Nathan O'Toole

Nathan O'Toole (born 17 March 1998) is an Irish actor. He is known for his role as a young Bjorn Ironside in the first, second and fourth seasons of the History series Vikings. O'Toole made his television debut at 13 in the Showtime series The Borgias as Vincenzo.[1][2]

Nathan O'Toole
Born (1998-03-17) 17 March 1998 (age 23)
Years active2012–present

Early lifeEdit

O'Toole grew up in Dunshaughlin, County Meath with three siblings. He attended St. Seachnall National School and then Dunshaughlin Community College.[3] He began taking acting classes with Ann Kavanagh's Young People's Theatre when he was 10. He then went on to train at Bow Street Academy in Dublin.[4]


Year Series Role Notes
2012 The Borgias Vincenzo 2 episodes
2013–2014; 2016 Vikings Björn Ironside 11 episodes; Recurring (Season 1)
Guest (Seasons 2; 4)
2014 Penny Dreadful Ernest Episode: "Resurrection"
2017 Clondorca Brian Short film
2018 The Delinquent Season Teen 2
2018 Bernard Dunne's Mythical Heroes Various
2021 Der Irland-Krimi Michael O'Connor Episode: "Vergebung"


  1. ^ Kelleher, Lynne (30 January 2014). "Bjorn to be a Viking: Meath teen in dramatic makeover for hit TV series". Irish Examiner.
  2. ^ Butler, Laura (11 March 2013). "I was Bjorn to be an actor, says young 'Vikings' star Nathan". Irish Independent. Retrieved 18 March 2013.
  3. ^ O'Rourke, Frances (31 May 2014). "First encounters: 'I do get some reflected glory'". The Irish Times. Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Programme Graduates: 2018". Bow Street Academy. Retrieved 4 May 2021.

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