Anne Krigsvoll

Also known asAnne Katharine Krigsvoll
Born4 Feb. 1957

About Anne Krigsvoll

Anne Katharine Krigsvoll (born February 4 1957) is a Norwegian actress.

Krigsvoll made her stage debut in 1982 in a musical version of Tennessee Williams' Camino Real at The National Theatre. She was employed at the same theatre from 1982-85, and again from 1987. In the period in between she worked for Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation's TV drama division and for Trøndelag Theatre. During the 1980es she made her mark onstage in plays including Camille, The Trojan Women, When the New Wine Blooms and Ghosts.

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    Anne Krigsvoll made her TV debut in the miniseries August Strindberg, et liv (literally: August Strindberg, a life) (1985), but is better remembered for the main part in the miniseries directed by Arild Brinchmann called Nothing Grows from Moonlight from 1987, based on a book by Torborg Nedreaas. Her movie debut was in On the Threshold from 1984. She has also taken part in motion pictures including For the Days are Evil (1991) and Disturbance from 2006.

    The autumn of 2002 she enjoyed great success as Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre). And the autumn of 2006 she was talked about for her role in The National Theatre's production of Shadows (by Jon Fosse).

    In 1988 she won The Amanda Award in the best leading actress category for Nothing Grows from Moonlight.

    Anne Krigsvoll won The Hedda Award 1999 in particularly excellent performance category for the role of Idun Hov in Shame, produced by The National Theatre.

    She was nominated for The Hedda Award 2018 in the best supporting actress category for the role of Astrid C and others in People, Places and Things, produced by The National Theatre in 2018.

    In 2003 she won The Gammleng Award in the category for actors.

    A complete list of Anne Krigsvoll's roles at The National Theatre can be found at the webpage of the theatre (Norwegian only).


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