Norwegian movie stars died in 2012

Here are 5 famous actors from Norway died in 2012:

Tom Tellefsen

Tom Tellefsen (October 30, 1931 Asker-January 17, 2012 Oslo) was a Norwegian actor.

He went to the National Theater School in Oslo and started his acting career in 1951. Tellefsen has acted in many plays, television shows, and films throughout his career. He was known for his versatility as an actor and for his roles in popular Norwegian films such as "Hustruer" (1975) and "Hodet Over Vannet" (1993). In addition, Tellefsen was a prolific voice actor and dubbed more than 200 foreign films into Norwegian. He was awarded the King's Medal of Merit in gold in 1995 for his outstanding acting work.

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Odd Børretzen

Odd Børretzen (November 21, 1926 Fister-November 3, 2012 Vestfold) also known as Børretzen, Odd or Odd Lunde Børretzen was a Norwegian actor, screenwriter, author, translator, illustrator and musician.

Børretzen began his career as an author, writing several books in the 1960s and 1970s, including the acclaimed novel "Den Grønne Lue" ("The Green Hat"). He also worked as a translator, bringing works by authors such as J.D. Salinger and Jack Kerouac into Norwegian. In the 1980s, Børretzen turned his attention to music and released several albums, often collaborating with the musician Lars Martin Myhre. He also appeared in a number of films and television shows throughout his career, and won several awards for his work as an actor and writer. Later in life, Børretzen became known for his humorous performances, often delivering satirical social commentary through music and humor.

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Lasse Kolstad

Lasse Kolstad (January 10, 1922 Oslo-January 14, 2012 Oslo) also known as Kolstad, Lasse, Lars Kolstad or Lars "Lasse" Kolstad was a Norwegian actor and singer.

Kolstad was a prolific actor and singer, having appeared in over 30 films and television shows throughout his career. He was perhaps best known for his work in the Norwegian films "Jakten" and "Mens vi venter på Godot." Additionally, he had a successful career on stage and in radio, with roles in productions of "Fiddler on the Roof" and "Annie Get Your Gun." Kolstad was a recipient of several awards for his contributions to Norwegian cultural life, including the King's Medal of Merit and the Fritt Ord Honorary Award. He was also a passionate environmentalist and was involved in various conservation efforts throughout his life. Kolstad passed away in Oslo in 2012 at the age of 90.

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Per Sunderland

Per Sunderland (October 9, 1924 Risør-June 4, 2012 Oslo) was a Norwegian actor.

He started his career in the theater and later transitioned to television and film. Sunderland became a household name in Norway for his role as the character "Onkel Lauritz" in the popular Norwegian television series "Hotel Cæsar". He also appeared in several Norwegian films, including "Jeg er din krig" (I am Your War) and "Hodet over vannet" (Head Above Water). In addition to his acting career, Sunderland was also a well-respected director and producer. He received several awards throughout his career, including the Amanda Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1987. He passed away in 2012 at the age of 87.

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Gunnar Eide

Gunnar Eide (May 11, 1920 Stavanger-July 2, 2012 Oslo) was a Norwegian actor.

He began his career as an actor in the 1940s, and became a well-known name in Norwegian theatre and film. Eide's breakthrough came in 1951 when he played the title role in the film "Veien tilbake" directed by Edith Carlmar, an iconic film of Norwegian cinema. Eide went on to star in several other Norwegian films and TV series, earning critical acclaim for his performances. In addition to his acting career, he was also a painter and writer, and published several books throughout his life. Eide was recognized with several awards for his work as an actor, including the Amanda Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 1981.

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