Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (born 13 March 1973) is an Icelandic actor, producer, and screenwriter. He is known for Children, XL, Trapped, The Deep, Lady Dynamite, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
Ólafur is in a relationship with Icelandic dancer Lovísa Ósk Gunnarsdóttir. They have two daughters, born in 2010 and 2014.
Ólafur was born to Icelandic parents in Connecticut, United States, where his father studied medicine. His family returned to Iceland when he was around four years old. Due to being born in the United States, Ólafur holds both Icelandic and American citizenships.
Movies & TV shows
1 TV show
Star Stable: Mistfall
The story of a tragic accident, a mysterious island, a magical horse, and an epic adventure are all contained in Mistfall. As she struggles to understand who she is and comes to fulfill a destiny cent...
1 Movie · 1 TV show
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
Two small-town aspiring musicians chase their pop star dreams at a global music competition, where high stakes, scheming rivals and onstage mishaps test their bond.
A look into the life of the newly elected Prime Minister of Iceland, who starts losing his grip on reality and the effect that has on his family and the nation.
4 Movies · 3 TV shows
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
As Hiccup fulfilled his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, the discovery of an untamed mate by Toothless drew the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup's reign as village chi...
After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop and his wife become prime suspects when he's murdered.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
Return to the world of Thra, where three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power and set out to ignite the flames of rebellion and save their world.
A young Victoria "Vic" McQueen discovers that she has the ability to find lost objects through portals. She encounters many other "inscape travelers" who have been corrupted by their power, as she goe...
End of Sentence
Newly widowed Frank Fogle embarks on a journey to Ireland to scatter his late wife’s ashes. His estranged son, Sean, recently released from prison, agrees to join only when his father promises that th...
A woman's search to uncover the mystery of her husband's disappearance leads her to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where she is forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved...
Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.
The great white shark's descendant is accidentally released by a deep sea pilot.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
After he escaped imprisonment, the wizarding world started gathering followers. The wizard he used to call his friend is the only one who can stop him. Newt was a student of the wizard. There are line...
The Spy Who Dumped Me
Two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when the ex-boyfriend of one of them shows up at their apartment with a team of assassins on hi...
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In the blink of a tornado’s eye, 20-year-old Dorothy Gale and her K9 police dog are transported to another world, one far removed from our own — a mystical land of competing kingdoms, lethal warriors,...
The White King
Djata is a care-free 12-year-old growing up in a brutal dictatorship shut off from the outside world. When the government imprisons his father, Peter, and Djata and his mother Hannah are labeled trait...
5 Movies · 1 TV show
When an opposing company tries to take them out of the business, they are modelling again.
I can't be seen like this
One winter morning, the lives of two sisters change forever.
The giant isn't a bone-crunching giant. He is nice. It's fortunate that he is. If she had been carried off in the middle of the night, she would have become breakfast. When she heard they were going t...
The story of a Marine who returned home from Vietnam in 1972 and was ostracized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, he is drawn into a network of killing and corruption...
The film centers on Dr. Marcus, a renowned psychiatrist who has selected 6 severe mentally ill and dangerous patients from the Spring Valley Mental Hospital to interview as part of research for his ne...
A single father wants to fulfil his young daughter's wish to throw a slumber party for her friends, but it turns out to be more of a challenge than he thought due to the rules of modern society.
2 Movies · 1 TV show
A film inspired by real events in the Icelandic underworld. A young man has a one night stand with the former girlfriend of a violent criminal and is kidnapped by said criminal and his gang in an effo...
The Last Witch Hunter
Witches want to end the human race and cause the Black Death. A warrior slayed the Witch Queen many years ago. Before she died, the Queen cursed Kaulder with immortality, severing him from his wife an...
The Chief of Police is in the drama.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
When a negative goes missing, a timid magazine photo manager goes on a true-life adventure.
Ex-family man, avid womanizer, heavy-drinking, parliamentarian, Leifur, is forced to go into rehab by his political rival, following a well publicized art exhibition brawl. Full of denial, Leifur thro...
When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned a long time ago to repay the debt. Farraday is wanted by cops, crooks and killers after the j...
A modern-day myth about the sole survivor of a sunken ship, whose will to survive made him both an inexplicable scientific phenomenon and a genuine national hero, has been created by The Deep.
The crew on board the fishing vessel Undercurrent RE 29 has become uncomfortably numb with its never ending routine of week long tours at sea. Then, during one dark and dreary night this routine is sh...
After 3 years abroad Junior is hoping that his father can sort out his problems but his return isn't what he had expected.
2 Movies · 1 TV show
I Hunt Men
This thriller series follows two detectives, Gunnar (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson) and Hinrik (Gísli Örn Garðarsson),as they attempt to track down a serial killer who has a penchant for murdering goose hunte...
A former sailor who has served prison sentences for alcohol smuggling fights to keep his family afloat. He is offered pay for a last tour of cargo between Reykjavik and Rotterdam. He agrees, in the ho...
White Night Wedding
Jon, a middle-aged professor is going to get married tomorrow, for the second time, to one of his ex-students half his age. But it's not all roses. First, there's his cranky mother-in-law-to-be who vi...
The dentist Oscar has been married for five years and lives with his wife and adopted children. On the surface everything seems to be fine but Oscar is not a happy man. His wants a baby of his own fle...
Wrath of Gods
The gods were against them when they set out to make a movie about Beowulf.
Icelandic writer-director Ragnar Bragason's dark, brooding ensemble drama Börn (AKA Children) follows the entangled lives of a group of lower-rung citizens of Reykjavik as they struggle to just barely...
Thicker Than Water
Pétur is an optometrist happily married to Ásta. They are expecting a child but already have a 10 year old boy named Örn. On coincidense Pétur finds out that he is not Örn's biological father.
Beowulf & Grendel
The story is about a warrior and a troll. There will be people rolling around. Out of loyalty to the Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a group of warriors across the sea to destroy a village.
Out of the ash and into the fire
A streetsweeper finds a unconscious woman while cleaning the streets and decides to help her out by bringing her to his home, but little does he know that the woman is lives a life of crime.
Three members of the Bardal household deal with the secret loves in their lives in a narrative circle that is set in present-day Reykjavk. Karl is chasing after an old screen legend. Julia, Karl's gra...
Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing the net while living off unemployment checks. A girl is interested in him, but he stands back...
Pearls and Swine
Lisa wants to take a cruise, hubby Finnbogi schemes to make money. He buys a dilapidated bakery. They get lucky when Karolina, who bakes great cakes, offers to work for them. She's the mother of Marta...
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A huge tank truck is trying to drive a British man off the road. A man is in a hospital. He doesn't know who he is. The man is in the desert.
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