This article does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (October 2009) Alfred Maurstad (July 1896 - September 1967) was a leading Norwegian actor, and the father of actor Toralv Maurstad. Beside being an actor, Alfred was famous for playing the fiddle. He was also a movie director, and theatre manager. In his teenage years, he played in several concerts at Nordfjord, playing Norwegian "Slåtter" on his Hardingfele (a Norwegian fiddle). Maurstad went to school in Bergen. He made his debut at The Norwegian Theater in 1920, and began working at the Nationaltheatret in 1930. He was the theatre manager at Trøndelag Theater from 1945 to 1950. Maurstad played main parts in several plays such as Fant, Tørres Snørtevold and Gjest Baardsen. During the holidays, Alfred Maurstad lived at the small farm on Maurstad in Norway. The farm was received by his son, Toralv Maurstad. His daughter Mari Maurstad (1957-), and son Toralv Maurstad (1926-) are also actors. Filmography: Actor 1960 - Det store varpet, 1958 - Laila (Swedish) and (German), 1958 - Ut av mørket, 1951 - Ukjent mann, 1951 - Ørnedalen (Valley of the Eagles) (English), 1948 - Jørund Smed, 1942 - Trysil-Knut, 1941 - Hansen og Hansen, 1940 - Bastard, 1940 - Tørres Snørtevold, 1939 - Gjest Baardsen, 1938 - Vingar kring fyren (Swedish), 1937 - Fant, 1935 - Samhold må til, 1934 - Liv, 1932 - Fantegutten, 1926 - Brudeferden i Hardanger, Director 1942 - En herre med bart, 1941 - Hansen og Hansen, Screenwriter 1941 - Hansen og Hansen, 1935 - Samhold må til, Musician 1939 - Gjest Baardsen, Authority control VIAF: 227923499, Persondata Name Maurstad Alternative names Short description Norwegian actor Date of birth 1896 Place of birth Date of death 1967 Place of death

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