Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir

You can find Lára playing Fríða in Black Sands

is an Icelandic actress, raised in England. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in acting from The Icelandic Academy of the Arts in 2010.


Since graduating, Lára has been a part of numerous productions at both Reykjavik City Theatre and The National Theatre of Iceland, where she is now a resident. She played Dorothy in the hit musical “The Wizard of Oz” shortly after graduation. Other theatre roles include Marion in Vesturports powerful and physically demanding production of “The Heart of Robin Hood”, Catherine in Stefan Metz’s staging of “A View from the Bridge” and Stella in the National Theatre’s staging of “A Streetcar Named Desire”. Lára is now playing the female lead in the comedy tourist attraction “Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest Hits”.


Lára was nominated for The Icelandic Theatre Award: Gríman for her role as Stella in “A Streetcar Named Desire”.