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Petter Næss

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter | * 03/14/1960 (60) | Bærum, Norvegia
Petter Næss (born 14 March 1960 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian actor and film director. His first film as a director was the comedy Absolutt Blåmandag in 1999. Næss is best known for his work directing two of the three films about Ingvar Ambjørnsen's Elling character, Elling (2000), which was nominated for the foreign language film Oscar and Elsk meg i morgen (Love Me Tomorrow), (2005), in addition to Bare Bea (2003), Mozart and the Whale (2005) and Hoppet (The Jump, 2007) in Sweden. In 2008 Næss portrayed the war hero Martin Linge in the movie Max Manus. Otherwise he has primarily busied himself in the world of plays and revues, both as scriptwriter, director and actor. Since 1997 he has been employed as a director at Oslo Nye Teater, and was, among other plays, responsible for the critically acclaimed stage version of Elling and Kjell Bjarne. ()
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Just Bea is Petter Næss third feature film. His first was the comedy Absolute Hangover which won Amanda Awards for Best Male and Female lead in 1999. Petter Næss is also director behind Elling which was Oscar nominated in 2000. Otherwise he has primarily busied himself in the world of plays and revues, both as scriptwriter, director and actor. Since 1997 he has been employed as a director at Oslo New Theatre, and was, among other plays, responsible for the critically-acclaimed stage version of Elling and Kjell Bjarne.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Movies with Petter Næss as Actor(2)

as Martin Linge2008 Max Manus: Man of War
as Holmsen1995 Dangerous Waters

Movies with Petter Næss as Crew(11)

Directing/Director2012 Into the White
Writing/Screenplay2012 Into the White
Directing/Director2010 Shameless
Directing/Director2007 Gone with the Woman
Writing/Writer2007 Gone with the Woman
Directing/Director2007 Leaps and Bounds
Directing/Director2005 Mozart and the Whale
Directing/Director2005 Love Me Tomorrow
Directing/Director2004 Just Bea
Directing/Director2001 Elling
Directing/Director1999 Absolutt Blåmandag

Full Name: Petter Næss
Citizenship: Norway
Born: Monday, 03/14 1960 (March) in Bærum (current age: 60 years + 200 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: Norwegian (NO)
Petter Næss frequently works together with these people:
Axel Hellstenius (4x, Crew)
Kjersti Holmen (3x, Actress)
Sven Nordin (3x, Actor)
Svein Krøvel (3x, Crew)
Ronald Bass (2x, Crew)
Marit Pia Jacobsen (2x, Actress)
Dag Alveberg (2x, Crew)
Stig Henrik Hoff (2x, Actor)
Daniel Voldheim (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:117018, Added: 06/27/2018, Last updated: 09/12/2020