Here are 7 famous actors from Norway were born in 1973:
Espen Eckbo (April 22, 1973 Oslo-) a.k.a. Espen Andersen Eckbo is a Norwegian comedian, actor, screenwriter and film director. He has two children, Herman Eckbo and Jesper Eckbo.
Eckbo is best known for his satirical television shows, including "Mandagsklubben," "Team Antonsen," and "Nissene på Låven." He has won numerous awards for his work in comedy, including the Gullruten award for Best Comedy Program and Best Male Comedy Performer. In addition to his work in television, Eckbo has appeared in films such as "Uno" and "Tomme Tønner." He has also lent his voice to animated films and TV shows, including the Norwegian version of "Kung Fu Panda" and "The Simpsons." In recent years, Eckbo has expanded his career to include directing, with his feature film debut "Lyst" premiering in 2017.
Brede Hovland (June 17, 1973 Levanger-) is a Norwegian film producer, television producer and actor.
Hovland started his career as an actor in various theater productions in Norway. He then transitioned to producing and co-producing a number of feature films and TV series, including the popular Norwegian TV crime drama series "Valkyrien". He has also produced several international co-productions with partners in the United States, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. In 2016, Hovland was honored with the Norwegian Film Institute's award for Best Producer for his work on the film, "Welcome to Norway!" Aside from his work in film and television, Hovland is also an active member of the Norwegian film industry and has served on the board of directors for The Norwegian Film Association.
Henrik Elvestad (July 3, 1973 Norway-) is a Norwegian actor and screenwriter.
He is best known for being the creator and star of the comedy show "Golden Goal" which aired on Norwegian television from 2000 to 2012. In addition to his work in television, Elvestad has also written several popular books in his native Norway, including the novel "The Last Winter Dance." He has received numerous awards for his work, including the prestigious Gullruten award for Best Male TV Host in 2005. Despite his success in the entertainment industry, Elvestad is also known for being very private about his personal life.
Eivind Sander (March 26, 1973 Norway-) is a Norwegian actor.
He grew up in Bærum, and after finishing high school, he moved to Oslo to attend the Norwegian National Academy of Theatre. Sander made his acting debut in 1997 in the television series "Fox Grønland" and became a household name in Norway after his appearance in the popular TV show "Hotel Cæsar" from 2002-2007.
Aside from acting in TV, Sander has also appeared in several Norwegian films, including "Himmelblå" (2008), "Orion's Belt" (2020), and "A place nearby" (2000). He has also worked as a stage actor, performing in different productions in Norway and internationally.
In addition to his acting career, Sander is involved in environmental causes and supports initiatives that promote sustainable living. He has even participated in several expeditions to the Arctic as an ambassador for climate change awareness.
Håvard Lilleheie (February 1, 1973 Stord-) is a Norwegian actor.
He is best known for his comedic roles in various Norwegian TV shows and movies. Lilleheie started his career in entertainment as a member of the comedy group Lompelandslaget, which gained a big following in Norway. He later went on to host the popular Norwegian game show "Ikke gjør dette hjemme" (Don't Try This at Home) for several seasons. Apart from his work on TV, Lilleheie has also appeared in numerous Norwegian movies, including "Børning" and "Kill Buljo." He has won several awards for his performances, including the Gullruten for Best Male Host and the Komiprisen for Best Male Comedian.
Kyrre Hellum (November 29, 1973-) is a Norwegian actor.
He was born in Oslo, Norway and studied acting at the Norwegian Academy of Dramatic Arts in the late 1990s. Hellum began his career in the 2000s, appearing in several Norwegian films and television series. One of his most notable roles was in the 2009 film "Nord" for which he won the Amanda Award for Best Supporting Actor. He is also known for his role as the lead character in the Norwegian crime comedy series "Dag" which aired from 2010-2015. In addition to his work in TV and film, Hellum has also appeared in several stage productions and has lent his voice to several audiobooks.
Marko Iversen Kanic (May 28, 1973 Norway-) also known as Marco Kanic or Marko Kanic is a Norwegian actor.
He graduated from The Norwegian Theatre Academy in 1999 and started his acting career at The National Theatre of Norway. He has since appeared in numerous stage productions and has received critical acclaim for his performances in plays like "Hedda Gabler," "Ghosts," and "A Doll's House." Kanic has also appeared in several Norwegian films and TV shows, including "Blackmail," "Lilyhammer," and "Nobel." In addition to acting, he has also worked as a voice-over artist and has dubbed many foreign films and TV shows into Norwegian. Kanic is known for his versatility as an actor and his ability to bring depth and complexity to the characters he portrays.