Peter Franzén

Peter Franzén

  • Born on
    • August 14th, 1971
Peter Vilhelm Franzén (born 14 August 1971) is a Finnish actor, author, screenwriter, and director. As an actor, Franzén has appeared in over 50 films and TV series. For his role in Dog Nail Clipper (2004), Franzén was awarded a Jussi Award for Best Actor as well as earning praise from film critic Jay Weissberg from Variety magazine who called the actor "one of the most talented and versatile thesps in Finland". In his career he has appeared in Finnish, Estonian, German, English, Swedish, and Hungarian speaking roles. In 2015, Franzén was cast as King Harald Finehair from the fourth season of Vikings. Franzén has also casted in Amazon Prime Video's upcoming The Wheel of Time TV series.

Starring Peter Franzén on Plex


Acting (42 Credits)

2022Helsinki Syndrome as Elias Karo
2021Tale of the Sleeping Giants as Narrator (Voice)
2021The Wheel of Time as Stepin
2020Meander as Adam
2018Ashes in the Snow as Commander Komarov
2016The Mine as Raimo
2016Beck 31 - Gunvald as Risto Kangas
2015Johan Falk: Slutet as Milo Mikhailov
2015The Gunman as Reiniger
2015Johan Falk: Blodsdiamanter as Milo Mikhailov
2015Lapland Odyssey 2 as Jorma
2013Heart of a Lion as Teppo
2013Open Up to Me as Sami
2013Above Dark Waters as Kake
2013Vikings as King Harald Finehair
2012Vares: The Path of the Righteous Men as Taisto Raappana
2012Road North as Pertti Paakku
2012Purge as Hans Pekk
2011Body of Water as Elias
2010Priest of Evil as Timo Harjunpää
2010Princess as Saastamoinen
2009Hellsinki as Krisu
2009Rally On! as Suko
2008Three Wise Men as Santa Claus
2007Red Is the Color of as David Stellar
2007The Matriarch as Laszlo
2007Cleaner as Police Officer Bronson
2006Matti: Hell Is for Heroes as Nick Nevada
2006Babas bilar as Pekka Kukka
2004Dog Nail Clipper as Mertsi Arhippa Vepsäläinen
2004The Threat as Magnus
2003Bad Boys as Otto Takkunen
2003At Point Blank as Juha
2002Lovers & Leavers as Marko
2002Names Engraved in Marble as Sulo Kallio
2001Rollo and the Woods Sprite as Lakeija
2001Kites Over Helsinki as Sammy Ceder
2000Badding as Ossi
2000Bad Luck Love as Reino
1999Ambush as Eero Perkola
1998A Summer by the River as Kottarainen
1998Train Birds as Lako's Lover

Director (1 Credits)



Take Plex everywhere.

Watch free anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.

  • Roku
  • Samsung
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Android
  • Apple TV
  • Apple iOS
  • Chomecast
  • XBOX
  • nVidia
  • Vizio
  • PlayStation
  • LG

See the full list of supported devices