Arthur Arntzen (humorist)

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Arthur Arntzen

Arthur Andreas Arntzen (born 10 May 1937) is a Norwegian journalist, humorist, actor and writer.

He is particularly known for his character "Oluf Rallkattli". In 1994 he was appointed professor II in humour at the University of Tromsø.[1] He was awarded the Leonard Statuette for 1999 and was decorated Knight, First Order of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav in 2000.[2][3]

Selected works[edit]

  • Han Oluf (1967)
  • Ho Emma (1968)
  • Æ lyg ikkje (1986)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Losnegård, Gaute. "Arthur Arntzen". In Henriksen, Petter. Allkunne (in Norwegian). Voss. Retrieved 18 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Kristoffersen, Ivan. "Arthur Arntzen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 
  3. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Arthur Arntzen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 17 May 2010.