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1. Sonja Henie Sonja Henie Actress, Sun Valley Serenade Sonja Henie was born on April 8, 1912 in Oslo, Norway. She grew up in a very wealthy family and was encouraged to play sports. Sonja loved playing tennis and she excelled at ice-skating. At the age of ten she won her first ice-skating competition. She competed in the 1924 Winter Olympics and came in eighth place...
2. Keiko Keiko Actor, Episode #1.2 Keiko, a Genus Orca whale, was born in 1976 and captured off the coast of Iceland in 1979. He was sold to the marine park industry, and in 1985 he arrived to Reino Aventura in Mexico City where and lived a normal life for a captive whale until 1993. In that year, he was cast as "Willy" in the movie "Free Willy," capturing the hearts of millions of children and adults worldwide...
3. Edvard Grieg Edvard Grieg Soundtrack, The Social Network Edvard Hagerup Grieg (Greig) was born on on June 15, 1843, in Bergen, Norway. His father, named Alexander Greig (originally McGregor), was English consul of Scottish origin. His mother, named Gesine Hagerup, was an educated pianist. Grieg grew up among three sisters and an elder brother. He began piano studies with his mother at the age of six...
4. Lorene Yarnell Jansson Lorene Yarnell Jansson Actress, Spaceballs
5. Julie Ege Julie Ege Actress, On Her Majesty's Secret Service
6. Henrik Ibsen Henrik Ibsen Writer, A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen was born on March 20th in Stockmannsgerden in Skien. His mother was Marichen and his father was Knud, a merchant. On 1835 his father gave up his business and the family moved to Venstop, a farm in Gjerpen. In 1843 he confirmed in Gjerpen church and left home in order to apprentice to Jens Aarup Reinmann...
7. Sari Price Sari Price Actress, Eleanor and Franklin
8. Arve Opsahl Arve Opsahl Actor, Olsen-banden Arve Opsahl was Norway's first stand up comedian. Perhaps along with Rolv Wesenlund and Jon Skolmen. The term used back then was one man show (only in 1993 "stand up" was starting to get used in Norway).
9. Knut Haukelid Knut Haukelid Self, Kampen om tungtvannet On May 17, 1911, as Norway was jubilantly celebrating its Constitution Day, two Norwegian citizens were born in Flatbush, a sector of Brooklyn, New York. They were twins. The boy was Knut Haukelid. He was to become a leader of the Norwegian underground during World War II and is given major credit for...
10. Johannes Eckhoff Johannes Eckhoff Actor, Kampen om tungtvannet
11. Turid Balke Turid Balke Actress, The 13th Warrior
12. Knut Hamsun Knut Hamsun Writer, Hunger Norwegian novelist Knut Hamsun was born to a poor family and sent to live with an uncle, a commercial fisherman. He grew up without any formal schooling. Hamsun left Norway for the U.S. twice: once in 1882, and again in 1886. Each time he stayed in the U.S. for two years, holding various jobs including farmhand and Chicago streetcar conductor...
13. Henki Kolstad Henki Kolstad Actor, Hunger
14. Ivo Caprino Ivo Caprino Director, The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix
15. Terry Forrestal Terry Forrestal Stunts, Titanic
16. Arne Næss Arne Næss Self, Tirich Mir til topps
17. Sverre Holm Sverre Holm Actor, Olsenbandens siste stikk
18. Carsten Byhring Carsten Byhring Actor, Olsen-banden Norwegian veteran actor of both stage, TV and cinema. Debuted on the revue stage in 1941 at Oslo's Søilen Teater. An employee of the legendary Norwegian revue theatre Chat Noir from 1947 to 1959. A great flair for drama but most noted for making the field of comedy his speciality. Giving several classic...
19. Trond Brænne Trond Brænne Actor, Kitchen Stories
20. Aud Schønemann Aud Schønemann Actress, Den siste Fleksnes This diminutive actress is without a doubt one of Norway's most beloved entertainer. A gripping dramatic actress as well as a world class comedienne, you wouldn't know it by looking at her. After debuting on stage just after the German occupation of Norway ended in 1945 she went on to became one of the countries most versatile performers...
21. Rolv Wesenlund Rolv Wesenlund Actor, Den siste Fleksnes
22. Ole-Jørgen Nilsen Ole-Jørgen Nilsen Actor, Love Is War
23. Inger Worren Inger Worren Actress, Toya
24. Harald Heide-Steen Jr. Harald Heide-Steen Jr. Actor, Herman
25. Grethe Kausland Grethe Kausland Actress, Gurin with the Foxtail
26. Claus Helberg Claus Helberg Self, Kampen om tungtvannet
27. Jack Fjeldstad Jack Fjeldstad Actor, Nine Lives
28. Knut Haugland Knut Haugland Self, Kon-Tiki
29. Anne Brown Anne Brown Self, Starlit Days at the Lido
30. Katja Medbøe Katja Medbøe Actress, Wives - Ten Years After
31. Wenche Foss Wenche Foss Actress, I Am Dina
32. Morten Andresen Morten Andresen Actor, Thale
33. Alf Nordvang Alf Nordvang Actor, Reisen til julestjernen
34. Erling Thurmann-Andersen Erling Thurmann-Andersen Cinematographer, Insomnia
35. Rolf Just Nilsen Rolf Just Nilsen Actor, Operasjon Løvsprett Nephew of Leif Juster. Fabulous singer and entertainer, famous for impersonating other Norwegian celebrities. he was a frequent guest in Norwegian television where he used to do skits, playing all parts himself. Died on stage while performing at Oslo Nye Theatre.
36. Kirsten Flagstad Kirsten Flagstad Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Born in Stranstuen, Hamar, Norway, Norwegian soprano Kisten Flagstad's father was a conductor, and her mother was a singing coach and pianist as well as her first teacher. Flagstad continued her studies in Oslo with Ellen Schyte-Jacobsen and in Stockholm with Dr. Gillis Bratt. While still a student...
37. Paul Gégauff Paul Gégauff Writer, This Man Must Die
38. Thomas Nordseth-Tiller Thomas Nordseth-Tiller Writer, Max Manus: Man of War
39. José Bohr José Bohr Director, Marihuana
40. Trond Kirkvaag Trond Kirkvaag Actor, Noe helt annet
41. Knut Risan Knut Risan Actor, Reisen til julestjernen
42. Kirsten Heiberg Kirsten Heiberg Actress, Titanic The popular actress Kirsten Heiberg belonged to a small club of Norwegian actresses who became famous in foreign films. She had a fine film career in Germany in the thirties and forties, in musicals, crime, and spy films, often seen as a foreign "femme fatal". Her stage debut came in Bergen in 1929, later she worked in several small theaters in Oslo...
43. Kjell Arnljot Wig Kjell Arnljot Wig Producer, Men de reddede templerne
44. Frank Robert Frank Robert Actor, Herman
45. Erik Løchen Erik Løchen Writer, The Chasers Norwegian jazz musician and experimental, director, writer and editor, born May 22nd 1924, has made himself a substantial place in Norwegian film history. He came to film from Theater, and was war prisoner during WW2. Mostly known for short films, and was from 1981 to his death in 1983 artistic leader of Norsk Film. He is also grandfather of film maker Joachim Trier (on his mothers side).
46. Lars Andreas Larssen Lars Andreas Larssen Actor, Secondløitnanten
47. Aud Egede-Nissen Aud Egede-Nissen Actress, Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler
48. Edvard Munch Edvard Munch Self, Let the Scream Be Heard
49. Arne Skouen Arne Skouen Director, Nine Lives
50. Anne-Lise Tangstad Anne-Lise Tangstad Actress, It Happened One Night
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