Henki Kolstad

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Henki Kolstad
Henki Kolstad - Oslo Museum.jpg
Henki Kolstad (1964)
Johan Henrik Ludvig Kolstad

(1915-02-03)3 February 1915
Died14 July 2008(2008-07-14) (aged 93)
Years active1928–2001
Spouse(s)Else Kolstad (1938–2008)

Henki Kolstad (3 February 1915 – 14 July 2008) was a Norwegian actor and pop-cultural national treasure.[1] With his debut at the Oslo national theater, he was known for his appearances in Olsenbanden, the children's series Jul i Skomakergata,[2] Herr Klinke in Den Spanske Flue, and Vi gifter oss. Notable mentions include the Amanda and the Order of St. Olav awards.[1]

Kolstad and his wife Else were together for 76 years. They had one son and two daughters.[3]

Henki was also known for voicing several local Disney characters such as the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood, Grumpy in the 1982 dub of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 film) and the Sultan of Agrabah in Aladdin.

Henki's younger brother, Lasse Kolstad, was also a well-known actor.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b Hauge, Jeanette Pjaaka (2008-07-14). "Henki Kolstad er død" (in Norwegian). Dagbladet. Archived from the original on 2008-07-17. Retrieved 2008-07-16.
  2. ^ English: Christmas in Shoemaker Street (literal) or A Shoemaker's Christmas(release title).
  3. ^ Årrestad, Karoline (2008-07-14). "Slik var Henki Kolstads liv" (in Norwegian). Verdens Gang. Retrieved 2008-07-16.

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