Rønnaug Alten

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Rønnaug Alten
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Rønnaug Alten in 1940
Born (1910-02-09)9 February 1910
Tromsø, Norway
Died 20 January 2001(2001-01-20) (aged 90)
Oslo, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Actress
Awards Guldbagge Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (1982)
Order of St. Olav (1982)

Rønnaug Alten (9 February 1910 – 20 January 2001) was a Norwegian actress and stage instructor. She was born in Tromsø. She made her stage debut at Den Nationale Scene in 1930 as "Viola" in Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night. During her career she worked for various theatres, including Det Nye Teater, Nationaltheatret, Trøndelag Teater, Riksteatret, Folketeatret, Oslo Nye Teater and Teatret Vårt. She made her film debut in 1936. Her first stage production was at Folketeatret in 1954. She was decorated Knight, First Class of the Order of St. Olav in 1982.[1][2]

In 1982 at the 18th Guldbagge Awards she shared the award Best Actress with Sunniva Lindekleiv and Lise Fjeldstad for their roles in Little Ida.[3]


  1. ^ Lyche, Lise. "Rønnaug Alten". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Larsen, Svend Erik Løken. "Rønnaug Alten". In Godal, Anne Marit. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Liten Ida (1981)". The Swedish Film Database. Retrieved 9 March 2014.