Famous Comedians from Norway

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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.

Use this list of renowned Norwegian comedians to discover some new comedians that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (18 items)
Åsleik Engmark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Comedians from Norway
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Åsleik Engmark is a Norwegian comedian, actor and director, living in Oslo. Engmark was one of the co-founders of the Norwegian cabaret group Lompelandslaget in 1987. In 1988 at the age of 22, he appeared at Det Norske Teatret in Oslo, in the Norwegian original cast of Les Misérables, the third Cameron Mackintosh Les Mis production in the world. He stayed in the ensemble of the Det Norske Teatret until 1999. In Norway he became known during the nineties through Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, especially on the weekly satire Egentlig, an equivalent to Saturday Night Live. Today Engmark is working as a director, writer, songwriter, comedian and a singer. He performs comedy in both ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

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Atle Antonsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from Norway
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Atle Antonsen is a Norwegian comedian and actor. He has participated in and contributed to several television and radio shows, including XL and XLTV, Nissene på låven, Uti vår hage, Team Antonsen, Tre brødre som ikke er brødre, Etaten, Uti vår hage 2, Dag, and Nissene over skog og hei. He has also appeared in feature films, including starring roles in the animated feature Kurt blir grusom and the comedy Kong Curling. Antonsen has cooperated with such comedians as Harald Eia, Bård Tufte Johansen, Espen Thoresen Hværsaagod-Takkskalduha, Kristopher Schau and Johan Golden. Atle Antonsen and Johan Golden currently host a weekly radio show called "Misjonen" on Fridays on Norwegian national radio ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Lillehammer, Norway

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Bård Tufte Johansen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Comedians from Norway
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Bård Tufte Johansen is a Norwegian comedian. Together with Harald Eia, he has authored and participated in several successful NRK TV series, such as Lille Lørdag, Åpen post,Uti vår hage, Team Antonsen, Tre brødre som ikke er brødre, Ut i vår hage 2 and Storbynatt. 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 intelligent, he has raised controversy several times. In 2002 Bård Tufte Johansen, representing Åpen post, mocked the media's double ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Skien, Norway

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Egil Hegerberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from Norway
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Egil Hegerberg is a Norwegian comedian and musician known for his humorous lyrics and behavior. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

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