Bård Tufte Johansen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Bård Tufte Johansen

Norwegian comedian

Date of Birth: 19-Jun-1969

Place of Birth: Skien, Eastern Norway, Norway

Profession: actor, comedian, television presenter

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Bård Tufte Johansen

  • Bård Tufte Johansen (born 19 June 1969 in Skien) is a Norwegian comedian. Together with Harald Eia, he has authored and participated in several successful NRK TV series, such as U:Natt (1994), starring with Monotelevision, Lille Lørdag (1995), Åpen post (1998–2002),Uti vår hage (2003), Team Antonsen (2004), Tre brødre som ikke er brødre (2005), Ut i vår hage 2 (2008) and Storbynatt (2010).
  • In 2004–2005 Johansen and Eia had a radio-show called Tazte priv. In 2003 Johansen starred in the Norwegian movie Lille Frøken Norge.
  • He has also done stand-up comedy.
  • In the years 1988–1990 he was the vocalist of Norwegian progressive rock band Utopian Fields.Although most people regard his humor as intelligent, he has raised controversy several times.
  • In 2002 Bård Tufte Johansen, representing Åpen post, mocked the media's double standards when the Norwegian Labour Party leader Thorbjørn Jagland was hospitalised after sustained media pressure.
  • Behind the TV reporter reporting live from outside the hospital, Tufte Johansen jumped around in a chicken costume, cackling about media's treatment of Thorbjørn Jagland.
  • This raised significant controversy in Norway.

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