Halldór Gunnarsson

Halldór Gunnarsson



Halldór Gunnarsson is an Icelandic-born actor, best known for his role as 'Hákon' in the Icelandic film 'Mýrin'. He was born on September 13, 1975 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He attended the Icelandic Academy of Arts and studied acting.

Gunnarsson made his debut in the Icelandic film industry in 2001, with a small role in the film 'Vonir'. He then had a lead role in the film 'Völlin', which earned him a nomination for Best Actor at the Icelandic Film and Television Awards in 2004.

In 2006, Gunnarsson starred in 'Mýrin', which was a box-office hit in Iceland. He won the Icelandic Film and Television Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film and it earned him international recognition.

Gunnarsson has since appeared in several Icelandic films and television series, including 'Áfram Latibær', 'Sódóma Reykjavíkur', 'Konur og Áræði' and 'Nói Albínói'. In 2010, he starred in the Icelandic crime-drama 'Lífsvegur', which won him an additional nomination for Best Actor at the Icelandic Film and Television Awards.

Gunnarsson has also had roles in several international films, including 'The Hunt for Gollum' (2009), 'The Secret World of Arrietty' (2010), 'The Way Back' (2010), 'The Adventures of Tintin' (2011) and 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' (2012).

In addition to his acting career, Gunnarsson is also a stage actor, having starred in various productions in Iceland, the United States and the United Kingdom. He has also directed several plays.

Gunnarsson is currently married to actress and production manager Rebekka Jónsdóttir. They have two sons.

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