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Ghita Nørby

Ghita Nørby Danish actress

Danish actress
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Danish actress
Is Actor Television actor Film actor Voice actor
From Denmark
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender female
Birth 11 January 1935, Copenhagen, Denmark
Age: 85 years
Star sign CapricornCapricorn
Father: Einar Nørby
Siblings: Claus Nørby
Spouse: Jørgen ReenbergDario Campeotto
Children: Giacomo Campeotto
The details

Ghita Nørby (born 11 January 1935) is a Danish actress with 117 film credits to her name from 1956–2005, making her one of the most active Danish actresses ever. She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, the daughter of opera singer Einar Nørby (1896–1983). She studied two years at the Danish Royal Theatre (Det Kongelige Teater), and was an actress there from 1956–1959.

She has been married a number of times. First in 1956 to architect Mogens Garth-Grüner, and then to actor Henrik Wiehe. She met her next husband, Italian pop singer/actor Dario Campeotto, on the set of a film they were shooting in 1962. They were married in 1963, and had a son, actor Giacomo Campeotto, in 1964. They were divorced in 1969. She married actor Jørgen Reenberg in April 1970. She is currently married to pianist/composer, Svend Skipper.

She has received a number of awards and recognitions including the Ingenio et Arti medal in 2006. At the 27th Guldbagge Awards she was nominated for the award for Best Actress for her role in Freud's Leaving Home.

Selected filmography

  • Charles' tante (Charles' Aunt, International English title) (1959), role of Laura Hornemann
  • Baronessen fra benzintanken (The Baroness from the Gas Station) 1960, role of Anne Tofte/von Rosensten
  • Han, Hun, Dirch og Dario 1962
  • Oskar 1962
  • Den kære familie 1962
  • Sytten 1965
  • I Am Looking for a Man 1966
  • Sangen om den Røde Rubin 1970
  • Amour 1970
  • Matador (Monopoly) 1978, TV series, role of Ingeborg Skjern
  • Me and Charly 1978
  • Katinka 1988
  • Dansen med Regitze (Memories of a Marriage, Waltzing Regitze) 1989
  • Den goda viljan (The Best Intentions'), 1992
  • Riget (The Kingdom, International title) 1994–97, TV series
  • Hamsun (1996)
  • Edderkoppen (The Spider) (2000), TV series
  • Rejseholdet (Unit 1, International English title) 2000, TV series
  • Hjælp, Jeg er en Fisk (Help! I'm a Fish!) 2000, voice of Aunt Anna, the Eel
  • Fire høytider (Four Festivals) 2000, TV mini-series
  • Grev Axel (Count Axel): 2001, role of Baronesse Gjerløv
  • En kort, en lang (Shake It All About, International English title) 2001
  • Kokken (The Cook): (2002)
  • Arsenik og gamle kniplinger (Arsenic and Old Lace) 2002, TV, role of Abby Brewster.
  • Arven (The Inheritance, European English title) (2003)
  • Ørnen: En krimi-odyssé (The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey) (2004), TV series
  • O' Horten (2007)
  • Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick (2008)
  • Jauja (2014)
  • Silent Heart (2014)
  • Key House Mirror (2015)

She has additionally provided Danish voice to the following Disney animation films Pocahontas, Lady and the Tramp II, Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World, Mulan, The Emperor's New Groove, and Mulan II.


  • 2006: Ibsen Centennial Commemoration Award
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