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Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson


Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is an Icelandic professional strongman, actor, and former professional basketball player. On 31 January 2015, Björnsson beat a 1000-year-old record set by Orm Storolfsson at the World's Strongest Viking competition in Norway, where he carried a 10 m (33 ft) long 650 kg (1,430 lb) log for five steps Hafþór was cast as Gregor "... See full bio »

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Game of Thrones Gregor Clegane
(2014-2017)
Operation Ragnarök Big John - Icelandic Viking Squad
(2018)
Beast Actor
(2018)

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 2018 Operation Ragnarök
Big John - Icelandic Viking Squad
 2018 Kickboxer: Retaliation
Mongkut
 2014-2017 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Gregor Clegane
- The Dragon and the Wolf (2017) ... Gregor Clegane
- The Queen's Justice (2017) ... Gregor Clegane
- Stormborn (2017) ... Gregor Clegane
- Dragonstone (2017) ... Gregor Clegane
- The Winds of Winter (2016) ... Gregor Clegane
 2017 Katy Perry Feat. Nicki Minaj: Swish Swish (Video short)
Sheep Captain / The Mountain Bjornsson (as Thor Bjornsson)
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 2018 Fullsterkur (Documentary)
Himself
 2017 Born Strong (Documentary)
 2015 Sports: AT&T Original Documentaries (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Strongman Part 3 (2015) ... Himself
- Strongman Part 2 (2015) ... Himself
 2015 Eddie: Strongman (Documentary)
Himself
 2015 NXT Takeover: Unstoppable (TV Special)
Himself - Audience Member (as Hafthor Bjornsson)
 2012-2013 The World's Strongest Man (TV Series)
Himself - Competitor
- Final: Los Angeles (2013) ... Himself - Competitor (as Hafthor Bjornsson)
- Round 2: Los Angeles (2012) ... Himself - Competitor (as Hafthor Bjornsson)
- The Qualifiers: Leeds, England (2012) ... Himself - Competitor (as Thor Bjornsson)
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 2017 The Joe Rogan Experience (TV Series)
Himself
- Eddie Bravo (2017) ... Himself

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he competed in his first World's Strongest Man. He won three bronze and three silver medals in his next six attempts before being crowned champion in 2018. See more »

Alternate Names:

Hafthor Bjornsson | Thor Bjornsson

Height:

6' 9" (2.06 m)
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On February 1, 2015 Björnsson broke a 1,000 year old weightlifting record by carrying a 32-foot (9.7 m), 1,433 lb (650 kg) log for five steps at the annual World's Strongest Viking competition in Norway. The record was set in the late 900s by Orm Storulfsson who carried a similar log for three steps before breaking his back. See more »

Trademark:

Extremely muscular build. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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