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Per Aabel (I) (1902–1999)

Norwegian actor, son of Hauk Aabel. Growing up in the world of theatre and films, Per Aabel was groomed for a life in the arts. He studied ballet in London and attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Paris. He followed this with training with the great theatre director Max Reinhardt in Vienna. His stage debut was in 1931 and he spent a number of ... See full bio »


(age 97) in Oslo, Norway

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Known For

Portrettet Per Haug, provisor
Jeppe på bjerget
En herre med bart
En herre med bart Ole Grong, advokat


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 1986 Peer Gynt (TV Movie)
 1980 Soloppgang i Riga (TV Movie)
 1979 Skeppsredaren (TV Mini-Series)
Olof Nordgren
- Slutspel (1979) ... Olof Nordgren
- Våga vara dig själv (1979) ... Olof Nordgren
- Morgonrodnad stormig dag (1979) ... Olof Nordgren
- Förräderiet (1979) ... Olof Nordgren
- Förhandlingen (1979) ... Olof Nordgren
 1978 The Adventures of Picasso
Margaretha Munthe / Narrator (voice)
 1976 Kjære Maren
 1972 Home (TV Movie)
 1964 Kjære løgnhals (TV Movie)
George Bernard Shaw
 1962 Os Cafajestes
 1960 Tre önskningar
Alexander Hassler
 1954 Portrettet
Per Haug, provisor
 1953 Brudebuketten
Høyland jr.
 1944 Uncertain Glory (uncredited)
 1942 Den farlige leken
Fredrik Holm, doktor
 1942 En herre med bart
Ole Grong, advokat
 1941 Kjærlighet og vennskap
Anton Schack
 1939 Ombyte förnöjer
Gregor Ivanow
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in 'Robert De Flers', Gaston Arman de Cavaillet, and Etienne Rey's play, "Accounting for Love", at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Leslie Phillips and Mary Clare in the cast.

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Alternate Names:

Per Pavels Aabel

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As a young child his family were neighbours and friends with the legendary playwright Henrik Ibsen. Aabel himself was only four when Ibsen died but has a clear memory of himself riding on his lap as a child. See more »

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