Born in Norway

by runefromnorway | created - 09 Apr 2018 | updated - 09 Apr 2018 | Public

1. Alisha Boe

Actress | 13 Reasons Why

Alisha Ilhaan Bo (born March 6, 1997), known professionally as Alisha Boe, is a Norwegian and American actress. She is known for portraying Jessica Davis in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why.

Boe was born in Oslo, Norway, to a Somali father and a Norwegian mother, from Trondheim. She and ...

2. Kristofer Hivju

Actor | Turist

A second-generation Norwegian actor, Kristofer Hivju was born on 7 December, 1978 in Oslo. He is the son of actors Lieselotte Holmene and Erik Hivju, a prominent character actor who appeared with his son in the short film Flax, where Kristofer shared screenwriting credit with director Bård Ivar ...

3. Lisa Loven Kongsli

Actress | Turist

Lisa Loven Kongsli (born 23 September 1979) is a Norwegian actress.

She debuted as an actress in 2008, and has since had key parts in Norwegian films. She has also had roles in films, including Fatso (2008), Knerten (2009), and The Orheim Company (2012).

In 2014, she was nominated in the Best Actress...

4. Natassia Malthe

Actress | Elektra

Linn Natassia Malthe (born 19 January 1974) is a Norwegian model and actress.

Natassia is the middle of two sisters with an older brother she recently discovered she had. She was born in Oslo, Norway, and is of half Norwegian/Chinese descent. Her mother is from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. She is usually ...

5. Aksel Hennie

Actor | Max Manus

Aksel Hennie is a Norwegian actor, writer and director. He has acted in a number of successful Norwegian movies, and has received several awards. Hennie grew up in Lambertseter in Oslo. In his late teens he was sentenced for tagging, and became an outcast in the community for confessing to the ...

6. Jakob Oftebro

Actor | Hamilton

Jakob Oftebro (Born 1986, Oslo, Norway) is a charismatic Scandinavian Actor.

Oftebro started his education in acting at the reputable Norwegian Academy of Performing Arts in 2008. While studying, he also played a small role in Max Manus: Man of War (2008). He later worked with the same directors of ...

7. Marta Kristen

Actress | Lost in Space

Marta Kristen was born Birgit Annalisa Rusanen, on February 26, 1945, in Oslo, Norway, to a Finnish mother and a German soldier who was killed towards the end of World War II in Europe. Marta was only two months old when she was left in an orphanage. In 1949, Dr. and Mrs. Harold Soderquist of ...

8. Thorbjørn Harr

Actor | Vikings

Thorbjørn Harr was born on May 24, 1974 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor, known for Vikings (2013), Bel Canto (2018) and 22 July (2018). He has been married to Tai Victoria Grung since 2006. They have three children.

9. Benjamin Helstad

Actor | Kongen av Bastøy

Benjamin Helstad (born 1987, Oslo, Norway) is one of Norway's most highly regarded young actors. After his big screen breakthrough in King of Devil's Island (2010) alongside Stellan Skarsgård, for which he received an Amanda nomination for Best Actor, he's appeared in a series of critically ...

10. Jo Nesbø

Writer | Hodejegerne

Jo Nesbø is a world-renowned crime writer recognized for broadening the scope of modern crime and thriller fiction. His books have garnered countless international awards, sold over forty million copies, and been translated into fifty languages. In addition to the Harry Hole series he is the author...

11. Anders Danielsen Lie

Actor | Verdens verste menneske

Anders Danielsen Lie was born on January 1, 1979 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor, known for 22 July (2018), Oslo, August 31st (2011) and Personal Shopper (2016).

Anders Danielsen Lie is a Norwegian film actor, musician and has earned a degree in medicin. He had his cinematic breakthrough as an 11-...

12. Nicolai Cleve Broch

Actor | Beforeigners

Nicolai Cleve Broch was born on November 14, 1975 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor and writer, known for Beforeigners (2019), Frikjent (2015) and Betrayed (2020). He has been married to Heidi Gjermundsen since December 2004. They have two children.

13. Erik Poppe

Director | Utøya 22. juli

Erik Poppe (born 24 June 1960) is a Norwegian film director, screenwriter and former cinematographer.

Poppe is regarded as one of Europe's most experienced and compelling directors recognized for his work with actors and impeccably well crafted multi-pronged narratives. His movies are often built ...

14. Viktoria Winge

Actress | Max Manus

Viktoria Winge was born on March 5, 1980 in Oslo, Norway. She is an actress and producer, known for Max Manus: Man of War (2008), Reprise (2006) and Cold Prey (2006).

15. Greta Gynt

Actress | Take My Life

Glamourous, blonde, Norwegian actress who added a sparkle to British movies.

Greta Gynt usually played a leading part, and remained at the top of the British cinema from the late 1930s through to the 40s. An opportunity for Greta to experience a Hollywood career came in the early 1950s, but it was ...

16. Trond Espen Seim

Actor | Varg Veum - Falne engler

Trond Espen Seim was born on October 4, 1971 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor and director, known for Fallen Angels (2008), The Thing (2011) and Varg Veum - Kalde hjerter (2012).

17. Hans Petter Moland

Director | Kraftidioten

Hans Petter Moland was born on October 17, 1955 in Oslo, Norway. He is a director and writer, known for In Order of Disappearance (2014), Aberdeen (2000) and Out Stealing Horses (2019). He is married to Maria Sødahl. They have three children. He was previously married to Elizabeth Pacini.

18. Mariella Frostrup

Actress | Johnny English Reborn

Mariella Frostrup was born on November 12, 1962 in Oslo, Norway. She is an actress and writer, known for Johnny English Reborn (2011), Coupling (2000) and Sitting Ducks (2003). She has been married to Jason McCue since April 2003. They have two children. She was previously married to Richard Jobson.

19. André Eriksen

Actor | Vikings

André Eriksen was born on September 22, 1975 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor and producer, known for Vikings (2013), Vikingane (2016) and The Trip (2021).

20. Tutte Lemkow

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Tutte Lemkow was born on August 28, 1918 in Oslo, Norway. He is known for Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Fiddler on the Roof (1971) and Love and Death (1975). He was married to Sara Luzita and Mai Zetterling. He died on November 10, 1991 in London, England.

21. Eskil Vogt

Writer | Thelma

Eskil Vogt was born on October 31, 1974 in Oslo, Norway. He is a writer and director, known for Thelma (2017), The Innocents (2021) and The Worst Person in the World (2021).

22. Sonja Henie

Actress | Sun Valley Serenade

The daughter of a fur wholesaler in Norway, Sonja Henie received her first pair of ice skates when she was six. At 14 she was the Norwegian Skating Champion. At 15 she would win the Olympic gold medal in Skating, a feat she would repeat in 1932 and 1936. In 1936 she would turn professional and tour...

23. Greta Nissen

Actress | The Unwritten Law

Greta Ruzt-Nissen was born in Oslo, Norway, on January 30, 1905. As a young girl she studied dance and had intended to make a career out of it. For a while she did, but when she was 19 she appeared in her first big-screen production, The Wanderer (1925). Afterwards she made several more films, but ...

24. Mads Ousdal

Actor | Kommandør Treholt & ninjatroppen

Mads Ousdal was born on December 8, 1970 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor, known for Norwegian Ninja (2010), Jackpot (2011) and Kodenavn Hunter 2 (2008).

25. Nick Heyman

Actor | Matters of Life and Death

Nick Heyman was born on May 31, 1984 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor and producer, known for Matters of Life and Death (2007), Spring Break '83 and Accidentally on Purpose (2009).

26. Arthur Pierson

Writer | Home Town Story

Arthur Pierson, who was raised in Seattle, Washington, made his Broadway debut in 1929 and then signed up with Paramount Pictures. Paramount used him as a rehearsal director for Cecil B. DeMille and Ernst Lubitsch. He played in a couple films for Fox and returned to Broadway in 1935, marrying ...

27. Mona Fastvold

Director | The World to Come

Mona Fastvold was born on March 7, 1986 in Oslo, Norway. She is an actress and writer, known for The World to Come (2020), The Sleepwalker (2014) and The Childhood of a Leader (2015). She was previously married to Sondre Lerche.

28. Deeyah Khan

Director | Banaz: A Love Story

Deeyah Khan is an Emmy, BAFTA and Peabody award-winning documentary film director and producer best known for Banaz: A Love Story (2012), Jihad: A Story of the Others (2015) and White Right: Meeting the Enemy (2017).

Born in Norway to immigrant parents of Pashtun and Punjabi ancestry, Deeyah's ...

29. Petter Næss

Director | Elling

Petter Næss was born in Oslo, Norway, in 1960. Originally he worked as a writer, director and actor for the theatre, staging close to 30 productions. In 1997 he was appointed director of Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre) and he quickly made a mark for himself promoting contemporary Norwegian plays...

30. Harry Tenbrook

Actor | A Slight Case of Murder

Harry Tenbrook was born on October 9, 1887 in Oslo, Norway. He was an actor, known for A Slight Case of Murder (1938), They Were Expendable (1945) and The Land of Might (1912). He died on September 14, 1960 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

31. Tutta Rolf

Actress | Sara lär sig folkvett

Tutta Rolf was born on October 7, 1907 in Kristiania, Norway [now Oslo, Norway]. She was an actress, known for Sara Learns Manners (1937), Swedenhielms (1935) and En stilla flirt (1934). She was married to Hasse Ekman, Jack Donohue and Ernst Rolf. She died on October 26, 1994 in Los Angeles, ...

32. Terje Strømdahl

Actor | Mammon

Terje Strømdahl was born on August 22, 1952 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor and writer, known for Mammon (2014), Chez toi (1996) and Fortuna (1993).

33. Fredrik Skavlan

Actor | I onde dager

Fredrik Skavlan was born on September 2, 1966 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor and writer, known for The Trip (2021), Comedians for Worldpeace: Do They Know It's Europe? (2019) and The Quake (2018). He was previously married to Sophia Skavlan.

34. Arne Skouen

Writer | Ni liv

Father of Synne Skouen.

35. Magne Furuholmen

Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank

Member of Norwegian pop/rock group a-ha, most famous for their 1985 breakthrough hits "Take On Me" and "The Sun Always Shines On TV".

They also performed the theme for the James Bond film The Living Daylights (1987) and The Da Vinci Code (2006) theme "Celice".

Their latest album, "Analogue" was ...

36. Pål Waaktaar

Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank

Pål Waaktaar was born on September 6, 1961 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor and composer, known for Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), The Living Daylights (1987) and Deadpool 2 (2018). He has been married to Lauren Savoy since December 21, 1991. They have one child.

37. Andreas Diesen

Actor | Knutsen & Ludvigsen

Has all his grown life been working in NRK, The Norwegian Broadcasting, the last 35 years as maker of programs. His specialty is biographical portraits of living and historical theaters, film and TV - actors. Started his career as a child actor, but chose to move behind the camera, and work with ...

38. Kate Havnevik

Music_department | The Outsider

Kate Havnevik is a film composer, songwriter and singer. Her debut album, the critically acclaimed electronica-infused Melankton, was released in March 2006 and licensed to Universal Republic USA. Havnevik has successfully utilized two Pledge Music crowdfunding-campaigns to fund some of her albums,...

39. Sverre Horge

Actor | Nissene på låven

Sverre Horge was born on May 10, 1944 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor, known for Nissene på låven (2001), Nissene over skog og hei (2011) and Pøbel (1978).

41. Yassmine Johansen

Actress | Station 211

Yassmine Johansen was born on March 18, 1985 in Oslo, Norway. She is an actress and writer, known for Station 211, Første gang (2021) and Sommeren Jeg Var Snill.

42. Patrick Strøm

Producer | Dead Places

With over 20 years experience from the entertainment and television industry, Patrick has produced film, directed and produced over 1500 hours of television shows. He has also cast national reality shows, written episodic television, stand up comedy and several variety shows.

Being cast as an actor ...

43. Morten Haslerud

Editor | Antikk

Morten Haslerud is an award-winning Norwegian filmmaker, known for Antikk (2020), Folk kjøper blomster (2013) and The Little Things (2015). He was born in 1988 in Nesodden, Norway and started working as an assistant editor right after high school. He then went on to build a career as a film ...

44. Harriet Bosse

Actress | Kameraden

Harriet Bosse was born on February 19, 1878 in Oslo, Norway. She was an actress and writer, known for Comrades (1919), Ingmarssönerna (1919) and Appassionata (1944). She was married to Edvin Adolphson, Wingård, Gunnar and August Strindberg. She died on November 2, 1961 in Oslo.

45. Alexander Eik

Producer | Atlantic Crossing

Alexander Eik is an award-winning Norwegian film and TV series Director, TV series Creator, and Screenwriter. Eik is also a Partner at Cinenord, a leading film production company in Norway and Scandinavia.

Educated in fine arts, Alexander Eik started making short films in 1996 and won the Norwegian ...

46. Christopher Grøndahl

Writer | NOKAS

Christopher Grøndahl is a Norwegian-born novelist and screenwriter, known for Dark Woods (2003), Nokas (2010) and Børning (2014).

Christopher mastered in French literature, published his first three novels, and ventured into screen-writing after having written a number of radio dramas.


47. Svend Erichsen

Actor | Respekt

Svend Erichsen hails from the cold north of Oslo, Norway, where he spent time as a forklift-driver, teacher, bookseller, government employee in the drug-assisted rehabilitation program, a rebel and a theatre entrepreneur. He graduated from the Norwegian Theatre Academy of Nord-Trøndelag in 2015 and...

48. Katie Rolfsen

Actress | Bara en trumpetare

Katie Rolfsen was born on November 10, 1902 in Oslo, Norway. She was an actress, known for Bara en trumpetare (1938), Himmeluret (1925) and Fröken Julia jubilerar (1938). She died on September 22, 1966 in Raadmansoe, Stockholms län, Sweden.

49. Thomas Kaiser

Director | Hotel Cæsar

Thomas Kaiser have directed two feature films, three suspense series for NRK, a cop drama series for TV2 and three prime time soaps in Norway and Sweden.

Over the last 15 years Kaiser have directed more than 110 hours drama with more than 300 professional actors, among others Per Oscarsson ("Hunger"...

50. Johannes Eckhoff

Actor | Kampen om tungtvannet

Johannes Eckhoff was born on April 26, 1919 in Oslo, Norway. He was an actor, known for Kampen om tungtvannet (1948), Gåten Knut Hamsun (1996) and Gåten Knut Hamsun (1996). He died on October 26, 2007 in Oslo.

51. Frode Graadahl

Director | Kaninhullet

Frode Graadahl was born on September 20, 1984 in Oslo, Norway. He is a director and writer, known for Kaninhullet (2024), Sjelens Speil (2015) and Varskrik.

53. Gucken Cederborg

Actress | Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru

Gucken Cederborg was born on February 12, 1881 in Oslo, Norway. She was an actress, known for The Outlaw and His Wife (1918), Erotikon (1920) and Gamla gatans karneval (1923). She was married to Torre Cederborg. She died in May 1932 in Stockholm, Sweden.

54. Ann Kristin Flatland

Self | 71° nord - Norges tøffeste kjendis

Ann Kristin Flatland was born on November 6, 1982 in Oslo, Norway. She is known for 71° nord - Norges tøffeste kjendis (2010), Sochi 2014: XXII Olympic Winter Games (2014) and Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games (2010). She is married to Kristian Brekken. They have one child.

55. Jan Dalchow

Producer | Fremragende timer

Jan Dalchow was born on October 16, 1968 in Oslo, Norway. He is known for Precious Moments (2003), Be - Skitne, syndige meg (2001) and 100% Human (2005).

56. Paul Roschberg

Actor | Es leuchten die Sterne

Paul Roschberg was born on February 27, 1909 in Oslo, Norway. He was an actor, known for The Stars Shine (1938). He died on April 19, 1967 in Oslo.

57. Sonja Mjøen

Actress | Madame besøker Oslo

Sonja Mjøen was born on December 24, 1898 in Oslo, Norway. She was an actress, known for Madame Visits Oslo (1927), Dydsdragonen (1927) and Saint Hans' Celebration (1947). She was married to Axel Kielland. She died on February 23, 1993 in Oslo.

59. Kurt Maflin

Self | World Championship Snooker

Kurt Maflin was born on August 8, 1983 in Oslo, Norway. He is known for World Championship Snooker (1973), Snooker Shoot-Out (2011) and Home Nations Series (2016). He has been married to Anita Rizzuti since May 2013. They have one child.

60. Ingrid Bolsø Berdal

Actress | Hercules

Ingrid Bolsø Berdal started studying music and singing in high school and after graduating she continued her music education at the University of Trondheim (NTNU), studying jazz singing and improvisation for two years. She moved to Oslo and was accepted at Oslo National Academy of Dramatic Arts (...

61. Roar Uthaug

Director | Tomb Raider

Roar Uthaug is a Norwegian film director. He is best known for Tomb Raider (2018), The Wave (2015), Cold Prey (2006) and Escape (2012).

Uthaug was born in August 25, 1973. In 2002 he graduated from the Norwegian Film School. His directorial debut was Cold Prey/Fritt Vilt in 2006.

In 2018 he directed ...

62. Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Actress | Thelma

Ellen Dorrit Petersen was born on December 4, 1975 in Norway. She is an actress, known for Thelma (2017), Blind (2014) and Iskyss (2008).

Ellen Dorrit is a multiple award-winning actress. She has a leading role in the Norwegian feature films 'Blind' and 'Iskyss'.

She has been a supporting lead in ...

63. Ane Dahl Torp

Actress | Bølgen

Ane Dahl Torp was born on August 1, 1975 in Bærum, Norway. She is an actress, known for The Wave (2015), Cold Lunch (2008) and Pedersen: High-School Teacher (2006).

64. Rune Temte

Actor | A Boy Called Christmas

Rune has made a strong impression by playing complex charismatic heavies, often with a twinkle in the eye. He is a classically trained actor from DSL in London. He is known for his work in Netflix's successful series "The Last Kingdom" (2015), were he plays "Ubba" a performance that earned him ...

65. Ingvild Deila

Actress | Rogue One

Ingvild Deila is a Norwegian actress, singer, artist, voiceover talent, and philomath. Her smallest yet most notable roles so far were portraying Princess Leia in Rogue One (2016) and playing opposite Robert Downey Jr. in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). In her late teens she studied acting for the ...

66. Marian Saastad Ottesen

Actress | Tatt av kvinnen

Marian Saastad Ottesen was born on November 24, 1975 in Bergen, Norway. She is an actress, known for Gone with the Woman (2007), Nissene på låven (2001) and Lilyhammer (2012).

Marian has starred in a variety of plays, TV shows and feature films. She is a permanent member of the National Theatre, ...

67. Pål Sverre Hagen

Actor | Kon-Tiki

Pål Sverre Hagen is a Norwegian screen and stage actor. After graduating from the National Academy of the Arts in Oslo in 2003 he has played major roles in both Scandinavian and International films, for which he has received several awards and accolades. He is perhaps best known for his roles in ...

68. Morten Tyldum

Director | Hodejegerne

Morten Tyldum was born on May 19, 1967 in Bergen, Norway. He is a director and producer, known for Headhunters (2011), The Imitation Game (2014) and Passengers (2016).

69. Tommy Wirkola

Director | What Happened to Monday

Tommy Wirkola was born on December 6, 1979 in Alta, Norway. He is a writer and director, known for What Happened to Monday (2017), Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014) and Dead Snow (2009).

70. Dennis Storhøi

Actor | Kampen om tungtvannet

Dennis Storhøi was born on July 15, 1960 in Fredrikstad, Norway. He is an actor and producer, known for The Heavy Water War: Stopping Hitler's Atomic Bomb (2015), Nobel (2016) and The 13th Warrior (1999). He has been married to Mona Storhøi since 1997.

71. Joachim Rønning

Director | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Joachim Rønning is a film director and writer from Sandefjord, Norway - a small coastal town south of Oslo. He spent his teenage years making short films and shooting commercials for local businesses. In 1995 Rønning began directing professionally with his childhood friend, Espen Sandberg. Working ...

72. Kristoffer Joner

Actor | Bølgen

Kristoffer Joner is a Norwegian actor born in Stavanger, Norway. He is best known for Villmark (2003), The Wave (2015), and The Revenant (2015).

His film debut was Detektor (2000). In 2005 Joner received an Amanda Award for best male actor in the movie Naboer and again in 2012 for his role in The ...

73. Ole Christoffer Ertvaag

Actor | The Last Kingdom

Ole Christoffer Ertvaag was born on July 14, 1987 in Stavanger, Norway. He is known for his work on The Last Kingdom (2015), The Saboteurs (2015) and The Man Who Loved Yngve (2008).

Ole Christoffer Ertvaag is a Norwegian actor. Ole is educated at Rogaland Theater from 2007-2011. He debuted as the ...

74. Anders Baasmo

Actor | Kon-Tiki

Anders Baasmo was born on January 29, 1976 in Hamar, Norway. He is an actor, known for Kon-Tiki (2012), Welcome to Norway (2016) and In Order of Disappearance (2014).

75. Christian Rubeck

Actor | Doctor Who

Christian Rubeck was born in 1980 in Moss, Norway. He is an actor and casting director, known for Doctor Who (2005), Amundsen (2019) and Reprise (2006).

76. Agnes Kittelsen

Actress | Max Manus

Agnes Kittelsen was born on May 20, 1980 in Kristiansand, Norway. She is an actress and director, known for Max Manus: Man of War (2008), Kon-Tiki (2012) and Happy, Happy (2010).

77. Nils Hognestad

The Eagle

Nils Hognestad was born on July 16, 1984 in Bergen, Norway. He was named after his grandfather (on his mother's side). As a child, his family moved to London, England and later moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Becoming interested in acting very young, he started taking acting classes ...

78. Kåre Conradi

Actor | Kraftidioten

Kåre was born in Asker outside of Oslo, and trained at LAMDA and The Norwegian Academy of Dramatic Arts. He is one of Norway's most experienced actors on stage and screen.

He has been employed as a regular member at The National Theatre of Norway (NTN) since 1999, where he has performed in more than...

79. Julie Ege

Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Julie Ege was born on November 12, 1943 in Sandnes, Norway. She was an actress, known for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Not Now Darling (1973) and The Freakmaker (1974). She was married to Alf Kruger-Monsen and Erland Skatten. She died on April 29, 2008 in Oslo, Norway.

80. Fridtjov Såheim

Actor | Bølgen

Fridtjov Såheim was born on July 2, 1968 in Norway. He is an actor and director, known for The Wave (2015), Victoria (2013) and Lilyhammer (2012).

81. Henrik Rafaelsen

Actor | Thelma

Henrik Rafaelsen was born in 1973 in Kristiansand, Norway. He is known for Thelma (2017), Happy, Happy (2010) and The Almost Man (2012).

82. Stig Henrik Hoff

Actor | The Thing

Stig Henrik Hoff was born on February 4, 1965 in Vadsø, Norway. He is an actor, known for The Thing (2011), Into the White (2012) and In Order of Disappearance (2014). He has been married to Sølje Bergmann since August 28, 2010. They have three children.

83. Rolf Kristian Larsen

Actor | Fritt vilt

Rolf Kristian Larsen was born on May 18, 1983 in Stavanger, Norway. He is an actor and director, known for Cold Prey (2006), The Man Who Loved Yngve (2008) and Max Manus: Man of War (2008).

84. Lillian Müller

Actress | Remington Steele

Lillian Müller was born on August 19, 1951 in a small town by the sea in the South of Norway. Spending her early childhood in the financial turmoil of the post-WWII era, her determination to make something of herself was embedded deep within. Lillian spent her formative years burying her head in ...

85. Evy Kasseth Røsten

Actress | Død snø

Evy Kasseth Røsten was born on March 30, 1978 in Norway. She is an actress, known for Dead Snow (2009), The Trip (2021) and Svarte penger, hvite løgner (2004).

86. Ewa Da Cruz

Actress | As the World Turns

Ewa was born and raised in Norway. Her name is Portugese, but she is half Norwegian and half Egyptian.

She went to American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA) in New York. Upon graduation she was invited to join AADA's own Theatre Company and did so for one year where she was a part of four big stage ...

87. John Carew

Actor | Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

John Alieu Carew was a professional footballer between 1997 and 2012. He played 91 times for the Norwegian national team and scored 24 times. Carew was especially known for his physical attributes and his ability. During his spell in England, Carew became a cult hero for Aston Villa Football Club, ...

88. Lars Arentz-Hansen

Actor | The Beach

Norwegian actor who after graduating in law at University of Oslo, Norway, went to study drama at The University of Cape Town, South Africa. He obtained a diploma in Speech and Drama and founded with some fellow students The Arena Theatre Company. After some time he moved to London, where he booked...

89. Lena Kristin Ellingsen

Actress | 22 July

Lena Ellingsen (1980) is a musical, - and classical theatre educated actress, continuously working on TV, film and theatre productions since 2004. She won the Norwegian Emmy ("Gullruten") in 2009 and the Norwegian Tony ("Heddaprisen") for "best supporting actress" in 2015. She's been a part of the ...

90. David Menkin

Actor | Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

David Menkin was born on May 10, 1977 in Norway. He is known for Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (2022), Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) and State of Happiness (2018).

91. Erik Madsen

Actor | Vikings

Erik Madsen was born on September 3, 1975 in Norway. He is an actor, known for Vikings (2013), Fallet (2017) and The Last Kingdom (2015).

92. Jørgen Langhelle

Actor | The Thing

Jørgen Langhelle was born on August 18, 1965 in Sandnes, Norway. He is known for The Thing (2011), I Am Dina (2002) and Arn: The Knight Templar (2007). He died on August 3, 2021 in Nesodden, Norway.

93. Thor Knai

Actor | Legends of Tomorrow

Thor Knai was born Torbjorn Knai 22nd of June 1984 in Tromso, Norway. His father was in the Royal Norwegian Air Force and his mother an entrepreneur. At 15, his mother found the casting call for a mini-series (Ansur, 1999). He later starred in a high school cabarets, where his ensemble won "Best ...

94. Lene Nystrøm

Soundtrack | Cold Pursuit

Lene Nystrøm was born on October 2, 1973 in Tønsberg, Norway. She is an actress and composer, known for Cold Pursuit (2019), BASEketball (1998) and Monsters vs. Aliens (2009). She was previously married to Søren Rasted.

95. Atle Antonsen

Actor | Dag

Atle Antonsen was born on August 11, 1969 in Lillehammer, Norway. He is an actor and writer, known for Dag (2010), The Trip (2021) and Norske byggeklosser (2018).

96. Britt Lind

Actress | How the West Was Won

While in attending school and playing the lead in a dinner theater play in Carmel, Britt was cast in Clint Eastwood's directorial debut PLAY MISTY FOR ME. Later she headed to Los Angeles and was cast in featured and guest starring roles in shows like VEGAS, COLUMBO, CRAZY LIKE A FOX, HOW THE WEST ...

97. Rebecca Hanssen

Actress | The Witcher

Rebecca Hanssen is a London based Scottish actor. Born in Stavanger, Norway to Italian-Irish mother and Norwegian father, she was 4 when her family moved to Scotland and Rebecca grew up in Glasgow before moving to London on her own to further her acting career.

After establishing herself as an actor...

98. Liv Grete Skjelbreid

Actress | Kampen

Liv Grete Skjelbreid was born on July 7, 1974 in Halandsdalen, Norway. She is an actress, known for The Games (2013), Fångarna på fortet (1990) and Mer enn gull (2016). She was previously married to Raphael Poirée.

99. Vlasta Vrana

Actor | The Glass Castle

Vlasta Vrana was born in 1950 in Norway. He is known for The Glass Castle (2017), Human Trafficking (2005) and Race (2016).

100. Marit Velle Kile

Actress | Blade II

Marit was born on November 13, 1978 in the small town of Ørsta , Norway. She moved to London, England in 1997 to study dance and theatre. Her first taste of film acting came when she was chosen to play the vampire Verlaine, member of a band of vampires teamed with Wesley Snipes in the action-horror...

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