Rune Temte is a Norwegian actor who portrayed Ubba in a lead role on BBC's The Last Kingdom.


Rune Temte was born and raised in Solbergelva in the outskirts of Oslo. Temte began playing football aged 7, achieving his first professional contract aged 18. Temte played for Strømsgodset Football Club, playing for the team across 5 seasons and was awarded player of the year in 1988. After 5 years with Strømsgodset Football Club, Temte took the decision to quit the sport to pursue his first love of acting.

Temte trained at the Drama Studio London, in 1993-1994. He continued to play football throughout his training for Tooting and Mitcham United F.C.. Temte was also active in the sport of bandy, playing for the club Solberg SK and the under-19 Norway national bandy team. In the 1984 Bandy World Championship Y-19 in Vänersborg, Sweden, Temte played as a midfielder when the Norwegian team won the bronze medal.

Selected FilmographyEdit

  • Fortitude as Lars Ulvinaune
  • Eddie the Eagle as Bjørn the Norwegian Coach
  • Torpederna as Frank
  • Markus og Diana as Florian Simps
  • Love Me Tomorrow as Kungen
  • Ulykken as Jonas
  • Metal Girl as Manfred
  • Hotel Cæsar as Karl Ramstad
  • The Inspector and the Sea as Ingmar
  • Gjengangere as Johan


The Last KingdomEdit

Episodes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Season 1        
Season 2

External LinksEdit

Main Cast Peri BaumeisterEva BirthistleAdrian BowerEliza ButterworthEmily CoxDavid DawsonAlexander DreymonOle Christoffer ErtvaagThomas W. GabrielssonIan HartGerard KearnsSimon KunzThure LindhardtMatthew MacfadyenPeter McDonaldHarry McEntireJoseph MillsonCharlie MurphyMark RowleyTobias SantelmannDavid SchofieldRune TemteBrian VernelAlexandre WillaumeAmy Wren
Guest Cast Björn BengtssonMillie BradyAdrian BouchetKenneth M. ChristensenArnas FedaraviciusPeter GantzlerSean GilderRutger HauerHenning Valin JakobsenJóhannes Haukur JóhannessonChristian HillborgJeppe Beck LaursenJonas MalmsjöAlec NewmanJames NorthcoteToby RegboPaul RitterNicholas RoweMagnus SamuelssonJulia Bache-Wiig
Minor Cast Nikolett BarabasAnthony CozensLorcan CranitchAlan DavidAndré EriksenJason FlemyngDavid GantAndy GathergoodIngar Helge GimleMichael JibsonHenrik LundströmErik MadsenVictor McGuireRichard RankinMarc RissmannChristopher Sciueref

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