Sigurður Sigurjónsson graduated from the Icelandic Academy of Arts in 1976. He had a permanent position as an actor at the Icelandic National theatre in the years 1976-1999. He has played over two hundred roles in Icelandic theatres and directed around 25 projects. He was the cowriter and actor in 469 comedy shows for Icelandic TV (Rúv). He has played in 34 movies, and his latest main role was in the movie Rams. He has received tons of acknowledgements for his works.