Sonja Henie Norwegian figure skater

Sonja Henie is a 57 years old Norwegian figure skater from Christiania. Sonja Henie was born on April 08, 1912 (died on October 12, 1969, she was 57 years old) in Christiania.

Sonja Henie



Sonja Henie was a Norwegian figure skater and film star. She was a three-time Olympic Champion in Ladies Singles a ten-time World Champion and a six-time European Champion. Henie won more Olympic and World titles than any other ladies figure skater. At the height of her acting career she was one of the highest paid stars in Hollywood.
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Is Sonja Henie still alive?

No, she died on 10/12/1969, 52 years ago. She was 57 years old when she died. Cause of death: leukemia. She died in Oslo and buried in Høvikodden .


Her father Wilhelm Henie and Wilhelm Henie was 39 years old when Sonja born. Her father was a Norwegian speed skater racing cyclist and figure skating coach.


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Mother: (?)
Wilhelm Henie
Father: Wilhelm Henie


Sonja Henie had two marriages.

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Sonja Henie Movies (18)

There are 18 movies of Sonja Henie.

Her first feature film was I Miss Sonia Henie (1971). She was 58 when she starred in this movie. Since 1971, she has appeared in 18 feature films. The last one is The Countess of Monte Cristo (1948). In this movie, she played the character Karen Kirsten .

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Sonja Henie movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films she starred in are as follows:

Sonja Henie TV Shows (3)

Her first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

Awards (1)

Awarded Knight First Class of the Order of St. Olav in 1935 .

Game & Races (5)

Name Age at that time
figure skating at the 1932 Winter Olympics – ladies' singles -
figure skating at the 1936 Winter Olympics – ladies' singles -
figure skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics – ladies' singles -
figure skating at the 1924 Winter Olympics – ladies' singles -
1924 Winter Olympics 11 years old
What was Sonja's zodiac sign?

Sonja Henie zodiac sign was aries.

How tall was Sonja Henie?

She was 5′3″ ft tall, which is equal to 1.6 meters.

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