Half Scandinavian Actors

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Actors who are partly Norwegian, Swedish or Danish

1. Kristanna Loken

Actress | Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

Kristanna Sommer Loken was born in Ghent, New York, to Rande (Porath) and Merlin "Chris" Loken. She is of half Norwegian and half German descent. She began her modeling career at the early age of 15. Encouraged by her mother, who was a model prior to her daughter's birth, Kristanna's modeling ...

2. Nadia Bjorlin

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Nadia Bjorlin was born the fifth out of six children. Her parents were Ulf Björlin (a Swedish conductor and composer, known to be the world's most active opera composer during the 20th century) and Fary Bjorlin. Her siblings are Katja, Kaj, Kamilla, Ulf Jr and Jean Paul. (Each sibling have a ...

3. Joel Kinnaman

Actor | The Killing

Charles Joel Nordström Kinnaman, known professionally as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish American actor. He is best known for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the "Best Actor" category - and for his role as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk ...

4. Melinda Kinnaman

Actress | Mitt liv som hund

Melinda Kinnaman was born on November 9, 1971 as Melinda Rosalie Kinnaman. She is an actress, known for My Life as a Dog (1985), The Wild Duck (1989) and All Hell Let Loose (2002).

5. Isabella Rossellini

Actress | Blue Velvet

Isabella Rossellini, the Italian actress and model who has made her home in America since 1979 and holds dual Italian and American citizenship, was born cinema royalty when she made her debut on June 18, 1952 in Rome. She is the daughter of two legends, three-time Oscar-winning Swedish-born actress ...

6. James Cagney

Actor | Angels with Dirty Faces

One of Hollywood's preeminent male stars of all time, James Cagney was also an accomplished dancer and easily played light comedy. James Francis Cagney was born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City, to Carolyn (Nelson) and James Francis Cagney, Sr., who was a bartender and amateur ...

7. Renée Zellweger

Actress | Chicago

Renée Kathleen Zellweger was born on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas, USA. Her mother, Kjellfrid Irene (Andreassen), is a Norwegian-born former nurse and midwife, of Norwegian, Kven (Finnish), and Swedish descent. Her father, Emil Erich Zellweger, is a Swiss-born engineer. The two married in 1963. ...

8. Natassia Malthe

Actress | Elektra

Linn Natassia Malthe (born 19 January 1974) is a Norwegian model and actress.

Natassia is the younger of two daughters. She was born in Oslo, Norway, and is of half Malaysian descent. Her mother is from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. She is usually credited by her birth name but is sometimes credited as "...

9. Noomi Rapace

Actress | Män som hatar kvinnor

Swedish actress Noomi Rapace was born in Hudiksvall, Gävleborgs län, Sweden to Swedish actress Nina Norén and Spanish Flamenco singer Rogelio Durán. Her parents did not stay together, and when she was five she moved to Iceland with her mother and stepfather, where she lived for three years. When ...

10. Chrissy Teigen

Actress | Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Chrissy Teigen was born on November 30, 1985 in Delta, Utah, USA as Christine Diane Teigen. She is a producer and actress, known for Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018), Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019) and Double Dutchess: Seeing Double (2017). She has been married to John Legend since...

11. Christopher Heyerdahl

Actor | Togo

An award-winning Canadian actor, Christopher Heyerdahl co-stars in WGNA's "Pure", USA's "Damnation" Sky Atlantic's "Tin Star", SyFy's "Van Helsing" and AMC's hit series "Hell On Wheels," playing the enigmatic 'Swede." This post-Civil War drama debuted as the second highest rated original series in ...

12. Evan Ross

Actor | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Evan Ross was born on August 26, 1988 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA as Evan Olav Næss. He is an actor, known for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) and ATL (2006). He has been married to Ashlee Simpson since August 30, 2014. They have one ...

13. Ella Wahlestedt

Actress | Earth to Echo

Ella Linnea Wahlestedt was born in Stockholm, Sweden and lived there for 6 years, before moving to the United States. She is the daughter of Lisa, a doctor, and Claes Wahlestedt, M.D. and Ph.D., a drug researcher. Her father is Swedish and her mother is an American of German and Swedish/Norwegian ...

14. Justin Torkildsen

Actor | The Bold and the Beautiful

Justin Torkildsen portrays Rick Forrester, son of Eric Forrester and Brooke Logan, on The Bold and the Beautiful. Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, Justin learned to ski at the age of two and continued to enjoy outdoor activities as he grew up, including ski racing, ice hockey, track, ...

15. Viggo Mortensen

Actor | Eastern Promises

Since his screen debut as a young Amish farmer in Peter Weir's Witness (1985), Viggo Mortensen's career has been marked by a steady string of well-rounded performances.

Mortensen was born in New York City, to Grace Gamble (Atkinson) and Viggo Peter Mortensen, Sr. His father was Danish, his mother ...

16. Amanda Sarco

Actress | The Looking Glass

London based actress, known for Question No.1: The Next Assignment (2019), Amanda is a former national champion gymnast and skier. She is Norwegian and Italian and is trilingual. She is especially adept at playing roles that require different languages. After completing her post-graduate studies ...

17. Eric Christian Olsen

Actor | Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd

Eric Christian Olsen was born on May 31, 1977 in Eugene, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003), Fired Up! (2009) and Cellular (2004). He has been married to Sarah Wright since June 23, 2012. They have two children.

18. Anders Holm

Actor | Workaholics

Anders Holm was born on May 29, 1981 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Workaholics (2011), The Intern (2015) and How to Be Single (2016). He has been married to Emma Nesper Holm since September 2011. They have one child.

19. Gypsy Rose Lee

Actress | Belle of the Yukon

Born Rose Louise Hovick in Seattle, Washington, in 1911, but called Louise from early childhood, Gypsy Rose Lee was the daughter of a mild-mannered businessman and a restless, fiery young woman named Rose, who was determined to get out of Seattle and make a life for herself and her daughter in show...

20. Alexandra Richards

Actress | Feri és az édes élet

Alexandra Richards was born on July 28, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA as Alexandra Nicole Richards. She is an actress, known for Feri és az édes élet (2001), Gossip Girl (2007) and The 2009 Whitney Museum Gala (2009).

21. Lance Henriksen

Actor | Hard Target

An intense, versatile actor as adept at playing clean-cut FBI agents as he is psychotic motorcycle-gang leaders, who can go from portraying soulless, murderous vampires to burned-out, world-weary homicide detectives, Lance Henriksen has starred in a variety of films that have allowed him to stretch...

22. Richard Ayoade

Writer | Submarine

Richard Ellef Ayoade was born in Hammersmith, and grew up in Suffolk, in England, the son of a Norwegian mother, Dagny Amalie (Baassuik), and a Nigerian father, Layide Ade Laditi Ayoade. He studied Law at Cambridge university, and followed in the footsteps of British Comedy legends like Monty ...

23. Elli Avrram

Actress | The Verdict - State Vs Nanavati

Elli Avrram is an actress, known for The Verdict - State Vs Nanavati (2019), Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015) and Mickey Virus (2013).

24. Neneh Cherry

Soundtrack | The Long Kiss Goodnight

Neneh Cherry was born on March 10, 1964 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Neneh Mariann Karlsson. She has been married to Cameron McVey since 1990. They have two children. She was previously married to Bruce Smith.

25. Jesse Williams

Actor | The Cabin in the Woods

Jesse Wesley Williams born August 5, 1981 is a former high school teacher and activist turned actor/director. He's best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC Television series Grey's Anatomy and his advocacy for the disenfranchised, highlighted by his internationally resonant ...

26. Henrik Plau

Actor | Hotel Cæsar

Henrik Plau is an actor, known for Hotel Cæsar (1998), Untitled 'Hessdalen' Sci-fi Comedy and Lost Picture Found (2008).



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