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Allan Edwall (1924–1997)


Allan Edwall was born in a working class home in Jämtland, Sweden in 1924. His father was a trade-union man and a communist. 1949-52 he attended Stockholm's Royal Daramatic Theatre School. Through the years he made more than 400 parts in theater, film, television and radio. He was also a director, an author, a composer and a singer. On records he ... See full bio »

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Known For

Fanny and Alexander
Fanny and Alexander Oscar Ekdahl - Ekdahlska huset
(1982)
Sacrifice
Sacrifice Otto
(1986)
The Virgin Spring
(1960)
Nattvardsgästerna
Nattvardsgästerna Algot Frövik, Sexton
(1963)

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 1989 Resan till Melonia
Prospero (voice)
 1987 Mälarpirater
Frans i Flinta
 1986 Sacrifice
Otto
 1984 Åke och hans värld
Principal Godeman
 1983 P & B
Josef 'Stavros' Bendel
 1983 Limpan
Sture Charles 'Limpan' Lindberg
 1982 Fanny and Alexander
Oscar Ekdahl - Ekdahlska huset
 1981 Tuppen
Thorsson, receptionist
 1981 SOPOR
Thorbjörn Fälldin
 1980 Sverige åt svenskarna
Doctor Karl Otto
 1980 Mannen som blev miljonär
Persson
 1977 The Brothers Lionheart
Mattias
 1977 Måndagarna med Fanny
Driver
 1977 Den allvarsamma leken
Markel
 1976 Elvis! Elvis!
Elvis' Grandfather
 1972 Nybyggarna
Danjel
 1971 The Emigrants
Danjel
 1970 Ministern
Lindbaum
 1969 Klabautermannen
Tor, den syke matrosen
 1969 Eriksson
Eriksson - Verkstadsarbetare
 1966 Here Is Your Life
August
 1966 Träfracken
Falk
 1965 Festivitetssalongen
Lund - doctor
 1965 Mitt hem är Copacabana
Narrator (voice)
 1965 4 x 4
Banvakten (segment "Uppehåll i myrlandet")
 1964 All These Women
Jillker
 1963 Nattvardsgästerna
Algot Frövik, Sexton
 1961 Briggen Tre Liljor
Simon Toking
 1961 Ljuvlig är sommarnatten
Luffaren
 1960 På en bänk i en park
Man at Restaurant
 1960 The Devil's Eye
The ear demon
 1960 Bröllopsdagen
Vicar (as Allan Edvall)
 1960 Av hjärtans lust
Servant
 1960 Tärningen är kastad
Dag Seren
 1960 The Virgin Spring
Beggar
 1959 Raggare!
Narrator (voice)
 1958 Körkarlen
Tramp
 1957 Ingen morgondag
Poet
 1956 Girls Without Rooms
Ulla's Husband (uncredited)
 1955 Vildfåglar
Fiorentino
 1954 Dance on Roses
Olsson, journalist (uncredited)
 1954 Gud fader och tattaren
Natan (as Allan Edvall)
 1953 Resan till dej
Composer (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Nationalencyklopedin (1997) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Allan Edvall

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

After his death, Erland Josephson wrote about him in Expressen: "He was odd. But he was odd in a universal way!" See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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