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Wenche Foss (1917–2011)

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. See full bio »

Died:

(age 93) in Oslo, Norway

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Known For

Vildanden Gina Ekdal
(1963)
I Am Dina Mistress Karen
(2002)
Lykkespill Wenche Foss
(1977)
Glassmenasjeriet Amanda Wingfield
(1969)

Filmography

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 2011 In the Last Moment (Short)
Old Woman
 2006 En udødelig mann (TV Mini-Series)
Faster Ploug
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Faster Ploug
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Faster Ploug
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Faster Ploug
 2002 I Am Dina
Mistress Karen
 2001/II Rosmersholm (TV Movie)
 2000 Sejer - se deg ikke tilbake (TV Mini-Series)
Grandma
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Grandma
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Grandma
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Grandma
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Grandma
 2000 Flåklypa Grand Prix (Video Game)
Enkefru Stengelføhn-Glad
 2000 Ballen i øyet
Old Lady
 1998 Solan, Ludvig og Gurin med reverompa
Enkefru Stengelføhn-Glad (voice)
 1998 Karl & Co (TV Series)
Karls mor
- Møter veggen (1998) ... Karls mor
- På nye eventyr (1998) ... Karls mor
- Går i vannet (1998) ... Karls mor
- Går på igjen - Del 2 (1998) ... Karls mor
- Går på igjen (1998) ... Karls mor
 1994-1995 Vestavind (TV Series)
Marie Nedrebø
- Episode #2.7 (1995) ... Marie Nedrebø
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... Marie Nedrebø
- Episode #2.5 (1995) ... Marie Nedrebø
- Episode #2.4 (1995) ... Marie Nedrebø
- Episode #2.3 (1995) ... Marie Nedrebø
 1993 Gull og grønne skoger (Short)
Tora
 1993 Rygg i rand, to i spann (TV Movie)
Fru Flo
 1989 Når den ny vin blomstrer (TV Movie)
Fru Arvik
 1988 Begynnelsen på en historie
Tante Ally
 1987 På stigende kurs
Rogers svigermor
 1986 Peer Gynt (TV Movie)
Mor Aase
 1985 Farewell Illusions
Mor til Atle
 1985 Lystige koner (TV Movie)
Bestemor Hegge
 1984 Det gode mennesket i Sezuan (TV Movie)
Fru Yang, Suns mor
 1983 Åpen framtid
Hybelvertinne
 1982 Leve sitt liv
Victoria Lund
 1982 Ivan Blatny (TV Movie)
Reader
 1981 Julia Julia
Fru Åstrøm
 1980 Liv og død
Fru Bergmann
 1980 Soloppgang i Riga (TV Movie)
Lidja
 1979 Grenseland (TV Mini-Series)
Eyolfs mor
- Flaggermusene (1979) ... Eyolfs mor
 1978 Twigs (TV Mini-Series)
Emily / Celia / Dorothy / ...
 1978 John Gabriel Borkman (TV Movie)
Ella
 1977 Lykkespill (TV Mini-Series)
Wenche Foss
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Wenche Foss
 1975 Flåklypa Grand Prix
Enkefru Stengelføhn-Glad (voice)
 1974 Bør Børson Jr.
Baronessen
 1973 Scenes from a Marriage (TV Mini-Series)
Modern
 1973 Aske (TV Movie)
Cecilie
 1971 Symptomer (TV Movie)
 1970 Song of Norway
Mrs. Hagerup
 1970 Operasjon V for vanvidd
Justisministeren
 1969 Glassmenasjeriet (TV Movie)
Amanda Wingfield
 1967 Cocktailparty (TV Movie)
Julia Shuttlethwaite
 1966 Afrikaneren
Mrs Vasser
 1966 Kom tilbake, lille Sheba (TV Movie)
 1966 Kontoristene (TV Movie)
Sylvia Payton
 1963 Vildanden
Gina Ekdal
 1963 Episode
Moren
 1963 Om Tilla
Chief Physician
 1963 Stemmen (TV Movie)
Kvinnen
 1962 Fru Luna (TV Movie)
Fru Luna
 1962 Tonny
Tonnys mor
 1959 Støv på hjernen
Edna Grindheim
 1959 Herren og hans tjenere
Fru Helmer
 1954 Portrettet
Sosse Laurantzon, fru skipsreder
 1953 Brudebuketten
En bardame
 1953 Ung frue forsvunnet
Tore Haug, kriminalkonstabel
 1952 Det kunne vært deg
Ingrid
 1951 Kranes konditori
Elise Gjør
 1948 Trollfossen
 1945 Rikard Nordraak
Louise Lund
 1942 En herre med bart
Cecilie, hans kone
 1942 Jeg drepte!
Liv Bøhmer
 1940 Tørres Snørtevold
Frøken Thorsen
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Trivia:

Had her official farewell performance on Norway's National Theatre in 1988, at the age of 70, but what followed was more or less a semi-retirement as she has since returned to the stage on several occassions (to the joy of Norwegian theatre-goers). See more »

Star Sign:

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