Here are 3 famous actors from Norway died in 2009:
Marius Eriksen, Jr. (December 8, 1922 Oslo-July 6, 2009) also known as Marius Eriksen was a Norwegian alpine skier, fighter pilot and actor. His child is called Beate Eriksen.
Marius Eriksen started his career in skiing in the 1950s and won multiple gold medals at the Norwegian Championships. He also represented Norway at the Winter Olympics in 1952 and 1956. During World War II, he served as a fighter pilot for the Norwegian Air Force and trained with the British Royal Air Force.
Along with his career in skiing and aviation, Eriksen was also an accomplished actor. He appeared in several Norwegian films, including "Ni Liv" and "Det brenner i natt!". Later in his career, he became a popular television personality and hosted the Norwegian version of "Jeopardy!" for several years.
Despite his success in sports and entertainment, Eriksen's personal life was marked by tragedy. His wife died in a car accident in 1969, and his only son, who had joined the Norwegian military, was killed by a land mine in Lebanon in 1988. Eriksen lived the rest of his life in Norway and passed away in 2009 at the age of 86.
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Per Christensen (July 18, 1934 Norway-August 26, 2009 Oslo) otherwise known as Per Christensen d.e. was a Norwegian actor.
Per Christensen acted in a number of movies and television series throughout his career, establishing himself as one of Norway's finest actors. He began his career at the age of 23, starring in his first film "Kasserer Jensen" in 1957. Throughout the 1960s, he appeared in several notable films, including "Operasjon Løvsprett" in 1962 and "Arven" in 1964. He also became a familiar face on Norwegian television, appearing in popular series such as "Og takk for det" and "Hotel Cæsar". In addition to his successful acting career, Christensen was also a passionate political activist, campaigning for various causes including environmentalism and socialism. He passed away in Oslo at the age of 75.
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Helge Reiss (February 27, 1928 Norway-November 11, 2009 Norway) was a Norwegian actor.
He started his career in the theater and went on to appear in numerous Norwegian films and television series throughout the 1950s to the 1990s. Reiss was highly versatile in his acting abilities and was known for his ability to portray both comedic and dramatic roles. He was nominated for the Norwegian Amanda Award for Best Supporting Actor multiple times and won the award in 2005 for his role in the film "Sønner av Norge" (Sons of Norway). Reiss was also a respected theater director and served as the artistic director of the Oslo Nye Teater from 1975 to 1985. He was honored with numerous awards for his contributions to Norwegian theater and film.
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