Jørn Ording

Jørn Ording (21 February 1916 – 11 March 2001) was a Norwegian actor, theatre instructor and screenwriter.

Jørn Ording with actress Aase Bye in 1967

He was born in Kristiania[1] as a son of Jørgen Fredrik Ording (1880–1930). He was also a nephew of Fredrik and Johannes Ording, a first cousin of Arne Ording, a second cousin of Aake Anker Ording and a first cousin once removed of Hans Ording.[2]

He made his stage debut in 1938 at Den Nationale Scene, and was hired at the National Theatre in 1939. From 1944 to 1945, during the German occupation of Norway, he was in exile in Sweden, working at Fri Norsk Scene. He returned to the National Theatre after the war and worked there until his retirement.[1]

He also appeared in films, including Englandsfarere (1946)[1] and The Viking Watch of the Danish Seaman (1948). He wrote the screenplay for films such as Støv på hjernen (1959).[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Bratberg, Terje (2007). "Jørn Ording". In Henriksen, Petter (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 8 January 2010.
  2. ^ Bratberg, Terje (2007). "Ording". In Henriksen, Petter (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 8 January 2010.
  3. ^ Jørn Ording at IMDb