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Gísli Örn Gardarsson

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Gísli Örn Gardarsson

Facts of Gsli Rn Gardarsson

Full NameGsli Rn Gardarsson
First NameGsli
Middle NameRn
Last NameGardarsson
ProfessionActing, Director
Birth CityReykjavik
Birth CountryIceland
Father NameGarðar Gíslason
Father ProfessionTeacher
Mother NameKolbrún Högnadóttir
Gender IdentityMale
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseNina Dogg Filippusdottir
Relation Withwife
No Of Children2
Awards2007 Shooting Star Award,2010 Order of the Falcon
FilmographyDramarama,Nicelnad,Children,Country Wedding,Jitters,Korrior,Borgriki,Undercurrent,The Oath,One Night,Prisoners,Spooks and Spirits,Prince of Persia:The Sands oof Time
EducationHmarahlio College, University of Iceland, University of Oslo, Iceland Academy of Arts
Networth$5 M
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Date of BirthDecember 15,1973
Age46 years


    of Gsli Rn Gardarsson

    What is Gsli Rn Gardarsson marital status ?Married
    How many children does Gsli Rn Gardarsson have ?2
    Who is Gsli Rn Gardarsson married with?Nina Dogg Filippusdottir
    Who is Gsli Rn Gardarsson in Relation with?wife

    Who Is Gísli Örn Gardarsson?

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson is an Icelandic actor-director known as a founder of Vestuport theatre. Moreover, Gísli Örn Gardarsson is also a founder of a film company based in Reykjavik.

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson's drama company Vesturport's logo

    Besides being an actor, Gardarsson also works as a scriptwriter and producer.

    Why Is Gísli Örn Gardarsson Famous?

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson is one of the public figures and an actor who has worked in many hit movies and TV sereis as an actor and director.

    Gardarsson also has around 5.7k followers on his official Instagram. 

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson's Official Instagram Account

    The Icelander was recently seen in a Netflix original series Ragnarok as a main antagonist and shared the screen with Norwegian legend Bjørn Sundquist.

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson's Bio, Early life and Career

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson was born on December 15, 1973,  in Reykjavik but was raised in Oslo.

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson

    His father, Gaoar Gislason and works as a teacher, and his mother's Kolbrun Hognadottir, used to work for publisher Frooi. Added that, he also has a younger sister Rakel.

    Growing up, Gardarsson attended Hamrahlio College at Hlioahverfi and then studied Sociology at the University Of Iceland.

    Gardarsson also majored in West European Studies at the University Of Oslo before joining theater-drama at Iceland Academy of the Arts. 

    Reportedly, Gardarsson always wanted to study drama at The University Of Oslo, but unfortunately, he wasn't able to gain entry.

    Gardarsson also worked as the Gymnast and started competing for Icelandic, Norwegian as well as Danish national teams and also was a pro-gymnast at Glímufélagið Ármann club.

    Gardarsson has also appeared in numerous Icelandic movies, but he debuted his acting career with an Icelandic comedy-drama film Dramarama released in 2001.

    Gardarsson has also co-founded a drama company named Vestuport with 13 other peoples in that same year 2001.

    After that, Gardarsson made his directorial debut with a circus-themed production of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" in the year 2003 and also played the role of Romeo.

    Gardarsson has directed many stage productions, which include and adaption of Kafka's "The Metamorphosis" with David Farr, and is also a founder of the Lyric Theatre; with his crew, Hammersmith has toured numerous countries in Europe, America as a theater actor-director.

    So following his first film, he did numerous Icelandic TV shows and was seen in the 2006 Drama movie Children.

    Gardarsson also had a supporting role in the famous Hollywood movie "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" in 2010.

    Gardarsson In Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
    Gardarsson In Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

    Gardarsson has also worked as a scriptwriter and producer in a few Vesturport projects.

    Gardarsson's direction also draws on his gymnastics experiences and is often described as highly theatrical.

    The production also has included music, which was specially composed by a famous musician Nick Cave beginning with WoyZeck.

    Ragnarok Available on Netflix
    Ragnarok Available on Netflix
    Plot: A Simple Boy Gets Thor's Gifts

    Recently in 2020, he was seen as a main villain in a Norwegian original Netflix series Ragnarok where he was seen giving a tough time to the series lead David Alexander Sjøholt.

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson's Net Worth

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson's earns his salary and net worth as a professional actor and director. Gardarsson is also known as one of the most successful Dramaturge from Iceland.

    As of now, Gísli Örn Gardarsson's net worth is estimated to be around $4 million.

    Additionally, he signed a $60 thousand per episode contract with the streaming service for playing Vidar in a Netflix sereis Ragnarok. 

    Is Gísli Örn Gardarsson's Married Or Dating Someone?

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson is a married man. The actor-director from Iceland is happily married to Nina Dogg Filippusdottir, who is also a member of Gardarsson's drama company Vesturport.

    Gardarsson's Wife Nina Dogg Filippusdottir

    They together have two children, but their identities are kept away from the media.

    From Right: Gardarsson, His first Daughter, and his Wife Nina Dogg at The Icelandic Precident's office
    Image: 2010

    She and her eldest daughter accompanied Gísli Örn Gardarsson, director/actor and one of Vesturport's's founders when he received Iceland's most incredible honor, The Order of the Falcon, the Knight's Cross, by the President of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson. 

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson's Statistics, & Body Measurement

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson is a actor and Gymnast who shares a Viking blood. 

    Indeed, he is tall, muscular, possesses bad-ass six-pack abs, and has a full sleeve tattoo on his left hand.

    NameGísli Örn Gardarsson
    DOBDecember 15, 1973
    Age47 years
    Birth PlaceReykjavik
    Net Worth$4 million
    Height 6 ft 3 inches
    Weight195 lbs

    FAQ's on Gísli Örn Gardarsson

    How much is Gísli Örn Gardarsson's current net worth?

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson's net worth is estimated at $4 million.

    When was Gísli Örn Gardarsson born?

    Gísli Örn Gardarsson was born on December 15, 1973 in Iceland.

    When did Gísli Örn Gardarsson make his directorial debut?

    Gísli first appeared as a big-screen actor in a comedy-drama film Dramarama released in 2001, and on 2003, Gísli Örn Gardarsson made his directorial debut directing a theater-drama.

    What is the name of the drama company that Gísli Örn Gardarsson founded?

     Gísli Örn Gardarsson, with his 13 co-workers, founded a drama company Vesturport.

    Who is Gardarsson's wife?

    Gardarsson's wife is Nina Dogg Filippusdottir, who is also a member of the drama company Vesturport.