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Wenche Foss (1917–2011)

Wenche Foss was born on December 5, 1917 in Oslo, Norway as Eva Wenche Steenfeldt-Foss Stang. She was an actress, known for Gull og grønne skoger (1993), I Am Dina (2002) and The Master and His Servants (1959). She was married to Thomas Stang and Alf Scott-Hansen, Jr. She died on March 28, 2011 in Oslo. See full bio »


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 2011 In the Last Moment (Short)
Old Woman
 2006 En udødelig mann (TV Mini-Series)
Faster Ploug
 2001/II Rosmersholm (TV Movie)
 2000 Flåklypa Grand Prix (Video Game)
Enkefru Stengelføhn-Glad
 2000 Ballen i øyet
Old Lady
 2000 Sejer - se deg ikke tilbake (TV Mini-Series)
 1998 Karl & Co (TV Series)
Karls mor
- Møter veggen (1998) ... Karls mor
- På nye eventyr (1998) ... Karls mor
- Går i vannet (1998) ... Karls mor
- Går på igjen - Del 2 (1998) ... Karls mor
- Går på igjen (1998) ... Karls mor
 1994 Vestavind (TV Series)
Marie Nedrebø
 1993 Gull og grønne skoger (Short)
 1993 Rygg i rand, to i spann (TV Movie)
Fru Flo
 1989 Når den ny vin blomstrer (TV Movie)
Fru Arvik
 1988 Begynnelsen på en historie
Tante Ally
 1987 På stigende kurs
Rogers svigermor
 1986 Peer Gynt (TV Movie)
Mor Aase
 1985 Farewell Illusions
Mor til Atle
 1984 Det gode mennesket i Sezuan (TV Movie)
Fru Yang, Suns mor
 1983 Open Future
 1982 Leve sitt liv
Victoria Lund
 1982 Ivan Blatny (TV Movie)
 1981 Julia Julia
Fru Åstrøm
 1980 Liv og død
Fru Bergmann
 1979 Grenseland (TV Mini-Series)
Eyolfs mor
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Eyolfs mor
 1978 John Gabriel Borkman (TV Movie)
 1978 Twigs (TV Mini-Series)
Emily / Celia / Dorothy / ...
 1977 Lykkespill (TV Mini-Series)
Wenche Foss
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Wenche Foss
 1974 Boer Boerson Jr.
 1973 Scenes from a Marriage (TV Mini-Series)
 1970 Song of Norway
Mrs. Hagerup
 1970 Operasjon V for vanvidd
 1966 Afrikaneren
Mrs Vasser
 1966 Kom tilbake, lille Sheba (TV Movie)
 1966 Kontoristene (TV Movie)
Sylvia Payton
 1963 Episode
 1963 Om Tilla
Chief Physician
 1963 Stemmen (TV Movie)
 1962 Fru Luna (TV Movie)
Fru Luna
 1962 Tonny
Tonnys mor
 1959 Støv på hjernen
Edna Grindheim
 1959 The Master and His Servants
Fru Helmer
 1954 Portrettet
Sosse Laurantzon, fru skipsreder
 1953 Brudebuketten
En bardame
 1953 Ung frue forsvunnet
Tore Haug, kriminalkonstabel
 1952 Det kunne vært deg
 1951 Kranes konditori
Elise Gjør
 1948 Trollfossen
 1945 Rikard Nordraak
Louise Lund
 1942 Jeg drepte!
Liv Bøhmer
 1942 En herre med bart
Cecilie, hans kone
 1940 Tørres Snørtevold
Frøken Thorsen
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In 1953 she gave birth to a son with Down's Syndrome. This was at a time when children with this disease was "sent away", and called retards. When a family-member suggested he be placed in a "special home" she said "Over my dead body!" and chose to go out in public and talk about mothering a child with Down's Syndrome, being the first in Norway to do so. Sadly the child, nick-named Tommeliten, ... See more »

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