Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

Actor | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
True Detective (2014) | The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) | The BFG (2016)
AWARDS 
5 wins & 6 nominations More »
AKA 
Olafur Darri Olafsson
BORN 
Mar 13, 1973 (age 44)
HEIGHT 
6' 4½" (1.94m)
HAIR *
Brown
EYES *
Blue
VOICE TYPE *
Bass
WORK HISTORY *
Voice Over | Film | Radio | Theater | Commercial | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Writing | Acting | Producing
CITIZENSHIP *
Iceland (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (5 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (2 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for ÓfærðÓfærð (TV Series) Andri ( 1 episode, 2018 )  Less 2018 1 Released
  • Primary photo for Lady DynamiteLady Dynamite (TV Series) Scott ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1 Released
Past Film & Video (37 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (20 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Emerald CityEmerald City (TV Series) Ojo ( 7 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 7
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  • Primary photo for Lady DynamiteLady Dynamite (TV Series) Scott ( 12 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 12
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  • Primary photo for The MissingThe Missing (TV Series) Stefan Andersen ( 5 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 5
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  • Primary photo for QuarryQuarry (TV Series) Credence Mason ( 4 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 4
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  • Primary photo for ÓfærðÓfærð (TV Series) Andri Ólafsson ( 10 episodes, 2015–2016 )  Less 2015–2016 10
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  • Primary photo for True DetectiveTrue Detective (TV Series) Dewall ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for BansheeBanshee (TV Series) Jonah Lambrecht ( 2 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014 2
  • Primary photo for Banshee OriginsBanshee Origins (TV Mini-series) Jonah Lambrecht ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for How and WhyHow and Why (TV Movie) Bill Senior  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Line of SightLine of Sight (TV Movie) Edgar  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for We Hate Paul RevereWe Hate Paul Revere (TV Movie) Ethan Allen  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for FangavaktinFangavaktin (TV Mini-series) Loðfíllinn ( 7 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 7
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  • Primary photo for 10661066 (TV Mini-series) Gyrd ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for MannaveiðarMannaveiðar (TV Series) Actor  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for SkaupSkaup (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Ørnen: En krimi-odysséØrnen: En krimi-odyssé (TV Series) Computertyven ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Áramótaskaup 2004Áramótaskaup 2004 (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for NjálssagaNjálssaga (TV Movie) Skarphéðinn  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Virus au paradisVirus au paradis (TV Movie) Ornithologue  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Úr öskunni í eldinnÚr öskunni í eldinn (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2000
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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare * – Hamlet / Actor Jon Pall Eyjolfsson /The City Theatre of Reykjavik 2014
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck * – Lennie / Actor Jon Pall Eyjolfsson / The City Theatre of Reykjavik 2012
  • Bastard by Richard LaGravanese/Gisli Gardarsson * – Mikeal / Actor Gísli Örn Garðarson / Vesturport / Theater Far 302 / Malmö Stadtsteater / The City Theatre of Reykjavík 2012
  • The Heart of Robin Hood by David Farr * – Pierre / Actor Gisli Orn Gardarsson / The Royal Shakespeare Company 2011
  • King Lear by William Shakespeare * – Duke of Albany / Actor Benedict Andrews / The National Theatre of Iceland 2010
  • Gerpla by Halldor Laxness * – Various / Actor Baltasar Kormakur / The National Theatre of Iceland 2010
  • Frida - Viva La Vida by Brynhildur Gudjonsdottir * – Diego Rivera / Actor Atli Rafn Sigurdarson / The National Theatre of Iceland 2009
  • The Commune by Lukas Moodyson * – Georg / Actor Gisli Orn Gardarson / Vesturport 2008
  • Ivanov by Anton Tsjekhov * – Count Shabelsky / Actor Baltasar Kormakur / National Theatre of Iceland 2007
  • Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen * – The Mountain King / Actor Baltasar Kormakur / The National Theatre of Iceland 2006
  • The Bacchae by Euripides * – Pentheus / Actor Giorgos Zamboulakis / The National Theatre 2006
  • Celebration by Harold Pinter * – Matt / Actor Stefan Jonsson / The National Theatre of Iceland 2006
  • Crazy Gary´s Mobile Disco by Gary Owen * – Russel Markham / Actor / Producer Agnar Jon Egilsson / Vesturport 2006
  • Woyzeck by Georg Buchner * – The Entertainer / Actor Gisli Orn Gardarson / Vesturport - Barbican 2005
  • Rambo 7 by Jon Atli Jonasson * – Pezi / Actor Egill Palsson / The National Theatre of Iceland 2005
  • Destroy The Shopping Mall by Vikingur Kristjansson * – Kristinn / Actor B.H.Haraldsson / Vesturport 2004
  • The Road is Burning by Bjarni Jonsson * – Sigurdur / Actor Vidar Eggertsson / The National Theatre of Iceland 2004
  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare * – The Nurse / Actor Gisli Orn Gardarson / Young Vic - The Playhouse - Vesturport 2003
  • Honk by Stiles/Drewe * – The Frog / Actor Maria Sigurds / The City Theatre of Reykjavik 2002
  • Kvetch by Steven Berkhoff * – Hal / Actor Stefan Jonsson / On The Scene - Vesturport 2002
  • Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare * – Titus / Actor B.H.Haraldsson / Vesturport 2002
  • Summerfolk by Maxim Gorkij * – Sergei Basof / Actor Gudjon Pedersen / The City Theatre of Reykjavik 2002
  • The Full Monty by Terrence McNally * – Dave Butonovski / Actor Kenn Oldfield / The National Theatre of Iceland 2002
  • An Enemy of The People by August Strindberg * – Horster / Actor Maria Kristjans / The City Theatre of Reykjavik 2001
  • Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring * – Mortimer Brewster / Actor Asdis Thorhalls / The City Theatre of Reykjavik 2001
  • Abigail´s Party by Mike Leigh * – Tony / Actor Hilmir S. Gudnason / The City Theatre of Reykjavik 2000
  • Shopping & Fucking by Mark Ravenhill * – Mark / Actor Vidar Eggertsson / The Egg Theatre 2000
  • The Bear by Anton Tsjekhov * – Grigorij Smirnov / Actor Stefan Jonsson / Idno 2000
  • Le Nuit Juste Avant Les Forests by Bertrand Marie Koltés * – Monologue / Actor Stephen Hutton / Night and Day 1998

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • The Golden Nymph in Monte Carlo * – Outstanding Actor in a Dramatic Series 2016
  • Griman - The Icelandic Theatre Awards * – Best Actor for Hamlet (Nominated) 2014
  • Eddan - The Icelandic Film Awards * – Best Actor for XL (Nominated) 2014
  • IFF Karlovy Vary * – Best Actor for XL 2013
  • Griman - The Icelandic Theatre Awards * – Best Actor for Of Mice And Men 2013
  • Eddan - The Icelandic Film Awards * – Best Actor for The Deep 2013
  • European Theatre Awards * – With Vesturport Theatre Group 2011
  • Eddan - The Icelandic Film Awards * – Best Actor for Stormland 2011
  • Eddan - The Icelandic Film Awards * – Best Supporting Actor for Fangavaktin (Nominated) 2010
  • Griman - The Icelandic Theatre Awards * – Best Supporting Actor for Steinar í djúpinu (Nominated) 2009
  • Eddan - The Icelandic Film Awards * – Best Supporting Actor for White Night Wedding (Nominated) 2008
  • Griman - The Icelandic Theatre Awards * – Best Supporting Actor for Ivanov 2008
  • IFF Copenhagen * – Best Picture for Children 2008
  • IFF Ivanovo Zerkalo * – Critics Choice for Children 2007
  • IFF Ivanovo Zerkalo * – Best Actor for Children 2007
  • IFF Courmayuer Noir * – Special Mention of The Jury for Children 2007
  • Eddan - The Icelandic Film Awards * – Best Picture for Parents 2007
  • Eddan - The Icelandic Film Awards * – Best Actor for Children (Nominated) 2006
  • Eddan - The Icelandic Film Awards * – Best Picture for Children (Nominated) 2006
  • Eddan - The Icelandic Film Awards * – Best Screenplay for Children 2006
  • Griman - The Icelandic Theatre Awards * – Best Supporting Actor for Peer Gynt (Nominated) 2006
  • Eddan - The Icelandic Film Awards * – Best Actor for Full House (Short Film) (Nominated) 2004
  • Griman - The Icelandic Theatre Awards * – Best Supporting Actor for Romeo and Juliet 2003
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