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Kari Diesen (1914–1987)

Much loved Norwegian revue actress,many supporting roles in film-comedies.Best known for her outspoken monologues,but also for her sincerity and warm-hearted performances. Born into a family of actors as daughter of Signe Heide Steen and Harald Steen, she had her first film-part at the early age of 6, on the stage from 1930. For many years she was... See full bio »


(age 72) in Oslo, Norway

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Known For

Karius og Baktus
Svendsen går videre
Svendsen går videre Ophelia Andersen
Sønner av Norge kjøper bil
Sønner av Norge kjøper bil Alfhild Andersen
Olsen-banden Dame i 'Six bladsalg'


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 1985 Deilig er fjorden
Restaurantgjest som seg selv
 1975 Ice Age
 1973 Barselstuen (TV Movie)
Gedske Klokkers
 1972 Marikens bryllup
Tante Gerda
 1969 Taxi (TV Mini-Series)
Frøken Evensen
- Nattsvermere (1969) ... Frøken Evensen
 1969 Heaven and Hell
Arnes bestemor
 1968/II Olsen-banden
Dame i 'Six bladsalg'
 1966 Kontorsjef Tangen (TV Series)
Tante Otilie
- Far i julestemning (1966) ... Tante Otilie
 1966 Hurra for Andersens
 1965 Hjelp - vi får leilighet!
Seg selv, I husmorfilm
 1964 Daddy's Success
Frk. Mortensen
 1964 Operasjon sjøsprøyt
Camilla Langseth, Eriks mor
 1963 Freske fraspark
Josteins kone
 1962 Sønner av Norge kjøper bil
Alfhild Andersen
 1962 Operasjon Løvsprett
Bottolphs mor
 1961 Sønner av Norge
Mrs. Andersen
 1960 Millionær for en aften
Phønixteatrets kostymedesigner
 1958 Bustenskjold
Enken på Sørby
 1958 Savnet siden mandag
 1957 Smuglere i smoking
Kari Diesen
 1955 Karius og Baktus (Short)
Baktus (voice)
 1955 The Summer Wind Blows
Woman at balcony
 1953 Brudebuketten
En fortørnet badegjest
 1950 To mistenkelige personer
 1949 Svendsen går videre
Ophelia Andersen
 1941 Hansen og Hansen
 1941 Den forsvundne pølsemaker
En hushjelp (as Kari Heide Steen)

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Kari Heide Steen

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Mother of cabaret-artist/composer/writer Kari Diesen d.y. and TV-entertainer/ writer Andreas Diesen.Sister of actress/singer Randi Heide Steen and actor Harald Heide Steen.

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