Allan Edwall Poster


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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 25 August 1924Rödön, Jämtlands län, Sweden
Date of Death 7 February 1997Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden  (prostate cancer)
Birth NameJohan Allan Edwall
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 sang his own songs where he attacked the injustices in our society. From 1986 and for the remaining years he ran his own theater 'Brunnsgatan 4' in Stockholm, where he did everything by himself, from acting to selling tickets.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Hans Teke <hante811@student.liu.se>

Spouse (1)

Britt Edwall (1957 - 1965) (divorced) (3 children)

Trivia (3)

Father of photographer Mattias Edwall
After his death, Erland Josephson wrote about him in Expressen: "He was odd. But he was odd in a universal way!"
Hated to pose for photographs. In the end, he would only agree to pose for his son, acclaimed photographer Mattias Edwall.

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