|Born||7 December 1978|
|Relatives||Isabelle Nanty (cousin)|
Kristofer Hivju (Norwegian: [krɪˈstɔ̀fːər ˈhɪ̂vjʉː]; born 7 December 1978) is a Norwegian actor. He is best known for playing the roles of Tormund Giantsbane in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones and Connor Rhodes in The Fate of the Furious.
Hivju was born in Oslo, Norway. He attended the Danish subdivision of the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Aarhus and graduated in 2004.
He began of his career and starred in the television series, such as Fox Grønland and Seks som oss, in the 2008 film Manhunt, and plays at the Grusomhetens Teater and Trøndelag Teater, as well as written scripts for the short films Closework from 2005 and Flax from 2008.
In the several times, he portrays Viking King Olav II in Norwegian-produced documentary film Olav, and also appeared in From Hate to Hope.
In 2013–2019, Hivju had the role of Tormund Giantsbane in American fantasy series Game of Thrones by HBO. His first appearance was in the first episode of the third season, "Valar Dohaeris". In 2013, he also appeared in M. Night Shyamalan's science fiction film After Earth from the same year.
Hivju is the son of Norwegian actors Erik Hivju and Lieselotte Holmene and is the cousin of French actress Isabelle Nanty. He is married to Gry Molvær Hivju. Together they have two daughters, Noor (born in 2007) and Sylja (born in 2008).
Hivju also has great interest in disc golf, being an active player and community enforcer. In 2022, Innova Champion Discs released Hivju's own signature roc, a mid-range disc golf disc.
On 16 March 2020, Hivju announced on Twitter and Instagram that he tested positive for COVID-19 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway. On 15 April, Hivju said he had made a full recovery.
|2008||Rovdyr||Man 2 / Man in Café||Patrik Syversen|
|2011||The Thing||Jonas||Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr.|
|2013||After Earth||Security Chief||M. Night Shyamalan|
|2014||In Order of Disappearance||Stig Erik "Strike" Smith||Hans Petter Moland|
|Force Majeure||Mats||Ruben Östlund|
|Operation Arctic||Fangstmann||Grethe Bøe-Waal|
|The World Is Waiting||TBA||Mariken Halle|
|2015||The Wendy Effect||Percy||Ole Endresen|
|2016||The Last King||Torstein Skevla||Nils Gaup|
|2017||The Fate of the Furious||Connor Rhodes||F. Gary Gray|
|2023||Cocaine Bear||Olaf Kristoffer||Elizabeth Banks|
|Red One||TBA||Jake Kasdan||Filming|
|2001||Fox Grønland||Jim Olsen||2 episodes|
|2007||Six Like Us||Bar Customer||1 episode|
|Largest of All||Ben||6 episodes|
|2013||The Games||Expert Commentator||1 episode|
|2013–2019||Game of Thrones||Tormund Giantsbane||33 episodes|
|2016–present||Beck||Steinar Hovland||7 episodes|
|2017||The Lion Guard||Kenge (voice)||1 episode|
|2019||Twin||Adam & Erik||8 episodes|
|2020||DuckTales||Jormungandr (voice)||1 episode|
|2021||The Witcher||Nivellen||Episode: "A Grain of Truth"|
Shorts and documentaries
|2005||Closework||Pleieren (Nurse/Hygienist)||Kristoffer Metcalfe||Short|
|2008||En perfekt dag for golf||Gudmund the Paramedic||Eric Magnusson||English title: A Perfect Day for Golf|
|Scratch||Torpedo||Bård Ivar Engelsås||English title: Flax|
|2011||Min Siste Bull||Victim||Onur Genc||Short|
|Din Tur||Eik||Vegard Dahle||English title: Your Turn|
|Olav||Olaf II of Norway||N/A||Documentary|
|2014||Its OK||The Hipster||Kristoffer Metcalfe|
- ^ "Season three casting announced!". Winter is Coming. 13 July 2012. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2015.
- ^ "- Denne rollen vil åpne mange dører for meg". Dagbladet.no. 17 July 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2015.
- ^ "Isabelle Nanty : " Ma fille n'a jamais vu mes films "". Archived from the original on 6 September 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015.
- ^ "Kristofer Hivju var nær ved å miste rollen i «Game of Thrones»: - de var skikkelige forbannet på meg". 15 July 2017.[permanent dead link]
- ^ Thorne, Will (16 March 2020). "'Game of Thrones' Star Kristofer Hivju Tests Positive for Coronavirus". Variety. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
- ^ Perez, Lexy (15 April 2020). "'Game of Thrones' Star Kristofer Hivju Says He's "Fully Recovered" From Coronavirus". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 16 April 2020.
- Kristofer Hivju at IMDb
- Kristofer Hivju at Filmweb.no (in Norwegian)