Jóhannes is half Icelandic and half Faroese, born and raised in Hafnarfjörður, in the renowned Collar region in Iceland, but spent a few years of his childhood in the Faroe Islands. He fluently speaks Icelandic, Faroese, Danish and English. Graduated with a BFA degree in acting from the Iceland Academy of Arts in 2005 and has been working in theatre, Television and films since then. He has extensive experience in musical theatre in Iceland and was a resident artist at the National Theatre in Reykjavik until he started working in internation TV and film projects. Jóhannes’s first international film role was in Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, as Cain the worlds first murderer. His first television role was on NBC’s A.D Kingdom And Empire as Thomas. His TV credits also include Game of Thrones and BBC’s The Last Kingdom.