Rolf Just Nilsen

Rolf Just Nilsen

Norwegian singer



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    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
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    Rolf Just Nilsen was a Norwegian singer and actor. He was particularly known for his voice imitations. He worked for the theatres Studioteatret, Chat Noir, Edderkoppen Theatre, Oslo Nye Teater and Det Norske Teatret, and for radio and television.

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    Rolf Just Nilsen (31 August 1931 – 9 May 1981) was a Norwegian singer and actor. He was particularly known for his voice imitations. He worked for the theatres Studioteatret, Chat Noir, Edderkoppen Theatre, Oslo Nye Teater and Det Norske Teatret, and for radio and television.

    Personal life


    Just Nilsen was born in Oslo as the son of Bjarne Olav Just Nilsen and Magnhild Herland. He was a nephew of actor Leif Juster. He was married to Arna Aukland from 1954. He died in Oslo in 1981 during a show performance, only 49 years old.

    Career


    Just Nilsen made his stage debut in 1947 at Studioteatret in the play Vintersolverv. He was assigned at Studioteatret until 1950, when he was called for military service. From 1952 to 1959 he worked at Chat Noir. His breakthrough was in Feldborg's "Operasangeren" in the 1958 revue Så lenge lykken varer.From 1959 to 1965 he worked at the Edderkoppen Theatre, from 1965 to 1968 at Chat Noir, from 1968 to 1970 at Det Norske Teatret, from 1970 to 1976 at Oslo Nye Teater, and from 1976 to 1981 at Det Norske Teatret.His film debut was in the 1958 film Bustenskjold, based on the comic strip Jens von Bustenskjold. He played the leading character in the film comedies Operasjon Løvsprett from 1962 and Operasjon Sjøsprøyt from 1964, and played in Stompa forelsker seg from 1965, To på topp from 1965 and Reisen til julestjernen from 1976.

    Among his best known songs are "Pappa'n til Tove Mette" and "Julekveld i skogen". He was particularly known for his voice imitations, and recorded several monologues parodying leading Norwegian politicians. He recorded songs for children, including the album Superoptikjempefantafenomenalistisk from 1965. He recorded four albums for children from 1977 to 1980, and was awarded Spellemannprisen in 1980.He was awarded the Leonard Statuette in 1976.

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    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
    Rolf Just Nilsen - Norwegian singer
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