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Ólafur Egilsson

Ólafur Egilsson was born on October 12, 1977 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He graduated in 2002 from the Icelandic Academy of Arts. A screenwriter, playwright, director and actor, Ólafur has worked with the Icelandic theatre ensemble Vesturport and is known for his screenplays for Trapped (2015), White Night Wedding (2008), The Oath (2016) and Woman at ... See full bio »

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Woman at War Writer
The Oath Writer
Ófærð Writer
Dalur Writer


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 2018 Woman at War
 2016 The Oath
 2016 Dalur (Short)
  Ófærð (TV Series) (storyline - 10 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (co-writer - 5 episodes, 2016)
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... (storyline)
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... (storyline)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (storyline) / (co-writer)
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... (storyline) / (co-writer)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (storyline)
 2014 The Grandad
 2012 Fjallkonan hrópar á vægð (Documentary) (writer)
 2010 Summerland (screenplay)
 2010 Undercurrent
 2008 White Night Wedding (screenplay)
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Ólafur Egill Egilsson

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Son of actors Egill Ólafsson and Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir. Uncle of director Hrafn Gunnlaugsson.

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