Swedish actors who deceased at age 72

Here are 4 famous actors from Sweden died at 72:

Halvar Björk

Halvar Björk (September 22, 1928 Borgvattnet-November 12, 2000 Huddinge Municipality) a.k.a. Halvar Bjork or Erik Halvar Bertil Björk was a Swedish actor.

He died caused by lung cancer.

Björk began his acting career in the 1950s, appearing in numerous Swedish films, stage productions, and television shows. He was best known for his roles in the films "Ingen Mans Kvinna" and "Bröllopsbesvär", both of which earned him critical acclaim.

Throughout his career, Björk worked extensively in theater, performing in productions of classic plays such as "Hamlet" and "A Doll's House". He was also a regular on Swedish television, appearing in popular series such as "Röda Rummet" and "Brandbilen som försvann".

In addition to his acting work, Björk was also an accomplished writer, penning several books and articles on topics ranging from acting to politics.

Despite his success as an actor and writer, Björk was known for his down-to-earth demeanor and commitment to his craft. He remained a beloved figure in the Swedish entertainment industry until his death in 2000.

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Allan Edwall

Allan Edwall (August 25, 1924 Jämtland-February 7, 1997 Stockholm) also known as Johan Allan Edwall or Allan Edvall was a Swedish screenwriter, film director, actor, composer, singer, author, television director and lyricist. He had four children, Mattias Edwall, Måns Edwall, Malin Edwall and Michael Edwall.

He died in prostate cancer.

Allan Edwall began his career as an actor in the 1950s and became a prolific performer in Swedish theatre, film, and television. He appeared in over 250 roles during his career, which lasted until his death. Some of his notable film roles include the comedic character Svea in "The Man Who Quit Smoking" (1972) and the harsh father in "The Emigrants" (1971). He also directed several films, including "The Stick Man" (Facebook in Swedish) (1974) and "Sopor" (1981).

Aside from his work in film, Edwall was also an accomplished musician and composer. He recorded several albums of Swedish folk music and wrote songs for various theatrical productions.

Edwall was also known for his passionate commitment to social justice causes. He was a member of the Swedish Communist Party and was involved in various political movements throughout his life.

In recognition of his contributions to Swedish culture, Edwall was awarded the Order of the Polar Star in 1988.

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Ulf Palme

Ulf Palme (October 18, 1920 Stockholm-May 12, 1993 Ingarö) was a Swedish actor, author and film director. His child is called Beatrice Palme.

Ulf Palme began his acting career in the 1940s and soon became one of the leading actors of his generation. He acted in a number of films, including "Åsa-Nisse" and the popular TV series "Hem till byn" (Home to the Village). He was also a successful author and wrote several books, including "Kvinnorna på fjärde våningen" (The Women on the Fourth Floor) and "En komikers uppväxt" (A Comedian's Upbringing). In addition to his work in film and literature, Palme also directed a number of films, including "Vargens tid" (The Time of the Wolf) and "Harry Munter". He was highly regarded in Sweden for his contributions to the arts and entertainment industry.

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Ove Tjernberg

Ove Tjernberg (December 27, 1928 Uppsala-March 7, 2001 Östhammar) also known as Sten Ove Filip Tjernberg was a Swedish actor. He had five children, Johannes Tjernberg, Johan Tjernberg, Jenny Tjernberg, Per Tjernberg and Angelica Tjernberg.

Tjernberg began his acting career at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm in 1952. He appeared in several stage productions and gained critical acclaim for his performances. He went on to star in films such as "Miss Julie" (1951), "The Silence" (1963), and "The Emigrants" (1971). In addition to his acting career, Tjernberg also worked as a voice actor and lent his voice to several animated films and TV series. He was awarded the Swedish Medal Litteris et Artibus in 1989 for his contributions to the arts. Tjernberg passed away in 2001 at the age of 72.

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