - Actors Female

1992

Otherwise known as Brie Kristiansen, was born and raised in Iceland and is primarily based in London.

Darri Ingólfsson - Actors Male

1979

an Icelandic Actor, educated in London at the prestigious Arts Educational Schools London, and based in Los Angeles.

David Freyr Thorunnarson - Actors Male

1978

Graduated as an actor from the Film/Theatreschool Holberg in Copenhagen in spring 2007. Since then he has been involved in many performances on stage, on screen and in the radio. In addition to his education he has been trained in dancing, singing and long form improve.

David Thor - Actors Male

1993

was born in Norway to an Icelandic mother and a Gambian father.

Donna Cruz - Female Social media

Einar Gunn - Actors Male

1957

Born and raised in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Went to New York City in 1985 to study graphic design at Parsons School of Design.

Spent twenty-some years in graphic design and advertising, and finished his career as an award-winning Creative Director at a mid-size NYC ad agency.

Got into acting sideways. On a goof. Found out he was a natural (all the BS in the ad business will develop one's acting chops).

Honed his skills with the likes of Bill Esper, Patrick Page, Jordan Lage, Seth Barrish, and Rich Topol.

Greta Salóme - Entertainment Female

1986

is a singer/songwriter/violinist from Iceland with a wide fanbase and following all over the world. 

Gógó Starr - Entertainment

er skærasta drag-stjarna Íslands, Dragdrottning Íslands 2015 og eini draglistamaðurinn sem hefur fulla atvinnu af slíku hér á landi.

Árið 2015 endurvakti hún íslenska dragmenningu með stofnun Drag-Súgur sýninganna sem hún hefur framleitt mánaðarlega síðan þá, en þess á milli hefur Gógó ferðast um heiminn og komið víða fram, meðal annars með drag-súperstjörnum úr RuPaul’s Drag Race þáttunum. 

 

Gunnar Smári Jóhannesson - Actors Male

1992

Graduated from The Icelandic University of the Arts in the spring of 2019 with honors and his graduation solo piece written and performed by Gunnar Smári got outstanding reviews Félagsskapur með ókunnugum

Guðrún Veiga - Female Social media

Samfélagsmiðlar

Gói Karlsson - Actors Entertainment Male

1980

Gói Karlsson was born in Reykjavík 1980. He graduated 2005 with a BFA degree in acting from Iceland Academy of the Arts. He has mainly been working in theatre ( Reykjavík city theatre and the National theatre of Iceland ) and has played about 40 big and leading roles in Comedy, farces, musicals, drama and classics. 

Gunnar Hansson - Actors Entertainment Male

1971

Hákon Jóhannesson - Actors Male

Actor, Leikari

1993

will graduate with a B.A. degree in acting from Iceland Academy of the Arts in the spring of 2018. Hákon started acting in college, where he was elected chairman of the theater department in his final year. On the school's behalf he won Leiktu Betur, a comedy improv competition between colleges in Iceland.

Halldór Halldórsson AKA Dóri DNA - Actors Entertainment Male

1985

is a comedian, actor, an author and a stage performer.

Hannes Óli Ágústsson - Actors Male

1981

graduated from the acting department of The Icelandic University of the Arts in 2009.

Haraldur Stefánsson - Actors Male

1991

Heiða Rún Sigurðardóttir - Actors Female

Heiða Reed

1988

Hjalti Rúnar Jónsson - Actors Male

Actor, Leikari,

1990

Hlynur Þorsteinsson - Actors Male

1990

IMPROV ÍSLAND - Entertainment

hefur kitlað hláturtaugar áhorfenda í áttunda sýningartímabil í Þjóðleikhúskjallaranum 2016.

Stór hluti áhorfenda kemur aftur og aftur því engin sýning er eins. Hver sýning á það þó sameiginlegt að vera frumsýning og lokasýning á brakandi fersku gríni sem verður til á staðnum.

Improv getur boðið uppá skemmtanir og hópefli af ýmsu tagi.

Ingamaría Eyjólfsdóttir - Actors Female

1990

Íris Tanja Í. Flygenring - Actors Female

1989

Máni Magnúsarson - Actors Male Up and coming

1997

Mani Magnusson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. He started acting around the age of 6 at The National Theatre of Iceland. He has appeared in short films, TV shows, films and in several production for The National Theatre. Mani has taken many acting courses both in Iceland and in the U.S.. He was in acting school for children in The National Theatre of Iceland and later on begun to teach acting classes at young age, as well he has taken courses on Improv Iceland. In the U.S. he has learned the Ivana Chubbuck´s technique.

Jónmundur Grétarsson - Actors Male

1985

Jonathan Duffy - Actors Entertainment Male

1985

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson - Actors Male

1980

Jóhann Sigurðarson - Actors Male

1956

lauk prófi frá Leiklistarskóla Íslands árið 1981.

Jóhann Alfreð Kristinsson - Entertainment Male

1985

Jóhann Alfreð er fæddur 1985 í Reykjavík. Hann er uppistandari og skemmtikraftur og hefur m.a. starfað innan vébanda Mið-Íslands hópsins frá árinu 2009. Þá hefur Jóhann tekið að sér leik í auglýsingum, þáttum og kvikmyndum og unnið að handritaskrifum og hugmyndavinnu því tengt. 

Jördis Richter - Actors Entertainment Female

Actor, Actress, Leikkona, Singer, Söngkona

1986

Jörundur Ragnarsson - Actors Directors Male

1979

Júlí Heiðar Halldórsson - Actors Male

1991

Júlíana Sara Gunnarsdóttir - Actors Female

1990

Leifur Sigurðarson - Actors Male

1985

Leifur hails from both New Zealand and Iceland, and spent the first two decades of his life pursuing a professional tennis career, representing both New Zealand and Iceland, including at Davis Cup level.

Laufey Elíasdóttir - Actors Female

1979

is born and raised in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. She works as an actress and a photographer. Laufey lived and studied film acting in Los Angeles, California in the years 2002-2004. 

Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir - Actors Female

1983

Magga Stína og Steinunn - Entertainment

mæta á staðinn, yfirleitt bara á náttfötunum og stofna hljómsveit með gestum. Enginn kemst undan því að láta ljós sitt skína og öll uppáhaldslögin eru sungin og spilað með á margvísleg hljóðfæri. Píanóundirleikur er fremur slappur því lítið kann Steinunn Ólína á píanó þó hún haldi að hún geti leikið og feikað sig í gegnum það en hvaða máli skiptir það? Magga Stína heldur lagi og gott betur eins og alþjóð veit og töfrar fram söng úr gersamlega raddlausum hálsum.

María Dögg Nelson - Actors Female

1992

graduated as an actress with a B.A. in Acting and Performance from the Department of Performing Arts, Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2016. 

María Thelma - Actors Female

1993

graduated as an actress from the Iceland Academy of Arts in 2016.

Magnús Jónsson - Actors Male

1965

Magnús Jónsson graduated from The Icelandic Drama School in 1991

Ólafur S.K. Þorvaldz - Actors Male

1980

was born in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Óskar Þór Axelsson - Directors

Saga Garðarsdóttir - Actors Entertainment Female

1987

útskrifaðist úr leiklistardeild Listaháskóla Íslands vorið 2012 og hóf þá strax störf við Þjóðleikhúsið og lék meðal annars í Macbeth, Dýrunum í Hálsaskógi, Fyrirheitna landinu og Englum Alheimsins.

Salome R. Gunnarsdóttir - Actors Female

1988

Sigurður Þór Óskarsson - Actors Male

1988

Smári Gunnarsson - Actors Male

1985

Snjólaug Lúðvíksdóttir - Entertainment Female

1983

Stefán Hallur Stefánsson - Actors Male

1977

Since his graduation from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts in 2006, Stefán Hallur has worked with professional international and local representation in theatre, film and television including the National Theater of Iceland, Reykjavík City Theater, Vesturport, ART (USA), CDN Orléans (FRA), Blue eyes Productions, Sagafilm, Pegasus Productions, ZikZak Filmworks, Mystery Island, RÚV, ZDF (GER) and ARD (GER).

Stefán Jónsson - Actors Male

1964

Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir - Actors Female

1969

grew up in Reykjavík with her mother, the actress Bríet Héðinsdóttir , and her father Þorsteinn Þorsteinsson, a writer and translator of dramatic literature, and first found fame with a starring stage role at the age of fifteen. At seventeen she moved to London, England to study drama at the Drama Centre London , from which she graduated in 1990 along with contemporaries like Helen McCrory and Tara FitzGerald . She subsequently moved back to Iceland to re-launch a career on the stage and television as a mature artist, making her debut at the National Theatre of Iceland in the role of Solveig in Henrik Ibsen 's Peer Gynt .

Svandís Dóra Einarsdóttir - Actors Female

1984

Theodór Már Guðmundsson - Male Up and coming

Theodór is a strongman, actor, youtuber and stays active on instagram.

1994

Tinna Björt Guðjónsdóttir - Actors Female

1985

Vala Kristín Eiríksdóttir - Actors Female

1991

Valur Freyr Einarsson - Actors Male

1969

Ylva Garðarsdóttir - Actors Female

1989

Þorsteinn Bachmann - Actors Male

1965

is an actor with over 30 years of experience in the field of acting for film, television and theater. For the past decade his main focus has been film resulting in over 40 projects and several award winning performances​.

Þuríður Blær Jóhannsdóttir - Actors Female

1991

2015 she graduated with a BA degree in Acting from the Icelandic University of Arts.

Þórunn Arna Kristjánsdóttir - Actors Female

1983

útskrifaðist frá leiklistardeild Listaháskóla Íslands vorið 2010 og var þá ráðin til Þjóðleikhússins.

Þórey Birgisdóttir - Actors Female

Actress, Leikkona

1994


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