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Erik Bye (1926–2004)

He was born Erik Erikssøn Bye in Brooklyn, New York in 1926 to Norwegian parents. The family returned home to Norway when Erik was to begin school. After a few years at Ringerike, Norway, they moved to Nordstrand - a suburb to Oslo. As a teenager he got involved in the resistance movement fighting the Germans occupying norway. He ended up having ... See full bio »


(age 78) in Oslo, Norway

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Known For

Ballader Sanger / Kamphane / Sjalu / Skribent / Spøkefull


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 1985 The Last Place on Earth (TV Mini Series)
Andreas Beck
- Minor Diversions (1985) ... Andreas Beck
- Leading Men (1985) ... Andreas Beck
 1983 Ja, vi elsker
 1966 Journey to the Sea
 1963-1964 Ballader (TV Mini Series)
Sanger / Kamphane / Spøkefull / ...
- Soldatballader (1964) ... Sanger / Kamphane
- Spøkelsesballader (1964) ... Sanger / Spøkefull
- Sjalusiballader (1963) ... Sanger / Sjalu
- Bandittballader (1963) ... Sanger / Skribent
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Show Show Self (22 credits)
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Personal Details


6' 5½" (1.97 m)

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Personal Quote:

For the past 100 years we have gone from navigating by the stars to navigating among the stars. But the only thing we haven't managed to invent, and what makes all other discoveries and inventions immaterial is peace.


Is also a musican (singer) and is well known for his folk-songs. See more »



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