- Category : 1924-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (6,12,32,42,52)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Penetration 1
Norwegian actor of stage, screen, and television. His parents were actors Eugen and Henny Skjønberg.
He made his first movie appearances as a child in the 1932 film "En glad gutt" ('A happy boy'), which also starred his father, and in the 1937 Norwegian classic "Fant," which also starred his mother. His stage debut came reciting poetry at Chat Noir in 1945.
He joined the National Theatre in 1946 and become one of its most prominent figures. As late as 2006 he co-starred with Toralv Maurstad in an adaptation of "Waiting for Godot."
Skjønberg was married twice, the second time to actress Mona Hofland from 1959 and until her death in 2010. Skjønberg and Hofland co-starred as husband and wife in the popular soap-opera "Familiesagaen De Syv Søstre" ('The Family Saga the Seven Sisters') from 1996 till 2000.