Vikings: which actor is behind the character of King Aelle?

Many are curious to know more about the cast of the show! So who played King Aella of Northumbria in the Vikings series?

New buzz for the Vikings series! Zoom on the cult cast of the show and on the actor who played King Aella of Northumbria!

The Vikings series unfortunately ended after six seasons! As savvy fans, viewers feel compelled to revisit the historical drama from the very beginning!

Broadcast on Amazon Prime Video, the 6 seasons of Vikings are unanimous on the web. And yes, it’s no longer a secret, the series follows the life of the legendary Viking warrior, Ragnar Lothbrok and his four sons!
Fans have a lot of questions about the series! The latest? Who played King Aella of Northumbria in Vikings?

Remember! King Aella in Vikings was the ruthless Saxon King of Northumbria! The character is actually based on the real Saxon king of the same name. He reigned in the mid-ninth century until his death in 867.
In Vikings and according to various historical accounts, King Aella was actually responsible for the death of the Viking hero Ragnar Lothbrok. Indeed, Ragnar was captured by Aella and her army after being shipwrecked on the shores of Northumbria and later thrown into a pit full of poisonous snakes, where he was killed.
The news of Ragnar’s death prompted his sons to take revenge! The death of King Aella was therefore bloody in season 4 …
Vikings: which actor is behind the character of King Aelle?


The real Aella was thus the king of Northumbria! His reign is mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon chronicle and in various Nordic sagas! Despite this, we know very little about his life …
In Vikings, British actor Ivan Kaye played King Aella. The 59-year-old is best known for playing Byran in the comedy series The Green Green Grass!
Vikings fans may also have seen him in The Borgias series. He had the role of the Duke of Milan in all three seasons!
But since leaving Vikings in 2017, Ivan Kaye has starred in the action thriller Gunpowder Milkshake! He also starred in the Amazon Prime adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Towers as Mayor Hart Thorin.
That’s not all ! His other well-known fan roles also include Dark Shadows, Hammer of the Gods and The Coroner!
So we can say that Ivan Kaye has appeared in a good record of films and series! You can not find ?



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