Updated S5 Character List


-Ferdia Walsh-Peelo as teenage Alfred

-Darren Cahill as teenage Aethelred 

-Kris Holden-Reid as Eyvind (an important warrior in Kattegat who decides to travel and settle his family in a new land; connected to Floki’s Iceland storyline in the scripts)

-Adam Copeland as Ketill Flatnose (”a fierce and brave warrior chosen by Floki to be one of the leaders of the Viking party intent on traveling to Iceland to set up a community there”)

-Khaled Abol Naga as Ziyadat Allah (historically was the third Aghlabid Emir in Ifriqiya in 817; likely connected to Bjorn’s Mediterranean storyline)

-Karima McAdams as Kassia (possibly based on Kassiani, a Byzantine abbess, poet, composer, and hymnographer in 810; likely connected to Bjorn’s storyline also)

Laurence O’Fuarain as Hakon (unknown role; it should be noted that Harald Fairhair and Thora had a son called Haakon the Good in 921, but this is probably just a coincidence, based on Laurence O’Fuarain’s age)

-Kieran O’Reilly as White Hair (unknown role, but may be tied to the name Olaf, a s5 character originally intended to be connected with Hvitserk’s and Ivar’s storyline, based on audition clips; possibly based on Olaf the White, who ruled Dublin alongside Ivar the Boneless in 853)

-Alicia Agneson as unknown, possibly Freydis (closely connected to Ivar’s storyline in 5B; rumored to be a princess in Kattegat)

-Unknown actress as Thora (unknown role; seemingly connected to Hvitserk’s storyline in the scripts. Possibly based on the historical Thora Mostaff, one of the concubines of King Harald Fairhair)

-Unknown actress as Gunnhild (unknown role, seemingly connected to Bjorn’s 5B storyline. Possibly a love interest, based on script)

-Unknown actress as Aud (likely based on Aud the Deep-Minded, the daughter of Ketill Flatnose and a settler of Iceland; closely connected to Floki’s storyline in the script)

-Unknown actress as Elseswith (likely based on Ealhswith, the wife of King Alfred the Great; seems to be Alfred’s love interest, based on audition videos & scripts)

-Unknown actors as the Kings Frodo, Angantyr, and Hemming (three Danish kings who play a role in Ubbe’s & Alfred’s storyline in Wessex, according to scripts and audition clips)

-Unknown actor as Helgi (connected to Floki’s storyline in the scripts; possibly a child, based on dialogue)

-Unknown actress as Ethelfled (likely based on Aethelflaed, daughter of King Alfred the Great; likely a child, based on plot and pacing)

-Unknown actor/actress as Frodi (contected to Floki’s storyline; possibly a relative of Ketill, based on script wording)

Let me know if I’ve missed something or made any mistakes on here 🙂