Edda Björgvinsdóttir

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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 Edda.
Edda Björgvinsdóttir
Born (1952-09-13)13 September 1952
Occupation Actress
Television Heilsubælið í Gervahverfi
Áramótaskaupið
Spouse(s) Gísli Rúnar Jónsson (divorced)
Children Björgvin Franz Gíslason

Edda Björvinsdóttir (born 13 September 1952) is an Icelandic actress, comedian, writer and director, best known for playing the titular role of the 1986 comedy classic Stella í orlofi, for playing various characters in the 1986 sitcom Heilsubælið í Gervahverfi, as well as for her work in the annual comedy special Áramótaskaupið, and for numerous other comedic roles in film, television and on stage.

Edda was married to actor and comedian Gísli Rúnar Jónsson. Their son is the actor Björgvin Franz Gíslason.

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