Jakob Oftebro

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Date of Birth January 12, 1986
Place of Birth Oslo, Norway
Age 35 years old
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Jakob Oftebro

Jakob Hoff Oftebro is a Norwegian actor. He has appeared in more than twenty films since 2004 including Hamilton and Kon-Tiki, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 85th Academy Awards. In 2014, he was cast as a lead in the Danish television production of 1864, a war epic. The series made headlines in Scandinavia due to its massive budget, one of the largest in Danish television history. Jakob's half-brother is actor Jonas Hoff Oftebro, the son of Nils Ole Oftebro and Anette Hoff.

Born: January 12, 1986, Oslo, Norway
Nationality: Norwegian
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 2004-present
Parents: Nils Ole Oftebro (father), Kaja Korsvold (mother)
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About Jakob Oftebro

Famous for his roles in the BAFTA-nominated series The Bridge and the Oscar-nominated film Kon-Tiki, Oftebro also appeared in the movies Max Manus: Man of War; Victoria; and When Animals Dream.

Before Fame

He trained at the Norwegian National Academy of Theatre and performed at the Rogaland Theatre.


He attained fluency in German, Spanish, Danish, and English, as well as in his native Norwegian.

Family Life

He was born in Oslo, Norway. His father, Nils Ole Oftebro, also had a career as an actor.


He and fellow Norwegian actor Aksel Hennie both appeared in Max Manus: Man of War.

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Latest information about Jakob Oftebro updated on January 27, 2021.

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