Here are 5 famous actors from Norway were born in 1915:
Jack Fjeldstad (March 24, 1915 Oslo-September 4, 2000 Oslo) was a Norwegian actor and theatre director.
He was born in Oslo and began his career in the 1930s as a stage actor at the National Theatre in Oslo. In 1946, Fjeldstad made his film debut in the Norwegian thriller "Brent av frost" and went on to appear in over 30 films throughout his career. He was known for his versatility as an actor, performing in dramas, comedies, and even musicals.
In addition to his acting work, Fjeldstad was also a successful theatre director and helped establish the Riksteatret, a touring theater company in Norway. He received numerous honors throughout his career, including a Knight First Class of the Order of St. Olav and the Amanda Award for best actor in a leading role for his performance in the film "De dødes tjern".
Fjeldstad remained active in Norwegian theater and film until his death in 2000 at the age of 85.
Henki Kolstad (February 3, 1915 Oslo-July 14, 2008 Oslo) also known as Johan Henrik Ludvig Kolstad or Johan Henrik Ludvig was a Norwegian actor and film director. His child is called Morten Kolstad.
Kolstad began his career as an actor in the late 1930s and appeared in numerous films and stage productions throughout his career. He is best known for his comedic roles, which usually portrayed the quintessential Norwegian wit and humor. Kolstad was a versatile performer and also took on dramatic roles in films such as "The Wayward Girl" (1959) and "The Last Winter" (1960).
In addition to his work as an actor, Kolstad was also a respected film director. He directed several successful films, including "Fjols til Fjells" (1957) and "Toya" (1960). He also worked as a voice actor, providing the Norwegian voice for iconic characters such as Goofy and Bugs Bunny.
Kolstad received several awards for his contributions to the Norwegian film industry, including the prestigious Amanda Award for Best Actor in 1996. Despite his success, Kolstad remained humble and committed to his craft throughout his career. He passed away in July 2008, leaving behind a legacy as one of Norway's most beloved actors and directors.
Jens Bolling (June 23, 1915 Levanger-December 13, 1992 Norway) was a Norwegian actor and theatre director.
Bolling began his acting career in the 1930s and went on to become a well-known performer in Norwegian theatre and cinema. He was a member of the Norwegian National Theatre for many years and also worked with several other theatre companies in Norway and Sweden. Bolling appeared in a number of films throughout his career, including the 1958 drama "Kasserer Jensen", for which he received critical acclaim. In addition to his work on stage and screen, Bolling was also involved in the development of Norwegian theatre, serving as the head of the Norwegian Actors' Equity Association and as a member of the board of the Norwegian Theatre Critics' Association.
Karl-Ludvig Bugge (September 1, 1915-) is a Norwegian actor, screenwriter and journalist.
Bugge was born in Oslo, Norway and began his career in journalism before pursuing acting. He landed his first major acting role in the film "Tørres Snørtevold" in 1940 and went on to appear in over 20 films throughout his career. In addition to acting, Bugge also wrote the screenplays for several of the films he appeared in. He is perhaps best known for his role as the character Ole in the popular Norwegian film "Fjols til Fjells" (Norwegian title) or "The Simple-Minded Murderer" (English title). Bugge also received several awards for his work in film and theater, including the King's Medal of Merit in gold and the Norwegian Actor's Association's honorary award. In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Bugge was a dedicated journalist and worked as a foreign correspondent for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation during World War II.
Asbjørn Toms (October 20, 1915 Norway-April 2, 1990 Norway) a.k.a. Asbjørn Thoms was a Norwegian actor, film director and playwright.
He studied at the Norwegian National Academy of Theatre and made his stage debut in 1938. Toms appeared in numerous Norwegian films, including "Frydenholm" and "Line" and also directed a few. As a playwright, his play "Kvinnen og sjøen" was performed at the National Theatre in Oslo. Toms was also known for his work in radio and television, where he was a popular personality. In 1981, he was awarded the King's Medal of Merit.