Edda Award for Best Leading Actor or Actress
Best Leading Actor or Actress is one of the most important categories at Edda Award. It has been given since 1999, annually.
From 1999 to 2003, there was one Edda Award to the best actor and other Edda Award to the best actress.
Winners - Best Actor:
- 1999 - Ingvar E. Sigurðsson for Slurpurinn & Co
- 2000 - Ingvar E. Sigurðsson for Englar alheimsins
- 2001 - Jón Gnarr for Fóstbræður
- 2002 - Gunnar Eyjólfsson for Hafið
- 2003 - Tómas Lemarquis for Nói albínói
Winners - Best Actress:
- 1999 - Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir for Ungfrúin góða og húsið
- 2000 - Björk for Myrkradansarinn
- 2001 - Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir for Mávahlátur
- 2002 - Elva Ósk Ólafsdóttir for Hafið
- 2003 - Sigurlaug Jónsdóttir for Stormviðri
Since 2004, there is just one prize to best actor/actress.