Pål Skjønberg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Pål Skjønberg

Norwegian actor

Date of Birth: 20-Oct-1919

Place of Birth: Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway

Date of Death: 03-Feb-2014

Profession: stage actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Pål Skjønberg

  • Pål Eugen Bucher Skjønberg (20 October 1919 – 3 February 2014) was a Norwegian actor. He was born in Stavanger to actors Eugen (1889–1971) and Henny Skjønberg (1886–1973).
  • He is the older brother of actor Espen Skjønberg.
  • They grew up in Bærum and Oslo.
  • In 1946 he married actress Elisabeth Bang (1922–2009).He made his stage debut for Bærum Studiescene during World War II.
  • Both his brother and future wife were involved here too.
  • He was later employed at the theatre Det Norske Teatret from 1945 to his retirement in 1989, except for the years 1951 to 1952 when he worked at Den Nationale Scene.
  • His film debut came in 1946 in the film Englandsfarere.
  • Another notable appearance was the film Ut av mørket, which was entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival.
  • He appeared in at least 23 films and television shows between 1946 and 1991.
  • Skjønberg was also a board member of Riksteatret from 1968 to 1976.
  • He has received numerous awards, including the King's Medal of Merit. He died in February 2014.

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