Tommy Wirkola

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Tommy Wirkola
Born (1979-12-06) December 6, 1979 (age 36)
Alta, Norway
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, film producer

Tommy Wirkola (born December 6, 1979 Alta, Norway)[1] is a Norwegian film director, producer and screenwriter of Finnish heritage. Wirkola's first film was 2007's Kill Buljo that he co-wrote with Stig Frode Henriksen.[2] They later made the 2009 horror comedy Dead Snow.[3] and then in 2010 Kurt Josef Wagle and the Legend of the Fjord Witch.[4] His first big-budget film was Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, which was co-written by Dante Harper and released in 2013.[5] His most recent project was the sequel to Dead Snow, named Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead.[6][7]


Year Film Credited as
Director Writer Editor Actor Acting role
2006 Remake Yes No No Yes Attendant 2
2007 Kill Buljo Yes Yes Yes Yes Sid Wisløff
2009 Dead Snow Yes Yes No Yes Dying Zombie
Tomme Tønner No No No Yes Gjørme-Knut - Mudd-Knut
2010 Kurt Josef Wagle and the Legend of the Fjord Witch[8] Yes Yes Yes Yes
2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters[9] Yes Yes No Yes Deputy #4
2014 Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead Yes Yes No No
2016 What Happened to Monday? Yes No No No
2016 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 2 No Yes No No
TBA Irredeemable No Yes No No


  1. ^ "Nå hopper Wirkola av". Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  2. ^ Kill Buljo - Dimension Extreme Archived May 14, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "DØD SNØ - crossingEurope". Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  4. ^ Juan of the Dead (2010-02-26). "The Director Of DEAD SNOW And KILL BULJO Takes The Piss Out Of First-Person Horror With KURT JOSEF WAGLE AND THE LEGEND OF THE FJORD WITCH". Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  5. ^ New Scribe to Sweeten 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters'
  6. ^ "Director Tommy Wirkola Talk HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS and DEAD SNOW". Collider. 2013-11-20. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  7. ^ Kevin Melrose (2013-02-12). "Wirkola Plans Dead Snow Sequel « Spinoff Online – TV, Film, and Entertainment News Daily". Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  8. ^ Ryan Turek (2010-02-26). "Dead Snow Director Returns With Fjord Witch". Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  9. ^ Tommy Wirkola Talks 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters'

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