Odd-Magnus Williamson

Odd-Magnus Williamson (born September 14, 1980) is a Norwegian copywriter, comedian, and actor. He is known to Norwegian television audiences for his recurring appearance in commercials for the grocery chain ICA and his performance on The Man Show.

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Odd-Magnus Williamson at Crap Comedy Festival, Oslo, in 2016
Odd-Magnus Williamson

(1980-09-14) 14 September 1980 (age 40)
Oslo, Norway
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • writer
Tinashe Bakas Roll
(m. 2015)


Williamson grew up at Nordstrand in Oslo. In 2006, he landed his first role in a movie, when he joined the cast of the Norwegian film Reprise, where he played Morten. In 2012, Williamson portrayed the Norwegian painter and sailor Erik Hesselberg, one of the members of Thor Heyerdahl's Kon-Tiki expedition, in a film of the same name.[1]

In 2016, Williamson joined the main cast of the television drama series Aber Bergen where he plays defense attorney Erik Aber.[2] He has also been a writer on the show. The same year, he began appearing in the miniseries Nobel, where he plays the soldier Hans Ivar Johansen.

As of 2019, Williamson appears on the HBO show Beforeigners, where he plays the corrupt police officer Jeppe.[3] Since January 2020, he has acted in the Netflix series Ragnarok.[4]

Williamson married Tinashe Bakas Roll in 2015, and they have one child together, a girl named Ziggy.[5]

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Reprise Morten
2010 En helt vanlig dag på jobben
2012 Kon-Tiki Erik Hesselberg
2014 Captain Sabertooth and the Treasure of Lama Rama Langemann
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Dag 1 episode
2016 Nobel Second Lieutenant Hans Ivar Johansen 6 episodes
2016—2018 Aber Bergen Erik Aber 12 episodes
2019— Beforeigners Jeppe
2020— Ragnarok Erik


  1. ^ "Kon-Tiki". cinemanet.info (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Aber Bergen". tv3.no (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 2016-11-13. Retrieved 10 May 2020.
  3. ^ "'Beforeigners" Anne Bjornstad on HBO's First Norwegian Original Series". variety.com. 23 August 2019. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  4. ^ ""Ragnarok" med klimabudskap og teaser" ["Ragnarok" with climate message and teaser]. rushprint.no (in Norwegian). 21 November 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2020.
  5. ^ "Åpen om sitt "uvanlige" forhold til eksen" [Open about her "unusual" relationship with the ex]. dagbladet.no (in Norwegian). 16 September 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2020.

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