Swedish Crime Crossoversby rolandddd | created - 02 Jul 2013 | updated - 02 Jul 2013 | Public
Since there are quite few TV actors in Sweden, many of them have appeared in more than one of the many crime TV-series that have made Sweden famous internationally. This is a short list of actors who have impressed in more than one of these series.
1. Jens Hultén
Jens Hultén was born on December 6, 1963 in Stockholm as Jens Charley Hultén. He is an actor, known for Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015), Skyfall (2012) and The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013).
Usually cast as the main villain. Plays Seth Rydell in the Johan Falk series, has appeared as two different main villains in Wallander movies. In addition to this, he has appeared in Höök, Irene Huss and Kommissarie Winter.
Born Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist in Stockholm, Sweden, it wasn't until he was over a year old when he was finally adopted from the orphanage he had been given to. His father was a lawyer and his mother a writer. It wasn't until he had his first child that he decided to seek out his biological parents. ...
Played series regular John Banck in the first season of Beck-movies. Subsequently cast as the main villain in Wallander - Mastermind, arguably the best Wallander movie yet.
Actress | Kyss mig
Plays series regular Marie Lindell in the Johan Falk-movies, also found time to star in Wallander - Arvet.
Actor | Män som hatar kvinnor
Ingvar Hirdwall was born on December 5, 1934 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is an actor, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), Daybreak (2003) and Children's Island (1980). He is married to Marika Lindström.
Plays Martin Beck's neighbour in almost all of the Beck movies, as well as fisherman Lundberg in Wallander - Den orolige mannen.
5. Jakob Eklund
Actor | Noll tolerans
Jakob Eklund was born on February 21, 1962. He is an actor, known for Zero Tolerance (1999), Executive Protection (2001) and Run for Your Life (1997). He has been married to Marie Richardson since August 12, 2008. They have two children.
As well as playing policeman Johan Falk in his own series, he also delivered a colorful performance as Frank Borg in Wallander - Jokern.
Actress | Wallander
Angela Kovacs was born on May 23, 1964 in Vaksala, Uppland, Sweden as Angela Anna Margareta Kovács. She is an actress, known for Wallander (2005), Irene Huss (2007) and Rederiet (1992). She is married to Jan Modin. They have two children.
Played Ann-Britt in the early Wallander movies, but moved on to playing main character Irene Huss in her own TV series.
7. Leif Andrée
Actor | Om jag vänder mig om
Known from Beck - Mannen utan ansikte, Wallander - Jokern, and recently he played Spiken in the Annika Bengtzon-series.
8. Stina Ekblad
Actress | Fanny och Alexander
Played the main villain in Beck - mannen utan ansikte, went on to play series regular Karin in the Wallander movies.
Actor | Kopps
Göran Axel Ragnerstam grew up in Stockholm. His father had a particular interest in the theatre and used to perform for his children. It was also he who later came to encourage Göran to become an actor. In high school Göran enjoyed theatre and staged the rock opera "Tommy". He begun his acting ...
Played Aronsson in Beck - Öga för öga, and then bad guy lawyer Lundkvist in Wallander - Jokern.
10. Shanti Roney
Actor | Vägen ut
Played in Wallander - Tjuven, and the main villain in Beck - Hämndens pris.
Actress | Mitt liv som hund
Ing-Marie Carlsson was born on February 25, 1957 in Jönköping, Jönköpings län, Sweden as Ing-Marie Gunilla Jessica Carlsson. She is an actress, known for My Life as a Dog (1985), Tre kronor (1994) and Beck (1997).
Played the unfortunate Britta Holm in Wallander - Hemligheten, and then series regular Bodil Lettermark in the later Beck movies.
Actor | Flickan som lekte med elden
Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl was born on May 18, 1947 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009), The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009) and Wallander (2005).
Usually typecast as a villain, played bad guy Roffe in Wallander - Hemligheten, and also starred in Beck - Okänd avsändare and in one of the recent Annika Bengtzon movies.
13. Per Morberg
Actor | Beck
Played Beck's first boss in the early Beck movies, and then two different characters in the Wallander series.
Actress | Beck
Anna Ulrika Ericsson was born on December 30, 1966 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She is an actress and production designer, known for Beck (1997), Rederiet (1992) and Those Half Hidden (2009).
Played series regular Jäder in the early Beck movies, and then minister of defence in Wallander - Hämnden.
Actor | Brüno
Played in Beck - Okänd avsändare, and recently the main villain in Wallander - Försvunnen.
16. Annika Hallin
Actress | Män som hatar kvinnor
Annika Hallin was born on February 16, 1968. She is an actress, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009) and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009).
Has starred in Beck - Okänd avsändare, Wallander - Arvet, and the Annika Bengtzon-movie Den röda vargen.
17. Lia Boysen
Actress | Sök
Starred in the Johan Falk-movie Livvakterna and then played Bodil Jensen in Wallander - Dödsängeln.
18. Martin Aliaga
Actor | Höök
One of few actors to star in Beck (Hämndens pris), Johan Falk (Leo Gaut) and Wallander (Läckan).
19. Livia Millhagen
Actress | Miffo
Played Malin Tavast in Beck - Annonsmannen and then Åsa Nordström in Wallander - Prästen.
20. Nour El-Refai
Actress | Frostbiten
Another of the select group of actors who played in Beck (Det tysta skriket), Wallander (Dödsängeln) and Johan Falk (Spelets regler).