|Kristofer Hivju Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||December 7, 1978|
|Spouse||Gry Molvær Hivju|
Kristofer Hivju is a talented Norwegian second-generation actor, producer, and writer. He is known for his roles in Rovdyr, The Thing, After Earth, In Order of Disappearance, Operation Arctic, The World Is Waiting, The Wendy Effect, The Last King, The Fate of the Furious, Fox Grønland, Game of Thrones, Lilyhammer, The Lion Guard, and Beck. He graduated in 2004 from Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Aarhus, Denmark. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram.
- Trondheim, Norway
- Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom
- Los Angeles, California, United States
Kristofer Hivju attended the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Aarhus, Denmark, graduating in 2004.
Actor, Producer, Writer
- Father – Erik Hivju (Actor)
- Mother – Lieselotte Holmene (Actress)
- Others – Isabelle Nanty (Cousin) (French Actress), Inger Worren (Grandmother) (Actress)
Kristofer Hivju is managed by –
- Panorama Agency, Talent Management Agency, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Panorama Management NY LLC, Brooklyn, New York, United States
6 ft or 183 cm
97 kg or 214 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kristofer Hivju has dated –
- Gry Molvær Hivju – Kristofer was in a relationship with Norwegian producer and director Gry Molvær Hivju for a while. The couple tied the knot on August 22, 2015.
Race / Ethnicity
- Tends to keep a thick beard
- Sharp pointed nose
Kristofer Hivju has endorsed and appeared in commercials for brands like –
- Wyndham Rewards wizard
Best Known For
His role in TV series and films like HBO’s Game of Thrones as Tormund Giantsbane, Beck (2016-2018) as Steinar Hovland, and The Fate of the Furious (2017) as Connor Rhodes
In 2008, he made his theatrical film debut in the horror film Manhunt as Man 2 / Man in Café.
First TV Show
In 2001, he made his first TV show appearance on the crime drama series Fox Grønland as Jim Olsen.
In 2017, he made his debut as a voice actor in the animated action-adventure film The Lion Guard as Kenge.
Kristofer Hivju prefers training outdoors. Taking the example of the character Rocky Balboa from the film Rocky IV (1985), Kristofer stated that for his role as the wilding leader in the Games of Thrones, he followed a similar workout method. He prefers training in harsher conditions that challenge his physical endurance.
Kristofer Hivju Facts
- As a young actor, he played leading roles in various plays including ‘Kristin Lavrandsdatter’, ‘Pepsi Love’ and ‘King Lear’ at the Trondelag Theatre.
- As a writer, he has contributed towards the script of the documentary Bit Ballerina Bulldog (2015) and short film Flax (2008).
- He worked as an executive producer on the TV series Beck in 2018.
- In 2016, he was named the spokesman for Wyndham hotel chains and Wyndham Rewards.
- Follow him on Instagram.
Featured Image by Kristofer Hivju / Instagram