Harald Schwenzen

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Harald Schwenzen (18 May 1895 – 1954) was a Norwegian stage and film actor.

Born in Glücksberg, Germany, he relocated to Norway where he made his stage debut at Nationaltheatret in 1918, and played for this theatre for many years. He was script writer and director for the 1922 film Pan.[1] He chaired the Norwegian Actors' Equity Association during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany,[2] and was arrested and sent to Grini and Sachsenhausen concentration camps.[3] After his release and the end of the war, he continued appearing on Norwegian stages and in films until his death in 1954.

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  1. ^ Berg, Thoralf. "Harald Schwenzen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Harald Stammann Fries Schwenzen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 April 2010. 
  3. ^ Giertsen, Børre R., ed. (1946). "9375. Schwenzen, Harald". Norsk fangeleksikon. Grinifangene (in Norwegian). Oslo: Cappelen. p. 336. 

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