Henki Kolstad, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Henki Kolstad

Norwegian actor

Date of Birth: 03-Feb-1915

Place of Birth: Oslo, Eastern Norway, Norway

Date of Death: 14-Jul-2008

Profession: actor, stage actor, film director, television actor, film actor

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Henki Kolstad

  • Henki Kolstad (3 February 1915 – 14 July 2008) was a Norwegian actor, considered one of country's best and most versatile actors.
  • He had his theatrical debut at the age of 13, in 1928, for Nationaltheatret (The National Theater).
  • Two years later he acted in his first movie, titled Eskimo.
  • In addition to Nationaltheatret, he also worked for Trøndelag Teater, Det nye Teater, Edderkoppen and Centralteatret.
  • Kolstad was perhaps most famous for his role in the movies Olsenbanden, for his role in the children's series "Jul i Skomakergata" and as "Herr Klinke" in Den Spanske Flue.
  • He also had a number of roles in several movies, such as Vi gifter oss from 1951.
  • Among the awards he received during his career was an honorary Amanda in 1990, and Commander of the Order of St.
  • Olav.Kolstad married his wife Else in 1938, and the couple had just celebrated their 70th anniversary before Henki's death.
  • They had been a couple for 76 years.
  • Together they had a son and two daughters.
  • Henki's younger brother, Lasse Kolstad, was also a well-known actor. He had voiced several Disney characters in local dubs of various movies.
  • Roles included the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood, Grumpy in the 1982 dub of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 film) and the Sultan of Agrabah in Aladdin.

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