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Jon Thor Birgisson


Jon Thor Birgisson was born on April 23, 1975 in Iceland as Jón Þór Birgisson. See full bio »
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 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (lyrics: "Where No One Goes") / (music: "Where No One Goes", "For the Dancing and the Dreaming") / (performer: "Where No One Goes" - as Jonsi) / (producer: "Where No One Goes" - as Jonsi)
 2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.154 (2013) ... (writer: "Kveikur")
 2012/I Disconnect (performer: "Tornado" - as Jonsi) / (writer: "Tornado")
 2011 Butter (writer: "Go Do")
 2011 This Must Be the Place (writer: "Happiness" (2009))
 2011 This Is What Love in Action Looks Like (Documentary) (performer: "Boy Lilikoi", "Tornado (instrumental)", "Sinking Friendships (instrumental)", "Around Us (instrumental)" - as Jonsi) / (writer: "Boy Lilikoi", "Tornado (instrumental)", "Sinking Friendships (instrumental)", "Around Us (instrumental)")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #2.171 (2010) ... (performer: "Sticks and Stones" - as Jonsi) / (writer: "Sticks and Stones" - as Jonsi)
 2010 127 Hours ("Festival")
  The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #6.150 (2010) ... (performer: "Go Do" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Go Do" - as Jónsi)
 2010 Bon appétit (writer: "Hoppipolla", "Med Blodnasir")
 2010 How to Train Your Dragon (performer: "Sticks and Stones" - as Jónsi) / (producer: "Sticks and Stones" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Sticks and Stones" - as Jónsi)
 2010 Remember Me (writer: "Andvari" - as Jon Birgisson)
 2009 The Boys Are Back (writer: "Illgresi", "Festival", "Fljótavík", "Straumnes", "Ára bátur", "Inní mér syngur vitleysingur", "Samskeyti", "Indian Summer" - as Jón Þór Birgisson)
 2009 Ondine (writer: "All Alright", "Takk" - as Jón Þor Birgisson)
 2009 Last Flowers (Short) (writer: "Agaetis Byrjun" - as Jon Thor, Birgisson)
 2007 Ben X (writer: "Svefn-G-Englar")
 2006 Breaking and Entering (writer: "Sé Lest" - as Birgisson)
 2006 Penelope (writer: "Hoppipolla")
 2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (writer: "Staralfur")
 2004 Mysterious Skin (writer: "Samskeyti")
 2004 Immortal (Ad Vitam) (writer: "Hjartað Hamast")
 2001 Vanilla Sky ("Svefn-g-englar" (1999), "Agaetis Byrjun" (1999), "The Nothing Song (Njosnavelin)" (2001))
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Alternate Names:

Jón Þór Birgisson | Jonsi | Jónsi | Sigur Ros

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

In addition to Sigur Rós, Birgisson has a solo career as 'Jónsi'. He collaborated with his longtime companion Alex Somers under the name 'Jónsi & Alex' and previously fronted for the bands 'Stoned' and 'Bee Spiders'. He occasionally releases solo material under the alias 'Frakkur'. See more »

Trademark:

Playing guitar with a cello bow

Nickname:

Jónsi

Star Sign:

Taurus

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