Swedish actors who were born in 1941

Here are 5 famous actors from Sweden were born in 1941:

Bo Svenson

Bo Svenson (February 13, 1941 Gothenburg-) also known as Boris Lee Holder Svenson, Bosse or Bo Svensson is a Swedish actor, film director, film producer, writer, soldier, martial artist and athlete. His children are called Maja Svenson, Mia Svenson and Pia Svenson.

Bo Svenson was born in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1941. He began his career in the military, serving in the United States Air Force and the National Guard before transitioning to acting. Svenson made his acting debut in the 1969 film "The Good Guys and the Bad Guys." He then went on to appear in numerous films and television shows throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including "Walking Tall Part II," "Heartbreak Ridge," and "Inglourious Basterds."

In addition to his work as an actor, Svenson has also directed and produced several films, including "Tramper" and "Delta Force Commando II: Priority Red One." He is also a skilled martial artist and athlete, having competed in judo, karate, and track and field.

Svenson has been married twice and has three children. He is also a philanthropist, working with various organizations to support veterans and first responders.

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Magnus Härenstam

Magnus Härenstam (June 19, 1941 Västervik-) a.k.a. Magnus Harenstam, Härenstam, Magnus or Johan Herbert Magnus Härenstam is a Swedish actor, presenter, comedian and screenwriter. He has two children, Smulan Härenstam and Tomas Härenstam.

Härenstam started his career as an actor in the early 1960s and had his first significant role in the play "Midsommernattsdröm" (A Midsummer Night's Dream) in 1963. He became a household name in Sweden in the 1970s thanks to his work as a television host, presenting popular shows such as "Måndagsbörsen" and "På minute" (On the Minute).

In addition to his television work, Härenstam also acted in numerous films and plays throughout his career, including the hit film "Sällskapsresan" (The Charter Trip) in 1980. He was known for his comic timing and his ability to play both serious and humorous roles with ease.

In the 1990s, Härenstam turned his attention to writing and directing, and he wrote and directed several successful plays and comedy shows in Sweden. He was also a popular voice actor and lent his voice to numerous animated films and television shows.

Härenstam continued working in the entertainment industry until his death in 2015. He was widely regarded as one of the most talented and versatile performers in Sweden and remains an influential figure in Swedish culture.

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Lars Passgård

Lars Passgård (February 14, 1941 Borås-March 16, 2003 Malmö Municipality) a.k.a. Lars Passgard or Lars Passgaard was a Swedish actor.

He studied at the Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting and went on to perform in various theatre productions across Sweden. Passgård also appeared in films and TV shows, including "Smutsiga fingrar" (1973) and "Rederiet" (1993-1999). He was widely recognized for his versatility and range as an actor, and his performances were noted for their subtlety and nuance. In addition to his acting career, Passgård was also a writer and director, and he directed several plays for the Malmö City Theatre. He passed away in 2003 at the age of 62.

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Per Ragnar

Per Ragnar (May 29, 1941 Kalmar-) also known as Per-Erik Ragnar is a Swedish actor, television director and author.

He is best known for his work in Swedish films such as "Fanny and Alexander" and "The Best Intentions". Ragnar has also directed a number of television shows and series, including "Stjärnhuset" and "Sjukan". In addition to his work in film and television, Ragnar is also a prolific author, having written several books on topics ranging from Swedish folklore to the history of the entertainment industry in Sweden. He has won several awards and accolades for his work, including a Guldbagge Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in the film "The Last Contract". Despite being in his 80s, Ragnar continues to act in film and television, and is widely regarded as one of Sweden's most respected actors.

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Thomas Hellberg

Thomas Hellberg (September 29, 1941 Stockholm-) is a Swedish actor, comedian, film director and screenwriter.

He is best known for his work in Swedish films and television series. Hellberg started his career in the 1960s as a stand-up comedian and gradually transitioned into acting. He has appeared in over 50 films and television shows throughout his career.

Some of his most notable film roles include the lead in the comedy-drama "Jänken" (1971) and supporting roles in the international films "The Emigrants" (1971) and "The New Land" (1972). On television, he played the role of detective Martin Beck in the crime drama series "Beck" (1997-2018).

In addition to acting, Hellberg has also worked as a film director and screenwriter. He wrote and directed the film "In Bed with Santa" (1999), which was a commercial and critical success in Sweden.

Outside of his entertainment career, Hellberg is also a trained lawyer and has worked as a legal advisor for the Swedish government.

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