Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir

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Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir
Born (1978-03-19) March 19, 1978 (age 41)
NationalityIcelandic
OccupationActress, TV-Presenter
Years active2003–present
Known forTrapped

Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir (born 19 March 1978) is an Icelandic actress, screenwriter and politician. She is known for her role as Hinrika in the Icelandic TV series Trapped.

Early life[edit]

Ilmur was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1978 to parents Margrét Sigurðardóttir and Kristján Guðmundsson, a high school teacher. She has two siblings, Lísa, born 1974, a filmmaker, and Sverrir, born 1980, a film editor.[1]

She graduated from Menntaskólinn við Hamrahlíð in 1998. She then graduated from the acting division of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts in 2003.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Ilmur is in a relationship with Magnús Viðar Sigurðsson, director of RVK Studios. The couple have one son, born on New Year's Day 2014. Ilmur also has a daughter from a previous relationship, born in 2006.[2]

In 2014 Ilmur represented the Bright Future party as a candidate in the Reykjavik City Mayor election. She was voted in as chair of the welfare committee in 2015.[3]

Ilmur is a supporter of UNICEF Iceland and once traveled to Mozambique with the organisation.[4]

Filmography[edit]

  • Dís (2004) as Blær
  • Stelpurnar (TV-series) (2005) in various roles
  • Áramótaskaupið 2006
  • Áramótaskaupið 2007
  • Brúðguminn (2008) as Matthildur
  • Stóra Planið (2008) as Júlía
  • Ástríður (TV-series) (2009) as Ástríður (also credited as writer and creator)
  • Algjör Sveppi og leitin að Villa (2009) as Cute Girl
  • Reyndu aftur (Short) (2010) as Tinna
  • Ófeigur gengur aftur (2013) as Anna Sól
  • Fúsi (2015) as Sjöfn
  • Ófærð (2015) as Hinrika

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Systkinin samhentu". www.mbl.is. Retrieved 2016-02-29.
  2. ^ "Vísir - Nýársdrengur fæddur". visir.is. Retrieved 2016-02-29.
  3. ^ "3. Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir". Björt framtíð í Reykjavík. Retrieved 2016-02-29.
  4. ^ "Illmur Kristjánsdóttir urges people to support the UNICEF donation". UNICEF. Retrieved 2016-02-29.

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