Jakob Oftebro

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Jakob Oftebro
Oftebro at the Karlovy Vary International Filmfestival in July 2015
Born (1986-01-12) 12 January 1986 (age 32)
Oslo, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004-present

Jakob Hoff Oftebro (born 12 January 1986) is a Norwegian actor. He has appeared in more than twenty films since 2004 including Kon-Tiki, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 85th Academy Awards.[1]

In 2014, he was cast as a lead in the Danish television production of 1864, a war epic. The series made headlines in Scandinavia due to its massive budget, one of the largest in Danish television history.[2]

Jakob´s half-brother is actor Jonas Hoff Oftebro (born May 7, 1996, Oslo), the son of Nils Ole Oftebro and Anette Hoff.

Selected filmography[edit]

Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Bare Bea Jørgen
2008 Max Manus Lars Emil Erichsen
2011 Varg Veum - Svarte får Asbjørn Søvold
2012 Kon-Tiki Torstein Raaby
Journey to the Christmas Star Ole
2013 Victoria Johannes
Mordene i Fjällbacka: Tyskerungen Hans Olavsen
Tarok Ulf Thorsen
Solan og Ludvig - Jul i Flåklypa Postmannen Voice role
2014 When Animals Dream Daniel
In Order of Disappearance Aron Horowitz
Lev Stærkt Martin
2015 Skammerens Datter Nicodemus Ravens
Guldkysten Wullf, Botanist
2016 Tordenskiold Tordenskiold
The Last King Skjervald
2017 Tom of Finland Jack
Disappearance Johnny
The Snowman Superintendent Skarre
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Skolen Jacob 3 episodes
2010 Hvaler Mikkel Olsen 6 episodes
2013-2014 Lilyhammer Chris 6 episodes
2013 The Bridge Mads Nielsen 3 episodes
2014 1864 Laust Jensen Main role
2015-2017 Unge lovende Anders 8 episodes


  1. ^ "Oscars: Hollywood announces 85th Academy Award nominations". BBC News. Retrieved December 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jakob Oftebro Biography". IMDB. Retrieved December 17, 2014. 

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