Hera Hilmar started her acting career with a dazzling role in the 2007 movie The Quiet Storm, for which she was nominated for Actress of the Year but did not win.
However, she won that very award twice for her performances in the movies Life in the Fishbowl (2014) and The Oath (2016).
In 2015, she had the opportunity to travel to Turkey to shoot for a historical movie called The Ottoman Lieutenant, which was released in 2017.
After that, she kept on working on several movies including The Wish (2020), Mortal Engines (2018), The Ashram (2018), Summer Children (2017), and numerous others.
Besides acting on the big screen, she was also active on the small screen. Some of the TV series she starred in consist of Mortal Artists (2018), The Romanoffs (2018), and Da Vinci’s Demons (2013).
She also had an international role, which was one of her hits in the TV series titled See (2019). She acted in the series alongside actor Christian Camargo.
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- Real Name: Hera Hilmarsdóttir
- Stage Names: Hera Hilmar
- Also Known as: –
- Nickname: Hera
- Birthday: December 27, 1988
- Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Nationality: Icelandic
- Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
- Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
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- Religion: –
- Profession: Actress
- Education: LAMDA
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- Parents: Hilmar Oddsson (Father), Thorey Sigthorsdottir (Mother)
- Siblings: –
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- Twitter: @HeraHilmar
- Instagram: @herahilmar
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- Hera received a Richard Carne scholarship while studying at LAMDA.
- Her natural eye color is blue.
- She first debuted as a child actress in the 1990s.
- Hera is an only child.
- She once spent the whole night studying Polish accent for an audition.
- Her father, Hilmar Oddsson, is a director, while her mother, Thorey Sigthorsdottir, is an actress.
- She is a natural blonde.
- Hera’s grandfather, Oddur Björnsson, was a screenwriter and songwriter.
- She graduated from LAMDA in 2011.
- Hera is very active on her social media platforms.
- She enjoys traveling.
- Her real surname, Hilmarsdóttir, means Hilmar’s daughter in English.
- Hera is a dog person.
- She has been working as an actress since 1995.
- Her ideal type is…
- Her net worth is around…
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- Reply to a Letter from Helga (2022), as Helga
- Last Dance (2020), as Woman
- The Wish (2020), as Halla
- Interdependence Film 2019 (2019), as self
- Mortal Engines (2018), as Hester Shaw
- The Ashram (2018), as Sophie
- Summer Children (2017), as…
- An Ordinary Man (2017), as Tanja
- The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017), as Lillie
- The Oath (2016), as Anna
- Alleycats (2016), as Trix
- Get Santa (2014), as WPC Boyle
- Life in a Fishbowl (2014), as Eik
- The Fifth Estate (2013), as Wikileaks Staffer
- We Are the Freaks (2013), as Iona
- Anna Karenina (2012), as Varya
- Undercurrent (2010), as the production assistant
- The Good Heart (2009), as the production assistant
- Two Birds (2008), as Lára
- The Quiet Storm (2007), as Disa
- No Trace (1998), as Barn
- Tears of Stone (1995), as…
- The Cipher (2020 | Roku), as Isabella
- See (Apple TV+ | 2019), as Maghra
- Mortal Artists (YouTube | 2018), as self
- The Romanoffs (Amazon Prime Video | 2018), as Ondine
- Harley and the Davidsons (Discovery Channel | 2016), as Emma
- Da Vinci’s Demons (BBC Worldwide | 2013), as Vanessa
- Leaving (ITV | 2012), as Paulina
- World Without End (Channel 4 | 2012), as Margery
- Hamarinn (PBS | 2010), as Una
- Svartir englar (Channel 4 | 2008), as Aðalheiður
- Áramótaskaup (RÚV | 2007), as…
- The 2019 European Film Awards (HBO | 2019), as the host
- IMDb on the Scene – Interviews (YouTube | 2019), as a guest
- Red Carpet Report (YouTube | 2019), as a guest
- D’Astrain at the Cinema (El Cinema | 2018), as a guest
- Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC | 2018), as a guest
- Made in Hollywood (Syndication | 2018), as a guest
- Marvel: Earth’s Mightiest Show (Disney XD | 2018), as a guest
- 2017 Edda Awards, Iceland – Actress of the Year – The Oath
- 2015 Edda Awards, Iceland – Actress of the Year – Get Santa
- 2015 Berlin International Film Festival – EFP Shooting Star – Hera Hilmar
- 2014 Zurich Film Festival – International Feature Film – Get Santa
- 2007 Edda Awards, Iceland – Actor or Actress of the Year – The Quiet Storm
Hera Hilmar has spread her scope of career internationally. With her impressive acting experience, it is no wonder that she is strongly recognized even on a scale of the global entertainment industry.