Knut Erik Jensen

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Knut Erik Jensen
Knut Erik Jensen at Iskyss première.png
Knut Erik Jensen photographed in Honningsvåg at the 11 September 2008 première of his new film Iskyss.
Born (1940-10-08) 8 October 1940 (age 77)
Honningsvåg, Norway
Parent(s) William and Wilma Jensen
Awards Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav

Knut Erik Jensen (born 8 October 1940 in Honningsvåg, Finnmark) is a Norwegian film director, best known for his documentary Cool and Crazy. After studying French, Russian and history, he attended the London Film School. In 1978, he joined the staff of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), and has since then made documentaries and short films for NRK as well as independently. Jensen has also directed three feature films: Stella Polaris (1993),Burnt by Frost (1997) and Passing Darkness (2000).

In 2008 Jensen was made a Knight, First Class of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav.[1]


  1. ^ "St. Olavs Orden til Knut Erik Jensen" (in Norwegian). Bergensavisen. 3 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-06. 

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