Orri Páll Dýrason (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈɔrːɪ ˈpautl ˈtiːrasɔn]; born on 4 July 1977) is the drummer for Sigur Rós. He joined the band in 1999, shortly after the recording of the studio album Ágætis byrjun, when the previous drummer, Ágúst Ævar Gunnarsson, left the band. He has four children including one stepchild. He has a son born in January 2010 his name is Dýri Angantýr and another son born in November 2012 and his name is Jón Stormur, a girl named Vaka Orradóttir whom the first track from the ( ) album was named after her. as well as a step girl named Kría.
His influences include John Bonham, Keith Moon, Charlie Watts, Ginger Baker, Ringo Starr and Mitch Mitchell. Jeremy Clarkson has been vocal of his drumming capabilities via Twitter, commenting "bloody hell, their [Sigur Rós] drummer's good".