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



Production - Year - Role - Production Company - Director

TERRA INFIRMA, 2016, Mike, Greenwomb Productions, Max Mannix
GRAVE AND BONES, 2014, Sigurdur, OgFilms, Anton Sigurdsson
OFEIGUR GENGUR AFTUR, 2012, Ingi, Isfilm, Agust Gudmundsson
CITY STATE, 2011, Joi, Poppoli Pictures, Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
UNDERCURRENT, 2010, Benni, Zik Zak and Vesturport, Arni Olafur Asgeirsson
JITTERS, 2010, Haraldur, Icelandic Filmcompany, Baldvin Zophoníasson
PRINCE OF PERSIA, 2010, Lead Hassansin, Disney, Mike Newell
BEOWULF AND GRENDEL, 2009, Eric, , Sturla Gunnarsson
CHILDREN (BORN), 2006, Gardar, Vesturport Films, Ragnar Bragason
PARENTS, 2006, Gardar, The Ensemble Ltd, Ragnar Bragason
DRAMA RAMA, Feature Film, Darri, Zik Zak Filmworks, Ragnar Bragason


Production - Year - Role - Production Company - Director

BEOWULF, 2015, Breca, LEAD, ITV, Various
PRESSA 2, 2010, Krummi, Stod 2 / Saga Film, Oskar Jonasson
MANNAVEIDAR, 2008, Main, Ruv, Björn Br. Björnsson


Production - Year - Role - Production Company - Director

DON JOHN, Don John, RSC/Kneehigh, Emma Rice
A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH, The Conductor, National Theatre, Emma Rice
METAMORPHISIS, Gregor, Lyric, Hammersmith, David Farr/ Gisli Orn Gardarsson
NIGHTS AT THE CIRCUS, Jack Walser, Lyric, Hammersmith, Emma Rice
RAMBO 7, Julli Saeko, National Theatre, Iceland, Egill H. A. Palsson
BRIM (SURF), Benni, Vesturport & Artbox, Jon Atli Jonasson
ROMEO & JULIET, Romeo, Playhouse Theatre/Young Vic/ Reykjavik, Gisli Orn Gardarsson
BRIM (SURF), Benni, Vesturport & Artbox, Jon Atli Jonasson
MR MAN, Various, Vesturport & Artbox, Egill H. A. Palsson
PUNTILLA AND MATTI, Frorik, Reykjavik City Theatre, Guojon Pedersen
TITUS ANDRONICUS, Saturninus, Vesturport, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldson
LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE, Pedro, Reykjavik City Theatre, Hilmar Jonsson
BODORDIN, Vali, Reykjavik City Theatre, Vidar Eggerston
KRISTNIHALD UNDIR JOKLI, Umbi, Reykjavik City Theatre, Bergur Por



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