Nicolai Cleve Broch (born 14 November 1975) is a Norwegian actor of theatre and film. He rose to national fame playing one of the leading roles in the 2002 drama series Lekestue
, which aired on NRK in 2002. He is also known for playing the protagonist in Buddy
, a romantic comedy from 2003. Other major film credits include Uno
and Den siste revejakta
. More recently, Cleve Broch was nominated for an Amanda Award for his portrayal of World War II resistance fighter Gregers Gram in Max Manus
. Often appearing alongside Aksel Hennie, the two have been referred to as "Norway's Ben Affleck and Matt Damon".