Yngvar Numme

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Yngvar Numme
Dizzie Tunes og Grethe Kausland (11097025686).jpg
The Dizzie Tunes; Numme third from left, with Grethe Kausland
Born (1944-10-01) 1 October 1944 (age 72)
Porsgrunn, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation singer, actor, revue writer and director
Known for Leader of the show group Dizzie Tunes for about forty years
Children Thomas Numme
Awards Leonard Statuette (1990)[1]
King's Medal of Merit in gold (2002)[1]

Yngvar Numme (born 1 October 1944 in Porsgrunn, Norway) is a Norwegian singer, actor, revue writer and director. He is particularly known for his central role in the show group Dizzie Tunes for about forty years, one of the most successful ensembles in Norwegian entertainment.[1][2] He was awarded the Leonard Statuette in 1990, and Dizzie Tunes received the same award in 1993.[1]

He also voiced in the animated film, "Løvenes Konge" (Norwegian version of The Lion King) and voiced for The Chronicler in the Norwegian dub for The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon video game released in 2008. Numme is also father to Thomas Numme.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Larsen, Svend Erik Løken. "Yngvar Numme". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Yngvar Numme". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 April 2010.