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Edda Heidrún Backman (1957–2016)

Edda Heidrún Backman was born on November 27, 1957 in Akranes, Iceland as Edda Heiðrún Backman. She was an actress, known for Áramótaskaup (2002), 101 Reykjavík (2000) and The Beast (1986). She died on October 1, 2016 in Reykjavik, Iceland. See full bio »


(age 58) in Reykjavik, Iceland

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Áramótaskaup Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir
101 Reykjavík Kona Páls
The Beast Lára
Cold Light Birna, Tumi's Mother


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 2004 Cold Light
Birna, Tumi's Mother
 2003 Áramótaskaup 2003 (TV Movie)
Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir
 2002 Áramótaskaup (TV Movie)
Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir
 2000 101 Reykjavík
Kona Páls
 1998 No Trace
Svava (as Edda Heiðrún Backman)
 1997 Count Me Out
Mamma Yrsu
 1997 13th Rider (TV Series)
 1997 Fornbókabúðin (TV Series)
 1996 Sigla himinfley (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1996)
- Episode #1.2 (1996)
- Episode #1.3 (1996)
- Episode #1.1 (1996)
 1995 Pony Trek (TV Movie)
 1995 Í draumi sérhvers manns (Short)
 1994 Movie Days
Mamma Bigga (as Edda Heiðrún Backman)
 1992 Áramótaskaup 1992 (TV Movie)
 1992 A Fairy of Our Time (Short)
 1992 Ævintýri á Norðurslóðum
Mother (segment "Hestar og huldufólk")
 1990 Ryð
 1987 The Football Kid (TV Short)
 1986 The Beast
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Edda Heiðrún Backman

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Edda Heiðrún was the Icelandic voice for many Disney characters. Like Jasmine (Aladdin), Esmerlada (The Hunchback of Notre Dame), Kanga (The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh), Georgette (Oliver & Company) & Lady (Lady and the Tramp).

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