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Sonja Henie

Sonja Henie


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Also Known As: Died: October 12, 1969
Born: April 8, 1912 Cause of Death: leukemia
Birth Place: Oslo, NO Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Countess of Monte Cristo (1948) as Karen [Kirsten]
It's a Pleasure! (1945) as Chris Linden
A disgraced hockey player takes up figure skating and falls for the show''''s star.
Wintertime (1943) as Nora
Nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a broken-down hotel in Canada. After Nora falls for the handsome owner, she convinces her uncle to invest in the inn and modernize it. After the hotel opens, Nora's uncle faces financial ruin and her romance hit a snag in the form of pretty reporter.
Iceland (1942) as Katina Jonsdottir
Marine, James Murfin, is unaware of Icelandic customs. When he flirts with Katina her Icelandic family take his actions as a proposal of marriage to Katina. Desperately wanting out, James gets his buddy to help him. Good Luck!
Sun Valley Serenade (1941) as Karen Benson
A Norwegian war orphan adopted by a pianist as a publicity stunt turns out to be a beautiful young woman.
Everything Happens at Night (1939) as Louise [Norden]
Two reporters compete to discover a scientist living in hiding and win his daughter.
Second Fiddle (1939) as Trudi Hovland
A Hollywood PR man tries to turn a Minnesota teacher into a star.
Happy Landing (1938) as Trudy Ericksen
The Bride's Fair in a small Norwegian village is interrupted by the forced landing of Jimmy Hall (Don Ameche) and Duke Sargent (Cesar Romero), two Americans lost - really, really lost - while flying from New York to Paris. Jimmy is the manager of Duke, a publicity-seeking band leader. An old superstition points to Duke as the appointed husband-to-be (not likely) of Trudy Ericksen (Sonja Henie), daughter of villager Herr Ericksen (Jean Hersholt). Duke, however, has an understanding with Flo Kelly (Ethel Merman) back in the states, and leaves for Paris. Trudy follows him to New York, only to find he has left for Florida with Flo. Jimmy takes Trudy skating in Central Park, falls in love with her and is so impressed that he gets her a contract to skate professionally. Duke hears of her success and flies back and begins a series of romantic entanglements.
My Lucky Star (1938) as Kristina Nielson
The son (Romero) of a department store owner enrolls the store's sports clerk (Henie) at a university to use her as an advertisement for their fashion department. She falls for a teacher (Greene) and gets expelled.
Thin Ice (1937) as Lili Heiser
One in a Million (1937) as Greta Muller
Ali Baba Goes to Town (1937) as Herself
After stumbling onto a movie set, a hobo dreams he''''s caught up in an Arabian Nights adventure.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Moon Is Down (1943) as Technical Advisor
When the Germans invade Norway their Commandant and the town Mayor confront each other, attempting to maintain civility as far as possible. When the army tries to orgnanize townspeople to work for them sabotage which is at first humorous turns serious, resulting in death on both sides.

Cast (special)

Sonja Henie's Holiday on Ice (1956) as Star
A color special featuring music, songs, comedy and ice skating starring Sonje Henie.
Spotlight (1954) as Guest
A ninety-minute program of music, songs, and comedy.

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