Kristofer Hivju is a Norwegian actor. He is best known for playing the roles of Tormund Giantsbane in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones and Connor Rhodes in The Fate of the Furious.
Kristofer Hivju has joined the cast of Netflix’s medieval-inspired fantasy “The Witcher” for its second season this December, but he’s looking a whole lot different in this series. Hivju is set to appear in the season’s first episode as Nivellen, a gang leader. In the books, Nivellen rapes a woman during a heist, who turns out to be a priestess of Coram Agh Tera, the Cult of the Lionhead Spider.
Joining the cast this season with Hivju are Yasen Atour as Coen, Agnes Born as Vereena, Paul Bullion as Lambert, Basil Eidenbenz as Eskel, Aisha Fabienne Ross as Lydia, Mecia Simson as Francesca, Kim Bodnia as Vesemir, Adjoa Andoh as Nenneke, Cassie Clare as Phillippa Eilhart, Liz Carr as Fenn, Graham McTavish as Dijkstra, Kevin Doyle as Ba’lian, Simon Callow as Codringher and Chris Fulton as Rience.