Hera HilmarDec 27, 1988, Iceland
Hera Hilmarsdóttir (known professionally as Hera Hilmar; 27 December 1988) is an Icelandic actress. She is most famous for her role as Vanessa in the television series Da Vinci's Demons and as Eik in the Icelandic film Life in a Fishbowl. She was nominated for an Edda as Actress of the Year in a leading role in 2007 for her role in The Quiet Storm. Later she won the same award, twice, first in 2015 for her role as Eik in Life in a Fishbowl, and then in 2017 for her role as Anna in The Oath. She was also chosen as one of Europe’s Shooting Stars at the Berline International Film Festival in 2015, as well as winning a ‘special mention’ at the Zurich Film Festival for her role in Life In a Fishbowl. . Hilmar played the lead role of Hester Shaw in Mortal Engines produced by Universal Studios and MRC in the 2018 - Mortal Engines.Hilmar graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2011. She is the daughter of actress Thorey Sigthorsdottir (Þórey Sigþórsdóttir) and film director Hilmar Oddsson.