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Magnus Härenstam Poster

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Overview (4)

Born in Västervik, Kalmar län, Sweden
Died in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden  (cancer)
Birth NameJohan Herbert Magnus Härenstam
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Magnus Härenstam was born on June 19, 1941 in Västervik, Kalmar län, Sweden as Johan Herbert Magnus Härenstam. He was an actor and writer, known for Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980), Göta kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen? (1981) and The Adventures of Picasso (1978). He was married to Birgitta Plånborg Ryott and Anita Bendel. He died on June 13, 2015 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

Spouse (2)

Birgitta Plånborg Ryott (5 June 2010 - 13 June 2015) (his death)
Anita Bendel (1972 - 8 May 2003) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (7)

Lives in Östermalm, Stockholm, Sweden. [1998]
Became, in the eighties, Sweden's first stand-up-comedian.
Has worked a lot together with Brasse Brännström. Since 1991, he's been the host of the Swedish version of 'Jeopardy'.
Stars in the TV reality show "Stjärnorna på slottet" (Castle of the Stars) [January 2007]
Has announced that he will quit as host for swedish "Jeopardy" after 14 years and will continue working with other tv and stage projects. [December 2005]
Has a daughter, Katarina 'Smulan' Härenstam (born 1973) and a son, Tomas Härenstam (born 1980), with Anita Bendel.
Had a daughter who was the result of an affair he had with another woman while he was married to Anita Bendel. She was born in 1985 and grew up with her mother and stepfather.

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