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 Norwegian film award - for best actress twice: for 'Krigerens Hjerte' in 1992, and for Over stork og stein and Pan in 1995. She was named one of European films "Shooting Stars" by European Film Promotion in 1998 at the Berlin Film Festival. Anneke graduated from the Norwegian National Academy of Theatre in 1988, and has since had a fantastic stage carrier in Norway, along side her incredible work in TV and film.