Here are 2 famous actresses from Norway died in 1974:
Aud Egede-Nissen (May 30, 1893 Bergen-November 15, 1974 Oslo) a.k.a. Aud Egede Nissen, Aud Egede Richter, Aud Richter or Egede-Nissen was a Norwegian actor. She had one child, Georg Richter.
Egede-Nissen began her acting career in 1913, appearing in her first film "Fante-Anne". Over the years, she acted in several films, both silent and sound. Some of her notable works include "The Bridal Party in Hardanger" (1926), "Laila" (1929), "Marriage by Proxy" (1937), and "Tørres Snørtevold" (1940). She was known for her versatility as an actor and could take on different roles with ease.
Apart from acting, Egede-Nissen was also involved in the Norwegian resistance movement during World War II. She used her acting skills to pass on secret messages to the resistance fighters. Her efforts were recognized by the Norwegian government, and she was awarded the King's Medal for Courage in the Cause of Freedom.
Egede-Nissen was married twice, first to the German film director Leif Sinding in 1919, and then to the Norwegian actor Georg Richter in 1934. She retired from acting in 1954 and passed away in 1974 at the age of 81.
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Guri Stormoen (September 10, 1901 Oslo-November 1, 1974 Stavanger) was a Norwegian actor.
Stormoen began her career in silent films during the 1920s and later transitioned to sound films. She appeared in over 50 films throughout her career, including classics such as "Troll-elgen" and "Fjols til Fjells". In addition to her work in film, she also acted in several stage productions, including one of the first productions of Tennessee Williams' play "A Streetcar Named Desire" in Norway. Stormoen was known for her versatility as an actress, playing roles ranging from comedic to dramatic. She was honored with the King's Medal of Merit in gold for her contributions to Norwegian culture in 1971, just three years before her death.
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