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Theresa Frostad Eggesbø | Biography

Quick Information

  • Full Name Theresa Frostad Eggesbø
  • Occupation Actress & Musician
  • Nationality Norwegian
  • Birthplace Norway
  • Birth Date Dec 28, 1998
  • Age 22 Years, 9 Months
Cast Of Norwegian Netflix series 'Ragnarok'

Theresa Frostad Eggesbø | Biography

Famous For Playing Saxa Jutul in the Netflix TV series 'Ragnarok' Alongside the 'Skam' Co-stars

'Ragnarok' (2020-2021) is a Norwegian fantasy television drama based on Norse mythology. Launched on Netflix, this series is the third Norwegian series to be distributed on the OTT (Over The Top) platform. Eggesbø was in London when she received a call from a casting director. She was well acquainted with the director but had never formally worked with him. The director asked her if she was interested in auditioning for a Norwegian Netflix show. She was curious; however, she could not attend the audition physically because of her subjective circumstances. Instead, she sent a self-tape of about two minutes as part of the audition. She had recorded two scenes. A few days later, her role was finalized. 


Theresa Frostad Eggesbø is a Norwegian actress famous for her role as Saxa Jutul in the hit Norwegian Netflix series Ragnarok.

Who Is Theresa Frostad Eggesbø?

Theresa Frostad Eggesbø is a Scandinavian actress and musician. She made her television debut in the television series Skam in 2016. She is well-known for portraying Saxa Jutul in the popular Netflix TV series Ragnarok (2020-2021) alongside the Skam co-stars. Additionally, as an adept musician, she has a few music tracks under her belt.

Early Age and Education

Eggesbø was born on 28 December 1998 in Norway. She completed her high school education at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, California. She is currently studying at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, which she started in 2016. Besides the given, nothing much is known about her early life.

Career

Eggesbø is a Scandinavian actress. She played Sonja in about six episodes of the drama-romance hybrid TV series Skam (the Norway version) in 2016. Subsequently, she took over the role of Charlotte for the 2017 mystery movie The Comet. She also starred as Anna in the TV short November in 2018 and another short film, Lemon World, in 2020. She was also featured in the TV series Ragnarok as Saxa from 2020 to 2021, where she carried the role for 12 episodes and two seasons. Besides, she is credited for guest-starring as Zoe in the TV series Threesome in 2021. 

Additionally, Eggesbø was acknowledged in the 2020 short Cadaver, and she also made a self-appearance on the episode ‘Theresa Frostad Eggesbo’ of the talk show Popternative in 2021.

‘Skam’

Eggesbø was featured on the Norwegian version of the TV series Skam in 2016. In the series, she played Sonja. Skam covers a group of young teens and students at Oslo’s Hartvig Nissen upper secondary school alongside their problems, controversies, and daily lives. Each season is narrated from the perspective of a distinct character.

‘Ragnarok’

Ragnarok (2020-2021) is a Norwegian fantasy television drama based on Norse mythology. Launched on Netflix, this series is the third Norwegian series to be distributed on the OTT (Over The Top) platform. 

Ragnarok is based on the fictional narrative of a Norwegian village in Edda, Hordaland. The village is beset by climatic changes and industrial emissions produced by the factories owned by the local Jutul family, the fifth wealthiest kin in Norway. Magne (David Stakston) challenges the Jutul family and begins the crusade against people who obstruct the natural resistance of earth in the series.

Eggesbø portrayed Saxa in this series, who is the teenage daughter of the Jutul family.

How She Got Her Role?

Eggesbø was in London when she received a call from a casting director. She was well acquainted with the director but had never formally worked with him. The director asked her if she was interested in auditioning for a Norwegian Netflix show. She was curious; however, she could not attend the audition physically because of her subjective circumstances. Instead, she sent a self-tape of about two minutes as part of the audition. She had recorded two scenes. A few days later, her role was finalized. 

“It’s strange to think about the fact that the small clip I recorded is the reason I got the part,” Eggesbø said in a 2020 interview with Cinema. In the same interaction, she also stated that the creation of Ragnarok caused a sizeable amount of resources, personnel, and logistics. It was a lavish affair. There were several props, and the set designs were one-of-a-kind. In addition, everything was custom-built for the show.

‘Ragnarok’ Season 2

Season 2 of Ragnarok was released on 27 May 2021. The series shifted its focus from character development or growth towards interpreting Norse mythology in the second season. 

Eggesbø resumed her role as Saxa in season 2. Saxa had some intimate scenes with Magne in the second season of Ragnarok. In fact, this season revealed Saxa had feelings for Magne. However, Saxa comes from a family whose ideology and practice Magne opposed. So, season 2 had a lot to show on their relationship.

Ragnarok soared to the top of Netflix’s TV programs list a day after its premiere on 27 May 2021 in the United States and was ranked second in the United Kingdom’s Top TV Shows. With the increasing popularity of this series, fans are eagerly expecting the third season. Nonetheless, the dates for the third season have not been confirmed or announced yet.

Singer

Eggesbø is also a music artist. Her released singles include ‘Dumb and Numb’ (2020), ‘Love Ain’t Free’ (2020), ‘God Is Drunk’ (2018), and ‘Sassy’ (2018).

Who Is Theresa Frostad Eggesbø’s Boyfriend?

Eggesbø was rumored to have dated James Amos in 2018. Amos’ Instagram account still has a photo of Eggesbø kissing him on the cheeks from 2018. However, different sites have asserted that they are no longer dating.

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