Distinguished Norwegian character actor, well known for his sonorous voice. Much used in classical roles, and often heard in Radio as a reader of poems and novels.
Stage debut in 1930,(Bergen) later he played in both Norway and Sweden,with many leading parts in the plays of Ibsen and Shakespeare; Werle in "The Wild Duck", and title roles in "Hamlet" and "King Lear".
For his role as Marquis de Sade in "Marat", (Peter Weiss) he got the Norwegian theater-critics award in 1967.
Among his best film-parts were as Tornkvist in Skouen's " Herren og hans tjenere " (1959) as William in Müller's " De ukjentes marked " (1968) and as the priest in Skouen's " An-Magritt ". (1969)
Løkkeberg was the father of director Pål Løkkeberg, (1934-1998) and the brother of the celebrated actress Tore Segelcke. (1901-1979)