Northern Lights 2015

by steinhofflinda-1 | created - 14 Jul 2015 | updated - 14 Jul 2015 | Public

This is a list of the 25 nordic actors selected for the first edition of NORTHERN LIGHTS. A concept to promote nordic actors at the 65th Berlinale film festival. Here is the link:

1. Dagny Backer Johnsen

Actress | Violent

Dagny Backer Johnsen is an actress, known for Violent (2014), Vikings (2013) and Seven (2018).

2. Julia Schacht

Actress | Naboer

Julia Schacht was born on July 13, 1982 in Helgøya, Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway as Julia Elise Schacht. She is an actress and writer, known for Next Door (2005), Biodlaren and Melk (2017).

3. Marian Ottesen

Actress | Detektor

Marian Ottesen is an actress, known for Detector (2000) and Tonight med Timothy Dahle (2003).

4. Emil Johnsen

Actor | Alt det vakre

Emil Johnsen is a Scandinavian actor known for Corridor (2012) Ego ( 2013 ) and Guidance ( 2009 ). He grew up in Botswana, Africa with five elder siblings, and parents working as doctors. His English/German/Jewish mother, and Norwegian father, brought their big family from urban city life to the ...

5. Rolf Kristian Larsen

Actor | Mannen som elsket Yngve

Rolf Kristian Larsen was born on May 18, 1983 in Stavanger, Norway. He is an actor and director, known for The Man Who Loved Yngve (2008), I Travel Alone (2011) and The Saboteurs (2015).

6. Inga Ibsdotter Lilleaas

Actress | Birkebeinerne

Inga Ibsdotter Lilleaas is known for her work on The Last King (2016), Women in Oversized Men's Shirts (2015) and Rekyl (2018).

7. Gitte Witt

Actress | Lo imposible

Gitte Witt was born on June 20, 1983 in Oslo, Norway. She is known for her work on The Impossible (2012), The Sleepwalker (2014) and The Spy (2019).

8. Allan Hyde

Actor | True Blood

Allan Hyde was born on December 20, 1989 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an actor and writer, known for True Blood (2008), Alla Salute! (2011) and Below the Surface (2017).

9. Pelle Heikkilä

Actor | Invisible Heroes

Pelle Heikkilä was born on May 31, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland. He is an actor, known for Invisible Heroes (2019), Jägarna (2018) and Aallonmurtaja (2017).

10. Elmer Bäck

Actor | Eisenstein in Guanajuato

Elmer Bäck was born on October 18, 1981 in Finland. He is an actor and writer, known for Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015), The Spiral (2012) and Remember me Please (2018).

11. Guro Nagelhus Schia

Actress | Anna Karenina

Guro Nagelhus Schia graduated from Norway's leading national conservatoire for dance KHiO in 2000. In 2001 she joined Norway's national contemporary dance company Carte Blanche, where she performed with the company for eight years. During her time at Carte Blanche, Guro worked with choreographers ...

12. Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

Actor | Eddie the Eagle

Mads Sjøgård Pettersen is an actor and writer, known for Eddie the Eagle (2015), Nobel (2016) and The 12th Man (2017).

13. Fredrik Wagner

Actor | Forget About Nick

Fredrik Wagner is an actor and producer, known for Forget About Nick (2017), Dicte: Crime Reporter (2013) and Mitten in Deutschland: NSU (2016).

14. Laura Bach

Actress | Den som dræber

Laura Bach is a well-known Danish Actress. She has taken acting classes in Copenhagen, London, LA and South Africa. Her big breakthrough came when she landed the lead in the show about serial killers Those Who Kill. She played Katrine, a tough cop with a dark history. The show was also made into a ...

15. Lærke Winther

Actress | Dicte

Lærke Winther was born on September 23, 1975. She is an actress and writer, known for Dicte: Crime Reporter (2013), 3 Things (2017) and Bankerot (2014).

16. Lina Ljungqvist

Actress | Dom över död man

Lina Ljungqvist is an actress, known for The Last Sentence (2012), Det mest förbjudna (2016) and Krakel Spektakel (2014).

17. Espen Klouman Høiner

Actor | En som deg

Espen Klouman Høiner was born on August 31, 1981. He is known for his work on Must Have Been Love (2012), Mammon (2014) and Reprise (2006).

18. Lise Risom Olsen

Actress | The Innocents

Lise Risom Olsen is a Scandinavian actress born in Fredrikstad, Norway to a Norwegian father and Danish mother. She is based in Berlin and works internationally for film, television and theatre. Her work languages are mainly German, English and Norwegian. Risom Olsen is known for the Netflix series...

19. Lisette Pagler

Actress | Äkta människor

Lisette Pagler is known for her work on Real Humans (2012), Rum 213 (2017) and Gåsmamman (2015).

20. Gard B. Eidsvold

Actor | Hamsun

Gard B. Eidsvold was born on May 7, 1966. He is an actor, known for Hamsun (1996), Absolute Hangover (1999) and A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010).

21. Elias Munk

Actor | De dødes tjern

Elias Græsbøll Munk-Petersen was born May 21, 1992 in Alken, Denmark. He is the son of Iben Munk, a school principal, and Karsten Munk, a coach. Elias was the third of their three children. He is an actor best known for Når solen skinner (2016) and Where the Windmills Are (2016) and Exit ...

22. Nils Jørgen Kaalstad

Actor | Vikingane

Nils Jørgen Kaalstad was born on January 23, 1979. He is an actor, known for Vikingane (2016), Lilyhammer (2012) and Crossing Lines (2013).

23. Magne-Håvard Brekke

Actor | Kodenavn Hunter

Magne-Håvard Brekke is an actor, known for Kodenavn Hunter (2007), Overdrive (2017) and Kodenavn Hunter 2 (2008).

24. Joi Johannsson

Actor | Fortitude

Joi Johannsson is an awarded Scandinavian actor born and raised in Iceland. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Hartford, Connecticut in 1994 with a B.A degree in Theatre and Cinematic Arts.

Joi made his acting debut in 1986 in an international TV mini series called Nonni and Manni. ...

25. Thora Karitas

Actress | Sense8

Thora Karitas is an actress and producer, known for Sense8 (2015), Ástríður (2009) and Réttur (2009).

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