Swedish actors who deceased in 2002

Here are 2 famous actors from Sweden died in 2002:

Gösta Winbergh

Gösta Winbergh (December 30, 1943 Stockholm-March 18, 2002 Vienna) also known as Gosta Winbergh or Winbergh, Gösta was a Swedish singer, opera singer and actor. He had one child, Gunnar Winbergh.

Gösta Winbergh was known for his powerful tenor voice and his performances in a wide range of operas, including works by Mozart, Wagner, Verdi, and Puccini. He began his career as a baritone before switching to tenor in the mid-1970s. His breakthrough came in 1978, when he appeared as Tamino in a production of Mozart's "The Magic Flute" at the Royal Swedish Opera.

Winbergh went on to perform at many of the world's leading opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Royal Opera House in London, La Scala in Milan, and the Vienna State Opera. He also appeared in several films and television programs, including Ingmar Bergman's "The Magic Flute" (1975) and the Swedish television series "Rederiet" (1995-1999).

In addition to his singing career, Winbergh was also known for his work as a teacher and mentor to young singers. He taught at the Opera School in Stockholm and was a guest instructor at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.

Tragically, Winbergh died in 2002 at the age of 58 while rehearsing for a production of Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" at the Vienna State Opera. He is remembered as one of the greatest tenors of his generation, and his recordings continue to be treasured by opera fans around the world.

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Åke Lindström

Åke Lindström (July 22, 1928 Söderhamn-December 26, 2002 Stockholm) was a Swedish actor and film director.

Lindström made his professional acting debut in the 1940s and went on to appear in over 40 films and TV productions in Sweden. He also directed a number of films, including "The Pink Bomber" (1963) and "The Man Who Quit Smoking" (1972).

Lindström was a beloved and respected figure in the Swedish film and theater community. He was awarded the Swedish Film Institute's Honorary Award in 1998 for his contributions to Swedish cinema.

Alongside his career in acting and directing, Lindström was also a dedicated activist for children's rights. He was a founding member of the Swedish chapter of UNICEF and worked tirelessly to improve the lives of children in Sweden and around the world.

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