Marian Saastad Ottesen

Hair Color: Dark blondEye Color: GreenHeight: 172

Languages:Mother Tongue: NorwegianFluent in: EnglishFamiliar with: German

Biography

Marian has starred in a variety of plays, TV shows and feature films. She is a permanent member of the National Theatre, where she recently starred in ‘Ibsen Machine’ and ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf’. Last year Marian had a lead role in the popular BBC TV-series ‘Moving On’, where she starred opposite Danish actor Bjarne Henriksen and Rob James-Collier (Downton Abbey). Marian is best known for her role Sigrid Haugli in the Norwegian TV series ‘Lilyhammer’, where she plays opposite Steve Van Zandt. Marian is a very charismatic and intelligent actress. Her fine Scandinavian appearance combined with her strong mind and unique personality makes her an asset in every production.

Curriculum Vitae

Awards

2014
Golden Nymph

Film

2010
East End AngelsSupportLars BergMaipo Film
2007
Gone with the womanLeadPetter NæssMonster
Second HalfSupportHilde HeierParadox
2006
The Art of Negativ ThinkingLeadBård BreienMaipo
Love me tomorrowLeadPetter NæssMaipo

Short films

2006
Lonely TogetherLeadTrond Fausa AurvågFilmpilotene
2003
Frank's prolapseLeadBård Breien

Television

2012-2014
LilyhammerLeadSimen AlsvikNRK
2012
Moving onLeadNoreen KershawBBC one
2011
Nissene over skog og heiSupportEspen EckboTV Norge
2002
PlayhouseLeadTor M. TørstadNRK
2001
Nissene på låvenSupportEspen EckboTV Norge

Theater

2010
Who's afraid og Virgina WolfLead - HoneyPetter NæssRiksteatret
IbsenmachineLead - multiple char.Sebastian HartmannNationaltheatret
2009
The BatLead - AdeleRunar HodneNationaltheatret
Fanny and AlexanderSupport - MajKjetil Bang-HansenNationaltheatret
2008
Leonce and LenaSupport - multiple char.Sebastian HartmannNationaltheatret
2007
Erasmus MontanusSupport - LisbethGabor ZsambekiNationaltheatret
2006
LenzSupport - multiple char.Armin PetrasNationaltheatret
When we dead awakenLead - MajaStein WingeNationaltheatret
2005
SvevnSupport - The other womanSofia JupiterNationaltheatret
2003
The Cherry OrchardSupport - DunyashaStein WingeNationaltheatret
2002
The Importance of Being EarnestLead - Gwendolen FairfaxKjetil Bang HansenNationaltheatret
2001
The Three MusketeersSupport - Madam BonacieuxSvein Sturla HungnesNationaltheatret
2000
Rocky Horror ShowLead - JanetTony TotinoOslo Nye Teater
1999
Orpheus DescendingLead - CarolHans HenriksenOslo Nye Teater

Showreel

Press

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Scenes

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