Petter Næss

Petter Næss

Petter Næss is a Norwegian actor and film director. His first film as a director was the comedy Absolutt blåmandag in 1999. Næss is best known for his work directing two of the three films about Ingvar Ambjørnsen's Elling character, Elling, which was nominated for the foreign language film Oscar and Elsk meg i morgen, in addition to Bare Bea, Mozart and the Whale and Hoppet in Sweden. In 2008 Næss portrayed the war hero Martin Linge in the movie Max Manus.