Mari Maurstad

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Mari Maurstad
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Mari Maurstad in 1973
Born Mari Maurstad
(1957-03-17) 17 March 1957 (age 60)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1981–present
Spouse(s) Aage Kvalbein

Mari Maurstad (born 17 March 1957) is a Norwegian actress. She debuted at Nationaltheatret (the National Theatre) in 1981, and has worked there since.[1] Here she has had roles such as "Polly" in Brecht's The Threepenny Opera, and "Mrs. Sørby" in Ibsen's The Wild Duck. She has also acted in outdoor performances of Ibsen's Peer Gynt, and in several one-woman shows.[1] In film and television she is best known for her roles in Drømmeslottet (1986) and Pilen flyttebyrå (TV, 1987).[2] Maurstad took part in the reality show Skal vi danse (based on "Strictly Come Dancing") in 2007.[3]

Notable roles of Dubbing[edit]

For Disney, she is best known for dubbing Daisy Duck and Huey, Dewey, and Louie in various Disney Norwegian productions, and Shenzi in The Lion King.

Personal life[edit]

Mari Maurstad's father was the Norwegian actor Alfred Maurstad, and actor Toralv Maurstad is her half-brother. She is married to cellist Aage Kvalbein; the couple have three children.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Mari Maurstad" (in Norwegian). Nationaltheatret. Retrieved 2008-08-11. 
  2. ^ "Mari Maurstad". IMDb. Retrieved 2008-08-11. 
  3. ^ Søhr, Cathrine H. (2007-11-06). "Danser videre". Dagbladet. Retrieved 2008-08-11. 
  4. ^ "Bakgrunn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2008-08-11. 

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