Kjell Fjørtoft

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Kjell Fjørtoft (5 March 1930 – 14 May 2010) was a Norwegian journalist, non-fiction writer, photographer and film maker, born in Tromsø.

Fjørtoft wrote books about themes such as World War II, espionage and hunters. Among his books are Spionfamilien from 1986, about the convicted spy Selmer Nilsen and his family. He produced 25 television programmes for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, and also produced more than thirty film documentaries about Northern Norway.[1][2] He was awarded Troms County's Cultural Prize for 1983.[3] Fjørtoft died on 14 May 2010.[4]

Selected works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Dramaet på Arnøy (1981)
  • Vi fikk vår frihet (1984)
  • Spionfamilien (1986)
  • Oppgjøret som aldri tok slutt (1997)

Films[edit]

  • Lille Moskva (1983)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kristoffersen, Ivan. "Kjell Fjørtoft". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 17 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Kjell Fjørtoft". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 17 January October 2010.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Kjell Fjørtoft" (in Norwegian). Nordnorsk Forfatterlag. Retrieved 17 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Kjell Fjørtoft er død" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 15 May 2010. Retrieved 16 May 2010.