Biography

Just Bea is Petter Næss third feature film. His first was the comedy Absolute Hangover which won Amanda Awards for Best Male and Female lead in 1999. Petter Næss is also director behind Elling which was Oscar nominated in 2000. Otherwise he has primarily busied himself in the world of plays and revues, both as scriptwriter, director and actor. Since 1997 he has been employed as a director at Oslo New Theatre, and was, among other plays, responsible for the critically-acclaimed stage version of Elling and Kjell Bjarne.

Just Bea is Petter Næss third feature film. His first was the comedy Absolute Hangover which won Amanda Awards for Best Male and Female lead in 1999. Petter Næss is also director behind Elling which was Oscar nominated in 2000. Otherwise he has primarily busied himself in the world of plays and revues, both as scriptwriter, director and actor. Since 1997 he has been employed as a director at Oslo New Theatre, and was, among other plays, responsible for the critically-acclaimed stage version of Elling and Kjell Bjarne.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 12

Birthday 1960-03-14

Place of Birth Bærum, Norvegia

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2012 Into the White Director
2010 Shameless Director
2007 Gone with the Woman Director
2007 Leaps and Bounds Director
2005 Elsk meg i morgen Director
2005 Mozart and the Whale Director
2004 Just Bea Director
2001 Elling Director
1999 Absolutt Blåmandag Director

Acting

2008 Max Manus: Man of War as Martin Linge
1995 Dangerous Waters as Holmsen

Writing

2012 Into the White Screenplay
2007 Gone with the Woman Writer

Creator

2014 Meglerne Creator

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