TV lovers familiar with the Norwegian series, Skam would get excited at the mention of the name, Tarjei Sandvik Moe. The talented actor was a marvel on the popular series with his portrayal of a gay character, Isak Valtersen. Not only did he receive critical acclaim for his role, but the series rose to a prestigious pedestal and brought its cast well-deserved popularity.
Tarjei Sandvik Moe is known for a variety of other productions that have also caught the public eye. Moe is known for his outstanding personality, which always lets his characters shine through on screen. There is so much more to know about the actor. Find out why he looked so brilliant with his role in Skam as well as other fun facts about him.
Tarjei Sandvik Moe Bio (age)
He was born on May 24, 1999 in Oslo, Norway to his parents. He was a student at the renowned Hartvig Nissen School in Oslo. Tarjei started his career in high school. It happened that his breakthrough series was filmed at his school; Hartvig Nissen. Moe, who was very fond of acting, did not hesitate to jump at the opportunity to attend the auditions at his school. He was chosen to play gay teenager Isak Valtersen and the rest was history.
Tarjei’s character was in a same-sex relationship with “Even” by Henrik Holm. He starred in all four seasons of the series, which aired from 2015 to 2017. In order to offer audiences an unusual portrayal of homosexuality, Tarjei Sandvik Moe was particularly touted in the third season, where he played the main character.
Moe’s rapid rise to fame saw him appear on various talk shows along with several of the series’ other cast members. He also landed roles in various plays such as What Would Jesus Do , Det Gar Bra Formerly Woman2Woman, A Pussy , and many others. Tarjei’s extraordinary performance in Skam would not easily be forgotten.
In 2018, the actor landed another challenging role in the film, An Affair He starred as a teenager he had an affair withhis 44-year-old teacher. Again, his portrayal of the character was indeed remarkable and he received many reviews for it. Growth and fame seem to have played an important role for Tarjei, but from all indications, he actually worked for it.
His parents and family
Although not much is known about his parents, it is said that Tarjei Sandvik Moe was born into a wealthy family and got the best of everything from his parents. But having it all didn’t quench his desire to be an actor. In fact, Tarjei Moe wanted to replace his grandfather, Torgils Moe, a well-known Norwegian actor.
Tarjei is as successful in the industry as he ever wanted to be. Unfortunately, his grandfather would not witness and appreciate his success. Torgils Moe died months before Tarjei took any significant step in the field of acting.
Other facts about the actor
Tarjei has earned a lot of recognition and awards for his works. In 2017 he was nominated for Best Actor at the Gilruten Awards for his role in Skam. Also at the event he was awarded the audience prize and the TV moment of the year. The latter was awarded to him for his stunning ending scene in the final episode of season three. In the same year he received the Frydpriden award for SKAM at the Norwegian LGBT festival Oslo Pride. He walked alongside co-star Carl Eggsbo.
About his sexuality; Tarjei Sandvik Moe prefers that his sexuality does not become the focus of public or media attention. In his opinion, a person’s sexual orientation should have nothing to do with their perception. That’s why the talented actor has refused to reveal his sexuality. He wants people to focus on the craft and works of the entertainers instead of searching and snooping on their very personal things, like their sexuality.
3. Height and Weight
Moe has the right body measurements to match his burgeoning acting career. Standing at a height of 6 feet, there’s no need to doubt that he’ll fit into any role that comes his way. He weighs proportionately 70 kg.
Tarjei is a lovely person with a lot of charisma. He is loved by many and is a role model for the younger generation.