Norwegian movie stars died at 66

Here are 2 famous actors from Norway died at 66:

Ottar Wicklund

Ottar Wicklund (July 3, 1911 Seljord-March 13, 1978) was a Norwegian actor.

He was known for his work in the Norwegian film industry during the 1950s and 1960s, appearing in over 30 films. Wicklund began his acting career in theater, eventually making the transition to film. Some of his most notable film roles include portraying the character of Carsten Holm in the 1958 film "Nine Lives," and playing the lead role in the 1962 film "Bussen." In addition to his work in film, Wicklund also appeared on television, including several episodes of the popular Norwegian television series "Tornqvist." Despite his success as an actor, Wicklund was known for his humility and was highly respected in the Norwegian film community.

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Jolly Kramer-Johansen

Jolly Kramer-Johansen (May 7, 1902 Oslo-September 17, 1968 Bærum) also known as Jolly Henry Johansen or Jolly Henry Kramer-Johansen was a Norwegian actor, film score composer and bandleader.

He began his career as a musician, playing the saxophone in various dance bands in the late 1920s. In the 1930s, he turned his focus to acting and appeared in several Norwegian films, including "Tørres Snørtevold" (1940) and "Sønner av Norge" (1961).

Kramer-Johansen was also a talented composer, writing scores for several Norwegian films, including "Tørres Snørtevold" and "De vergeløse" (1950). In addition to his film work, he was a popular bandleader and toured extensively throughout Scandinavia, Europe and the United States.

Despite his success as an actor and musician, Kramer-Johansen is perhaps best remembered for his heroic efforts during World War II. He was a member of the Norwegian resistance and worked tirelessly to sabotage German operations in Norway. He was eventually captured by German authorities and spent several years in concentration camps before being liberated by Allied forces in 1945.

After the war, Kramer-Johansen returned to his career in music and film. He continued to perform and compose until his death in 1968 at the age of 66.

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