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      Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

      Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

      Highest Rated: 94% The Deep (2012)

      Lowest Rated: 17% Operation Napoleon (2023)

      Birthday: Mar 3, 1973

      Birthplace: Connecticut, USA

      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.

      Highest rated movies

      The Deep
      End of Sentence
      101 Reykjavik
      The Vanishing
      Beautiful Beings A Walk Among the Tombstones Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga The Meg

      Photos

      THE LAST WITCH HUNTER, Olafur Darri Olafsson, 2015. ph: Scott Garfield/©Summit Entertainment THE LAST WITCH HUNTER, Olafur Darri Olafsson, 2015. ph: Scott Garfield/©Summit Entertainment THE LAST WITCH HUNTER, from left: Vin Diesel, Olafur Darri Olafsson, 2015. ph: Scott Garfield/©Summit Entertainment THE LAST WITCH HUNTER, Olafur Darri Olafsson, 2015. ph: Scott Garfield/©Summit Entertainment Banshee, Olafur Darri Olafsson (L), Antony Starr (R), 'Bloodlines', Season 2, Ep. #4, 01/31/2014, ©HBO MURDER MYSTERY, OLAFUR DARRI OLAFSSON, 2019. PH: PHILIPPE BOSSE/© NETFLIX COUNTRY WEDDING, (aka SVEITABRUOKAUP), Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson (second from right), Olafur Darri Olafsson (right), 2008. ©Sambio COUNTRY WEDDING, (aka SVEITABRUOKAUP), Olafur Darri Olafsson (second from right), Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson (right), 2008. ©Sambio WHITE NIGHT WEDDING, (aka BRUDGUMINN), Olafur Darri Olafsson, Prostur Leo Gunnarsson, 2008. ©IFC Films THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson (left), 2012. ©Focus World THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson (right), 2012. ©Focus World THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson, 2012. ©Focus World THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson (left), 2012. ©Focus World THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson (back), 2012. ©Focus World THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson, 2012. ©Focus World THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson (right), 2012. ©Focus World THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson, 2012. ©Focus World THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson (center), 2012. ©Focus World THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson (left), 2012. ©Focus World THE DEEP, (aka DJUPIA), Olafur Darri Olafsson (right), 2012. ©Focus World

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      17% 69% Operation Napoleon Einar (Character) $909 2023
      83% 72% Beautiful Beings Svenni (Character) - 2022
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Summerlight... and Then Comes the Night Unknown (Character) - 2022
      63% 77% Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Neils Brongus (Character) - 2020
      91% 87% End of Sentence Officer Stone (Character) - 2019
      90% 87% How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Ragnar the Rock (Voice) $160.8M 2019
      85% 48% The Vanishing Boor (Character) - 2018
      36% 53% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Skender (Character) $159.4M 2018
      47% 44% The Meg The Wall (Character) $142.8M 2018
      73% 58% The White King Pickaxe (Voice) - 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cubs Per (Character) - 2016
      18% 44% The Last Witch Hunter Belial (Character) $27.4M 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Reverse Hilmar (Character) - 2015
      68% 53% A Walk Among the Tombstones James Loogan (Character) $26.0M 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet XL Leifur Sigurdarson (Character),
      Producer
      - 2013
      94% 64% The Deep Gulli (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Undercurrent Sævar (Character) - 2010
      No Score Yet 45% Reykjavik-Rotterdam Elvar (Character) - 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Foreldrar Unknown (Character) - 2007
      No Score Yet 89% Children Marinó (Character),
      Screenwriter
      - 2006
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Thicker Than Water Börkur (Character) - 2006
      89% 77% 101 Reykjavik Marri (Character) $125.1K 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fiasco Gulli (Character) - 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Pearls and Swine Bjartmar (Character) - 1998

      TV

      Credit
      40% 64% Boat Story Narrator 2023
      No Score Yet 84% Trapped Andri (Character) 2015-2016 2018-2019 2022
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Vikings: The Rise and Fall Narrator 2022
      96% 60% The Tourist Billy Nixon (Character) 2022
      72% 81% NOS4A2 Bing Partridge (Character) 2019-2020
      89% 94% The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance The Archer (Voice) 2019
      No Score Yet 52% New Amsterdam Burl (Guest Star) 2019
      57% 59% The Widow Ariel Helgason (Character) 2019
      97% 80% Lady Dynamite Scott (Character) 2017
      38% 78% Emerald City Ojo (Guest Star) 2017
      90% 91% Banshee Jonah Lambrecht (Guest Star) 2014