Famous Comedians from Norway

List of notable or famous comedians from Norway, with bios and photos, including the top comedians born in Norway and even some popular comedians who immigrated to Norway. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Norwegian comedians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These comedians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known comedian from Norway is included when available.

List ranges from Kristopher Schau to Harald Eia, plus much more.

This historic comedians from Norway list can help answer the questions "Who are some Norwegian comedians of note?" and "Who are the most famous comedians from Norway?" These prominent comedians of Norway may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Norwegian comedians.

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  • Åsleik Engmark (27 December 1965 – 12 February 2017) was a Norwegian comedian, actor, singer, director and stage writer, best known for his work as one of the co-founders of the Norwegian cabaret group Lompelandslaget, and as Timon in the Norwegian version of The Lion King.
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
  • Atle Antonsen (born 11 August 1969 in Lillehammer) is a Norwegian comedian and actor. Antonsen has participated in and contributed to several television and radio shows, including XL and XLTV (1998–99), Nissene på låven (2001), Uti vår hage (2003), Team Antonsen (2004), Tre brødre som ikke er brødre (2005), Etaten (2006), Uti vår hage 2 (2008), Dag (2010–15), and Nissene over skog og hei (2011). He has also appeared in feature films, including starring roles in the animated feature Kurt blir grusom (Kurt Turns Evil, 2008) and the comedy Kong Curling (Curling King, 2011). He also appeared in the music video for Lemaitre's song We Got U.Antonsen has cooperated with such comedians as Harald ...more
    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Lillehammer, Norway
  • Bård Tufte Johansen (born 19 June 1969 in Skien) is a Norwegian comedian. Together with Harald Eia, he has authored and participated in several successful NRK TV series, such as U:Natt (1994), starring with Monotelevision, Lille Lørdag (1995), Åpen post (1998–2002),Uti vår hage (2003), Team Antonsen (2004), Tre brødre som ikke er brødre (2005), Ut i vår hage 2 (2008) and Storbynatt (2010). In 2004–2005 Johansen and Eia had a radio-show called Tazte priv. In 2003 Johansen starred in the Norwegian movie Lille Frøken Norge. He has also done stand-up comedy. In the years 1988–1990 he was the vocalist of Norwegian progressive rock band Utopian Fields.Although most people regard his humor as ...more
    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Skien, Norway
  • Egil Hegerberg
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    Egil Hegerberg (born 23 March 1970) is a Norwegian comedian and musician known for his humorous lyrics and behavior.
    • Age: 52
  • Espen Eckbo (born 22 April 1973) is a Norwegian actor, writer and comedian. He was born in Oslo, and grew up in Bestum. He now lives in Ullevål Hageby with his wife Rebekka Strandenes and his dog Andreas. Eckbo has no formal training as an actor, but has a background as a law student for two years at the University of Oslo.Internationally, he is best recognised for having helped to create the fictional boy band Boyzvoice and the subsequent mockumentary Get Ready to be Boyzvoiced (2000) together with Henrik Elvestad. Eckbo first appeared on Norwegian television in 1998, when he got his own segment in the news satire program Mandagsklubben, where he would portray a different character every ...more
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
  • Harald Meldal Eia (born 9 February 1966) is a Norwegian comedian, sociologist and documentarian.
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Bærum, Norway