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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 Eins og skepnan deyr (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
Bíódagar Mamma Bigga


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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 A Legend to Ride (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 Bíódagar
Mamma Bigga (as Edda Heiðrún Backman)
 1992 Áramótaskaup 1992 (TV Movie)
 1992 Ævintýri á Norðurslóðum
Mother (segment "Hestar og huldufólk")
 1990 Ryð
 1987 Enginn venjulegur drengur (TV Short)
 1986 Eins og skepnan deyr
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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