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Stefán Karl Stefánsson

10 July 1975 to 21 August 2018

An Icelandic actor best known for his villainous role as Robbie Rotten on the children’s programme LazyTown (2002-2014), Stefánsson’s character devoured junk food on a show that encouraged exercise and healthy eating. He was a trained puppeteer and first appeared in a stage version of LazyTown in 1999.

Read Stefán Karl Stefánsson's Guardian obituary here.