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Born in 1965 in the Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik, the daughter of Gudmundur Gunnarsson (an electrician) and Hildur Hauksdóttir who divorced before her second birthday, Björk grew up in a hippie-type community with her mother and her seven siblings. She started to study classical music at the age of 5 and released her first album in 1977 (... See full bio »

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 2020 Preguntes freqüents (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
 2020 Outpost (Short) ("Cosmogony")
 2017-2019 I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.21 (2019) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.15 (2017) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
 2019 Granada Reports (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 12 September 2019: Evening Bulletin (2019) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
  Twoja twarz brzmi znajomo (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2018) (music - 1 episode, 2018)
- Episode #9.4 (2018) ... (lyrics: "Venus as a Boy") / (music: "Venus as a Boy")
 2017 Popular Voices at the BBC (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Showstoppers at the BBC (2017) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet")
 2016 Workshop - Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión (Short) (performer: "Declare Independence") / (producer: "Declare Independence") / (writer: "Declare Independence")
 2016 Mythos Geschichte (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lieder für die Ewigkeit - Der Wiener Textdichter Erich Meder (2016) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet")
 2015 Kommissarin Heller (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Schattenriss (2015) ... ("Come lie down")
  L'Europe des écrivains (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- L'Islande de Audur Ava Olafsdóttir, Arni Thórarinsson et Jón Kalman Stefánsson (2015) ... (performer: "Mutual Core") / (writer: "Mutual Core" - as Björk Gudmundsdottir)
  My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Rewind (2015) ... (performer: "Army of Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Army of Me" - uncredited)
- Touched (2013) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
  Back in Time for Dinner (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- The 1990s (2015) ... (performer: "Human Behaviour" - uncredited) / (writer: "Human Behaviour" - uncredited)
 2015 Björk: Lionsong (Video short) (performer: "Lionsong") / (producer: "Lionsong") / (writer: "Lionsong")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Top 16 Perform, 2 Eliminated (2014) ... (performer: "So Broken" (Live)) / (writer: "So Broken" (Live))
- Meet the Top 20 (2013) ... (performer: "Enjoy")
- Top 8 Perform (2012) ... (performer: "Possibly Maybe" (Instrumental))
 2014 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- 2014: Day 10, Part 1 (2014) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
- 2014: Day 9, Part 3 (2014) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
- 2014: Day 9, Part 1 (2014) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
 2014 Dafabet Masters (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 4, Part 1 (2014) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
  Never Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #27.4 (2013) ... (performer: "Pagan Poetry" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pagan Poetry" - uncredited)
 2012 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Habeas Corpse (2012) ... (performer: "Headphones")
 2012 Arbitrage (performer: "I See Who You Are" - as Bjork) / (writer: "I See Who You Are" - as Bjork)
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 April 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
 2011 Sucker Punch (performer: "Army of Me") / (writer: "Army of Me" - as Björk Guðmundsdóttir)
 2011 Love Likes Coincidences (music: "Ask Tesadüfleri Sever")
  So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Top 14 Performance (2010) ... (writer: "Hyperballad")
- Top 8 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Innocence") / (writer: "Innocence")
 2010 Boy Wonder (performer: "Human Behavior") / (writer: "Human Behavior")
 2010 Moomins and the Comet Chase ("The Comet Song") / (performer: "The Comet Chase Song") / (writer: "The Comet Chase Song")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Chinese Grand Prix (2010) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet")
 2009 The Heart of the Earth (Short) ("Prayer of the Heart")
 2009 Flashforward (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Black Swan (2009) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (writer: "Bedtime Story")
 2008 Skins (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chris (2008) ... (performer: "I see who you are" - uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1997 - 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Scarlett Johansson/Björk (2007) ... (performer: "Earth Intruders", "Wanderlust" - uncredited) / (writer: "Earth Intruders", "Wanderlust" - uncredited)
- Brendan Fraser/Björk (1997) ... (performer: "Bachelorette")
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet")
 2006 Huldufólk 102 (Documentary) (performer: "One Day (Wood & Metal Version)") / (writer: "One Day (Wood & Metal Version)")
 2006 Coachella (Documentary) (performer: "All Is Full of Love" - as Bjork) / (writer: "All Is Full of Love" - as Bjork)
 2005 The Work of Director Mark Romanek (Video documentary) (writer: "Bedtime Story")
 2005 Drawing Restraint 9 ("Gratitude", "Pearl", "Ambergris March", "Bath", "Shimenawa", "Storm", "Cetacea") / (arranger: "Hunter Vessel", "Vessel Shimenawa") / (lyrics: "Cetacea") / (music: "Cetacea") / (performer: "Shimenawa") / (producer: "Gratitude", "Pearl", "Ambergris March", "Bath", "Hunter Vessel", "Shimenawa", "Vessel Shimenawa", "Storm", "Holographic Entrypoint", "Antarctic Return") / (writer: "Gratitude", "Pearl", "Ambergris March", "Bath", "Hunter Vessel", "Shimenawa", "Vessel Shimenawa", "Storm", "Cetacea", "Antarctic Return")
 2005 Screaming Masterpiece (Documentary) ("Oceania", "Pluto") / (lyrics: "All is Full of Love", "Pluto") / (performer: "All is Full of Love", "Oceania", "Pluto")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kvalprogram 1 (2004) ... (writer: "New World")
 2004 Skeppsholmen (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.5 (2004) ... (performer: "So Broken", "Like Someone in Love")
 2003 The Work of Director Michel Gondry (Video) (performer: "Joga") / (writer: "Joga")
 2003 The Work of Director Chris Cunningham (Video) (performer: "All Is Full Of Love")
 2003 The Work of Director Spike Jonze (Video documentary) (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet")
 2002 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Out with a Whimper (2002) ... ("Human Behavior", uncredited)
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2002) (music - 1 episode, 2002) (performer - 1 episode, 2002)
- It's Better to Burn Out Than to Fade Away (2002) ... (lyrics: "One Day") / (music: "One Day") / (performer: "One Day")
 2001 Die WIB-Schaukel (TV Series documentary) (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet")
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Bracebridge Dinner (2001) ... (performer: "Human Behaviour" - uncredited)
 2001 The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "I've Seen It All") / (writer: "I've Seen It All")
 2000 CKY2K (Video documentary) (performer: "Hyper Ballad")
 2000 Dancer in the Dark (arranger: "Cvalda", "I've Seen It All", "Smith & Wesson", "In the Musicals, Part 1", "In the Musicals, Part 2", "107 Steps", "New World (Overture)") / (performer: "Cvalda", "I've Seen It All", "Smith & Wesson", "In the Musicals, Part 1", "In the Musicals, Part 2", "107 Steps", "Next to Last Song", "New World (Overture)", "My Favourite Things", "So Long, Farewell", "Climb Every Mountain") / (producer: "Overture", "Cvalda", "I've Seen It All", "Smith & Wesson", "In the Musicals, Part 1", "In the Musicals, Part 2", "107 Steps", "New World (Overture)") / (writer: "Overture", "Cvalda", "I've Seen It All", "Smith & Wesson", "In the Musicals, Part 1", "In the Musicals, Part 2", "107 Steps", "Next to Last Song", "New World (Overture)")
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (writer: "Bedtime Story" - as Bjork)
 1999 Stigmata (performer: "All Is Full of Love") / (writer: "All Is Full of Love")
 1999/I Black & White (performer: "Volochi Papers") / (writer: "Volochi Papers")
 1999 Being John Malkovich (performer: "Amphibian") / (producer: "Amphibian") / (writer: "Amphibian")
 1999 Björk: All Is Full of Love (Video short) (performer: "All Is Full of Love") / (writer: "All Is Full of Love")
 1999 The Mod Squad (performer: "Alarm Call" - as Bjork) / (writer: "Alarm Call")
 1998 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 75th Edition (1998) ... (performer: "So Broken")
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) ("Hyper-ballad", "Army of Me") / (performer: "Hyper-ballad", "Army of Me")
 1998 The X Files (performer: "Hunter") / (writer: "Hunter")
 1998 Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (performer: "All Is Full of Love")
 1997 Björk: Bachelorette (Video short) (performer: "Bachelorette") / (writer: "Bachelorette")
 1997 MTV Europe Music Awards 1997 (TV Special) (performer: "Bachelorette" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bachelorette" - uncredited)
 1997 Tibetan Freedom Concert (TV Special) (performer: "Hyper-Ballad") / (writer: "Hyper-Ballad")
 1997 She's So Lovely (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" (1948) - as Bjork)
 1997 Underwater Iceland (Documentary) (performer: "Visur Vatnsend-rosu")
 1997 Björk: I Miss You (Video short) (performer: "I Miss You") / (writer: "I Miss You")
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet" - uncredited)
 1996 Anton (performer: "Nu flyver Anton") / (writer: "Nu flyver Anton")
 1995 Björk: It's Oh So Quiet (Video short) (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet") / (producer: "It's Oh So Quiet")
 1995 Brit Awards 1995 (TV Special) (writer: "Bedtime Story")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes, 1993 - 1995) (writer - 4 episodes, 1993 - 1995)
- Episode dated 14 December 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet")
- Episode dated 23 November 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet")
- Episode dated 24 August 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "Isobel") / (writer: "Isobel")
- Episode dated 17 August 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "Isobel") / (writer: "Isobel")
- Episode dated 4 May 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "Army of Me") / (writer: "Army of Me")
 1995 Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 1995 (TV Special) (performer: "It's Oh So Quiet")
 1995 The Son Of... ("You've Been Flirting Again", "Human Behaviour")
 1993-1995 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Steamroller (1995) ... (performer: "Army of Me")
- Dream On (1995) ... (performer: "Big Time Sensuality")
- Closing Time (1993) ... (performer: "Human Behavior")
 1995 RockVideo Monthly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Alternative Edition: July 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "Army of Me")
 1995 Tank Girl (performer: "Army of Me") / (performer: "Big Time Sensuality" - as Bjork) / (writer: "Army of Me", "Big Time Sensuality")
 1995 Madonna: Bedtime Story (Video short) (writer: "Bedtime Story")
 1995 Butterfly Kiss (lyrics: "There's More To Life Than This") / (music: "There's More To Life Than This") / (performer: "There's More To Life Than This")
 1994 The Brit Awards 1994 (TV Special) (" (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction")
 1994 Ready to Wear (performer: - as Björk Gudmundsdottir) / (performer: "Ruby Baby")
 1994 Léon: The Professional (performer: "Venus As A Boy") / (writer: "Venus As A Boy")
  Dead at 21 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- Pilot (1994) ... (performer: "Human Behaviour") / (writer: "Human Behaviour")
 1994 Björk: Violently Happy (Video short) (performer: "Violently Happy") / (writer: "Violently Happy")
 1993 Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 1993 (TV Special) (performer: "Big Time Sensuality") / (writer: "Big Time Sensuality")
 1993 Björk: Big Time Sensuality (Video short) (performer: "Big Time Sensuality") / (writer: "Big Time Sensuality")
 1993 The Young Americans ("Play Dead")
 1993 Björk: Venus as a Boy (Video short) (performer: "Venus as a Boy") / (writer: "Venus as a Boy")
 1993 Björk: Human Behaviour (Video short) (performer: "Human Behaviour") / (writer: "Human Behaviour")
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Other Works:

(solo album) 'Drawing Restraint 9' (2005) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 21 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Bjork | Björk Gudmundsdottir | Bjørk Gudmundsdottir | Björk Gudmundsottir | Gudmundsottir | Björk Guthmundsdóttir | Björk Guðmundsdóttir | The Sugarcubes

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

"Sometimes when I write lyrics there are images in them, usually on a quite simplistic level, like colors. But most often music comes first and then later I sit down with visual people and we chat about what we want to do. I don't look at myself as a visual artist. I make music." (2007) See more »

Trivia:

Before she was famous, she worked odd jobs at an antiques shop, a bookstore, a Coca-Cola bottling plant where her job was to check for cleanliness, and a fish factory during the easter break in 1984. See more »

Trademark:

Unique, almost child-like singing voice See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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