Gisli Orn Gardarsson


Gísli Örn Gardarsson graduated from the Icelandic Academy of Arts in 2001. 

Gísli Örn was awarded the European Shooting Star award at the Berlinale in 2007 for his role in the feature film 'CHILDREN' and The Icelandic Order of the Falcon in 2010 for his contribution to the arts in Iceland.

Gísli's credits include: 'RAGNAROK' (Netflix), 'PRINCE OF PERSIA'  (directed by Mike Newell), 'THE OATH' (directed by Baltasar Kormakur) and 'BEOWULF: RETURN OF THE SHIELDLANDS' (ITV).



  • Height: 6' 4 (193cm)
  • Playing Age: 31 - 45
  • Hair Colour: Dark Brown
  • Hair Length: Mid Length
  • Appearance: WhiteEastern European




THE ICELANDIC ORDER OF THE FALCON AWARD (2010) - for Contribution to the Arts in Iceland



VULTURES, Erik - RVK Studios (director: Börkur Sigþórsson)

THE OATH, Óttar - RVK Studios (director: Baltasar Kormákur)

TERRA INFIRMA, Mike - Greenwomb Productions (director: Max Mannix)

GRAVE BONES, Sigurdur - OgFilms (director: Anton Sigurdsson)

OFEIGUR GENGUR AFTUR, Ingi - Isfilm (director: Agust Gudmundsson)

CITY STATE, Joi - Poppoli Pictures (director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson)

UNDERCURRENT, Benni - Zik Zak and Vesturport (director: Arni Olafur Asgeirsson)

JITTERS, Haraldur - Icelandic Film Company (director: Baldvin Zophoníasson)

PRINCE OF PERSIA, Lead Hassansin - Disney (director: Mike Newell)

BEOWULF AND GRENDEL, Eric - (director: Sturla Gunnarsson)

CHILDREN(Born), Gardar - Vesturport Films (director: Ragnar Bragason)

PARENT, Gardar - The Ensemble Ltd (director: Ragnar Bragason)

DRAMARAMA, Darri - Zik Zak Filmworks (director: Ragnar Bragason)


RAGNAROK, Vidar (seasons 1 and 2) - SAM Productions/Netflix (directors: Mogens Hagedorn, Jannik Johansen, Mads Kamp Thulstrup)

FANGER, Ásbjörn - Mystery Productions (director: Ragnar Bragason)

BEOWULF, Breca (lead) - ITV (director: Various)

PRESSA 2, Krummi - Stod 2/Saga Film (director: Oskar Jonasson)

MANNAVEIDAR, Main - Ruv (director: Björn Br. Björnsson)


DON JOHN, Don John - RSC/Kneehigh (director: Emma Rice)

A MATTER OF LIFE AD DEATH, The Conductor - National Theatre (director: Emma Rice)

METAMOPHOSIS, Gregor - Lyric Hammersmith (directors: David Farr/ Gisli Orn Gardarsson)

NIGHTS AT THE CIRCUS, Jack Walser - Lyric Hammersmith (director: Emma Rice)

RAMBO 7, Julli Saeko - National Theatre Iceland (director: Egill H. A. Palsson)

ROMEO AND JULIET, Romeo - Playhouse Theatre/Young Vic/Reykjavik (director: Gisli Orn Gardarsson)

BRIM (Surf), Benni - Vesturport & Artbox (director: Jon Atli Jonasson)

MR MAN, Various - Vesturport & Artbox (director: Egill H. A. Palsson)

PUNTILLA AND MATTI, Frorik - Reykjavik City Theatre (director: Guojon Pedersen)

TITUS ANDRONICUS, Saturninus - Vesturport (director: Bjorn Hlynur Haraldson)

LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE, Pedro - Reykjavik City Theatre (director: Hilmar Jonsson)

BODORDIN, Vali - Reykjavik City Theatre (director: Vidar Eggerston)

KRISTNIHALD UNDIR JOKLI - Reykjavik City Theatre (director: Bergur Por)

LOVER - Lyric Hammersmith (director: Gisli Orn Gardarsson)

METAMORPHOSIS - Lyric Hammersmith (director: Gisli Orn Gardarsson)



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