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Anna Bache-Wiig

Anna Bache-Wiig (born 1975) is a Norwegian actress and writer.

Anna Bache-Wiig graduated from The National Academy of Theatre in 1998.

From 1998 to 2000 she worked for Trøndelag Theatre, playing among other roles the green-clad and Anitra in Peer Gynt (2000). During this period she also guest-starred at Rogaland Theatre, where she had the role of Gretchen in Mein Kampf (1999).

She came to The National Stage in 2001. At DNS she worked for six years, and her roles include Antigone in Antigone by Aleksander Öberg and Mats Kjelbye (2002), Sophie in The Cold Heart by Astrid Saalbach (2003), Ronia in Ronia, the Robber's Daughter (2003-04), Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream (2004) and Natasha in The Idiot (2005).

The autumn of 2005 she visited Rogaland Theatre, playing the role of Constance Mozart in Amadeus, and the spring of 2006 Hedda in Per-Olav Sørensen's modern version of Hedda Gabler at Trøndelag Theatre. Back at DNS, she had parts in Macbeth (2006) and Gunnar Staalesen's Fallen Angels (2007).

In 2008 and 2009 Anna Bache-Wiig worked for Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre), where her roles include Hannah in Electra (2008), Mrs. Linde in A Doll's House (2008) and several roles in Edvard Munch - Alfa og Omega* (Edvard Munch - Alpha and Omega) (2009).

*Not yet translated into English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.


(Objekt ID 18262)
Object type Person
Born September 19, 1975
Functions Author, Actor
Nationality Norwegian
Gender Female

Anna Bache-Wiig had parts in the movies Buddy (2003), Next Door (2005) Sons (2008), Fallen Angels (2008) and Twigson Ties the Knot (2010), among others. She has also had a large number of TV roles, including Honningfellen* (The Honey Trap) (2010), Norwegian Cozy (2011), Åse Tonight (2011), Lilyhammer (2011) and NAV, Norway (2012).

Anna Bache-Wiig made her debut as a writer in 2003 with the childhood novel Det aller fineste (literally: The Very Best), and in 2005 she released Sommernattsdrømmen (literally: The Summer Night Dream) in which theatre plays an important role. Lasses hus (literally: Lasse's House) was published in 2009, and in 2010 she got The Riksmål Society - The Society for the Preservation of Traditional Standard Norwegian's award for literature for children and youth. The award was given her for Don Fridtjof, published in 2010.

Anna Bache-Wiig was nominated for The Hedda Award 2006 in the best leading actress category for the role of Hedda in Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, produced by Trøndelag Theatre.


The Hedda Award

Actors Agent Christina A. Ulrichsen, www.actorsagent.no

*Not yet translated into English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.