Norwegian Actors

by esbenb | created - 09 Sep 2018 | updated - 09 Sep 2018 | 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 | Max Manus

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 ...

3. Ingrid Bolsø Berdal

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 (...

4. Tobias Santelmann

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 (...

5. Pål Sverre Hagen

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 ...

6. Jakob Oftebro

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 ...

7. Agnes Kittelsen

Actress | Max Manus

Agnes Kittelsen was born on May 20, 1980 in Kristiansand, Norway. She is an actress and director, known for Max Manus: Man of War (2008), Kon-Tiki (2012) and Happy, Happy (2010).

8. Ane Dahl Torp

Actress | Lønsj

Ane Dahl Torp was born on August 1, 1975 in Bærum, Norway. She is an actress, known for Cold Lunch (2008), The Wave (2015) and Pedersen: High-School Teacher (2006).

9. Kristofer Hivju

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 ...

11. Nicolai Cleve Broch

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 Harajuku (2018). He has been married to Heidi Gjermundsen since December 2004. They have two children.

12. Pia Tjelta

Actress | Blindsone

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 ...

13. Thorbjørn Harr

Actor | Vikings

Thorbjørn Harr was born on May 24, 1974 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor, known for Vikings (2013), Bel Canto (2018) and 22 July (2018). He has been married to Tai Victoria Grung since 2006. They have three children.

14. Anders Baasmo Christiansen

Actor | Kon-Tiki

Anders Baasmo Christiansen was born on January 29, 1976 in Hamar, Norway. He is an actor, known for Kon-Tiki (2012), Welcome to Norway (2016) and The King's Choice (2016).

15. Anders Danielsen Lie

Actor | Oslo, 31. august

Anders Danielsen Lie was born on January 1, 1979 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor, known for Oslo, August 31st (2011), Personal Shopper (2016) and 22 July (2018).

16. Eili Harboe

Actress | Thelma

Eili Harboe was born on August 16, 1994 in Stavanger, Norway. She is known for her work on Thelma (2017), The Wave (2015) and Jeger (2019). She has been married to Stian Kristiansen since August 2019.

17. Trond Espen Seim

Actor | Varg Veum - Falne engler

Trond Espen Seim was born on October 4, 1971 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor and director, known for Fallen Angels (2008), The Thing (2011) and Varg Veum - Kalde hjerter (2012).

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...

19. Dennis Storhøi

Actor | The 13th Warrior

Dennis Storhøi was born on July 15, 1960 in Fredrikstad, Norway as Jahn Dennis Storhøi. He is an actor and producer, known for The 13th Warrior (1999), The Saboteurs (2015) and Vestavind (1994). He has been married to Mona Storhøi since 1997.

20. Lisa Loven Kongsli

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...

21. Atle Antonsen

Actor | Dag

Atle Antonsen was born on August 11, 1969 in Lillehammer, Norway. He is an actor and writer, known for Dag (2010), Grand Hotel (2016) and Norske byggeklosser (2018).

22. Stig Henrik Hoff

Actor | The Thing

Stig Henrik Hoff was born on February 4, 1965 in Vadsø, Norway. He is an actor, known for The Thing (2011), Into the White (2012) and Burnt by Frost (1997). He has been married to Sølje Bergmann since August 28, 2010. They have three children.

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.

24. Anneke von der Lippe

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 ...

26. Jon Øigarden

Actor | 22 July

Jon Øigarden was born on May 31, 1971 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor, known for 22 July (2018).

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.

28. Frode Winther

Actor | Nokas

Frode Winther is an actor, known for Nokas (2010), Hotel Cæsar (1998) and Borderliner (2017).

29. Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Actress | Thelma

Ellen Dorrit Petersen was born on December 4, 1975 in Norway. She is an actress, known for Thelma (2017), Shelley (2016) and Blind (2014).

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 ...

32. Rolf Kristian Larsen

Actor | Mannen som elsket Yngve

Rolf Kristian Larsen was born on May 18, 1983 in Stavanger, Norway. He is an actor and director, known for The Man Who Loved Yngve (2008), I Travel Alone (2011) and The Saboteurs (2015).

33. Yngvild Støen Grotmol

Actress | Izzat

Yngvild Støen Grotmol was born on January 3, 1980 in Norway. She is an actress, known for Izzat (2005), Upperdog (2009) and TRIO: Cybergullet (2015).

34. Ine Marie Wilmann

Actress | De nærmeste

Ine Marie Wilmann is an actress, known for Homesick (2015), Sonja: The White Swan (2018) and Exit (2019).

35. Dennis Storhøi

Actor | The 13th Warrior

Dennis Storhøi was born on July 15, 1960 in Fredrikstad, Norway as Jahn Dennis Storhøi. He is an actor and producer, known for The 13th Warrior (1999), The Saboteurs (2015) and Vestavind (1994). He has been married to Mona Storhøi since 1997.

36. Mads Ousdal

Actor | Kommandør Treholt & ninjatroppen

Mads Ousdal was born on December 8, 1970 in Oslo, Norway. He is an actor, known for Norwegian Ninja (2010), Jackpot (2011) and Bryllupet (2000).

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 ...

38. Mikkel Gaup

Actor | Breaking the Waves

Mikkel Gaup was born on February 27, 1968 in Alta, Norway. He is an actor, known for Breaking the Waves (1996), Pathfinder (1987) and The Minister of State (1997).

39. Josefine Frida Pettersen

Actress | Skam

Josefine Frida Pettersen was born on May 18, 1996 in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway. She is known for her work on Skam (2015), Disco (2019) and Neste Sommer (2014).

40. Gørild Mauseth

Actress | Brent av frost

Gørild Mauseth was born on April 24, 1972. She is an actress and writer, known for Burnt by Frost (1997), Love is... (2019) and Karenina & I (2017).

41. Thomas Gullestad

Actor | Den 12. mann

Thomas Gullestad is an actor, known for The 12th Man (2017), Through a Glass, Darkly (2008) and Tomme tønner (2010). He has been married to Jenny Skavlan since April 26, 2014. They have one child.

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 ...

43. Anna Bache-Wiig

Writer | Utøya 22. juli

Anna Bache-Wiig was born on September 19, 1975. She is an actress and writer, known for Utøya: July 22 (2018), Acquitted (2015) and Next Door (2005).

44. Ine F. Jansen

Actress | The Longest Journey

Ine F. Jansen is an actress, known for The Longest Journey (1999), Mammon (2014) and Sofia Flux og det magiske høreapparatet (2014).

45. Synnøve Macody Lund

Actress | Hodejegerne

Synnøve Macody Lund is an actress and director, known for Headhunters (2011), The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) and Haunted (2017).

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 ...



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