Trond Espen Seim

Hair Color: BlondEye Color: BlueHeight: 183

Languages:Mother Tongue: NorwegianFluent in: English

Biography

Trond Espen Seim is a Norwegian actor, educated in 1996 from Oslo National Academy of Theatre. After graduation, he was assigned at the Rogaland Theatre and The National Scene. At The National Scene, he among other roles played the lead in “A Clockwork Orange”, for which he won the Norwegian theatre prize ‘Hedda’. In 2001 he was hired by The National Theatre where he acted in plays such as “Woyzeck”, “Medea” and “Variations of Death”. In the fall of 2004, together with Jon Øigarden and Mads Ousdal, he took over the creative responsibility for the theatre Torshovsteatret. Trond Esben reached international fame when he won the “Shooting Star” award at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2005. In 2006, it was announced that Trond Espen was going to play the private detective Varg Veum in a new feature film and TV-series based on the crime books by author Gunnar Staalesen. From 2007 to 2012, 12 films were produced, all starring Trond Esben as the lead. He was nominated for an Amanda Award in 2004 for “Varg Veum – Black Money, White Lies” and in 2008 he won an Amanda Award for “Varg Veum – Fallen Angels” as the best male actor.

He has a significant role in the successful NRK TV series “Mammon” (season 2), and he is the lead role in the German/South African produced TV series “Cape Town”, adapted from the bestselling books by the same name. He is a significant series regular role in TV series ‘The Acquitted’ (2nd season), which is a hot rating success in Scandinavia. Trond Espen has also played the role of Ivar in the Norwegian/German produced feature film “Hevn”. He is a series regular in DR1’s award winning TV-series “The Legacy” for all 3 seasons. Trond Espen is an experienced actor on stage. He is the lead role in many classics and musicals. Recently he was lead role in the Australian play “Helicopter” at The National Theatre in Oslo, director Cecilie Mosli.

Curriculum Vitae

Awards

2008
Winner: Amanda Awards, Best Actor
2005
Winner: Berlin International Film Festival, EFP Shooting Star
2004
Nominated: Amanda Award, Best Actor

Film

2020
Mango: Lifes CoincidencesStreet beggarCato Manuel Lizaraso Ekrene
2019
Snekker Andersen og den vesle bygda som glømte at det var jul Snekker AndersenAndrea EckerbomFantefilm
AmundsenFridtjof NansenEspen SandbergEspen Horn
2017
KometenPederBard RossevoldSteamheads Studios
2016
Snekker Andersen og JulenissenSnekker AndersenTerje RangnesFantefilm
2015
RevengeIvarKjersti SteinsbøDen Siste Skilling
2013
Vennlige menneskerToreMarius SørvikShowbizz
2012
Varg Veum - Kalde HjerterVarg VeumTrond Espen SeimCinemiso
Varg Veum - De døde har det godtVarg VeumErik Richter StrandCinemiso
2011
The ThingEdvard WolnerMatthijs van HeijningenMorgan Creek Productions
Varg Veum - Svarte fårVarg VeumStephan ApelgrenCinemiso
Varg Veum - Dødens drabanterVarg VeumStephan ApelgrenCinemiso
2010
Varg Veum - Skriften på veggenVarg VeumStefan FaldbakkenCinemiso
2009
The FrostAlfredFerran AudíAlta Realitat
2008
Troubled WaterJon MErik PoppeParadox Spillefilm A/S
Varg Veum: Woman in the FridgeVarg VeumAlexander EikFilm Fund FUZZ
Varg Veum - Begravde hunderVarg VeumAlexander EikFilm Fund FUZZ
Fallen AngelsVarg VeumMorten TyldumFilm Fund FUZZ
Varg Veum - Din til dødenVarg VeumErik Richter StrandFilm Fund FUZZ
Varg Veum - TorneroseVarg VeumErik Richter StrandFilm Fund FUZZ
2007
Varg Veum - Bitre blomsterVarg VeumUlrik Imtiaz RolfsenFilm Fund FUZZ
2004
Hawaii, OsloVidar /leadErik PoppeParadox Spillefilm A/S
2002
I Am DinaOle BornedalTNT Film Productions
1998
1732 HøttenKarin JulsrudNorsk Film

Short films

2014
LeaChristianErika CalmeyerThe Norwegian Film School
2006
IsolaAkselAndreas J. Riiser

Television

2018
Home GroundNFF Disciplinary board memberMotlys
2016
MammonMichael Woll8 EpisodesNRK
Cape TownMat Joubert6 EpisodesAll in production
Frikjent Otto HaudemanMiso Film
2014-2017
The LegacyRobert EliassenDR
2014
ArvingerneSupportingDR1
2013
Helt perfektFeelgood Scene Film & TV
2011-2013
DagKamerakameratene
2010
Unter anderen UmständenNetwork Movie Film-und Fernsehproduktion
2004
Svarte penger, hvite løgnerSverreNRK Drama

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