Sverre Røssummoen

Sverre Røssummoen (born August 5 1951) is a Norwegian actor. He graduated from The National Academy of Theatre in 1975.

Most of the time he has worked for The National Stage in Bergen, where he has had central parts in plays including Developments by Klaus Rifbjerg (1979), Livet med Marilyn* (Life with Marilyn) (1987), Circus by Pavel Kohout (1990), An Enemy of the People (2001), One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Dale Wassermann (2003), The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh, (2004), Dream of Autumn (2005) and Macbeth (2006).

Further the productions he has taken parts in include The Cherry Orchard (2007), Les Misèrables (2008), Death of a Salesman (2008), A Streetcar Named Desire (2010), August: Osage County (2010), La Cage aux Folles and Mother Courage and Her Children (2012).

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


(Objekt ID 5911)
Object type Person
Functions Actor
Nationality Norwegian
Gender Male

Sverre Røssummoen has recorded several audiobooks.

Among the movies in which he has had parts are Erik Richter Strand's Varg Veum movie Sleeping Beauty (2008), Falling Sky (2002) and The Witches (1990).

Sverre Røssummoen was nominated for The Hedda Award 2007 in the best supporting actor category for the role of the fine gentleman in The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents by Lukas Bärfuss, produced by The National Stage.


The Hedda Award

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The National Academy of Theatre (graduated 1975).