Joachim Calmeyer

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Kåre Joachim Calmeyer (born 23 June 1931) is a former Norwegian actor.

He was born in Oslo, but grew up in Horten and Tromsø. He is a brother of Ola, Sidsel and Bengt Calmeyer.[1]

He made his stage debut at Rogaland Teater in 1953 in the opera Don Pasquale. He was employed at Rogaland Teater from 1956 to 1960, at Det Norske Teatret from 1960 to 1964, Nationaltheatret from 1964 to 1972, Den Nationale Scene from 1972 to 1978 and then in Nationaltheatret. He has also appeared in Fjernsynsteatret, and played in Lars i porten (1984), Sigurd Drakedreper (1989), Vestavind (1994) and the main role in Kitchen Stories (2003).[2]

He is an honorary member of the Norwegian Actors' Equity Association and was decorated as a Knight, First Class of the Order of St. Olav in 2001. In 2012 he was given the Amanda Committee's Honorary Award.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Holt, Thor (16 March 2013). "- Det gjelder å kaste seg ut i det". Glåmdalen (in Norwegian). pp. 14–17. 
  2. ^ "Joachim Calmeyer". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 7 December 2013.