Frøydis Armand

Born9 Apr. 1949
FunctionsActor
NationalityNorwegian
GenderFemale

About Frøydis Armand

Frøydis Armand is an actress (born 1949) who made her debut at The National Theatre of Norway in 1972. She has been employed at the theatre since then and she has interpreted some 50 roles. Frøydis Armand has been awarded the memorial award of Gösta Ekman, the honorary award of Per Aabel and the grant of Aase Bye.

She is the daughter of actor Eilif Armand and sister of Merete Armand and Gisken Armand, both actresses.

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Among the roles Frøydis Armand has interpreted are Desdemona in Othello, Nora in A Doll's House, the title role in Hedda Gabler, Mrs. Gina Ekdal in The Wild Duck, Mary Tyrone in Long Day's Journey into Night, the female lead in The Cherry Orchard, Lucy Brown in The Threepenny Opera and the older woman in Death Variations.

Frøydis Armand is also well-known for her movie role in the Wives trilogy directed by Anja Breien: Wives (1975), Wives II (1985) and Wives III (1996).

In 2011 Frøydis Armand was nominated for The Hedda Award in the category for best leading actress for the role of Huma in All about my mother, directed by Bjarte Hjelmeland, The National Venue of Theatre.

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Norwegian Wikipedia. 04.09.2010: http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fr%C3%B8ydis_Armand

Wikipedia, en.wikipedia.org, 04.09.2010, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fr%C3%B8ydis_Armand

The National Theatre 04.10.2010: http://www.nationaltheatret.no/Nationaltheateret/Om_oss/Ensemble/Armand%2C+Fr%C3%B8ydis.hTL99TVVp2Z--231D7A_xENi9zmxlVPL28nMhPLZB9MtlY05hRjMXP.ips

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