- Name: Stefan Karl Stefansson
- Age at Death: 43 years old
- Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $2 Million
- Status: Deceased
Stefan Karl Stefansson was an Icelandic theater, film and television actor. He was 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 included 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 spoke 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 had 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 included Ivanov, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Singin’ in the Rain, The Cherry Orchard, and Noises Off.PERSONAL
Stefan Karl Stefansson made the announcement in 2016 that he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A GoFundMe campaign raised roughly $150,000 to help cover his treatment and living expenses. 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 died on August 21, 2018, at the age of 43. His reported cause of death was bile duct cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma).
Stefan Karl Stefansson was 6ft 2in tall and he was of Icelandic descent. His net worth was estimated at $2 million. Stefan Karl was married to Icelandic actress Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir. They had four children together.
Stefan Karl Stefansson Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Stefan Karl Stefansson
- Birthday: July 10, 1975
- Place of Birth: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Comedian
- Years Active: 1994-2018
- Net Worth & Salary: US $2 Million
- Marriage(s): Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: August 21, 2018
- Cause of Death: Bile Duct Cancer
- Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.