Norwegian movie stars died in 1980

Here are 1 famous actresses from Norway died in 1980:

Sonja Wigert

Sonja Wigert (November 11, 1913 Notodden-April 12, 1980 L'Alfàs del Pi) was a Norwegian actor.

She began her acting career in 1933 when she joined the Norwegian National Theatre. Sonja went on to become one of the most popular and accomplished actresses of her time in Norway. She is particularly remembered for her roles in films like "Tørres Snørtevold" (1940), "Den forsvundne pølsemaker" (1941), and "Fjols til fjells" (1957).

In addition to acting, Sonja was also known for her work as a resistance fighter during WWII. She helped establish a group for Norwegian women who were working against the Nazi regime in Norway and later fled to Sweden to continue her resistance work. Her story was later documented in the film "Sonja" (2018).

Despite her success, Sonja had a troubled personal life and struggled with alcoholism. She eventually retired from acting and moved to Spain, where she lived until her death in 1980.

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