1907 - 1976
The actress Kirsten Heiberg began her theater and film career in her home country Norway. First she impersonated countless theater roles in Bergen, after that followed engagements in Oslo. She made her film debut in 1934 with the Norwegian movies "Syndere i sommersol" (34) and "Sangen om Rondane" (34), later followed Swedish movies too.
Finally she went to Austria where she appeared at the theater. There
she met her prospective husband and filmcomposer Franz
Grothe. They went to Berlin and Kirsten
Heiberg was engaged for the movie "Napoleon ist an allem schuld" (38).
This movie marked the breakthrough to a great career which was lasting
After the began a difficult time for Kirsten Heiberg. Her marriage with
Franz Grothe went on the rocks. She went back to Oslo but because of her
career in Nazi Germany people didn't pay much attention to her and she
only got few film offers. At the theater she was able to continue her career
in Norway and had some successes.
Other movies with Kirsten Heiberg: