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Morten Harket

Morten Harket is the singer and front man in the Norwegian pop-group, A-Ha since 1982. The group reached the top of the Billboard hit 100 with the classic falsetto-song "Take On Me" in 1985. Morten, Magne Furuholmen and Pål Waaktaar, got most famous for the "Take On Me" video with sensational animations combined with real footage. See full bio »

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Known For

La La Land
La La Land Soundtrack
(2016)
This Is 40
This Is 40 Soundtrack
(2012)
Grosse Pointe Blank
Grosse Pointe Blank Soundtrack
(1997)
Sing Street
Sing Street Soundtrack
(2016)

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 2017 Iron Fist (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Immortal Emerges from Cave (2017) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2017 A Dog's Purpose (writer: "Take On Me")
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jay Aston (2016) ... (writer: "Take On Me" - uncredited)
 2016/I La La Land (writer: "Take On Me")
 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (writer: "Take On Me")
 2016 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Un asunto de familia (2016) ... (writer: "Take on Me")
 2016 Sing Street (writer: "Take on Me")
 2015 Doktor Proktors tidsbadekar ("Take On Me")
 2013-2015 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Homecoming (2015) ... (writer: "Take on Me" - uncredited)
- Puppet Master (2013) ... (writer: "Take on Me" - uncredited)
 2014 Kirstie's Handmade Christmas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Norway (2014) ... (writer: "Take On Me" - uncredited)
 2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Memorable Moments Night (2014) ... (writer: "Feel This Moment" - uncredited)
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... (writer: "Feel This Moment")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El difícil comienzo (2014) ... (writer: "Take On Me" - uncredited)
 2014 Eshche odin god (writer: "Take on Me")
 2014 Raising Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Thrilla in Natesvilla (2014) ... (writer: "Take On Me" - uncredited)
 2014 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2013 (2014) ... (writer: "Feel This Moment")
 2013 2013 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Feel This Moment/Take On Me") / (writer: "Feel This Moment/Take On Me")
 2012-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #21.138 (2013) ... (writer: "Take On Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.117 (2013) ... (writer: "Take On Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.104 (2013) ... (writer: "Take On Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.20 (2012) ... (writer: "Take On Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.135 (2012) ... (writer: "Take On Me" - uncredited)
 2012 This Is 40 (writer: "Take on Me")
 2012 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Take on Me (2012) ... (writer: "Take on Me")
 2012 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Goodbye (2012) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (arranger: "Take On Me") / (courtesy: "Take On Me") / (music: "Take On Me") / (writer: "Take On Me")
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Take On Me")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Eight (2011) ... (writer: "Take on Me")
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 August 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Take on Me" - uncredited)
 2011 Amigos... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2010 Glory Daze (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fake Me Home Tonight (2010) ... (writer: "Take on Me" - uncredited)
 2010 Outsourced (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Home for the Diwalidays (2010) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2007-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
- Amazing Moments in Music (2007) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Belgian Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Take on Me" - uncredited)
 2009 Cesko slovenská superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sesté finále: MTV Choice (2009) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2009 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Adultescence (2009) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2008 Saints Row 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Take On Me")
 2007 El pasado (writer: "Take On Me")
 2007 Psych (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- American Duos (2007) ... (writer: "Take On Me" - uncredited)
 2007 SingStar Pop (Video Game) (writer: "Take On Me")
 2006 Cesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sesté finále (2006) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2006 Totally Awesome (TV Movie) (writer: "Take On Me" - as M. Harket)
 2006 The Lather Effect (writer: "Take On Me" - as M. Warket)
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) ("Take On Me")
 2005 Reunion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1986 (2005) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2005 Family Guy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Breaking Out Is Hard to Do (2005) ... (writer: "Take on Me" - uncredited)
 2005 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Future-Drama (2005) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2003-2004 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Topp 11 - Ditt idol (2004) ... (writer: "Stay on These Roads")
- Topp 8 - 80-tallet (2003) ... (writer: "Take on Me")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (2003) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2003 Böse Zellen (writer: "Take on me")
 2002 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Asspen (2002) ... (writer: "Take on Me")
 2001 Corky Romano (writer: "Take On Me")
 2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 September 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Take On Me")
 2000 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Grand Final 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Take on Me")
- Episode #11.2 (2000) ... (writer: "Take on Me")
 1998 BASEketball (writer: "Take On Me")
 1997 Grosse Pointe Blank (writer: "Take on Me")
 1995 Hatulan Bilibid Boys 2 (performer: "Can't Take My Eyes Off You")
 1993 Coneheads (performer: "Can't Take My Eyes Off You")
 1988 Kamilla og tyven (performer: "Kamilla og Bastian")
 1985 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Madonna/Simple Minds (1985) ... (writer: "Take On Me / La Bamba" - uncredited)
 1985 A-Ha: Take on Me (Video short) (writer: "Take on Me")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

On the 2nd April 2005, he sang duet with New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra at the H.C Anderson jubilee concert. The song was the new official UNICEF song "Children First" It was originally intended that Antonio Banderas would sing the song with a Swedish duet partner, however Mr. Banderas couldn't make time for the show so ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

A-Ha | A-ha

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I have always been a recluse really and to bring me out in the open like that is not easy, i think it has a lot of good things to it. See more »

Trivia:

Their comeback album from 2000 is called 'Minor Earth, Major Sky'. See more »

Nickname:

Hakkespetta

Star Sign:

Virgo

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