Stefán Karl Stefánsson
Date of Birth: 10 July, 1975
Place of Birth: Hafnarfjörður, Capital Region, Iceland
Date of Death: 21 August, 2018
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Stefán Karl Stefánsson was an Icelandic actor and singer.
Stefán was the son of Stefán Björgvinsson and Hulda Karen Ólafsdóttir. Stefán was married to actress, television presenter, producer, and writer Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir, until his death. The couple has four children.
Stefán’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his eighth great-grandfather, Gunni Böðvarsson.
Stefán’s paternal grandfather was Björgvin Sigmar Stefánsson (the son of Stefán Pétursson and Guðrún Hafliðadóttir). Björgvin was born in ureyri, sjómaður og vélstjóri, síðast bús., í Hafnarfirði. Stefán great-grandfather Stefán was the son of Pétur Jónsson and Björg Stefánsdóttir. Guðrún was the daughter of Hafliði Eiríksson and Sigurbjörg Guðmundsdóttir.
Stefán’s paternal grandmother was Kristín Böðvarsdóttir (the daughter of Böðvar Björnsson and Guðný Jónína Kristjánsdóttir). Böðvar was the son of Björn Jóhannesson and Jakobina Jóhannesdóttir. Guðný was the daughter of Kristján Árnason and Kristín Ásmundsdóttir.
Stefán’s maternal grandfather was Ólafur Karlsson (the son of Karl).
Stefán’s maternal grandmother was Rósa Fjóla Hólm Guðjónsdóttir (the daughter of Guðjón Helgi Kristjánsson and Magnúsína Jóhannsdóttir). Rósa was born in Reykjavík. Guðjón was the son of Kristján Jónsson and Pálína Kristjana Hallgrímsdóttir. Magnúsína was the daughter of Jóhann Kristinsson and Sigríður Guðmundsdóttir.
Stefán’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his sixth great-grandmother, Freygerður Gunnlaugsdóttir.
Obituary of Stefán’s father – https://www.mbl.is
Obituary of Stefán’s paternal grandaunt, Selma Böðvarsdóttir – https://www.mbl.is
Baptismal record of Stefán’s paternal great-grandfather, Böðvar Björnsson – https://www.familysearch.org
Stefán’s paternal great-grandmother, Guðný Jónína Kristjánsdóttir, on the 1880 Icelandic census – http://manntal.is
Marriage announcement of Stefán’s maternal grandprents, Ólafur Karlsson and Rósa Fjóla Hólm Guðjónsdóttir – http://timarit.is
Genealogy of Stefán’s maternal great-grandfather, Guðjón Helgi Kristjánsson (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://www.genealogy.com
Stefán’s maternal great-grandmother, Magnúsína Jóhannsdóttir, on the 1910 Icelandic census – http://manntal.is