Fridtjov Såheim

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Fridtjov Såheim
Born (1968-07-02) 2 July 1968 (age 51)
OccupationActor and director (for stage)
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)Henriette Steenstrup
Children2 (daughter and son)

Fridtjov Såheim (born 2 July 1968) is a Norwegian stage director, stage actor and film actor.

He has worked for the theatres Den Nationale Scene, Rogaland Teater and Nationaltheatret. Among his characters is the title role in Woyzeck, and the protagonist "Raskolnikov" in Crime and Punishment. He has staged an adaptation of Anton Chekhov's play Uncle Vanya and Jon Fosse's play Dei døde hundane at Rogaland Teater. He played a principal role in the 2006 film The Art of Negative Thinking, and played the character "Ibsen" in the documentary film Løven – Henrik Ibsen.[1] In 2013 he received the Amanda Award for "Best Actor in a Supporting Role" in the film Victoria.[2]

In 2012 he began playing the role of Jan Johanson in the television series Lilyhammer, with Sopranos actor Steven Van Zandt.


  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Fridtjov Såheim". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  2. ^ Velle Dypbukt, Sigrid; Vestmo, Birger (16 August 2013). "Som du ser meg ble beste norske kinofilm" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 29 November 2014.

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