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Popular Film Actors from Norway

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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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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Norwegian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Norway?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Norway in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Norwegian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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  • 1
    A Bridge Too Far, Persona

    BirthplaceTokyo, Japan

    NationalityJapan, Norway

    Liv Johanne Ullmann (born 16 December 1938) is a Norwegian actress and film director. She was one of the "muses" of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.Ullmann won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress –...  more
  • 2
    Oslo, August 31st

    BirthplaceHarstad, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Iselin Steiro is a model and an actress....  more
  • 3
    Elektra, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

    BirthplaceOslo, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Linn Natassia Malthe (born 19 January 1974) is a Norwegian model and actress....  more
  • 4
    The Day After Tomorrow, Secret Window

    BirthplaceNorway

    NationalityCanada, Norway

    Vlasta Vrána is a Canadian actor of Czech descent....  more
  • 5
    Insomnia, Hamsun

    BirthplaceNorway, Flekkefjord

    NationalityNorway

    Sverre Anker Ousdal (born 18 July 1944) is a Norwegian actor born in Flekkefjord, Norway....  more
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    The Godfather Part II, Somewhere in Time

    BirthplaceAllendale, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America, Norway

    Richard Burton Matheson (February 20, 1926 – June 23, 2013) was an American author and screenwriter, primarily in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. He is best known as the author of I...  more

    The Best Richard Matheson Books#61 of 208 The Best Science-Fiction Authors#611 of 1,172 The Best Writers of All Time

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    Dead Snow, Age of Heroes

    NationalityNorway

    Vegar Hoel is an actor....  more
  • 8

    BirthplaceBærum, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Jonas Brunvoll was a Norwegian opera singer and actor....  more
  • 9
    One Day a Man Bought a House, Alt for Norge

    BirthplaceFister, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Odd Lunde Børretzen was a Norwegian author, illustrator, translator, and one of the most significant text writers, folk singers and artists in Norway....  more
  • 10
    BaldGuy, Jonny Vang

    BirthplaceSvolvær, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Marit Adeleide Andreassen (born 29 March 1966 in Svolvær, Nordland) is a Norwegian actress, born in Svolvær. She graduated from the Norwegian National Academy of Theatre in 1993, and has since worked...  more
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    The Shootist, Shenandoah

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America, Norway

    Gregg Palmer (born Palmer Edvind Lee; January 25, 1927 – October 31, 2015) was an American actor, known primarily for his work in television westerns. He appeared from 1960-1975 in varying roles in...  more
  • 12
    The Thing, Max Manus: Man of War

    BirthplaceVadsø, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Stig Henrik Hoff (born 4 February 1965) 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. He is the...  more
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    Millions, Max Manus: Man of War

    BirthplaceOslo, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Christian Rubeck is an actor....  more
  • 14
    Headhunters, Max Manus: Man of War

    BirthplaceEurope, Northern Europe, Nordic countries, Norway, Oslo

    NationalityNorway

    Aksel Hennie (born 29 October 1975) is a Norwegian actor, director, and screenwriter. He is best known for his leading role in the Norwegian film Headhunters (2011), and as Tydeus in Hercules. He...  more
  • 15
    Insomnia, Belle du Seigneur

    BirthplaceVästerås, Sweden

    NationalitySweden, Norway

    Anna Maria Cecilia Bonnevie (born 26 September 1973) is a Swedish-Norwegian actress. She was born in Västerås, Sweden, but grew up in Oslo, Norway. Her parents are Norwegian actress Jannik Bonnevie...  more
  • 16
    Wintertime, Thin Ice

    BirthplaceOslo, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Sonja Henie (8 April 1912 – 12 October 1969) was a Norwegian figure skater and film star. She was a three-time Olympic Champion (1928, 1932, 1936) in Ladies' Singles, a ten-time World Champion...  more

    #29 of 1,316 The Best Athletes Of All Time#211 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#21 of 344 Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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    Ghostbusters II, The Lonely Guy

    BirthplaceSandnes, Norway

    NationalityUnited States of America, Norway

    Erik Holland is an actor....  more
  • 18
    ABBA: The Winner Takes It All, Abba: The Visitors

    BirthplaceBallangen, Norway

    NationalitySweden, Germany, Norway

    Princess Anni-Frid Synni of Reuss, Countess of Plauen (née Lyngstad; born 15 November 1945), better known by her nickname Frida, is a Norwegian-Swedish singer, songwriter, and environmentalist. She...  more
  • 19
    Wanted, Main Aurr Mrs Khanna

    BirthplaceNorway

    NationalityNorway

    Mahek Chahal (born 1 February 1979) is a Norwegian actress and model of Indian origin who appears in Bollywood films. Chahal was a contestant on Bigg Boss. ...  more
  • 20
    Kissed by Winter, The Art of Negative Thinking

    BirthplaceNorway

    NationalityNorway

    Fridtjov Såheim is an actor....  more
  • 21
    Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Dead Snow

    BirthplaceHammerfest, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Bjørn Richard Sundquist (born 16 June 1948) 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...  more
  • 22
    Code 46, Doghouse

    NationalityNorway

    Emil Marwa, (born 1974), is a British actor, known for his acting in films like Izzat, East Is East, and The Guru....  more
  • 23
    Oslo, August 31st

    BirthplaceOslo, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    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 for...  more
  • 24
    Dead Snow, Cold Lunch

    BirthplaceBærum, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Ane Dahl Torp (born 1 August 1975 in Bærum, Norway) is a Norwegian actress....  more
  • 25
    On Her Majesty's Secret Service, The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires

    BirthplaceHøyland, Norway

    NationalityNorway

    Julie Ege (Norwegian pronunciation: [jʉːliə ˈeːɡə]; 12 November 1943 – 29 April 2008) was a Norwegian actress and model, who appeared in many British films of the 1960s and 1970s....  more