Kirkvaag, Rolf

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Name
Kirkvaag, Rolf Gender: M
Rolf Wilhelm Kirkvaag
born on 20 September 1920 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Oslo, Norway, 59n55, 10e45
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Viktor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 26°46' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 24°59 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 19°28'



Rolf Kirkvaag
photo: Rigmor Dahl Delphin (1908–1993), license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

Norwegian journalist, and a radio- and TV personality, by many considered Norway's first "kjendis" (celebrity).

In 1956 Kirkvaag survived the Hummelfjell Accident, in turn also making him a national hero, when a de Havilland Heron crashed into the mountain Hummelfjell in Tolga, Norway. Kirkvaag, with a broken bone in his foot, and another passenger walked 18 km (11 mi) for help.

Among the shows he hosted were the children's show Titten Tei and the radio quiz show 20 spørsmål (20 Questions). He was also a commentator for numerous sporting events, like the 1952 Winter Olympics.

Rolf Kirkvaag's son, Trond Kirkvaag, was a well-known television comedian.

Kirkvaag died on 24 January 2003 in Oslo, aged 82.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Strøm, Birgit (born 9 August 1931). Notes: Titten Tei

Events

  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 21 June 1946 in Oslo (Birth of son Trond)
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  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 30 March 1948 (Birth of son Rolf Jr.)
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  • Health : Accident (Non-fatal) 7 November 1956 at 09:50 AM in Tolga (Survived plane crash [1])
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Source Notes

Viktor E. quotes certificate of live birth in hand.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession