Jon Thor Birgisson

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Jon Thor Birgisson was born on April 23, 1975 in Iceland as Jón Þór Birgisson. He is known for his work on We Bought a Zoo (2011), How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) and How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014). See full bio »


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We Bought a Zoo Composer


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 2021/II Without Remorse (as Jónsi)
 2020 Jónsi feat. Robyn: Salt Licorice (Music Video)
 2020 Jónsi: Swill (Music Video)
 2020 Jónsi: Exhale (Music Video)
 2017 L'Échappée sauvage (Short) (background music)
 2017 No Questions Asked (Short)
 2015/I Aloha (as Jónsi & Alex, music by)
 2014 Manhattan (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Perestroika (2014) ... (as Jónsi)
- The Gun Model (2014) ... (as Jónsi)
- Tangier (2014) ... (as Jónsi)
- The Understudy (2014) ... (as Jónsi)
- Spooky Action at a Distance (2014) ... (as Jónsi)
 2014 The Siren (Short)
 2014 Ground Dad Day (Video short) (as Jonsi)
 2013 Valtari (Video short) (music by)
 2013 Sigur Rós: Valtari (Music Video)
 2011 We Bought a Zoo (as Jónsi)
 2011 Sigur Rós: Inni (Documentary)
 2010 Go Quiet (Video)
 2009 Chicane: Poppiholla (Music Video)
 2009 Sigur Rós: Gobbledigook (Music Video)
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Jónsi & Alex | Jón Þór Birgisson | Jonsi | Jónsi | Sigur Rós


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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