Trond Fausa Aurvåg

Trond Fausa Aurvåg

Trond Fausa Aurvåg is a Norwegian actor, film director, and poet. After graduating from the Norwegian National Academy of Theatre in 2001, he has acted at Oslo Nye Teater since 2001. Here he has acted in plays such as Amadeus, Manndomsprøven and Tatt av kvinnen. As a film actor he is best known for his leading roles in the films Andreaskorset (2004) and Den brysomme mannen (2006). He has also starred in the music video for Lemaitre's song "We Got U". He won two Amandas—the main Norwegian film award—in 2006, for best actor for his role in Den brysomme mannen, and for the short film Alene menn sammen, which he directed. He gained some international attention co-starring with Steven Van Zandt in the TV series Lilyhammer, playing Van Zandt's partner in crime. For this role he won the Gullruten Award in 2014 for best actor.Aurvåg lives with his wife, actress Lena Kristin Ellingsen, in Oslo.