Rollo, Ragnar’s brother, is impulsive, wild, care-free and compulsive. Rollo is a fierce fighter who is often overshadowed by his brother. The relationship between Rollo and Ragnar is intense and always unpredictable. Ragnar can never be certain of his brother’s loyalty, but is always extremely grateful to receive it, for Rollo is a formidable warrior.
Actor Clive Standen is best known for his portrayal of Sir Gawain in the Starz original series Camelot alongside Joseph Fiennes and Eva Green, and for his starring role in the BBC America series Robin Hood. He previously appeared in the award-winning sci-fi BBC series Doctor Who and the drama Operation Barras. On the silver screen, Standen starred in Vertigo Films’ Hammer of the Gods and will soon be seen in Everest opposite Josh Brolin, John Hawkes and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Trained at the National Youth Theatre, the National Youth Music Theatre and the London Academy of Dramatic Art, Standen appeared in theatrical roles at the Royal Albert Hall and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, as well as in the critically-acclaimed revival of Tom Stoppard’s The Invention of Love.
Standen, a keen martial artist, worked as a teen with a professional stunt team, mastering skills such as horse riding, jousting and swordplay. He was also the undefeated national Muay Thai boxing champion. He currently resides in London with his wife and three children.