Robert Skjærstad

Robert Skjærstad (born May 7 1966 in Oslo) is a Norwegian actor. Skjærstad works in the theatre, TV and movies.


(Objekt ID 1988)
Object type Person
Born May 7, 1966
Functions Actor
Nationality Norwegian
Gender Male
Member of The Norwegian Actors’ Equity Association/NAEA
Adresse Oslo, Norway

Robert Skjærstad has has worked as a freelance actor since 1990. He has been hired by The National Theatre, for which he during a ten-year period, from 1990 to 2000, took part in more than 15 different productions.

He has also worked for Trøndelag Theatre, Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre), Sogn og Fjordane Theatre and Rogaland Theatre. He has long experience from independent theatre companies such as Verdensteatret, Passage Nord, Visjoner and The Theatre of Cruelty, which he has been connected to since 1996, and he has taken part in Captain Sabertooth in Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park.

He is also very active as a movie actor, got the Amanda Award for best leading actor for his role in Pål Sletaune's Junk Mail, and he played a torpedo in the TV series Lilyhammer! Skjærstad also had roles in You Really Got Me and Hawaii, Oslo.

Robert Skjærstadwas nominated for The Hedda Award 2012 in the category of best supporting actor for the role of Lucky in Waiting for Godot, directed by Harald Hoaas, Teater Innlandet.


The Hedda Awards, 29.05.2012,