2 Henrik Ibsen(Playwright)
Henrik Ibsen was a Norwegian theatre director and playwright. One of the most influential and popular playwrights of his generation, Ibsen is credited with co-founding modernism in theatre, for which he is often called the father of realism. After William Shakespeare, Henrik Ibsen is the world's most often performed dramatist. His works have influenced other playwrights like George Bernard Shaw.
3 Kristine Froseth(Actress)
Kristine Froseth is a Norwegian and American model and actress. She is known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as The Society and Looking for Alaska. Froseth was discovered at Ski Storsenter where she was taking part in a catwalk audition. She then went on to model for brands like Armani before establishing herself as an actress.
4 Ingrid Bolsø Berdal(Actress)
Norwegian actress Ingrid Bolsø Berdal is best known for her role in the Norwegian slasher film Cold Prey, for which she won the Amanda Award (the Norwegian Film Award) for Best Actress. She is a versatile actress and has appeared in horror, thriller, drama, and romantic comedy genres. Besides films and TV shows, she also often acts in theater productions.
5 Liv Ullmann(Actress)
6 Christopher Heyerdahl(Actor)
7 Alexander Rybak(Singer, Violinist, Pianist and Actor)
Alexander Rybak is a Belarusian-Norwegian singer-composer, violinist, and pianist. The son of two talented musicians, he began to play musical instruments when he was just five. He studied at the Barratt Due Institute of Music before beginning his career. Besides being a musician, he is also an actor and has appeared in many TV shows and films.
8 Thea Sofie Loch Naess(Actress)
9 Veronica Ngo(Actress and singer who won the award for Best Actress at the 2007 Vietnam Film Festival for her appearance in the film Haunted Manor.)
10 Aksel Hennie(Actor)
11 John Carew(Former football forwarder)
Norwegian former footballer John Carew has had successful stints with clubs such as Valencia, Aston Villa, and Lyon. He has also scored 24 goals for the Norwegian national team. Post-retirement, he stepped into acting, with roles in movies such as Dead of Winter and series such as Heimebane.
12 Amrita Acharia(Actress)
ALRA alumna Amrita Acharia is best known as Dothraki handmaiden Iri from the series Game of Thrones. The Nepalese-Ukrainian actor is also known as Dr. Ruby Walker from The Good Karma Hospital and has appeared in films such as I Am Yours. She also works to rehabilitate trafficked Nepalese children.
13 Natassia Malthe(Norwegian Model and Actress Known for Her Role in the Movie 'Elektra' and 'DOA:Dead or Alive')
Norwegian actor-model Natassia Malthe is known for playing strong female characters, such as assassins. She played a bounty hunter in Knights of Bloodsteel. Featured on Maxim Hot 100, Malthe is half-Malaysian through her mother. She was one of countless women who had accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.
14 Aylar Lie(Actress)
15 Tarjei Sandvik Moe(Actor)
Norwegian actor Tarjei Sandvik Moe is best known for his award-winning portrayal of Isak Valtersen in the series Skam. While his character in the series was praised for its unusually frank depiction of homosexuality, unknown to many, he had skipped a math class to audition for the role.
16 Negar Khan(Actress)
17 Ingvild Deila(Actress)
18 Magne Furuholmen(Musician)
Magne Furuholmen is a Norwegian visual artist and musician known for founding the popular synth-pop band A-ha where he plays the keyboard and guitar. Thanks to the popularity of the band, Furuholmen has achieved international fame. As a songwriter, Furuholmen has delivered hits like Cry Wolf and Manhattan Skyline. He has also held exhibitions across Norway as a visual artist.
19 Rune Temte(Actor)
20 Silje Torp(Actress)
21 Synnove Macody Lund(Journalist)
22 Lisa Loven Kongsli(Actress)
23 Anders Danielsen Lie(Actor)
Anders Danielsen Lie is a Norwegian actor, medical doctor, and musician. Danielsen Lie has played leading roles in award-winning films like Reprise and Oslo, 31 August. His portrayal of Anders in Oslo, 31 August was honored at the RiverRun International Film Festival in 2012. In 2022, he was named Best Supporting Actor at the National Society of Film Critics Awards.
24 Maria Bonnevie(Actress)
25 Thorbjørn Harr(Actor)
26 Josefine Frida Pettersen(Actress)
27 Deeyah Khan(Director)
28 Kåre Conradi(Actor)
29 Henrik Holm(Actor)
30 Kristoffer Joner(Actor)
31 Ida Elise Broch(Actress)
32 Lisa Teige(Actress)
33 Iman Meskini(Actress notable for her starring role as Sanna Bakkoush on the hit series Skam)
Iman Meskini is a Norwegian actress best known for her portrayal of Sana Bakkoush in the popular teen drama streaming TV series, Skam. A practicing Muslim in real life, Meskini's representation of Muslim youth in Skam at a time when there was a rise in Islamophobia across the world was viewed as a fitting reply to those who spread Islamophobia.
34 Vendela Kirsebom(Model)
35 Thomas Hayes(Actor, DJ)
Thomas Hayes is a Norwegian-British DJ and actor best known for his portrayal of William Magnusson in the popular teen drama streaming TV series, Skam. Thomas Hayes has also appeared in several music videos of popular artists like Alan Walker.
36 Trond Fausa Aurvåg(Actor, Director)
37 Lillian Müller(Model, Actress)
38 Alexander Hanson(Actor)
39 Marian Saastad Ottesen(Actress)
40 Julie Ege(Actress)
41 Herman Tommeraas(Actor)
Herman Tommeraas is a Norwegian model and actor best known for his portrayal of Christoffer Schistad in the popular television series, Skam. Tommeraas' popularity increased when the show achieved international success. With more than two million followers on Instagram, Herman Tommeraas is arguably one of the most popular stars on the TV series.
42 Per Fredrik Åsly(Singer-songwriter)
Norwegian singer Per Fredrik Åsly, better known by his stage name, PelleK, has been associated with groups such as Damnation Angels and Qantice. He also has his own band, PelleK. He is extremely popular on YouTube, too, and has appeared in the film Creators: The Past and the popular series Vikings.
43 Pål Sverre Hagen(Actor)
44 Erik Hivju(Actor)
45 Jakob Oftebro(Actor)
46 Ane Dahl Torp(Actress)
47 Nils Jørgen Kaalstad(Actor)
Norwegian actor Nils Jørgen Kaalstad is perhaps best known for his role as Arvid in the series Norsemen. His other major portrayals have been for films such as Headhunters and series such as Lilyhammer. He is also an electronic musician, known by his stage name, Sideshow Jøgge.