Ylfa Edelstein


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Ylfa Edelstein was born and raised in Reykjavik, Iceland. Her grandparents fled Nazi Germany in 1938, settling in Iceland after her grandfather was offered a position as a cellist with the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra. From an early age, Ylfa showed a proclivity for performance, in ballet, theatre and music. Her first role came at the age of 6 for... See full bio »

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Known For

The Knick Nurse Baker
(2014-2015)
(2007)
MacGyver Helen Beck
(2020)
The Blacklist Alliance Member #4
(2014-2015)

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  Psychosis (TV Series) (pre-production)
Sarah Stone
- Psychosis ... Sarah Stone
- Cross-Over ... Sarah Stone
- We All Meet for a Reason ... Sarah Stone
- Every Lover's Dream ... Sarah Stone
- No way-out ... Sarah Stone
  Perception (TV Movie) (post-production)
Veronica
 2022/II Listen
Leah Klein
 2021 Making the Day
Reporter
 2020 MacGyver (TV Series)
Helen Beck
 2019 The Wisdom Tooth
Gulla
 2019 You Can Kiss Me (Short)
Meg
 2019 Landing Home (TV Series)
Carolyn
- I'm Sorry Dad (2019) ... Carolyn
- I Should Re-Enlist (2019) ... Carolyn
- Staying Home (2019) ... Carolyn
 2016 Once in a Lifetime (TV Movie)
Mia
 2016 9 Line
Keara Wade
 2016 A Reykjavík Porno
Laufey
 2014-2015 The Knick (TV Series)
Nurse Baker
- This Is All We Are (2015) ... Nurse Baker
- Do You Remember Moon Flower? (2015) ... Nurse Baker
- Not Well at All (2015) ... Nurse Baker
- Williams and Walker (2015) ... Nurse Baker
- Whiplash (2015) ... Nurse Baker
 2014-2015 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Alliance Member #4
- Luther Braxton (No. 21): Conclusion (2015) ... Alliance Member #4
- Luther Braxton (No. 21) (2015) ... Alliance Member #4
- The Kingmaker (No. 42) (2014) ... Alliance Member #4
 2014/I Blinded (Short)
Hilary Vaudeville
 2013 The Hyperglot (Short)
Hrefna
 2012 Intersection (TV Series)
Victoria
- Saturday, April 11, 2009 (2012) ... Victoria
 2012 A Gifted Man (TV Series)
Ileana Albescu
- In Case of Co-Dependants (2012) ... Ileana Albescu
 2002-2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Sanson / Oleg's Girlfriend
- Lost Children of the Blood (2010) ... Sanson
- Maledictus (2002) ... Oleg's Girlfriend (as Ylfa Maria Edelstein)
 2009 Ben Again (TV Movie)
Cyn
 2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Sonia Briglund
- Pretend (2007) ... Sonia Briglund
 2003-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Dr. Sheryl Burnett / Gwen Berman
- Deadlock (2006) ... Dr. Sheryl Burnett
- Couples (2003) ... Gwen Berman (as Ylfa Maria Edelstein)
 2005 Mystery Woman (TV Series)
Kayla
 2005 Hope & Faith (TV Series)
Blond Customer
- Faith Affair-field (2005) ... Blond Customer
 2004 Copshop (TV Movie)
The Rape Victim
 2004 Dís
Jamie Kooley
 2002 The Education of Max Bickford (TV Series)
Isabelle
- The Pursuit of Happiness (2002) ... Isabelle (as Ylfa Maria Edelstein)
- One More Time (2002) ... Isabelle (as Ylfa Maria Edelstein)
- The Egg and I (2002) ... Isabelle (as Ylfa Maria Edelstein)
- I Never Schlunged My Father (2002) ... Isabelle (as Ylfa Maria Edelstein)
 2001 Tell Me Who Ruby Was (Short)
 2000 Titans (TV Series)
Doctor
- Payback's a Bitch (2000) ... Doctor
 1999 Earth: Final Conflict (TV Series)
Dr. Linford [Dr. Michaels in credits]
- Emancipation (1999) ... Dr. Linford [Dr. Michaels in credits]
 1999 The Hoop Life (TV Series)
Dr. Claire St. James
 1998 Cache (Short)
Hannah
 1983 Hver er..? (TV Movie)
Ólöf
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