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Harald Heide-Steen Jr.

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Harald Heide-Steen Jr.
Heide-Steen Jr. in 1965
Harald Heide-Steen Jr.

(1939-08-18)18 August 1939
Oslo, Norway
Died3 July 2008(2008-07-03) (aged 68)
Oslo, Norway
OccupationActor, comedian, jazz singer
Years active1959–2008
Spouse(s)Gullen Øyehaug
WebsiteHeide-Steen Jr. at Kjentfolk.no

Harald Heide-Steen Jr. (18 August 1939 – 3 July 2008) was a Norwegian actor, comedian and singer. He was the son of Harald Heide Steen.[1]


During the 1960s, Heide-Steen. Jr made the radio programs Hørerøret, Sugerøret and Pusterøret at NRK with Gunnar Haugan and Rolv Wesenlund.[2]

Harald Heide-Steen Jr. is perhaps best known for his role as Dynamitt-Harry in the Norwegian Olsenbanden-movies. He is also known as an improv-comic, often collaborating with Rolv Wesenlund in the late 1960s.

Heide-Steen attended Oslo Cathedral School, completing it in 1958, and started working at NRK in 1959.[2]

Selected filmography

Discography (in selection)

Solo albums

  • 1970: Harald Synger Griseviser (Camp Records)
  • 1978: Harald Heide Steen Jr. (Polydor Records)
  • 1979: Av Riksturistsjef Johansen Annaler 1978/79 (Zarepta Records), with Totto Osvold
  • 1985: Live At Gildevangen (Camp Records), as Sylfest Strutle
  • 2008: Musikalske Minner (Big Box Records)


With Rolv Wesenlund
  • 1968: Feriebiskop Fjertnes Slår Til Igjen! (Cappa Records)
  • 1971: Hjertelig Tilstede (Cappa Records)
  • 1979: Dagbladets Sommerkassett Alltid Foran (Dagbladet), with Ole Paus, Elsa Lystad and Anne-Karine Strøm
  • 1980: Det Er Ingen Skam Å Snu - En Sports- Og Friluftsplate Av Geilokameratene (Zarepta Records), with Ole Paus
  • 1980: Jeg Tror Folk Er Blitt Spenna Gærne (NorLP), with Ole Paus and Anne-Karine Strøm
Novel by Roald Dahl read by Harald Heide-Steen Jr.
  • 2001: Georgs Magiske Medisin (NRK Lydbokforlaget)


  1. ^ Larsen, Svend Erik Løken (2009-02-13). "Harald Heide-Steen Jr.". Norsk Biografisk Leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2014-12-22.
  2. ^ a b Et stort tomrom etter Heide-Steen jr. (Aftenposten)"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-08-14. Retrieved 2009-09-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Norwegian

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