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Bengt Ekerot (1920–1971)


Bengt Ekerot was born on February 8, 1920 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor and director, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), The Magician (1958) and Det glada kalaset (1946). He was married to Margareta Hallin. He died on November 26, 1971 in Stockholm. See full bio »

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Known For

The Seventh Seal
(1957)
The Magician
The Magician Johan Spegel
(1958)
Det glada kalaset
(1946)
Med livet som insats
Med livet som insats Freedom Fighter
(1940)

Filmography

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 1968 Korridoren
Birger Olsson
 1968 Ole dole doff
Eriksson
 1968 Bombi Bitt och jag (TV Series)
Kabusaprästen
- Dagen före marknaden (1968) ... Kabusaprästen
 1967 Ola & Julia
Max
 1967 Livet är stenkul
The Neighbour
 1966 Here Is Your Life
Byberg
 1966 Myten
Policeman / Social Worker / Guard / ...
 1963 Det går an (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1961 Syskon (TV Movie)
Michael
 1960 På en bänk i en park
Sam Persson
 1958 The Magician
Johan Spegel
 1958 Jazzgossen
Erik Jonsson
 1957 The Seventh Seal
Death
 1956 Sceningång
Johan Eriksson
 1955 Hamlet (TV Movie)
Hamlet, prins av Danmark
 1953 Marianne
Companion (uncredited)
 1947 Dynamit
Allan Axelson
 1946 Interlude
Tjuven
 1946 Brita i grosshandlarhuset
'Paniken' (as Bengt Ekeroth)
 1945 13 stolar
Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Crime and Punishment
Studenten
 1945 Fram för lilla Märta eller På livets ödesvägar
Radio Speaker (voice, uncredited)
 1945 Rosen på Tistelön
Anton, hennes bror
 1943 Herre med portfölj
Stig
 1943 Sonja
Bengt
 1943 När ungdomen vaknar
Lennart
 1943 Night in the Harbor
John
 1942 Man glömmer ingenting
Student at art school (uncredited)
 1942 We Home Toilers
Linus Tallhagen
 1942 Lågor i dunklet
Åke Kronström, Student (uncredited)
 1941 Snapphanar
Lille-Jonas
 1941 Det sägs på stan
Sven Törring
 1940 Hanna in Society
Fred Hummerberg (as Bengt Ekeroth)
 1940 Med livet som insats
Freedom Fighter
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Directed Henry de Montherlant's play "The Dead Queen" which premiered on 21 March at the City Theatre in Gothenburg, See more »

Alternate Names:

Bengt Ekeroth
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Trivia:

He personified the character of "Death" in Bergman's classic The Seventh Seal (1957) and in the process created a movie stereotype to be endlessly copied in later movies.

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Aquarius

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