Born in the family of Actors- GOT’s Kristofer Hivju had a keen interest in acting. Also build himself as an successful actor!!
Kristofer Hivju’s childhood and educational background
Kristofer Hivju is best-known for his role of Tormund Giantsbane in HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones. Hivju was born on December 7, 1978. That makes him 39 years at present. This Norwegian actor also producer and writer were born in Oslo, Norway.
Born to parents, Liselotte Holmene (mother) and Erik Hivju (father), Kristofer had a keen interest in acting. Since his early childhood, he began to learn acting. Therefore, his mother and father both are also an Actress.
His grandmother and parents were both actors. His childhood was spent in between actors and his birth sign is Sagittarius.
Talking about his educational background, he went to the Danish subdivision of the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) which is located in Aarhus. From there he completed his graduation in 2004.
Elegant personal life
This Norwegian actor, producer, and writer beautiful life behind the curtains. He married Gry Molvær who was her longtime girlfriend. They finally got married in 2015 after dating for many years.
After there marriage also, the couple have maintained their married life very well. There have not been any news about their fights, disputes or any news of being involved in any affairs.
They are blessed with two beautiful daughters (Noor and Sylja). Kristofer and Gry are happily living their married life. We wish them good luck in their future!!
Kristofer Hivju’s movies
Born into a family of actors, Kristofer Hivju was given with the lead role in Hamlet when he was 16 without an audition. Also, he began his acting at Oslo’s National Theatre at an early age of 19.
Kristofer’s major movie role was in back 2008 named Rovdyr. He and his father shared the screen back in 2008 in Flax. His role in The Thing (Fantasy/Mystery) which was released in 2011.
This movie made an important role in making him recognized to viewers. His acting was also seen in After Earth (Action/Adventure) released back in 2013.
This movie was written by Will Smith and was able to earn 243.8 million USD at the box office. This was his another successful role. In 2014, he landed his role in four movies named In Order of Disappearance (Drama/Fantasy), Force Majeure (Drama/Comedy), Operation Arctic (Adventure/Family) and lastly in The World Is Waiting.
Standing 6 feet tall, this actor continued his acting and in 2015, he came up in a Comedy based movie The Wendy Effect. His another amazing role can be seen in 2016’s The Last King which was based in Drama and Action. Followed by his role in The Fate of the Furious as Connor Rhodes in 2017.
His role as Connor Rhodes is his another best role as an actor. This movie was able to earn 1.239 billion USD at the box office with 250 million USD budget.
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Kristofer Hivju’s television works
Kristofer worked in Fox Grønland (2001) for 2 episodes. Likewise for 1 episode in Six Like Us, 6 episodes in Largest of All and 1 episode in The Games. These were all from 2007.
He is best known for playing the roles of Tormund Giantsbane in HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones. He initially appeared as a guest star in the third season. After his appearance in the third season, he returned to the role in seasons four, five, and six as part of the starring cast.
His role in GOT was announced in May 2012. Therefore, his role was confirmed in the role in July 2012. He earns net worth of $3 million.
In 2014, his role landed in Lilyhammer as Tormod for 1 episode. After that, he appeared in Beck – Steinar for 3 episodes in 2016 and in The Lion Guard for 1 episode in 2017.
A short bio on Kristofer Hivju:
Kristofer Hivju is a Norwegian actor and producer. He rose to prominence after appearing as Tormund Giantsbane in the 2013 HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones. His other hit films also include The Thing, The Last King, The Fate of the Furious, and few more. Furthermore, he has also won Guldbagge Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actor for Turist. more bio…
(References: tvguide.com, biographyz.com, gameofthrones.wikia.com)