Lise Fjeldstad

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Lise Fjeldstad
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Born Lise Barbra Skappel Fjeldstad
(1939-06-17) 17 June 1939 (age 78)
Oslo, Norway
Occupation Actress
Years active 1963 – present
Partner(s) Per Sunderland
Awards Amanda, Best Actress, 1991

Lise Barbra Skappel Fjeldstad (born 17 June 1939) is a Norwegian actress, and daughter of the conductor and violinist Øivin Fjeldstad. A graduate of the Norwegian National Academy of Theatre in 1963, she started working at Det Norske Teatret (the Norwegian Theater) immediately afterward. In 1975 she was hired by the National Theatre, where she has acted in roles such as "Blanche Dubois" in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire, and "Agnes" in Henrik Ibsens Brand.[1] She won the Amanda – the main Norwegian film award – for best actress for her role in Dødsdansen in 1991.[2] She has two children with her partner, actor Per Sunderland.[3]

In 1982 at the 18th Guldbagge Awards she shared the award Best Actress with Sunniva Lindekleiv and Rønnaug Alten for their roles in Little Ida.[4]

In 1993 she was made a Knight, First Class, of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav. She was awarded the Ibsen Centennial Commemoration Award and the Herman Wildenvey Poetry Award[5] in 2006.

Select filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
1964 Marenco Bitten Rojansen
1966 Sult Little girl
1969 We Are All Demons Inger
1973 "A Doll's House" (TV) Nora Helmer
1977 Dagny Dagny Juel
1985 Galskap! Marianne
1988 "Borgen skole" (TV) Vera
2009 "Hvaler" (TV) Liv Hansen


  1. ^ "Lise Fjeldstad" (in Norwegian). Nationaltheatret. Retrieved 2009-08-16. 
  2. ^ "AMANDA-VINNERE 1985-2006" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-09-20. Retrieved 2009-08-16. 
  3. ^ "Lise Fjeldstad" (in Norwegian). Dagbladet. 2007-05-11. Retrieved 2009-08-16. 
  4. ^ "Liten Ida (1981)". The Swedish Film Database. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Wildenveyprisen 2012. 2012. Litteratur i Vestfold (June 6).

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