|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
Tobias Santelmann (born August 8, 1980) is a German-born Norwegian actor. He is best known for starring in the Academy Award-nominated film Kon-Tiki (2012). His credits also include Hercules (2014), Point Break (2015), The Heavy Water War (2015), Grenseland (2017), The Last Kingdom (2015–2018), Atlantic Crossing (2020), Those Who Kill (2021), Exit(2019-2023).
Santelmann was born in Freiburg, Germany.He moved with his family to Norway when he was young. He was raised in Lindesnes, south Norway, later moving to Oslo when he was 16 years old. He studied at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, graduating in 2006.
Santelmann worked at The Norwegian Theatre in Oslo with appearances in The Castle, The Good Person of Szechwan, and Nora.His screen credits include Norwegian films like Kon-Tiki (2012), Flukt (2012), Jag Etter Vind (Chase the wind) (2013), and Jeg er din (I Am Yours) (2013). Santelmann's film work outside Norway includes supporting performances in the films Hercules (2014), and Point Break (2015), and a starring role in the BBC television series The Last Kingdom (2015-2018).
In 2021, he played the role of a serial killer in the mini series Those Who Kill .
In 2020, Santelmann, though relatively unknown in the United States, was chosen to play Prince Olav in the TV series Atlantic Crossing , a joint Norway/US production, alongside Sofia Helin and Kyle MacLachlan.
|2010||Varg Veum||Stian Brandt|
|2013||Jag etter vind||Håvard||Nominated - Amanda Award for Best Supporting Actor|
Nominated - Amanda Award for Best Newcomer
|2013||Jeg er din||Dirk|
|2018||Mordene i Kongo||Tjostolv Moland|
|2019||Out Stealing Horses|
|2010||Maria||Ole Marius Aronsen|
|2014, 2016||Frikjent (Acquitted)||Erik Nilsen||Main (18 episodes)|
|2014||Øyevitne (Eyewitnesses)||Lars Strømme||Main (5 episodes)|
|2015||The Heavy Water War||Joachim Rønneberg||Main (6 episodes)|
|2015||Homeland||Colonel Haugen||Guest (1 episode)|
|2015-2018||The Last Kingdom||Ragnar||Main (3 seasons - 13 episodes)|
|2016||Marcella||Yann Hall||Series 1 (8 episodes)|
|2017||Grenseland||Nikolai Andreassen||Main (8 episodes)|
|2020||Atlantic Crossing||Prince Olav||Main (8 episodes)|
|2021||Those Who Kill||Peter Vinge||Main (9 episodes)|
|2019-2023||Exit||Henrik||Main (24 episodes)|
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