Bjørn Sundquist

Bjørn Sundquist is the one of Norway’s most prestigious actors. He was awarded Theater Critics Award in 1987 and received the Honorary Amanda Award in 2000. In 2005 Sundquist also won “The Centuries Best Male Film Actor” in Norway.

Sundquist has an impressive filmography and has acted in numerous TV productions. He has a professional register ranging from comedy and crime through drama to various genre films. 

His latest projects include Her er Harold, earned him yet another Amanda award in the category “Best male actor”. Fall 2017 you can see him in NRK’s series Monster

Actor, Voice

Bjørn Sundquist | CV

Education

InsitutionCourseYear
Statens Teaterskole Skuespill 1969 - 1973

Film or TV production (selection)

ProductionProduction CompanyDirectorRoleYear
Oskars Amerika BOB Film Sweden AB, Original Film Torfinn Iversen Helmer 2017
Monster NRK Anne Switsky, Pål Jackman Ed Arvola 2017
Birkebeinerne Newgrange Pictures, Nordisk Film Production Nils Gaup Rådgiver 2016
Høst Beacon Isle FIlms Jan Vardøen Jørn 2015
Dag Kamerakameratene Øystein Karlsen, Tuva Novotny Reidar 2015
Lilyhammer Rubicon TV AS Geir Henning Hopland, Simen Alsvik St Peter 2014
Her er Harold Mer Film Gunnar Vikene Harold 2014
Gåten Ragnarok Fantefilm Mikke Brænne Sandemose Leif 2013
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Paramount Pictures m.fl. Tommy Wirkola Jackson 2013
Koselig med peis Tordenfilm AS Daniel Voldheim Arnt 2011
En ganske snill mann Paradox Hans Petter Moland Sven 2010
Maskeblomstfamilien Maipo Film Petter Næss Rektor 2010
Harry & Charles NRK, DR Marit Moum Aune Alfred Eriksen 2009
Den siste revejakta Maipo Film Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen Stalin Knudsen 2008
Kautokeino- opprøret Borealis Production AS Nils Gaup Niels Vibe Stockfleth 2008
Berlinerpoplene NRK Drama Anders T. Andersen, Sirin Eide Margido Neshov 2007
Sejer - Svarte sekunder NRK Drama Konrad Sejer 2006
Min misunnelige frisør Maipo Film Anette Sjursen Frank 2004
Sejer - Elskede Poona NRK Drama Eva Isaksen Konrad Sejer 2003
Jeg er Dina Apollo MediaDistribution, Felicia Film Ole Bornedal Aktor 2002
Søndagsengler NRK Drama, Norsk Filminstitutt Berit Nesheim Johannes 1996
Kjærlighetens kjøtere Hans Petter Moland Holm 1995
Døden på Oslo S Norsk Film Eva Isaksen Skånseth 1990
Kronprinsen EMI Films Pål Bang-Hansen Roald 1979

Theater (Selection)

ProductionTheater/CompanyDirectorRoleYear
Bibelen Det Norske Teatret Stein Winge Gud 2013
Henrik IV Det Norske Teatret Stein Winge Sir John Falstaff 2008
Richard III Det Norske Teatret Stein Winge Richard III 2007
Gengangere Nationaltheatret Alexander Mørk-Eidem Pastor Manders 2006
Eit Draumspel Det Norske Teatret Stein Winge Advokaten 2004
Kong Lear Den Nationale Scene Yngve Sundvor Kong Lear 2000
Den komiske tragedien (Monolog) Hålogaland Teater Per-Olav Sørensen, Pavel Dobrusky 1995
Vildanden Nationaltheatret Stein Winge Hjalmar Ekdal 1991
Brand Nationaltheatret Carl Jørgen Kiønig Brand 1990
Merlin Det Norske Teatret Kjetil Bang-Hansen Merlin 1989
Kongsemnerne Det Norske Teatret Kjetil Bang-Hansen Håkon Håkonsson 1989
Hamlet Det Norske Teatret Stein Winge Hamlet 1987
Faust Det Norske Teatret Stein Winge Studenten 1985
Romeo og Julie Det Norske Teatret Pål Løkkeberg Mercutio 1985
En midtsommarnattsdraum Det Norske Teatret Runar Borge Demetrius 1980
Krig og fred Rikstatret Arne Thomas Olsen Pierre 1977
Johann utan land Det Norske Teatret Per Bronken Bøddel 1972

Awards

Hedda Award in the category “Honorary Award” (2017)

Amanda Award in the category “Best male actor” for the role as Harold in Her er Harold (2015)

Gammleng Award in the category “Best actor” (2005)

Gullruten Award in the category “Best TV actor” for the role as Sejer in Sejer – se deg ikke tilbake (2000)

Amanda Award in the category “Best male actor” for the role as Sejer in Sejer – se deg ikke tilbake (2000)

Amanda Award in the category “Honorary Award” (2000)

Amanda Award in the category “Best male actor” for the role as Johannes in Søndagsengler (1996)

Amanda Award in the category “Best male actor” for Over grensen (1987)

Critics Award in the category “Theater Critics Award” (1987)