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List of famous film actors and actresses from Norway, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Norway has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Norwegian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Norway and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

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Liv Ullmann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
A Bridge Too Far, Persona, Cries and Whispers Liv Johanne Ullmann is a Norwegian actress and film director. She is known as one of the "muses" of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. Ullmann won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – ...more

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Iselin Steiro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Oslo, August 31st Iselin Steiro is a model and an actress.

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Natassia Malthe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Elektra, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Me Natassia Malthe is a Norwegian model and actress.

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Vlasta Vrána is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
The Day After Tomorrow, Secret Window, Shivers Vlasta Vrana is a Canadian actor of Czech descent. His surname means "crow" in Czech.

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Sverre Anker Ousdal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Insomnia, Hamsun, Kitchen Stories Sverre Anker Ousdal is a Norwegian actor born in Flekkefjord, Norway.

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Richard Matheson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
The Godfather Part II, Somewhere in Time Richard Burton Matheson was an American author and screenwriter, primarily in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. He may be known best as the author of I Am Legend, a 1954 horror ...more

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Vegar Hoel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Dead Snow, Age of Heroes, The Man Who Loved Yngve Vegar Hoel is an actor.

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Jonas Brunvoll, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Jonas Brunvoll, Jr. Arven Jonas Brunvoll was a Norwegian opera singer and actor.

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Odd Børretzen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
One Day a Man Bought a House, Alt for Norge Odd Lunde Børretzen was a Norwegian author, illustrator, translator, and one of the most significant text writers, folk singers and artists in Norway.

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Marit Andreassen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Marit Andreassen BaldGuy, Jonny Vang, The Crossing Marit Adeleide Andreassen is an actress.

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Gregg Palmer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
The Shootist, Shenandoah, The Shaggy Dog [1959] Gregg Palmer, originally Palmer Lee is an American actor, known primarily for his prolific work in television westerns, and his intimidating 6'4 height and weight of 300 lbs. He appeared from ...more

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Stig Henrik Hoff is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
The Thing, Max Manus: Man of War, Into the White Stig Henrik Hoff is a Norwegian actor. He was born in Vadsø, but grew up in Berlevåg and Fiskum. His nickname is "hoffer´n". Hoff speaks German and English fluently. ...more

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Christian Rubeck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Millions, Max Manus: Man of War, Reprise Christian Rubeck is an actor.

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Aksel Hennie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Headhunters, Max Manus: Man of War, Age of Heroes Aksel Hennie is a Norwegian actor, director, and screenwriter. He has acted in a number of successful films and has received several awards.

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Maria Bonnevie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Insomnia, Belle du Seigneur, Day and Night Anna Maria Cecilia Bonnevie is a Norwegian-Swedish actress. She was born in Västerås, Sweden, but grew up in Oslo, Norway. Her parents, both actors, are the Norwegian actress Jannik ...more

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Sonja Henie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Wintertime, Thin Ice, Sun Valley Serenade Sonja Henie was a Norwegian figure skater and film star. She was a three-time Olympic Champion in Ladies' Singles, a ten-time World Champion and a six-time European Champion. Henie won more ...more

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Erik Holland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Ghostbusters II, The Lonely Guy, Torn Curtain Erik Holland is an actor.

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Anni-Frid Lyngstad is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
ABBA: The Winner Takes It All, Abba: The Visitors, Abba: In Performance Anni-Frid Synni Princess Reuss of Plauen, widely known as Frida Lyngstad or by just the mononym Frida, is a Norwegian-born Swedish pop and jazz singer. Born in Norway to a Norwegian mother and a ...more

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Mahek Chahal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Wanted, Main Aurr Mrs Khanna, Chameli Mahek Chahal is an Indian Norwegian Bollywood actress and model. Chahal made her Bollywood debut as the lead role in the movie Nayee Padosan. She also featured in an item number in the movie ...more

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Fridtjov Såheim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Kissed by Winter, The Art of Negative Thinking, The Other Ones Fridtjov Såheim is an actor.

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Bjørn Sundquist is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Dead Snow, Døden på Oslo S Bjørn Richard Sundquist is a Norwegian actor, famous for TV, theatre, and movie roles. For many years he worked at Det Norske Teatret and Nationaltheateret in Oslo, and he is especially ...more

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Emil Marwa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Code 46, Doghouse, The Guru Emil Marwa, born in 1974, is a British actor, known for his acting in films like Izzat, East Is East, and The Guru.

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Anders Danielsen Lie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Oslo, August 31st, Reprise Anders Danielsen Lie is a Norwegian actor, musician and medical doctor. Danielsen Lie made his film debut when he was 11 years old in the title role of Herman by Erik Gustavson. He is best known ...more

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Ane Dahl Torp is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Dead Snow, Cold Lunch, Mercy Ane Dahl Torp is a Norwegian actress, the daughter of the Norwegian linguistics professor Arne Torp, married October 20, 2007 to the Jazz trumpeter Sjur Miljeteig, residing in Oslo with two ...more

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Julie Ege is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
On Her Majesty's Secret Service, The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires, The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins Julie Ege was a Norwegian actress and model. Ege was born in Høyland, Sandnes; she was a Miss Norway and Miss Universe contestant and a Penthouse Pet. In 1967, she moved to England as an ...more

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Rolv Wesenlund is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
The Adventures of Picasso, Göta kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen?, Camping Rolv Helge Wesenlund was a Norwegian comedian, singer, clarinetist, writer and actor. Wesenlund was most famous for having portrayed the title character in the movies Bør Børson, ...more

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Kristofer Hivju is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
After Earth, The Thing, Force Majeure Kristofer Hivju is a Norwegian film actor, producer and writer, best known for his role of Tormund Giantsbane, in the HBO fantasy series, Game of Thrones, and Jonas in the 2011 film The Thing. ...more

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Vibeke Løkkeberg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Bezeten, Het Gat in de Muur, Liv Vibeke Løkkeberg is a Norwegian film actress and director. She appeared in 12 films between 1967 and 1991. Her film Hud was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1987 Cannes

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Baard Owe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Headhunters, The Kingdom, Copenhagen Baard Owe is a Norwegian-born actor who has acted in many Scandinavian films and TV-series. He moved to Denmark in 1956, where he has lived and worked since. Owe is mostly known for his role as ...more

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Tutte Lemkow is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Anastasia, Inspector Clouseau Tutte Lemkow was a Norwegian actor and dancer, who played mostly villainous roles in British television and films. His chief claims to mainstream familiarity were his roles as "the ...more

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Petter Næss is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Max Manus: Man of War Petter Næss is a Norwegian actor and film director. His first film as a director was the comedy Absolutt blåmandag in 1999. Næss is best known for his work directing two of the ...more

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Henrik Rafaelsen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Elina: As If I Wasn't There, The Monitor, Happy Henrik Rafaelsen is an actor.

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Henrik Mestad is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
A Somewhat Gentle Man, Reprise, The Art of Negative Thinking Henrik Mestad is an actor.

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Sigrid Gurie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Algiers, Three Faces West, The Adventures of Marco Polo Sigrid Gurie was a Norwegian American motion picture actress from the late 1930s to early 1940s.

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Pål Bang-Hansen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Tom og Mette på sporet, Boys from the Streets Pål Bang-Hansen was a Norwegian actor, film director, screenwriter and film critic. He is particularly known as a television personality and film expert at the Norwegian Broadcasting ...more

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Helge Jordal is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Sebastian, S/Y Joy, The Ox Helge Jordal is a Norwegian actor, appointed a Knight of the Royal Order of St. Olav in 2006 for his long career as an actor on both screen and stage, and his position as a "grand old ...more

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Anders Baasmo Christiansen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Arn - The Kingdom at Road's End, Kon-Tiki, Buddy Anders Baasmo Christiansen is a Norwegian actor from Hamar, Norway. He earned his breakthrough in 2003 when he received the Amanda award for his performance in the Norwegian picture Buddy. He ...more

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Atle Antonsen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced, Pitbullterje, Curling King 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 ...more

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Jenny Skavlan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Dead Snow, Body Troopers, Fatso Jenny Skavlan is a model, actress and author.

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Harry Tenbrook is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Singin' in the Rain, Inherit the Wind, The Thin Man Harry Tenbrook born Henry Olaf Hansen, was a Norwegian-born American film actor. He appeared in some 332 films between 1911 and 1960. A favorite of John Ford, Tenbrook was a prominent member of ...more

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Gard B. Eidsvold is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Hamsun, Kitchen Stories, A Somewhat Gentle Man Gard B. Eidsvold is an actor.

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Harald Eia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
United, Curling King, Body Troopers Harald Meldal Eia is a Norwegian comedian and documentarian.

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Joachim Rafaelsen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Headhunters, Elling, Shipwrecked Joachim Rafaelsen is an actor.

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John Voldstad is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Forrest Gump, Stripes, Leprechaun John Voldstad is an actor.

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Ewa Da Cruz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Bella, Kettle of Fish, Excuse Me for Living Ewa Da Cruz also known as Ewa Skulstad or Ewa Benedicte Övre Skulstad, is a television, soap opera and film actress. Da Cruz is best known for her portrayal of the high-roller heiress ...more

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Viktoria Winge is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Max Manus: Man of War, Cold Prey, Cold Prey 2 Viktoria Winge is a film actress. She is also the lead singer for the group Discorockers.

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Linn Skåber is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
Kissed by Winter, Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced, Den siste revejakta Linn Skåber is a Norwegian actress, singer, comedian, text writer and TV personality. She made her stage début on Oslo Nye Teater in 1997, playing the title role in Goldoni's comic ...more

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Inger Lise Rypdal is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
A Walk in the Sun, Ungen Inger Lise Rypdal is a Norwegian singer and actress in many different genres: pop, rock, theater, film, and musical.

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John Norum is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
On the Loose John Terry Norum is a rock music guitarist and founder of the Swedish rock band Europe. Concurrent to his role with Europe, he also maintains a side solo project.

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Greta Gynt is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Norway
The Arsenal Stadium Mystery, Soldiers Three, The Ringer Greta Gynt, born Margrethe Woxholt, was a Norwegian singer, dancer and actress.