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Joel Kinnaman

Charles Joel Nordström, known professionally as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish actor. He is best known for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the "Best Actor" category - and for his role as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series. He starred on AMC's The Killing as detective Stephen ... See full bio »

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 2016 Backcountry (post-production)
 2016 The Bends (pre-production)
 2015 Child 44
 2012 Lola Versus
 2010 Easy Money
 2009 No Time for Love
Stefan (as Joel Kinnamann)
 2009 In Your Veins
 2009 183 dagar (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Byron
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Byron
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Byron
 2008 Paltalk (Short)
 2008 Second Avenue (TV Series)
- Episode #1.64 (2008) ... Gustav
- Episode #1.62 (2008) ... Gustav
 2006 Chiuhuahua (Short)
 2006 Vinnarskallar (TV Series)
 2005 Storm
 2005 God Save the King
 2003 A Different Way
 2002 The Invisible
 1990-1991 Storstad (TV Series)
Felix Lundström
- Episode #3.8 (1991) ... Felix Lundström (as Joel Nordström)
- Episode #3.7 (1991) ... Felix Lundström (as Joel Nordström)
- Episode #3.6 (1991) ... Felix Lundström (as Joel Nordström)
- Episode #3.2 (1991) ... Felix Lundström (as Joel Nordström)
- Episode #3.1 (1991) ... Felix Lundström (as Joel Nordström)
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I think for a lot of people that had seen me do 'Snabba Cash,' after watching 'The Killing,' I think they got a sense that I could do different kinds of characters. See more »


Joel's paternal grandparents were David H. Kinnaman, from Perry Township, Marion County, Indiana, and Rosalie L. (Mitchell), from Kansas City, Kansas. Joel's father's ancestry includes German, English, Scottish, and Irish. Joel's mother is of Swedish Jewish background (she is descended from Ukrainian Jewish immigrants to Sweden). See more »

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