Gjermund is a former elite soldier, serving in the Norwegian Army Telemark Battalion before moving to New York to attend The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. There he studied with Vincent D’Onofrio (Full Metal Jacket, Men in Black), Paul Calderon (Pulp Fiction) and George Loros (The Sopranos).

After graduating he toured the US as Thor in Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes, which opened in Staples Center, Los Angeles. Since returning to Brooklyn he has spent much time on stage, most recently in Shakespeare’s «Hamlet» in Battery Park, directed by Geoffrey Horne (The Bridge on the River Kwai). Gjermund also voiced a character in Rockstar Game’s best seller, «Red Dead Redemption 2».

Among his film credits are “Everywhen”, “The Milk Walk”, “Eliza”, and “You and Me, Naked Boy”. His latest feature, «Odd Man Rush», co-produced by Academy Award-nominated producers Howard and Karen Baldwin - is set to release soon.

Contact directly at gjermund.gjesme@gmail.com.

Behind the scene shooting “Odd Man Rush”, february 2019

Behind the scene shooting “Odd Man Rush”, february 2019