Olafur Darri Olafsson

Olafur Darri Olafsson found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Olafsson landed roles in various films, including ... Read more »
Born: 03/13/1973

Filmography

Actor (24)

The BFG 2016 (Movie)

Maidmasher/Cook (Actor)

Trapped 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Zoolander No. 2 2016 (Movie)

Hasidic Man (Actor)

Bakk 2015 (Movie)

Hilmar (Actor)

The Last Witch Hunter 2015 (Movie)

Belial (Actor)

The White King 2015 (Movie)

Pickaxe (Actor)

A Walk Among the Tombstones 2014 (Movie)

James Loogan (Actor)

Banshee 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rokland 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

True Detective 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 2013 (Movie)

Helicopter Pilot (Actor)

Contraband 2012 (Movie)

Olaf (Actor)

The Deep 2012 (Movie)

Gulli (Actor)

King's Road 2010 (Movie)

Ray (Actor)

Country Wedding 2008 (Movie)

Egill (Actor)

Reykjavik-Rotterdam 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

White Night Wedding 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

Beowulf & Grendel 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

Born 2006 (Movie)

Marino (Actor)

Thicker Than Water 2005 (Movie)

Börkur (Actor)

101 Reykjavik 2001 (Movie)

Marri (Actor)

Fiasko 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

Pearls and Swine 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

Epic Fail (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (2)

Parents 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

Born 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Olafur Darri Olafsson found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Olafsson landed roles in various films, including the comedy "Pearls and Swine" (1998) with Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir, the Robert Arnfinnsson comedy "Fiasko" (1999) and the Victoria Abril dramatic adaptation "101 Reykjavik" (2001). He also appeared in "Thicker Than Water" (2006), "Beowulf & Grendel" (2006) with Gerard Butler and "Born" (2006) with Gisli Orn Gardarsson. He kept working in film throughout the early 2000s, starring in the Hilmir Snær Guðnason comedic adaptation "White Night Wedding" (2008), "Country Wedding" (2008) and "Reykjavik-Rotterdam" (2008). More recently, he continued to act in the action picture "Contraband" (2012) with Mark Wahlberg, "The Deep" (2012) and "XL" (2013). He also appeared in the comedy adventure "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" (2013) with Ben Stiller. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "True Detective" (HBO, 2013-15). Olafsson most recently acted in the comedic adventure "The BFG" (2016) with Mark Rylance.

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