Swedish actors who deceased in 1951

Here are 2 famous actors from Sweden died in 1951:

Ivar Kåge

Ivar Kåge (February 21, 1881 Stockholm-April 21, 1951 Stockholm) was a Swedish actor. He had two children, and .

Ivar Kåge began his career as a stage actor, but later transitioned into film acting. He appeared in over 70 films during his career, including "The Longing," "The Stronger Woman," and "Karin Daughter of Ingmar." Kåge was known for his versatility, and was equally adept at playing comedic and dramatic roles. In addition to his acting, Kåge was also a director and screenwriter. He directed several films, including "Kajsa Kavat" and "Jenny Lind," and wrote the screenplays for several others. Kåge was highly respected in the Swedish film industry, and was awarded the Royal Medal of Honor for his contributions to Swedish culture.

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Georg af Klercker

Georg af Klercker (December 15, 1877 Kristianstad-November 13, 1951 Stockholm) was a Swedish film director, actor and screenwriter. He had one child, Eric af Klercker.

Georg af Klercker was born into a prominent family, with his father being a member of the Swedish parliament. Klercker himself had a keen interest in the arts from an early age, and went on to study at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm.

In 1906, Klercker made his debut as a film director with the silent film "Kärlek starkare än hat" (Love Stronger Than Hate), which was well received by audiences and critics alike. He went on to direct a number of successful films in the silent era, including "Röda Rummet" (The Red Room) and "Fröken Julie" (Miss Julie), both based on plays by August Strindberg.

Klercker also acted in several films, mainly in supporting roles. His most notable acting role was in the film "Vingarne" (The Wings), which was directed by Mauritz Stiller and is considered a classic of Swedish silent cinema.

In addition to his film work, Klercker was also a respected theatre director and served as the artistic director of the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm from 1925 to 1933. He was awarded the Royal Medal of the Litteris et Artibus in 1947 in recognition of his contributions to Swedish culture.

Klercker died in 1951 at the age of 73, leaving behind a legacy as one of the pioneers of Swedish cinema.

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