Swedish actors who were born in 1979

Here are 6 famous actors from Sweden were born in 1979:

Joel Kinnaman

Joel Kinnaman (November 25, 1979 Stockholm-) also known as Charles Joel Nordström, Joel Nordström, Joel Kinnamann or Charles Joel Nordström Kinnaman is a Swedish actor.

He is best known for his roles in the Swedish films Easy Money and its sequels, as well as his portrayal of detective Stephen Holder on the American television series The Killing. Kinnaman also appeared in the sci-fi film Altered Carbon and played Rick Flag in the DC superhero film Suicide Squad. In addition to his acting career, Kinnaman is also trained in Muay Thai and has competed in amateur fights. He is fluent in Swedish, English, and German.

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Oliver Loftéen

Oliver Loftéen (April 12, 1979 Stockholm-) a.k.a. John Sebastian Mattias Loftéen, Oliver John Sebastian Loftéen or Oliver Loftén is a Swedish actor.

He is best known for his work in Scandinavian and international TV shows and films. Loftéen made his debut in 2004 in the Swedish TV series "Graven" and has since appeared in popular shows such as "The Spiral", "The Sandhamn Murders" and "The Team". He has also acted in international productions like "The Last Kingdom" and "The Danish Girl". Apart from acting, Loftéen is also a trained musician and has worked as a composer and performer for various productions. In addition, he is an advocate for a number of social and environmental causes and is involved in philanthropic work.

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Omid Khansari

Omid Khansari (August 23, 1979 Tampa-) a.k.a. Omid Hussein Bertil Mohammadian Khansari is a Swedish actor.

He is best known for his work in Scandinavian films and TV series. Khansari was born in Tampa, Florida to an Iranian father and a Swedish mother. He grew up in Sweden and trained at the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Khansari began his acting career in 2002 with a role in the Swedish TV series "Sjätte dagen" and has since appeared in several notable productions, including the films "Storm" (2005) and "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" (2011), as well as the TV series "Jordskott" (2015) and "Hassel" (2017).

Khansari is also a filmmaker and has written, directed, and produced several short films, including "Svart Kaffe" (2007) and "Kuta Beach" (2009). He is known for his realistic and raw storytelling style.

Aside from his work in the entertainment industry, Khansari is also an advocate for human rights and has worked with several organizations to raise awareness about the refugee crisis and other social issues.

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Shebly Niavarani

Shebly Niavarani (July 7, 1979 Tehran-) also known as Shelby Niavarani is a Swedish actor, screenwriter, film producer and film director.

Niavarani was born in Tehran, Iran but his family moved to Sweden when he was two years old. He grew up in Stockholm where he started his career as a stand-up comedian at the age of 18. Niavarani has since then acted in numerous films, TV-series and stage productions. He has also directed and produced several films and is known for his work as a screenwriter. In addition to his career in the entertainment industry, Niavarani is also a public speaker and has given talks on topics such as entrepreneurship and creativity. He has been awarded several prizes for his work, including the Guldbagge Award for Best Screenplay in 2014.

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Ken (January 29, 1979 Upplands-Bro Municipality-) also known as Ken Ring, Ken Kiprono Ring, Kenta, Kenta Kofot or Kenneth Kiprono Ring is a Swedish rapper and actor. He has four children, Rebecca Ring, Kelian Ring, Angelen Ring and Knaster Ring.

Ken was born to a Kenyan father and a Swedish mother. He grew up in the suburb of Brunna, Upplands-Bro Municipality, where he developed his love for music. Ken started his career in music in the early 2000s when he released his first album "Vagabond" in 2002. He gained prominence with his second album "Hip Hop" released in 2004.

Apart from his music career, Ken has also acted in several movies and TV shows. He made his acting debut in the movie "Fucking Åmål" in 1998 and has since appeared in several films and TV series such as "Jalla! Jalla!", "Torpederna" and "Gåsmamman".

Ken is also known for his controversial statements regarding astrology and predictions for world events. He has published several books on the subject and became a popular figure in Sweden for his predictions, which gained both support and criticism.

In addition to his career, Ken is also actively involved in humanitarian work. He has organized several charity concerts and campaigns to support various causes such as cancer research, HIV/AIDS and children's welfare.

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David Hoflin

David Hoflin (February 25, 1979 Stockholm-) is a Swedish actor.

He is best known for his roles in popular television series such as "Neighbours", "Ocean Girl" and "Alcatraz". Hoflin began his acting career at a young age and has since acted in various television shows and films. He has worked with several prominent actors including J.J. Abrams, Jorge Garcia, and Sam Neill. In addition to his work in front of the camera, Hoflin has also directed and produced short films. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his family.

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