Biography

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Egill was born in Reykjavík, Iceland, and studied filmmaking at Columbia College Hollywood, a Los Angeles based film school. As a cinematographer, he is perhaps best known for his work on The Wire, CSI: Miami (where he was also a co-producer), Dark Blue and numerous television commercials and music videos. In 2008, he directed the Heroes spin-off miniseries Heroes: Destiny.

He has directed episodes of the television series Dark Blue and CSI: Miami, among others. He has directed several installments of The CW action series Nikita, for which he has received high accolades.

Egill is a four-time nominee for the American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards, and carried home the award in the television category in 2010 for the Dark Blue episode "Venice Kings", which he also directed. Later that year, he became the first Icelander to be admitted into the ASC.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Egill was born in Reykjavík, Iceland, and studied filmmaking at Columbia College Hollywood, a Los Angeles based film school. As a cinematographer, he is perhaps best known for his work on The Wire, CSI: Miami (where he was also a co-producer), Dark Blue and numerous television commercials and music videos. In 2008, he directed the Heroes spin-off miniseries Heroes: Destiny.

He has directed episodes of the television series Dark Blue and CSI: Miami, among others. He has directed several installments of The CW action series Nikita, for which he has received high accolades.

Egill is a four-time nominee for the American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards, and carried home the award in the television category in 2010 for the Dark Blue episode "Venice Kings", which he also directed. Later that year, he became the first Icelander to be admitted into the ASC.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1966-08-31

Place of Birth Reykjavík - Iceland

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Also Known As

  • Egill 'Eagle' Egilson
  • Egill Örn Egilsson
  • Egill Ørn Egilsson

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 Magnum P.I. (1 episode)Director
2017 S.W.A.T. (1 episode)Director
2017 Wisdom of the Crowd (1 episode)Director
2016 MacGyver (3 episodes)Director
2016 Lucifer (5 episodes)Director
2014 Gotham (7 episodes)Director
2013 The Tomorrow People (1 episode)Director
2013 The Blacklist (1 episode)Director
2012 Arrow (3 episodes)Director
2011 Once Upon a Time (3 episodes)Director
2010 Hawaii Five-0 (7 episodes)Director
2010 Nikita (12 episodes)Director
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (4 episodes)Director

Camera

1996 A Face to Die For Director of Photography

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