actors Famous TV Actors from Iceland

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List of famous TV actors from Iceland, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Iceland has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Icelander TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Iceland this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Iceland then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing is made up of TV actors like Bjoergvin Bjoergvinsson and Selma Björnsdóttir.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Icelander TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Iceland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Iceland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Icelander actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.
Björk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iceland
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Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and occasional actress. She initially became known as the lead singer of the alternative rock band The Sugarcubes, whose 1987 single "Birthday" was a hit on US and UK indie stations and a favorite among music critics. Björk began her career as a solo artist in 1993. Her album Debut was rooted in electronic dance music, house, jazz and trip-hop, and is widely credited as one of the first albums to introduce electronic dance music into mainstream pop. Now in the third decade of her solo career, Björk has developed an eclectic musical style that incorporates aspects of dance, ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland

Nationality: Iceland

Also Ranked

#42 on The Best Current Female Singers

#88 on The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

#52 on '90s Greats Making the Best Music Today

#83 on The Most Powerful Women In The World

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Steven Adler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iceland
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Steven Adler is an American musician. He is best known as the former drummer and co-songwriter of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s. Adler was fired from Guns N' Roses over his heroin addiction in 1990, following which he reformed his old band Road Crew and briefly joined BulletBoys, which both proved unsuccessful. During the 2000s, Adler was the drummer of the band Adler's Appetite, and since 2012, he has held the same position in the band Adler. He appeared on the second and fifth seasons of the reality TV show Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, as well as on the first season of its spin-off Sober House. He was inducted into the Rock ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House, Do It For the Band: Women of the Sunset Strip

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Nationality: United States of America

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#77 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

#41 on The Best Metal Drummers of All Time

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Magnus Magnusson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iceland
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Magnus Magnusson, KBE was an Icelandic television presenter, journalist, translator and writer. Based in the United Kingdom, he was born in Iceland but lived in Scotland for almost all of his life, although he never took British citizenship. He came to prominence as a BBC television journalist, and was best known as the presenter of the BBC television quiz programme Mastermind, which he hosted for 25 years. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Mastermind, International Mastermind, Pebble Mill at One

Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland

Nationality: Iceland, Scotland

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Anita Briem is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Iceland
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Anita Briem is an Icelandic actress. She is known for her role as Jane Seymour on The Tudors and her role as Hannah Ásgeirsson in Journey to the Center of the Earth. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: The Evidence

Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland

Nationality: Iceland

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