1899 - 1981
The actress Ada van Ehlers was born as Ada Egede-Nissen and comes from a acting family, her sisters Aud Egede Nissen and Gerd Egede Nissen became successful movie actresses as well.
She began her acting career in 1916 at the theater, one year later she
appeared in a movie for the first time.
The theater kept her main activity in the next years - she was among
others a busy character actress at the National Theater in Oslo from 1933
to 1969 - in movies she only appeared now and then.
It followed a long interruption before she acted again in front of the
camera - even so sporadically.
Other movies with Ada van Ehlers: