Jasper Paakkonen

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Birthday
15, 1980
Birthplace
Helsinki, Finland
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Helsinki, Finland

About

Actor who has starred in numerous hit Finnish films, including Pahat Pojat, Matti: Hell Is for Heroes and Lapland Odyssey, all of which hit number one at the box office. He is best known to Western audiences for his role as Halfdan the Black on the series Vikings. In 2018, he starred in BlacKkKlansman.

Before Fame

He began acting as a child, appearing in productions at the Finnish National Theatre and the Helsinki City Theatre.

Trivia

He is a successful fly fisherman who has competed for the Vision fly fishing team. 

Family Life

He is the son of actor Seppo Pääkkönen. 

Associated With

He co-starred with Gustaf Skarsgard on Vikings starting in 2016.