Hilmir Snær Guðnason

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is properly referred to by the given name Hilmir.

Hilmir Snær Guðnason (born 24 January 1969 in Reykjavík) is an Icelandic actor and voice actor. He is famous in his native country and has appeared in both film and on stage. In 2000 he was named as one of European films 'Shooting Stars' by European Film Promotion. He is best known for his roles in the films 101 Reykjavík,[1] Hafið (The Sea in English), Blueprint and Guy X.

Biography[edit]

Guðnason graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 1994. He has played in a number of plays and musicals. Notably Hair and Rocky Horror Picture Show.[2]

He is married to Bryndís Jónsdóttir and has to daughters born in 1995 and 2009.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1995 Agnes Guðmundur
1995 Pocahontas John Smith Icelandic Voice
1996 Sleeping Beauty Philip Icelandic Voice (Speaking part only)
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Phoebus Icelandic Voice
1997 13th Rider Bjarni TV Movie
1997 101 Dalmatians Icelandic Voice
1998 Mulan Captain Li Shang Icelandic Voice (Speaking part only)
1999 Myrkrahöfðinginn Reverend Jón Magnússon
1999 A Bug's Life Icelandic Voice
2000 Englar Alheimsins Pétur
2000 101 Reykjavík Hlynur Björn Hafsteinsson
2001 Mávahlátur Magnús
2001 Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure The Tramp Icelandic Voice
2002 Reykjavik Guesthouse: Rent a Bike Jóhann Jóhannsson
2002 Hafið Ágúst
2003 Njálssaga Gunnar TV Movie
2003 Blueprint Greg as Hilmir Snaer Gudnason
2004 Peas at 5:30 Jakob Magnusson
2005 Guy X Petri as Hilmir Snær Gudnason
2006 Blóðbönd Péturs Golfmate
2006 Köld Slóð Kjartan
2007 Cinderella III: A Twist in Time Gus
2007 Veðramót
2008 Brúðguminn Jón
2008 Stóra Planið Priest
2009 Circledrawers Oleg TV Movie
2010 Mamma Gógó The Director
2011 Rokland Árni Valur
2011 Okkar eigin Osló Pálmi
2011 Kurteist Fólk Hrafnkell
2013 Falskur Fugl Drunk Man
2014 Algjör Sveppi og Gói bjargar málunum
2014 Borgríki II: Blóð Hraustra Manna Ívar
2015 South of Hope Street Tom Pre-production

Television[edit]

Year Work Role Notes
1997 Fóstbræður Various
2005 Allir litir hafsins eru kaldir Ari Jónsson TV Mini-Series
2007 Áramótaskaupið
2008 Mannaveiðar
2008 Dagvaktin Brynjólfur Gunnar Episode "1.8"

Awards and Honors[edit]

Year Award Catagory Nominated Work Result Notes
2000 Berlin International Film Festival Shooting Star Won
2000 Edda Awards Best Actor 101 Reykjavík Nominated
2001 Edda Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role Seagull's Laughter Won
2002 Edda Awards Best Actor The Sea'Reykjavik Guesthouse: Rent a Bike Nominated
2008 Edda Awards Best Actor White Night Wedding Won

External links[edit]

Hilmir Snær Guðnason at Internet Movie Database

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martin, Mick; Porter, Marsha (31 August 2004). DVD & video guide 2005. Ballantine Books. p. 816. ISBN 978-0-345-44995-5. Retrieved 14 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hilmir Snær Guðnason". Retrieved 4 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Allar fjölskyldur eiga einhver leyndarmál". www.dv.is. 27 July 2014. Retrieved 4 May 2015.