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Gerd Grieg

Gerd Grieg, née Egede-Nissen

Gerd Grieg, née Egede-Nissen (21 April 1895 – 1988) was a Norwegian actress.

She was born in Adam Egede-Nissen (1868-1954). Her siblings Aud Egede-Nissen, Ada Kramm, Stig Egede-Nissen, Lill Egede-Nissen and Gøril Havrevold became an actors as well. Gerd made her acting début at the Nationaltheatret in 1910.

She was married to writer Nordahl Grieg. During the German occupation of Norway the two were active in supporting the Norwegian war effort from exile. Gerd Grieg mostly stayed in the United States and the United Kingdom, "entertaining Norwegian seamen like a Norwegian Vera Lynn".[1] Nordahl Grieg died in 1943. Gerd retired in 1955.


External Links

Gerd Egede-Nissen at Women Film Pioneers Project

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