Hrafn Gunnlaugsson

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Hrafn Gunnlaugsson
Born (1948-06-17) 17 June 1948 (age 72)
OccupationDirector, screenwriter
Years active1974–present

Hrafn Gunnlaugsson (born 17 June 1948) is an Icelandic film director. He is the brother of mathematician Þorvaldur Gunnlaugsson and the lawyer Snædís Gunnlaugsdóttir and the actress Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir. He is mostly known for his series of Viking films, sometimes called "Cod Westerns". He was married to Edda Kristjánsdóttir[1] and they have four children: Kristján born 1968 who is a poet and playwright, Tinna who is an actress, Sól[2] who is an art designer and Örk who is an artist and was born in 1993.[3] He won the award for Best Director at the 20th Guldbagge Awards for When the Raven Flies.[4]



  1. ^ "Hrafn Gunnlaugsson: Brahde Family Tree". Archived from the original on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2016-05-20.
  2. ^ "Hrafn Gunnlaugsson - Biography". Retrieved 2016-05-20.
  3. ^ "Icelandic Viking Films - Hrafn Gunnlaugsson Homepage – Shadow of the Raven". Archived from the original on 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2016-05-20.
  4. ^ "Hrafninn flýgur (1984)". Swedish Film Institute. 9 March 2014.
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