Swedish actors who deceased in 1987

Here are 2 famous actors from Sweden died in 1987:

Peder Dam

Peder Dam (June 9, 1939 Stockholm-November 4, 1987 Stockholm) a.k.a. Peder Christian Dam was a Swedish actor.

He was primarily known for his work on stage, performing in theaters across Sweden. Dam was a trained actor, having studied at the Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting in his youth.

Aside from his work on stage, Dam also appeared in a number of Swedish films and television shows throughout his career. He was particularly memorable for his performances in the films "The New Land" (1972) and "The Brothers Lionheart" (1977).

Dam was a well-respected actor both in Sweden and internationally. He was awarded the prestigious Swedish Theatre Critics' Award for his work in the play "Angels in America" in 1987, the same year of his untimely death.

Despite his relatively short career, Dam left a lasting impact on the Swedish theater scene and is remembered as one of the country's greatest actors.

Additionally, Dam was considered to be a versatile actor who was able to portray a wide range of characters. He had a particular talent for comedic roles, but was equally adept at dramatic performances. In addition to his work as an actor, Dam also directed several plays throughout his career.

Dam's personal life was somewhat private, but he was known to be an avid traveler and held a deep appreciation for the arts. He was married to fellow Swedish actress Meg Westergren.

Despite passing away at the relatively young age of 48, Dam's legacy continues to live on in the Swedish theatrical community. He is remembered as a talented, dedicated, and influential actor who made a significant contribution to the performing arts in Sweden.

Jörgen Barwe

Jörgen Barwe (November 27, 1927 Central Sundbyberg-April 24, 1987 Vikbolandet) was a Swedish actor.

He began his acting career in the theater before transitioning to film and television. Barwe became a prominent figure in Swedish film in the 1950s and starred in over 50 films throughout his career. He was known for his versatility and ability to portray a range of characters.

Barwe also had a successful television career, appearing in popular Swedish TV shows such as "Vi på Saltkråkan" and "August Strindberg ett liv".

In addition to his acting career, Barwe was also a filmmaker and writer. He directed and wrote the screenplay for the film "Djurdoktorn" in 1971.

Barwe died in 1987 at the age of 59, but his legacy as one of Sweden's most beloved actors lives on.

In 1965, Barwe received the prestigious Guldbagge Award for Best Actor for his role in the film "Är du inte riktigt klok?". He also won critical acclaim for his performances in films such as "Raggare!", "Heja Roland!", and "49 år". In addition to his acting work, Barwe was also a dedicated activist for animal welfare and worked as an inspector for the Swedish Animal Welfare Agency. He often used his fame to advocate for animal rights and was known for his kindness and compassion towards all animals. Barwe was also an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed spending time in nature, particularly in the archipelago of Vikbolandet where he spent his final years.

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