Norwegian Actorsby esbenb | created - 9 months ago | updated - 9 months ago | Public
1. Liv Ullmann
Actress | Viskningar och rop
Liv Ullmann's father was a Norwegian engineer who used to work abroad, so as a child she lived in Tokyo, Canada, New York and Oslo. In the mid-'50s she made her stage debut and in 1957 made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar ...
2. Aksel Hennie
Actor | Hodejegerne
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 ...
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 (...
Actor | Kon-Tiki
Tobias Santelmann is a Norwegian actor who was born in Freiburg, Germany. His family moved to Norway when he was one year old. He grew up in the far south of Norway (Lindesnes) and moved to Oslo when he was 16 years old.
Tobias Santelmann graduated from The Oslo National Academy of Dramatic Arts (...
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 ...
Actor | Kon-Tiki
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 ...
Actor | Game of Thrones
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 ...
10. 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 ...
Actor | Max Manus
Nicolai Cleve Broch was born on November 14, 1975 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Max Manus: Man of War (2008), Uro (2006) and Seks som oss (2004). He has been married to Heidi Gjermundsen since December 2004. They have two children.
12. Pia Tjelta
Actress | Mars & Venus
Pia Tjelta is a Norwegian actress who was born on September 12, 1977. She had acted in some movies and worked a couple of years at theatre Sláva outside of Stockholm in Sweden before she got her breakthrough in Mongoland (2001), a low budget movie recorded in her hometown Stavanger on the west ...
18. Sonja Henie
Actress | The Countess of Monte Cristo
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...
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...
23. Wenche Foss
Actress | Vildanden
Wenche Foss was born on December 5, 1917 in Oslo, Norway as Eva Wenche Steenfeldt-Foss Stang. She was an actress, known for Vildanden (1963), I Am Dina (2002) and Lykkespill (1977). She was married to Thomas Stang and Alf Scott-Hansen, Jr. She died on March 28, 2011 in Oslo.
Actress | Pan
Anneke von der Lippe made history as the first Norwegian actress - and Nordic - to win an International Emmy Award in 2015 for her role in the NRK tv-drama 'Eyewitness'. This was her second nomination - the first being in 2005 for her role in 'Ved Kongens Bord'. She has won the Amanda - the main ...
27. Trond Fausa
Actor | Den brysomme mannen
Trond Fausa was born on December 2, 1972 as Trond Fausa Aurvåg. He is an actor and director, known for The Bothersome Man (2006), Lilyhammer (2012) and Alene menn sammen (2006). He has been married to Lena Kristin Ellingsen since August 16, 2014. They have two children.
30. Julia Bache-Wiig
Actress | The Last Kingdom
Scandinavian actress Julia Bache-Wiig is from Norway. She grew up in Eivindvik, a small village on the west coast. Julia is known for her role as Thyra in "The Last Kingdom", shooting it's second season in 2016. This is a BBC and Carnival Films series, based on Bernard Cornwell's popular books. In ...
31. Ingeborg Raustøl
Actress | Maniac
-- Ingeborg Raustøl is born in Oslo, Norway in 1979, and is of pure viking spirit. She graduated from the Academy of theatre in 2010, Norway's leading educational institution. Her experience is covering various feature films, TV-series and stage performances. Known for her female lead in the ...
37. Sven Nordin
Actor | Børning
This Norwegian actor is an employee of Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo's New Theatre) since 1981. On stage he has starred in everything from Shakespeare to modern drama like Tennessee William's The Glass Menagerie, and musicals like Guys and Dolls. Got his big breakthrough as a Norwegian resistance fighter ...
42. 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 ...
46. Rune Temte
Actor | Captain Marvel
From the fierce "Bron - Char" in "Captain Marvel" to the ultimate Viking warlord "UBBA" in "The Last Kingdom" Rune Temte has made a strong impression by playing rogues, villains and all-around bad asses, often with a twinkle in the Eye. He is the first Norwegian to have been cast in the MCU. A ...
47. Magnus Dugdale
Actor | Hyttegalskap
Magnus Dugdale is an English/Norwegian actor who has been acting since a very young age. He currently resides in Norway but regularly travels to the US and the rest of Europe.
Magnus was always a performer. He would act out characters from films and perform for family and friends. Having an active ...