Christopher Rygh

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Christopher Rygh
  
Born (1981-04-23) April 23, 1981 (age 39)
Norway
NationalityNorwegian
CitizenshipNorway
OccupationActor
Known forSeries like The Head Hunter, Medieval and The Last Kingdom

Christopher Rygh (born 23 April 1981) is a Norwegian actor who is known from The Head Hunter, Medieval and several series like The Last Kingdom.

Career

Christopher Rygh started his acting career in his mid 30's. In 2018 he got the main role in cult horror director Jordan Downey's Gothic fantasy The Head Hunter.[1] [2][3][4]The same year he showed up in the third season of the famous Netflix series, The Last Kingdom,[4][5] and in 2020 in the second season of Miracle Workers.[6][7] In 2020 an upcoming Czech action historical drama film, called Medieval[4][8] marks Christopher's debut in major feature film production which will see Christopher using his unrivalled skills with broadsword and on horseback.[9]

Personal life

Christopher Rygh was born and raised in Norway. In his youth he had a great passion for music and performed as a bass player with various bands. He later studied music and music production at universities in both Liverpool and London. After his music studies he returned to Norway and picked up work as an audio engineer, which later became a pathway to his voice-over career.

Today he lives in Norway together with his daughter.

Filmography

Films and TV series
Date Title Role
2020 Medieval Mick
2020 Miracle Workers King Morgdon
2018 The Last Kingdom (TV Series) Dane Guard
2018 The Head Hunter Father
2017 Ulfberht (Short) Thorvaldr

Awards and nominations

  • Fantasporto Film Festival – Best actor 2019[10] [11]
  • Insólito Festival de Cine – Best actor 2019[12]

References

  1. "Whittaker, Richard (10 April 2019). "Tracking Down Grief With The Head Hunter: Filmmaker Jordan Downey on a monster movie with a fractured heart - Screens - The Austin Chronicle"". AustinChronicle.com. The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
  2. "Pacheco, Shawn (April 4, 2019). "Interview: Filmmakers Behind Medieval-Horror 'The Head Hunter' and 'ThanksKilling'"". HorrorGeekLife.com. Horror Geek Life. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
  3. "Spiegel, Janel (2019). "Interview: Director Jordan Downey (The Head Hunter)"". HorrorNews.net. HorrorNews. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "VERTICAL ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS FOR MEDIEVAL HORROR FILM "THE HEAD" PRIOR TO AFM". amnewscurtainraiser.com New York Amsterdam News. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
  5. "Christopher Rygh". the-last-kingdom.fandom.com The Last Kingdom Wiki. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
  6. "Cast Miracle Workers (2019)". filmtv.it FilmTV. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
  7. "Miracle Workers". garnsguides.com Garns Guide. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
  8. "Jan Žižka (2018)". csfd.cz CSFD. Retrieved April 13, 2020.
  9. "Christopher Rygh". Christopher Rygh. Retrieved 31 July 2020.
  10. "Fantasporto Film Festival 2019 Winner List". Fantasporto.com. Retrieved 30 December 2019.
  11. "Fantasporto Awards Ceremony 2019 timecode: 9:44". Youtube.com. Retrieved 30 December 2019.
  12. "Insólito Festival de Cine 2019 Winner List". Ernestojerardo.com. Retrieved 30 December 2019.

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