Kjetil Dyrendahl Try
24 July 1959
|Occupation||Advertising agency executive and crime fiction writer|
Ingunn Yssen (m. 1982–1999)
Kjetil Dyrendahl Try (born 24 July 1959) is a Norwegian advertising agency executive and crime fiction writer.
Try grew up at Manglerud in Oslo. He has played ice hockey for the club Manglerud Star, and participated in the 1983 film Hockeyfeber, where he played the character "Pettern". He was married to Ingunn Yssen from 1982 until they divorced seventeen years later.
Try is known as a close friend to Labour Party politician and former prime minister Jens Stoltenberg; they graduated together from Oslo Cathedral School in 1978. Starting from 1989, Try has been involved in designing many election campaigns for the Norwegian Labour Party. In his autobiography from 2016, Stoltenberg revealed that Try had advised him on several occasions.
- Moen, Elisabeth Skarstø (2008). "Try, Kjetil". In Åmås, Knut Olav (ed.). Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. pp. 500–501. ISBN 978-82-03-23561-0.
- Bolstad, Erik (ed.). "Kjetill Try". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
- "Stoltenberg brukte bestevenn som rådgiver". nrk.no (in Norwegian). 30 September 2016. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
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