Norwegian movie stars born in 1954

Here are 5 famous actors from Norway were born in 1954:

Per Christian Ellefsen

Per Christian Ellefsen (February 14, 1954 Norway-) otherwise known as Per Chr. Ellefsen is a Norwegian actor.

He is best known for his role as the neurotic Elling in the film "Elling" and its sequels, for which he won the Amanda Award for Best Actor. Ellefsen has also appeared in several other Norwegian films and television series throughout his career, including "Buddy," "The Liverpool Goalie," and "Dag." In addition to his work on screen, he has also worked as a stage actor, director, and writer. He has played lead roles in productions such as "Hamlet" and "The Importance of Being Earnest," and has also written and directed several plays. Ellefsen is considered one of Norway's most prominent actors and has received numerous awards for his work.

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Otto Jespersen

Otto Jespersen (July 21, 1954 Norway-) also known as O.J. is a Norwegian actor, screenwriter and comedian.

He is most well-known for his comedic roles in Norwegian films and TV shows, including the cult classic "Lille Lørdag" (Little Saturday). Jespersen has also been a writer and producer for various Norwegian TV programs and has acted in several international films, including "The Thing" (2011). Outside of his entertainment career, Jespersen is a trained teacher and has published several books on language and linguistics. He is also a frequent commentator on language and language use in the Norwegian media.

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Torgeir Schjerven

Torgeir Schjerven (August 28, 1954-) is a Norwegian poet, novelist, author and actor.

Schjerven was born in Oslo, Norway and grew up in Bergen. He began his career in literature in the late 1970s, publishing the poetry collection "Jernet og havet" in 1978. Over the years, he has published numerous poetry collections, novels and plays, and has won several awards for his work, including the Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris in 1980 and the Dobloug Prize in 2012.

Aside from his literary work, Schjerven has also made a name for himself in Norwegian theater and film. He has acted in several productions for the National Theatre and other major theaters in Norway, as well as in films such as "Kamilla og tyven" and "Salto, salmiakk og kaffe". He has also adapted several of his own works for the stage.

In addition to his creative endeavors, Schjerven has worked as a journalist and editor for several Norwegian newspapers and magazines. He is known for his distinctive poetic voice, which blends introspection and observation with a deep love for the natural world.

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Dag Vågsås

Dag Vågsås (May 17, 1954-) is a Norwegian actor.

He was born in Bodø, Norway and graduated from the Norwegian National Academy of Theatre in 1980. He has worked as an actor at several theaters in Norway, including the Trøndelag Theatre, the National Theatre in Oslo, and the Oslo Nye Teater.

Vågsås is also known for his roles in Norwegian films and television series. He has appeared in notable films such as "Hamsun" (1996), "Elling" (2001), and "The Liverpool Goalie" (2010). He has also been a part of popular TV series such as "Hotel Cæsar" and "Lilyhammer".

In addition to his acting career, Vågsås has also worked as a voice actor for Norwegian dubbed versions of foreign films and TV series. He has lent his voice to several characters, including the Beast in "Beauty and the Beast" and Mario in the "Super Mario Bros." animated TV series.

Throughout his career, Vågsås has received several awards for his contributions to Norwegian theater and film, including the Norwegian Theatre Critics Award and the Amanda Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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Frank Krog

Frank Krog (October 5, 1954 Bergen-December 23, 2008 Oslo) was a Norwegian actor.

He is best known for his work in the Norwegian film and television industry. Krog began his acting career in the late 1970s and appeared in numerous films and television series throughout his career. Some of his most notable roles include his portrayal of "Eilert Loevborg" in the film version of Henrik Ibsen's play "Hedda Gabler" (1993) and his role as "Olav" in the popular Norwegian crime drama series "Varg Veum" (2008). In addition to his acting work, Krog was also involved in vocal acting and dubbing work for foreign films and TV shows. He passed away in 2008 at the age of 54.

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