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Erland Josephson (1923–2012)


Erland Josephson, the distinguished Swedish actor best known for his appearance in Ingmar Bergman's films, was born in Stockholm, Sweden on June 15, 1923. Josephson's relationship with Bergman, a long-time friend, began in the late 1930s when they first worked together in the theater. Although he was in several motion pictures in the late 1940s and... See full bio »

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Known For

Sacrifice
Sacrifice Alexander
(1986)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
(1988)
Nostalgia
Nostalgia Domenico
(1983)
Cries & Whispers
(1972)

Filmography

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 2007 Spöksonaten (TV Movie)
Bengtsson
 2006 Wellkåmm to Verona
Joseph
 2005 Dobro ustimani mrtvaci
Zaim Kundurevic
 2004 Dag och natt
Berättare (voice)
 2003 Saraband (TV Movie)
Johan
 2003 Nu (Short)
Jakob (old)
 2001 Hr. Boe & Co.'s Anxiety (Short)
 2000 Trolösa
Bergman
 1999 På sista versen (TV Movie)
Ernst Forsberg
 1999 Magnetisøren's femte vinter
Hr. Hofverberg
 1998 I.K. - Ivar Kreuger (TV Mini-Series)
Baltzar af Trolle
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Baltzar af Trolle
 1998 Från regnormarnas liv (TV Movie)
Johan Ludvig Heiberg
 1998 Den tatuerade änkan (TV Movie)
Per Gunnarsson, Ester's lawyer
 1997 Larmar och gör sig till (TV Movie)
Osvald Vogler
 1995 Magisk cirkel (TV Movie)
Henry
 1995 Kristin Lavransdatter
Broder Edvin
 1995 The Sunset Boys
August Lind
 1995 To vlemma tou Odyssea
S., Film Museum Curator
 1995 Som löven i Vallombrosa (TV Mini-Series)
John
- Akt II (1995) ... John
- Akt I (1995) ... John
 1995 Vendetta
DG
 1994 Zabraneniat plod
Hazainat
 1994 Drømspel
Blind Man
 1994 Småstadberättelser (TV Series)
Rune
- Skuggan (1994) ... Rune
 1993 Rosenbaum (TV Series)
Samuel Rosenbaum
- Det sista vittnet (1993) ... Samuel Rosenbaum
- Målbrott (1993) ... Samuel Rosenbaum
- Bländverk (1993) ... Samuel Rosenbaum
 1992 Sofie
Sofie's Father
 1992 Holozän
Geiser
 1991 Den ofrivillige golfaren
Kritikern
 1991 Oxen
Sigvard Silver
 1991 Meeting Venus
Jorge Picabia
 1991 The Wicked
Prof. Brokner
 1990 God afton, Herr Wallenberg
Rabbinen
 1990 Il giudice istruttore (TV Series)
Giudice Ferdinando Imposimato
- Il caso Corderi (1990) ... Giudice Ferdinando Imposimato
- Suicidio d'amore (1990) ... Giudice Ferdinando Imposimato
- Simulazione di reato (1990) ... Giudice Ferdinando Imposimato
- Complotto internazionale (1990) ... Giudice Ferdinando Imposimato
- Un caso di sequestro (1990) ... Giudice Ferdinando Imposimato
 1990 Il sole buio
Attorney Belmonte
 1989 The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway
Clarence Hemingway
 1989 Seobe
Episkop
 1988 Una donna spezzata (TV Movie)
 1988 Hanussen
Dr. Bettelheim
 1988 The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Ambassador
 1987 Il giorno prima
Swanson
 1986 Storm, der Schimmelreiter (TV Movie)
Theodor Storm
 1986 La coda del diavolo
Robert's Father
 1986 L'ultima mazurka
Serra
 1986 Sacrifice
Alexander
 1986 Saving Grace
Monsignor Francesco Ghezzi
 1986 Amorosa
David Sprengel
 1985 De flyvende djævle
Oscar
 1984 Un caso d'incoscienza (TV Movie)
Erik Sander
 1984 Dirty Story
Gabriel Berggren
 1984 Bakom jalusin
Daniel Brenner
 1984 Angelas krig
Anton Goldberg
 1984 After the Rehearsal (TV Movie)
Henrik Vogler (older)
 1983 Fanny och Alexander (TV Mini-Series)
Isak Jacobi
 1983 Savannen (TV Movie)
David
 1983 Bella Donna
Max
 1983 La casa del tappeto giallo
The Professor
 1983 Nostalgia
Domenico
 1983 Eva
 1982 Fanny and Alexander
Isak Jacobi - Jacobis hus
 1982 Variola vera
Dr. Dragutin Kenigsmark
 1982 Dubbelsvindlarna (TV Mini-Series)
Thomas
- En död tiger (1982) ... Thomas
- Den enes död den andres bröd (1982) ... Thomas
- Man överbord! (1982) ... Thomas
 1981 Montenegro
Martin Jordan
 1981 Samo jednom se ljubi
Rudolf
 1980 Ett drömspel (TV Movie)
Diktaren
 1980 Kärleken
Andreas
 1980 Marmalade Revolution
Karl Henrik Eller
 1979 Dimenticare Venezia
Nicky
 1979 Die erste Polka
Leo Maria Piontek
 1978 Autumn Sonata
Josef
 1978 One and One
Uncle Dan
 1977 Den allvarsamma leken
Doncker
 1977 I Am Afraid
Judge Cancedda
 1976 Face to Face
Dr. Tomas Jacobi
 1975 Monismanien 1995
Teacher
 1975 The Magic Flute (TV Movie)
Man in Audience (uncredited)
 1974 Brända tomten (TV Movie)
Arvid Valström
 1972 Cries & Whispers
David
 1970 Reservatet (TV Movie)
Elis
 1970 Röda rummet (TV Mini-Series)
von Dardel
- Del 5 (1970) ... von Dardel
- Del 4 (1970) ... von Dardel
 1969 The Passion of Anna
Elis Vergérus
 1968 Beslut i morgondagen (TV Movie)
Minister
 1968 The Girls
Carl
 1968 Hour of the Wolf
Baron von Merkens
 1958 The Magician
Consul Egerman
 1958 Som man bäddar...
Erik, doctor
 1958 Brink of Life
Anders Ellius
 1957 Svarta handsken (TV Movie)
Santa Claus
 1956 Sceningång
Bergkvist, director / Narrator
 1950 Till glädje
Bertil (uncredited)
 1948 Eva
Karl, Josef's Brother (uncredited)
 1946 Det regnar på vår kärlek
Clerk at the vicar's office (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Buntel Ericsson

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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Suffered from Parkinson's disease. See more »

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Gemini

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