Swedish actors who deceased at age 79

Here are 2 famous actors from Sweden died at 79:

Gunnar Olsson

Gunnar Olsson (July 10, 1904 Oxelösund-September 16, 1983 Gamla stan) also known as Gunnar Ohlsson was a Swedish actor, film director, screenwriter and film editor.

He began his career as a stage actor before transitioning to film in the 1920s. Olsson became particularly known for his work in comedy films, often playing the leading man or comic relief character. He starred in popular films such as "Fängelse" (1949) and "Flottans muntergökar" (1952).

In addition to acting, Olsson also directed several films, including "Hjärter knekt" (1950) and "Skärgårdsflirt" (1953). He was also a prolific screenwriter, contributing to the scripts of numerous films throughout his career.

Olsson was a prominent figure in the Swedish film industry during the mid-20th century and played a key role in shaping its development. Despite retiring from acting in the 1960s, his contributions to Swedish cinema have left a lasting legacy.

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Wiktor Andersson

Wiktor Andersson (June 19, 1887 Kungsbacka-September 13, 1966 Stockholm) also known as 'Kulörten' Andersson, Wiktor Herman Andersson, Wiktor "Kulörten" Andersson, Kulörten V. Andersson, Kulörten Andersson, Victor Andersson, Viktor 'Kulörten' Andersson, Wiktor 'Kulörten' Andersson, Viktor Andersson or Kulörten was a Swedish actor.

Andersson began his career in the entertainment industry in the early 1900s, first as a musician and later as an actor. He was a popular comedian and appeared in numerous films and stage productions throughout his career. His career spanned several decades, and he became one of the most recognizable and beloved actors in Sweden. In addition to his work on stage and screen, Andersson was also an accomplished songwriter and composer. He wrote and performed several popular songs, including "Kulörta drömmar" ("Colored Dreams"), which became a hit in Sweden in the 1920s. Despite his success, he remained humble and was known for his kind and generous personality. He was a beloved figure in Swedish entertainment and is remembered as one of the greats of early 20th-century Swedish theater and cinema.

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