Morten Abel

Morten Abel

music department, actor, composer

Morten Abel was born on Oct 15, 1962 in Norway. Morten Abel's big-screen debut came with Kroppen min directed by Margreth Olin in 2002.

Morten Abel Knutsen was born and raised in Fenes in Bodoe; Kommune, Norway. When he was 15 he and his family moved to Stavanger. He auditioned for a band called Catrix which later changed their name to "Mods". Mods became a popular Norwegian rock group in the early 80's. They wrote music in "Stavangersk". After some time the group split. Morten changed his name just using his 2 first name to Morten Abel. He and 2 former band members started the group "The September When". This was one of Norways most popular bands in early 90's and the songs where in English. In 1997 Morten Abel went solo.Morten Abel has also starred in 2 Norwegian movies: One of them "Hodet over vannet" in 1993 playing Bjoern. This movie has also been done in Hollywood under the name "Head above water" starring Harvey Keitel, Cameron Diaz and Craig Sheffer as Lance (the same character as Bjoern)In November 2007 he got married for the first time with his long time girlfriend Gry Isabell Sannes. They have a daughter Ella Dorthea Joppeline Navaho Snowflake Abel Sannes Knutsen together. Morten Abel has 2 sons from previous relationships.

  • Birthday

    Oct 15, 1962
  • Place of Birth

    Bodø, Norway

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