Björk


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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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(2000)
The Northman Seeress
(2022)
(1990)
(1994)

Filmography

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 2020/V Roots (Short) (completed)
 2021 Mugler: Alien Goddess (Video short)
 2017 Björk: Arisen My Senses (Music Video)
 2017 Björk: Utopia (Music Video)
 2017 Björk: Blissing Me (Music Video)
 2017 Björk: The Gate (Music Video)
 2017 Björk: Notget (Music Video)
 2015 Björk: Mouth Mantra (Music Video)
 2015 Björk: Stonemilker (Music Video)
 2015 Björk: Family (Music Video)
 2015 Björk: Lionsong (Music Video)
 2015 Björk: Black Lake (Music Video)
 2014 Bjork: Biophilia Live (Documentary)
 2013 When Björk Met Attenborough (TV Movie documentary)
 2012 Björk: Hollow (Music Video)
 2012 Björk: Mutual Core (Music Video)
 2011 Björk: Moon (Music Video)
 2011 Björk: Thunderbolt, Live (Music Video)
 2010 Björk: The Comet Song (Music Video)
 2008 Björk: Wanderlust (Music Video)
 2007 Björk: Innocence (Music Video)
 2007 Björk: Earth Intruders (Music Video)
 2005 Björk: Where Is the Line (Music Video)
 2005 Björk: Triumph of a Heart (Music Video)
 2004 Björk: Nameless/Storm (Music Video)
 2004 Björk: Who Is It (Music Video)
 2004 Með mann á bakinu (Short)
 2004 Björk: Oceania (Music Video)
 2003 Björk: Desired Constellation (Music Video)
 2003 Björk: Pluto (Music Video)
 2003 Björk: Unravel (Music Video)
 2002 Björk: My Snare/Nature Is Ancient (Music Video)
 2002 Björk: It's in Our Hands (Music Video)
 2002 Björk: Live at Cambridge (Video)
 2002 Björk at the Royal Opera House (TV Special)
 2002 Björk: Cocoon (Music Video)
 2001 Björk: Pagan Poetry (Music Video)
 2001 Björk: Hidden Place (Music Video) (uncredited)
 2000 Björk: I've Seen It All (Webeo Version) (Music Video) (music by)
 2000 Von Trier's 100 Eyes (Documentary)
 2000 Björk Feat. Thom Yorke: I've Seen It All (Music Video) (music by)
 2000 Dancer in the Dark (music composed by)
 1999 Sin título 4 (Short)
 1999 Björk: All Is Full of Love (Music Video)
 1999 Björk: Volumen (Video)
 1999 La Luna (Short)
 1998 Björk: Alarm Call (Music Video)
 1998 Björk: Hunter (Music Video)
 1997 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Björk (1997)
 1997 Peace at Last (Short)
 1997 Björk: I Miss You (Music Video)
 1996 Björk: Possibly Maybe (Music Video)
 1996 Anton
 1995 Björk: It's Oh So Quiet (Music Video)
 1995 Bjørk - et portræt (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Madonna: Bedtime Story (Music Video)
 1994 Unplugged (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Björk (1994)
 1994 Bjork: Vessel (Video documentary)
 1994 Björk: Violently Happy (Music Video)
 1993 Björk: Big Time Sensuality (Music Video)
 1993 Björk: Play Dead (Music Video)
 1993 Björk: Venus as a Boy (Music Video)
 1990 SSL-25 (Short) (as Björk Guðmundsdóttir)
 1989 Flugþrá (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In the 80s, she did a TV movie called Glerbrot. It was an Icelandic film featuring her in the leading role as Maria, who is somewhat of a rebel and problem child. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 22 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Þór Eldon  (divorced)  (1 child)


Parents:

Hildur Rúna Hauksdóttir | Guðmundur Gunnarsson

Relatives:

Gunnar Guðmundsson (grandparent) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

"The album's very much about being alone in your house, in a very quiet sort of introverted mood and you whisper, you sort of improvise. Which is between me and myself." (about her album 'Vespertine') See more »

Trivia:

In September 2002, MTV2 ranked her music video Björk: Pagan Poetry (2001) as one of the 20 Most Controversial Videos. It depicts several shots of not only Björk's breasts, but also multiple body piercings on her arms and back. See more »

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