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Halldór Laxness (1902–1998)


Halldór Laxness was born on April 23, 1902 in Reykjavik, Iceland as Halldor Kiljan Gudjonsson. He was a writer and actor, known for Salka Valka (1954), The Honour of the House (1999) and Atomic Station (1984). He was married to Auður Sveinsdóttir and Ingibjörg Einarsdóttir. He died on February 8, 1998 in Reykjavik. See full bio »

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(age 95) in Reykjavik, Iceland

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Salka Valka Writer
(1954)
(1984)
(1989)

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 1999 The Honour of the House (book "Úngfrúin góða og Húsið")
 1989 Under the Glacier (novel)
 1984 Atomic Station (novel)
 1980 H. Laxness: Das wiedergefundene Paradies (TV Mini-Series) (book)
 1979 Salka Valka (TV Movie) (novel)
 1978 Lilja (TV Movie) (short story)
 1973 Brekkukotsannáll (TV Movie) (novel)
 1954 Salka Valka (novel - as Halldór Kiljan Laxness)
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 1973 Brekkukotsannáll (TV Movie)
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 1973 Intervju sa Laxnessom (TV Movie documentary)
Self - interviewed
 1956 SF-katsaus 8 (Short)
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Other Works:

He's a writer of many books such as: Atomstodin, Brekkukotsannall, Eldur i Kaupmannahofn, Hin ljosa man, Islandsklukkan (1942), Kristnihald undir jokli, Salka Valka, Sjalfstaett folk

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Alternate Names:

Halldór Kiljan Laxness
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He wrote his first book only 17 yers old in 1919. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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