Hrafn Gunnlaugsson

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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 Hrafn.
Hrafn Gunnlaugsson
Born (1948-06-17) 17 June 1948 (age 67)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Occupation Director, screenwriter
Years active 1974–present

Hrafn Gunnlaugsson (born 17 June 1948) is an Icelandic film director. He is the brother of the actress Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir. He is mostly known for his series of Viking films, sometimes called "Cod Westerns". He married Edda Kristjánsdóttir[1] and they have four children: Kristján who is a poet and playwright, Tinna who is an actress, Sól[2] and Örk who was born in 1993.[3] He won the award for Best Director at the 20th Guldbagge Awards for When the Raven Flies.[4]



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