Hrafn Gunnlaugsson

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Hrafn Gunnlaugsson (born 17 June 1948) is an Icelandic film director. He is the brother of mathematician Þorvaldur Gunnlaugsson and the lawyer Snædís Gunnlaugsdóttir and the actress Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir. He is mostly known for his series of Viking films, sometimes called "Cod Westerns". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hrafn Gunnlaugsson has received more than 27,298 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Hrafn Gunnlaugsson is the 1,032nd most popular film director (down from 912th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Iceland (down from 58th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Icelander Film Director.

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Among film directors, Hrafn Gunnlaugsson ranks 1,032 out of 1,580Before him are Jon Avnet, Walter Murch, Justin Lin, Pavel Lungin, Gilles Grangier, and Alan Ball. After him are Alex van Warmerdam, Denys de La Patellière, Tony Gilroy, Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Vladimir Bortko, and Sergio Amidei.

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Among people born in 1948, Hrafn Gunnlaugsson ranks 404Before him are Charles Maung Bo, Avery Brooks, Big John Studd, Nana Jorjadze, Rudy Tomjanovich, and Tom Coburn. After him are Hans Aabech, Ernst Jean-Joseph, Christopher Guest, Nadezhda Tkachenko, Mikhail Chigir, and Valeri Brainin.

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Among people born in Iceland, Hrafn Gunnlaugsson ranks 65 out of 166Before him are Jón Magnússon (1859), Einar Már Guðmundsson (1954), Ólafur Jóhannesson (1913), Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson (1894), Jóhann Hafstein (1915), and Friðrik Þór Friðriksson (1954). After him are Magnús Guðmundsson (1879), Jón Kalman Stefánsson (1963), Þorsteinn Pálsson (1947), Þórbergur Þórðarson (1888), Emil Jónsson (1902), and Hallgrímur Helgason (1959).


Among film directors born in Iceland, Hrafn Gunnlaugsson ranks 2Before him are Friðrik Þór Friðriksson (1954).