Jon Thor Birgisson

Soundtrack, Composer, Music Department

Soundtrack, Composer, Music Department


Jon Thor Birgisson was born on April 23, 1975 in Iceland as Jón Þór Birgisson.
Birth date
1975-04-23
Awards
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations.
Height
5' 7" (1.7 m)

Known For


We Bought a Zoo
We Bought a Zoo
Composer (2011)
How to Train Your Dragon 2
How to Train Your Dragon 2
Soundtrack (2014)
How to Train Your Dragon
How to Train Your Dragon
Soundtrack (2010)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackSeaspiracy
(Documentary) (writer: "Sleeping Giant", "Indian Summer")
2021
SoundtrackPieces of a Woman
(writer: "Untitled #3")
2020
SoundtrackI'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #4.13 (2019) ... (writer: "Hoppípolla" - uncredited)
2019
SoundtrackHow to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
(performer: "Together from Afar (How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World)" - as Jónsi) / (performer: "Together from Afar") / (producer: "Together from Afar (How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World)" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Together from Afar (How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World)" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Together from Afar")
2019
SoundtrackAquaman
(writer: "Sæglópur")
2018
SoundtrackIt's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Mac Finds His Pride (2018) ... (writer: "Varúð")
2018
SoundtrackBeautiful Boy
(writer: "Svefn-g-englar")
2018/I
SoundtrackBoy Erased
(performer: "Revelation", "Who Are You Thinking Of" - as Jonsi) / (producer: "Who Are You Thinking Of" - as Jonsi) / (writer: "Revelation", "Who Are You Thinking Of")
2018
SoundtrackLovesick Fool - Love in the Age of Like
(Short) (lyrics: "Saeglopur") / (music: "Saeglopur")
2018
SoundtrackLords of Chaos
(performer: "Kolniður" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Flugufrelsarinn", "Kveikur", "Veröld ný og óð", "Kolniður", "Takk...", "Varúð", "Sigur Rós", "Dauðalogn", "All Alright", "Ég Anda")
2018
SoundtrackThe Snowman
(writer: "Stormur")
2017
SoundtrackThe Circle
(arranger: "Simple Gifts" - as Jónsi) / (performer: "Simple Gifts" - as Jónsi) / (producer: "Simple Gifts" - as Jónsi)
2017/I
SoundtrackGlastonbury 2016
(TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Day 1, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Glósóli")
2016
SoundtrackCaptain Fantastic
(writer: "Boy 1904") / (writer: "Varðeldur" - as Jón Þór Birgisson)
2016
SoundtrackEuropa und seine Schriftsteller
(TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode) - L'Islande de Audur Ava Olafsdóttir, Arni Thórarinsson et Jón Kalman Stefánsson (2015) ... (writer: "Stormur")
2015
SoundtrackThe Ataxian
(Documentary) (writer: "Varúð", "Vardeldur", "I Gaer")
2015
SoundtrackAloha
(performer: "Hawaii Uke Sinfony Mix" - as Jónsi) / (producer: "Hawaii Uke Sinfony Mix" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Hawaii Uke Sinfony Mix" - as Jónsi)
2015/I
SoundtrackHow to Train Your Dragon 2
(lyrics: "Where No One Goes") / (music: "Where No One Goes", "For the Dancing and the Dreaming") / (performer: "Where No One Goes" - as Jónsi) / (producer: "Where No One Goes" - as Jónsi)
2014
SoundtrackWorld Championship Snooker
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - 2014: Day 5, Part 1 (2014) ... (writer: "Hoppípolla" - uncredited)
2014
SoundtrackChildren of the Night
(as Jonsi, "Animal Arithmetic")
2014/XI
SoundtrackIndependent Lens
(TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013) - How to Survive a Plague (2013) ... (lyrics: "Happiness") / (music: "Happiness")
SoundtrackMit ganzer Kraft - Hürden gibt es nur im Kopf
(writer: "Unititled", "Hoppipolla")
2013
SoundtrackThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #21.154 (2013) ... (writer: "Kveikur")
2013
SoundtrackBritain's Got Talent
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - 2013: Auditions 6 (2013) ... (writer: "Poppiholla" - uncredited)
2013
SoundtrackThe Crash Reel
(Documentary) (writer: "Ekki Mukk")
2013
SoundtrackDisconnect
(performer: "Tornado" - as Jonsi) / (writer: "Tornado")
2012/I
SoundtrackUpside Down
(writer: "Svefn-g-englar", "Bíum Bíum Bambaló")
2012/I
SoundtrackBitch Hug
(music: "Go do" - as Jón Þór Birgisson) / (performer: "Go do" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Go do" - as Jón Þór Birgisson)
2012
SoundtrackThe Vampire Diaries
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Departed (2012) ... (writer: "Dauðalogn" - uncredited)
2012
SoundtrackHow to Survive a Plague
(Documentary) (lyrics: "Happiness") / (music: "Happiness")
2012
SoundtrackWe Bought a Zoo
(lyrics: "Gathering Stories" - as Jónsi) / (music: "Gathering Stories" - as Jónsi) / (performer: "Go Do", "Sinking Friendships", "Ævin Endar", "Boy Lilikoi", "Gathering Stories" - as Jónsi) / (producer: "Go Do", "Sinking Friendships", "Boy Lilikoi" - as Jón Þór Birgisson) / (producer: "Ævin Endar", "Gathering Stories" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Go Do", "Sinking Friendships", "Boy Lilikoi", "Hoppípolla" - as Jón Þór Birgisson) / (writer: "Ævin Endar" - as Jónsi)
2011
SoundtrackFor Them, for You
(Video short) (writer: "Glosoli")
2011
SoundtrackThe Art of Flight
(Documentary) (writer: "Sigur 6 (Untitled)")
2011
SoundtrackButter
(performer: "Go Do" - as Jonsi) / (writer: "Go Do")
2011
SoundtrackCafé de flore
(writer: "All Alright", "Svefn-g-englar", "Fljotavik", "Andvari")
2011
SoundtrackThis Must Be the Place
(writer: "Happiness")
2011
SoundtrackFlying Wild Alaska
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Goodbye Sun (2011) ... (performer: "Kolniður" )
2011
SoundtrackCriminal Minds
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011) - Lauren (2011) ... (performer: "Kolniður" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Kolniður" - as Jónsi)
SoundtrackThis Is What Love in Action Looks Like
(Documentary) (performer: "Boy Lilikoi", "Tornado (instrumental)", "Sinking Friendships (instrumental)", "Around Us (instrumental)" - as Jonsi) / (writer: "Boy Lilikoi", "Tornado (instrumental)", "Sinking Friendships (instrumental)", "Around Us (instrumental)")
2011
SoundtrackKing of Devil's Island
(lyrics: "Sigur 1 (Untitled)") / (music: "Sigur 1 (Untitled)")
2010
SoundtrackLate Night with Jimmy Fallon
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010) - Episode dated 10 November 2010 (2010) ... (performer: "Sticks and Stones" - as Jonsi) / (writer: "Sticks and Stones" - as Jonsi)
SoundtrackBeyond the Road
(writer: "Glosoli")
2010
Soundtrack127 Hours
("Festival")
2010
SoundtrackThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010) - Episode #6.150 (2010) ... (performer: "Go Do" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Go Do" - as Jónsi)
SoundtrackBon appétit
(writer: "Hoppipolla", "Med Blodnasir")
2010
SoundtrackHow to Train Your Dragon
(performer: "Sticks and Stones" - as Jónsi) / (producer: "Sticks and Stones" - as Jónsi) / (writer: "Sticks and Stones" - as Jónsi)
2010
SoundtrackRemember Me
(writer: "Andvari")
2010/I
SoundtrackThe Boys Are Back
(writer: "Illgresi", "Festival", "Fljótavík", "Straumnes", "Ára bátur", "Inní mér syngur vitleysingur", "Samskeyti", "Indian Summer" - as Jón Þór Birgisson)
2009
SoundtrackOndine
(writer: "All Alright", "Takk")
2009
SoundtrackLast Flowers
(Short) (writer: "Agaetis Byrjun")
2009
SoundtrackSigur Rós: Gobbledigook
(Video short) (writer: "Gobbledigook")
2009
SoundtrackIch schwör's, ich war's nicht!
(performer: "Olsen Olsen") / (writer: "Olsen Olsen")
2008
SoundtrackBen X
(writer: "Svefn-G-Englar")
2007
SoundtrackI Remember Chloe
(TV Series) (writer: "Hoppipolla")
2007
SoundtrackThe Unforeseen
(Documentary) (writer: "Takk", "Hoppípolla", "Meo Blodnaair")
2007
SoundtrackBreaking and Entering
(writer: "Sé Lest")
2006
SoundtrackPenelope
(writer: "Hoppípolla")
2006
SoundtrackAfter the Wedding
(writer: "Untitled I")
2006
SoundtrackRoving Mars
(Documentary short) (writer: "Glósóli")
2006
SoundtrackFred Durst Sex Tape
(Short) (writer: "Untitled #5")
2005
SoundtrackThe Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
(writer: "Staralfur")
2004
SoundtrackMysterious Skin
(writer: "Samskeyti")
2004
SoundtrackImmortal
(writer: "Hjartao Hamast") / (writer: "Hjartað Hamast")
2004
SoundtrackVanilla Sky
("Svefn-g-englar" (1999), "Agaetis Byrjun" (1999), "The Nothing Song (Njosnavelin)" (2001))
2001
RoleTitleYear
ComposerTom Clancy's Without Remorse
(completed)
2021
ComposerJónsi feat. Robyn: Salt Licorice
(Video short)
2020
ComposerJónsi with Elizabeth Fraser: Cannibal
(Video short)
2020
ComposerJónsi: Swill
(Video short)
2020
ComposerJónsi: Exhale
(Video short)
2020
ComposerThe Feeling of Going2018
ComposerL'Échappée sauvage
(Short) (background music)
2017
ComposerNo Questions Asked
(Short)
2017
ComposerAloha
(as Jónsi & Alex, music by)
2015/I
ComposerManhattan
(TV Series) (13 episodes) - Perestroika (2014) ... (as Jónsi) - The Gun Model (2014) ... (as Jónsi) - Tangier (2014) ... (as Jónsi) - The Understudy (2014) ... (as Jónsi) - Spooky Action at a Distance (2014) ... (as Jónsi) Show all 13 episodes
2014
ComposerThe Siren
(Short)
2014
ComposerGround Dad Day
(Video short) (as Jonsi)
2014
ComposerValtari
(Video short) (music by)
2013
ComposerSigur Rós: Valtari
(Video short)
2013
ComposerWe Bought a Zoo
(as Jónsi)
2011
ComposerSigur Rós: Inni
(Documentary)
2011
ComposerGo Quiet
(Video)
2010
ComposerChicane: Poppiholla
(Video short)
2009
ComposerSigur Rós: Gobbledigook
(Video short)
2009
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentJulianna Barwick: In Light ft. Jónsi
(Short) (featured artist)
2020
Music departmentHow to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
(solo vocalist - as Jónsi)
2019
Music departmentCaptain Fantastic
(vocalist - as Jónsi)
2016
Music departmentSigur Rós: Vaka
(Video short) (musician: keyboards)
2009
Music departmentSigur Rós: Gobbledigook
(Video short) (musician: guitar) / (musician: vocals)
2009
Music departmentAfter the Wedding
(composer: additional music - as Sigur Rós)
2006
Music departmentThe Last Farm
(Short) (music recordist - as Jón Þór Birgisson)
2004
RoleTitleYear
ActorJónsi feat. Robyn: Salt Licorice
(Video short) Jónsi
2020
ActorJónsi: Swill
(Video short) Jónsi
2020
ActorGame of Thrones
(TV Series) Musician #1 - The Lion and the Rose (2014) ... Musician #1 (as Jón Þór Birgisson)
2014
ActorSigur Rós: Vaka
(Video short) Jon Thor Birgisson
2009
ActorSigur Rós: Gobbledigook
(Video short) Jon Thor Birgisson
2009
RoleTitleYear
DirectorJónsi feat. Robyn: Salt Licorice
(Video short)
2020
DirectorJónsi with Elizabeth Fraser: Cannibal
(Video short)
2020
DirectorJónsi: Exhale
(Video short)
2020
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewJónsi: Exhale
(Video short) (choreographer)
2020
Additional CrewThe Needle Drop
(TV Series) (program material - 1 episode) - Jonsi - Go (2010) ... (program material - as Jonsi)
2010
RoleTitleYear
WriterSigur Rós: Inni
(Documentary)
2011
RoleTitleYear
CinematographerJónsi feat. Robyn: Salt Licorice
(Video short)
2020
RoleTitleYear
Art directorJónsi feat. Robyn: Salt Licorice
(Video short)
2020
RoleTitleYear
ProducerSigur Rós: Heima
(Documentary) (executive producer)
2007
RoleTitleYear
ThanksThis Is What Love in Action Looks Like
(Documentary) (special thanks - as Jonsi)
2011
RoleTitleYear
Self40 Nights of Rock and Roll
(Documentary) (completed)
2014
SelfLate Night with Jimmy Fallon
(TV Series) Themselves - Musical Guest / Self - Musical Guest - Kevin Bacon/Elizabeth Mitchell/Jon Thor Birgisson (2013) ... Themselves - Musical Guest - Episode dated 10 November 2010 (2010) ... Self - Musical Guest (as Jonsi)
2010-2013
SelfSigur Rós: Inni
(Documentary)
2011
SelfThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Episode #6.150 (2010) ... Self - Musical Guest (as Jónsi)
2010
SelfGo Quiet
(Video) Self
2010
SelfNoisemakers on Noisevox
(TV Series) - Jonsi ... (as Jonsi)
2009
SelfVid Spilum Endalaust
(Documentary short) Self
2009
SelfSigur Rós @ MoMA
(TV Special)
2008
SelfSigur Rós: Heima
(Documentary) Self
2007
SelfLate Night with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Episode #13.94 (2006) ... Self (as Sigur Ros)
2006