Siri Seljeseth

Eye Color: Blue

Education:Acting (3 years) at Nordisk Institutt for Scene og Studio in Oslo.

Languages:Mother Tongue: NorwegianFluent in: EnglishFamiliar with: Swedish, Danish


Siri Seljeseth is an a award-winning Norwegian tv series creator and scriptwriterShe is the creatorscriptwriter and the lead role of the smash hit TV-series “Unge Lovende”, English title: “Young and Promising

Siri won the ‘Gullruten’ award for ‘Best script of the Year’. It’s a comedy drama based on Siri ́s own life, and comparisons of Siri and Lena Dunham has often been made, particularly because of the resemblance of “Unge Lovende”’ and Dunhams’s successful TV-series “Girls”.

The 3rd season of “Unge Lovende” premiered in 2018 with equally success as the 2 other previous seasons.

Siri is as a stand-up comedian as well, and she worked at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Siri is also the creator and scriptwriter of NRK3’s comedy series Adventslekene”.

Moreover, she createdwrote the scripts, and directed 2 episodes of the upcoming HBO Nordic’s tv series ‘Psycho’. Siri is evidently a multi-talent.

Curriculum Vitae


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Winner: Gullrutens fagpris (2016), best Manuscript in TV-drama for ' Unge Lovende '
Nominated: Gullruten (2016), Best TV-drama for ' Unge Lovende '
Nominated: Gullruten (2016), Best new Series for ' Unge Lovende '


Unge LovendeLead / Scriptwriter / CreatorEirik SvenssonNRK1
Nytt på nyttGuest starringHilde Olsen / Guri SkavlandNRK1
AdventslekeneSupporting / Scriptwriter / CreatorKyrre LarsenNRK3