Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir

Last updated

Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir
Born (1954-06-18) 18 June 1954 (age 69)
Iceland
OccupationActress
Years active1981–present

Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir (born 18 June 1954) is an Icelandic actress. She has appeared in twelve films since 1981. She starred in As in Heaven , which was screened out of competition at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. [1] She is the sister of director Hrafn Gunnlaugsson. Her husband is the singer, actor and composer Egill Ólafsson. She was the Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Iceland from 2005 to 2015. [2]

Contents

Selected filmography

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Isabelle Huppert</span> French actress (b. 1953)

Isabelle Anne Madeleine Huppert is a French actress. Known for her portrayals of cold, austere women devoid of morality, she is considered one of the greatest actresses of her generation. With 16 nominations and two wins, Huppert is the most nominated actress at the César Awards. She is also the recipient of several accolades, including five Lumières Awards, a BAFTA Award, three European Film Awards, two Berlin International Film Festival, three Cannes Film Festival and Venice Film Festival honors, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award nomination. In 2020, The New York Times ranked her first on its list of the greatest actresses of the 21st century.

Hrafn Gunnlaugsson 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 and they have four children: Kristján born 1968 who is a poet and playwright, Tinna who is an actress, Sól who is an art designer and Örk who is an artist and was born in 1993. He won the award for Best Director at the 20th Guldbagge Awards for When the Raven Flies.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Pernilla August</span> Swedish actress, director and screenwriter

Pernilla August is a Swedish actress, director and screenwriter. Being one of Sweden's leading actresses and a longtime collaborator with director Ingmar Bergman, she won the Best Actress Award at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival for her role in his The Best Intentions. She is best known internationally for portraying Shmi Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace and Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones.

In the Shadow of the Raven ) is the title of a 1988 film by Hrafn Gunnlaugsson, set in Viking Age Iceland. The film was selected as the Icelandic entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 61st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Pilar Miró</span> Spanish screenwriter and film director

Pilar Mercedes Miró Romero was a Spanish screenwriter and film director. She was the General Director of RTVE from 1986 to 1989. In the 1990s, she directed the television broadcasts of the weddings of the daughters of King Juan Carlos I.

Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir is an Icelandic actress from Reykjavík.

The Honour of the House is a 1999 Icelandic film directed by Guðný Halldórsdóttir. It was Iceland's official Best Foreign Language Film submission at the 72nd Academy Awards, but did not manage to receive a nomination.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Krystyna Janda</span> Polish actress (born 1952)

Krystyna Jolanta Janda is a Polish film and theater actress best known internationally for playing leading roles in several films by Polish director Andrzej Wajda, including Man of Marble and Man of Iron.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">1981 Cannes Film Festival</span>

The 34th Cannes Film Festival was held from 13 to 27 May 1981. The Palme d'Or went to the Człowiek z żelaza by Andrzej Wajda. The festival opened with Three Brothers by Francesco Rosi and closed with Honeysuckle Rose, directed by Jerry Schatzberg.

As in Heaven is a 1992 Icelandic drama film directed by Kristín Jóhannesdóttir. It was screened out of competition at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. The film was selected as the Icelandic entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 65th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

György Fehér was a Hungarian film director and screenwriter. His film Szenvedély was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.

<i>Stormy Weather</i> (2003 French-Icelandic film) 2003 film

Stormy Weather is a 2003 French-Icelandic drama film directed by Sólveig Anspach and starring Élodie Bouchez. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.

Beryl May Jessie Toye,, known professionally as Wendy Toye, was a British dancer, stage and film director and actress.

Cool Jazz and Coconuts is a 1985 Icelandic drama film directed by Jakob Frímann Magnússon. It was entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival.

Egill Ólafsson is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, and actor. He is married to the actress Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir.

Helgi Skúlason was an Icelandic actor and stage director.

The Haukar women's basketball team, commonly known as Haukar, is the women's basketball department of Knattspyrnufélagið Haukar multi-sport club, based in the town of Hafnarfjörður, Iceland.

Ásdís Thoroddsen is an Icelandic director, producer, screenwriter, and actress.

Ásta Breiðfjörð Gunnlaugsdóttir is an Icelandic former footballer who made 26 appearances for the Iceland women's national football team. At club level, she played for Breiðablik for over 20 years.

Tinna Hrafnsdóttir is an Icelandic actor, film director and screenwriter.

References

  1. "Festival de Cannes: As in Heaven". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 15 August 2009.
  2. "About us". National Theatre of Iceland. Retrieved 4 February 2018.