- Name: Stefan Karl Stefansson
- Age: 43 years old
- Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $2 Million
- Status: Alive
Stefan Karl Stefansson is an Icelandic theater, film and television actor. He’s best known for his villainous role as “Robbie Rotten” on the Nickelodeon children’s series, LazyTown. He starred as the “Grinch” in the musical, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. His screen credits include Polite People (2011) and Harry Og Heimir (2014). Stefan Karl was born on July 10, 1975 in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland. He studied at The Icelandic Academy of Arts and performed at the National Theatre of Iceland. He speaks both Icelandic and English.
Stefan Karl made his acting debut in the Icelandic comedy special, Áramótaskaupið (1994). He made his feature film debut the following year in Privacy (1995). He was cast as a student. Other film appearances include Regina (2001), Stella For Office (2002) and Johannes (2009). Stefan starred as “Lárus Skjaldarson” in the comedy, Polite People (2011). The film was directed by Olaf de Fleur Johannesson. He did voiceover for the films Night at the Museum (2006) starring Ben Stiller, and Thor (2011) starring Chris Hemsworth. He also lent his voice to the animated films The Lost Little Caterpillar (2002) and Anna and the Moods (2006).
Stefan was cast as “Robbie Rotten”, the main villain on the children’s musical comedy series, LazyTown. The show ran on Nickelodeon from 2004-2007 and from 2013-2014. In addition to film and television, Stefan has appeared in several theater productions. He portrayed the “Grinch” in ‘Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical’ from 2008 to 2015. His stage credits also include Ivanov, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Singin’ in the Rain, The Cherry Orchard, and Noises Off.
Stefan Karl Stefansson stands 6ft 2in tall and he has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He’s married to Icelandic actress Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir. They have four children and the family currently reside in Los Angeles, California.
Stefan made the announcement in late 2016 that he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A GoFundMe campaign has since raised close to $150,000 to help cover his treatment and living expenses. The song “We Are Number One” became an internet member during the process. Stefan’s cancer relapsed in May 2017 and two masses were removed from his liver. It was announced in June 2017 that his cancer has progressed to Stage IV.
Stefan Karl Stefansson Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Stefan Karl Stefansson
- Birthday: July 10, 1975
- How Old : Age: 43 years old
- Place of Birth: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Comedian
- Years Active: 1994-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $2 Million
- Marriage(s): Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir
- Death-O-Meter: Alive