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Carsten Byhring

Carsten Byhring (born December 8, 1918 in Christiania, died April 6, 1990) was a Norwegian actor on stage, in television and in film. His career started in high school, when he performed a small pantomimer with comedic content. The cabaret scene he debuted in 1941, by Søilen Theatre in Oslo. In the period 1947-1959 he was employed at the cabaret scene Chat Noir, but made many guest appearances at the Central Theatre, The Norwegian Theatre, the Norwegian Opera and Oslo Nye Teater. Byhring appeared often in dramatic roles but was best known for his comedic talent, and he focused in particular monologue genre. He has released several classic character performances, his interpretation of Doolittle in George Bernard Shaw play Pygmalion is among his most famous. He had many film roles, but especially he is remembered as Kjell in the first 13 "Olsenbanden" films. He also produced and directed two films for children - Bear Patrol (1956) and On cruises with Terna (1958). Byhring was the older brother of Svein Byhring. In his last interview - which was made by See and Hear the spring of 1990 - said a parent with cancer Carsten Byhring that he had been a large consumer of cigarettes since he was 14. Yet he was unable to put away South State-cigarettes. "But I have at least begun to smoke filter cigarettes," he said humorously to See and Hear the interview. Shortly thereafter, Carsten Byhring away - he died of cancer 6 April 1990, aged 72. (Wikipedia)

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Dec 8, 1918 In Oslo, Norway
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Svendsen går videre 1949-02-22
Latest Project:
Movie Latterbrøl med Arve Opsahl 1992-05-11
Known For
Poster of Bobby's War
Poster of Closed Ward
Poster of Skulle det dukke opp flere lik, er det bare å ringe...
Poster of Congratulations Andersens!
Movie Latterbrøl med Arve Opsahl 1992-05-11
Movie Men Olsenbanden var ikke død! Kjell Jensen 1984-09-06
Movie Olsenbandens aller siste kupp Kjell Jensen 1982-09-17
Movie Olsenbanden gir seg aldri! Kjell Jensen 1981-08-25
Movie Olsenbanden og Dynamitt-Harry mot nye høyder Kjell Jensen 1979-09-07
Movie Olsenbanden og Data-Harry sprenger verdensbanken Kjell Jensen 1978-09-18
Movie Kosmetikkrevolusjonen Olsen 1977-09-29
Movie Olsenbanden og Dynamitt-Harry på sporet Kjell Jensen 1977-10-14
Movie Olsenbanden for full musikk Kjell Jensen 1976-12-26
Movie Olsenbandens siste bedrifter Kjell Jensen 1975-08-07
Movie Bobby's War Hirdmann 1974-02-21
Movie Olsenbanden møter Kongen og Knekten Kjell Jensen 1974-08-15
Movie The Last Exploits of the Olsen Gang Øjvind (uncredited) 1974-10-04
Movie Ungen Krestoffer 1974-12-26
Movie Olsenbanden og Dynamitt-Harry går amok Kjell Jensen 1973-11-29
Movie Mord i det hvite hus Unknown 1972-06-26
Movie Closed Ward Vålerenga 1972-03-08
Movie Olsenbanden tar gull Kjell Jensen 1972-09-09
Movie Skulle det dukke opp flere lik, er det bare å ringe... Freddy Hansen 1970-03-02
Movie Olsenbanden og Dynamitt-Harry Kjell Jensen 1970-10-10
Movie Scorched Earth Basen 1969-02-24
Movie Olsen-banden Kjell Jensen 1969-10-08
Movie Sus og dus på by'n Reven 1968-08-11
Movie Smugglers 1968-09-03
Movie Musicians Gulbrand 1967-08-29
Movie Før frostnettene Unknown 1966-01-17
Movie Congratulations Andersens! Andersens kollega 1966-09-01
Movie Alle tiders kupp Vaktmester Evensen 1964-02-01
Movie Pappa tar gull Kubeinet, fysioterapeut 1964-10-22
Movie Nydelige nelliker Unknown 1964-12-12
Movie Freske fraspark Unknown 1963-08-18
Movie Operasjon Løvsprett Kaptein Bjerke 1962-01-01
Movie Sønner av Norge kjøper bil Winkelbo, politiførstebetjent 1962-01-01
Movie The Chasers Unknown 1959-08-24
Movie Svendsen går videre Svendsen 1949-02-22