Ingvar Sigurdsson graduated from The Icelandic Academy of the Arts year1990 and has since then set his mark on the Icelandic acting scene. He has an extensive experience in theatre and has played various roles in both classical and contemporary plays
He’s played around forty roles in domestic and foreign films besides roles in short films and TV series. He has also worked on manuscripts and has been taken credit for screenwriting and produced several films
Ingvar has received many prices and recognition for his work. He represented Iceland at the “European Shooting Star” event 1999 at the Berlin film Festival and he got The European Film Award for Best European Actor – People’s Choice in the year 2000 for the leading role in the film “Angels of the Universe”. He’s received seven Edda awards for the best actor (Icelandic film prize).