Joi Johannsson

Actor | 1971 | Icelandic

Personal Data

Languages: Icelandic (mother tongue), English, German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian (fluent)

Place of birth: Iceland

Nationality: Icelandic

Height: 1.80m (5' 10.9“)

Hair: blond

Eyes: blue

Training: B.A. Degree in Theater and Cinematic Arts from The University Of Hartford 1994, Dance (Body Movement) with Helena Jonsdottir, Astros Gunnarsdottir, Bryndis Einarsdottir, Commedia Dell'arte with Sigurthor Heimisson

Dialects: American, British

Accents: German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic

Sports: Awarded horseman, Tennis, Racquetball, Swimming, Soccer, Team Handball, Basketball, Golf, Badminton, Billiards, Bowl, Motorcycle Lic, Ski,

Weapons Training: US army

Moderation: Joi hosted the Quiztalk show »Svörum Saman« on Channel 2 Iceland and had a radio program in one of Icelands biggest stations »K100«

Feature | Television

2018 | Rig 45 | Mopar Media Group | TV series | Director: Per Hanefjord | ensemble lead

2018 | Shetland | ITV Studios | BBC | TV series | Director: Lee Haven Jones

2016 | The Oath | RVK Studios | feature film | Director: Baltasar Kormákur

2016 | Fortitude | Fifty Fathoms Productions | TV series | Director: Kieron Hawkes, Metin Hüseyin, Hettie Macdonald | season 2, 5 episodes

2016 | Der Island-Krimi | ndF | ARD | TV series | Director: Till Endemann | 2 episodes, Ensemble lead

2015 | Clean Shield | Hláturskast | TV series

2015 | In Front of Other People | True North | feature film | Director: Oskar Jonasson

2015 | The Shamers Daughter | Nepenthe Film | feature film | Director: Kenneth Kainz

2014 | The Lava Field | Pegasus Pictures | TV mini-series | Director: Reynir Lyngdal | 4 episodes

2014 | Summerchildren | Ljósband | feature film | Director: Gudrun Ragnarsdottir

2014 | LazyTown - "The Last Sports Candy" | LazyTown Entertainment | Director: Magnus Scheving

2013-2011 | Ha? | Skjar Einn | TV series | Host of the Game-show

2012 | The Deep | Blue Eyes | feature film | Director: Baltasar Kormákur

2011 | The Magic Wardrobe | Hreyfimyndasmidjan/MPFactory | feature film | Director: Bragi Thor Hinriksson

2011 | City State | Poppoli Pictures | feature film | Director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson

2011 | Polite People | Poppoli Pictures | feature film | Director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson

2011 | Hlemmavideó | Saga Film | TV series | Director: Styrmir Sigurdsson

2010 | Circledrawers | Poppoli Pictures | TV movie | Director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson

2008 | The Higher Force | Poppoli Pictures | feature film | Director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson

2007 | Security Awareness | Jadar Myndir Pictures | feature film | Director: Gudni Pall Saemundss

2006 | Flags of our Fathers | Warner Bros | feature film | Director: Clint Eastwood

2006 | Aramotaskaup 06 | RUV | TV movie | Director: Reynir Lyngdal

2006 | When Children play in the Sky | Orione Cinematografica | feature film | Director: Lorenzo Hendel

2004 | The Man on the Back | short film | Director: Jón Gnarr

2005 | Eleven Men Out | Icelandic Filmcompany | feature film | Director: Róbert I. Douglas

2000 | Angels of the Universe | Icelandic Filmcompany | feature film | Director: Fridrik Por Fridriksson

1998 | The Dance | Isfilm | feature film | Director: Agust Gudmundsson

1993 | Behind Schedule | Art film | feature film | Director: Gísli Snær Erlingsson

1992 | Remote Control | Skifan | feature film | Director: Óskar Jónasson

1988 | Nonni und Manni | Beta Film | TV series | Director: Agust Gudmundsson | 4 episodes

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Joi Johannsson is an awarded Scandinavian actor born and raised in Iceland. He studied acting in the USA and has worked professionally since gradutating in 1994. Joi made his acting debut in 1986 in an international TV mini series called “Nonni and Manni”. Since then he has appeared in over 40 international films and TV productions. The most recent being “Fortitude 2” (UK), where he joins an international cast lead by Dennis Quaid. Other major roles/productions include Clint Eastwoods “Flag of Our Fathers” (USA) and a lead in Baltasar Kormakurs “The Deep” (Iceland). Joi also can be seen in a leading role in the TV mini series “The Lava Field” (Iceland), in the Danish film “The Shamer’s Daughter” and in the German TV series ISLAND KRIMI opposite Franka Potente. Latest projects were a role in “The Oath”, a Baltasar Kormakur film and a role in the TV series “The Mayor” (Iceland). Former mayor of Reykjavik, comedian Jon Gnarr writes and stars in the series.

Joi is a multi talented performer and is equally versed in comedy and drama. He is extremely good at languages and has a perfect American andBritish accent, he speaks German and the Scandinavian languages all except Finnish. Joi has almost 50 theatre productions under his belt both in the USA and Iceland.

Furthermore Joi has hosted, produced and written over 200 TV episodes and 150 radio shows.

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