Þröstur Leó is an actor and fisherman. He graduated from Iceland University of the Arts in 1985, since then he has worked equally between film and theatre, appearing in over 60 film and TV titles. Þröstur Leó has directed 4 theatre productions, one of which at Reykjavík City Theatre. Þröstur Leó has received several awards for his work, including the Edda and Gríman awards.
Besides acting, Þröstur Leó enjoys spending time fishing and motorcycling.