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|Full Birth Name||Iris Tanja Flygenring|
|In Limelight for||Katla (Role: Ása (2021)).|
|Birth Place||Reykjavík, Iceland.|
|Birth Date||November 12, 1988.|
|Parents||Mother: Ásdís Sigurðardóttir.
Father: Valdimar Örn Flygenring.
Step-mother: Sigríður Þórarinsdóttir.
Step-father: Bjorn Bollason.
Sigurður Stefán Flygenring.
Þór Örn Flygenring.
|Step Siblings||Einar Geir Einarsson.
Jón Karl Einarsson.
|Husband||Valur Hrafn Einarsson.|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
In meters: 1.70 m.
In centimeters: 170 cm.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Qualification||BA in Acting and Performance.|
|Alma Mater||Iceland Academy of the Arts (Listaháskóli Íslands).
|Last Update||14 June 2021 (© Copyright- Celebsweek.com).|
Netflix Katla Actress Iris Tanja Flygenring Biography
- Iceland native actress Iris Tanja Flygenring is in the spotlight since 2019 to get the lead artist “Ása” role in the Icelandic drama series Katla.
- In this Icelandic drama series, she appeared as a girl trapped in the mysterious volcano clouds, and when she emerged, her body smeared with cold lava.
- Producer Agnes Johansen cast her with Aliette Opheim, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Haraldur Stefansson, Birgitta Birgisdóttir, and Aldís Amah Hamilton.
- Prior to gaining fame for “Katla,” Iris starred as Fenella alongside Judd Nelson, Tom Prior, Atli Oskar Fjalarsson, and Helena Mattsson.
- Including acting, she is a talented Ballet dancer and practiced ballet for 13 years at Iceland School of Dance (Listdansskóli Íslands).
- Her acting journey began at a young age by performing as a child in “Drakúli” Play at Akureyri Theater Company.
- The 5 feet 7 inches height actress Iris Tanja Flygenring landed in Reykjavík Capital of Iceland by her mother Ásdís Sigurðardóttir and father Valdimar Örn Flygenring on November 12, 1988.
- Despite performing in short films, she participated in various radio plays, including Director Stefán Hall Stefánsson’s Gríma Award winner radio play Lifun.
- To enhance her dramatic talent, in 2013, Iris enrolled in BA in Acting and Performance Course at Iceland Academy of the Arts and earned her degree in 2016.
- Since graduating in 2016, she got her first acting opportunity to perform the “Vera” role in two episodes of the “Fangar” tv mini-series.
- Including acting in the Netflix series Katla, her popularity will rise soon for her portrayal in Trapped season 3.
- Tanja never misses any chance to learn more about acting techniques; Even in 2020, she played Lísa’s character in ÞEL II theater Play.
- Aside from acting, Katla actress Iris Tanja Flygenring maintains a household with her husband Valur Hrafn Einarsson and two children.
- By profession, her spouse Valur Hrafn is a Web Developer and Department Manager at Sýn Telecommunications.