SPOILER ALERT: The story includes a detail about the midseason finale of Vikings.

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Young Danish actor Alex Høgh Andersen has been cast as a series regular in the hit History drama series Vikings. He will make his debut in the Season 4 spring finale tomorrow night, April 21, playing lead Ragnar Lothbrok’s (Tavis Fimmel) son, Ivar the Boneless, who is more dangerous than he appears. His character, along with Ragnar’s other offspring, have been featured as children until now but will make the transition to adulthood as part of a widely speculated time jump, which had been revealed by pictures of the cast from the set. Ivar’s grown-up brothers are played by Jordan Patrick Smith (Ubbe), Marco Ilsø (Hvitserk) and David Lindström (Sigurd).

Going forward, Andersen is expected to become a lead in the series as. historically, Ivar was a prominent Viking leader and a commander of the Great Heathen Army.

Andersen has appeared in a number of television and films projects in his native Denmark. This marks his Hollywood debut. He is repped by Panorama Agency’s Lene Seested and Dan Spilo of Industry Talent.