Norwegian movie stars died in 2001

Here are 2 famous actors from Norway died in 2001:

Jørn Ording

Jørn Ording (February 21, 1916 Oslo-March 11, 2001 Oslo) was a Norwegian actor, instructor and screenwriter.

He began his acting career in 1938 at the National Theatre in Oslo, where he also served as an instructor later in his career. In addition to his work on stage, Ording appeared in several films including "Kampen om tungtvannet" and "Støv på hjernen". He also wrote the screenplay for the film "Line".

Ording was highly regarded in the Norwegian theatre community and received the Norwegian Theatre Critics Award in 1979. He was also awarded the King's Medal of Merit in gold for his contributions to Norwegian arts and culture. Outside of his acting career, Ording was an active participant in the Norwegian resistance movement during World War II, working for the underground press and participating in sabotage missions.

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Gunnar Olram

Gunnar Olram (December 19, 1908 Halden-January 12, 2001 Oslo) also known as Gunnar Carl Andreas Olram was a Norwegian actor.

He started his career in theater and made his stage debut in 1930 in Fredrikstad Theater. Olram was known for his dynamic acting style and performed in a wide range of roles throughout his career. He was also a popular film actor and appeared in several Norwegian films from the 1930s to the 1990s, including "Nine Lives" and "The Master and his Servants". Besides being an actor, Olram was also a writer and a director. In 1955, he co-founded the theater company "Det Norske Teatret" (The Norwegian Theater) in Oslo, which was later renamed after him to "Gunnar Olram Theater". Olram received several awards for his contribution to Norwegian theater and cinema, including the King's Medal of Merit and the Monaco International Film Festival award.

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