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Gösta Ekman (I) (1890–1938)


Generally spoken of as Swedish theater's most legendary stage actor, Gösta Ekman enjoyed a prolific stage career during his short life, becoming the first real star of Swedish theater. His boyish good looks attracted both sexes, helping to create a massive cult following and elevating him to the status of a living legend. Combined with a beautiful... See full bio »

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Known For

Faust Faust
(1926)
Intermezzo Professor Holger Brandt
(1936)
Charles XII Karl XII
(1925)
Kungen kommer Leonard Pettersson / King Charles XV
(1936)

Filmography

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 1940 Än en gång Gösta Ekman (Short)
Hellert, lawyer
 1937 Witches' Night
Arne Markell
 1936/I Intermezzo
Professor Holger Brandt
 1936 Johan Ulfstjerna
Johan Ulfstjerna
 1936 Kungen kommer
Leonard Pettersson / King Charles XV
 1935 Swedenhielms
Rolf Swedenhielm
 1933 Två man om en änka
39 Ludwig Karlsson
 1933 Kära släkten
Claes af Leijonstam
 1933 Kanske en diktare
Filip, rockvaktmästare
 1931 Brokiga blad
Sigge Wulff
 1930 For Her Sake
Gunnar Lanner
 1928 The Last Night
Marc-Anton
 1928 Gustaf Wasa, Part Two
Gustaf Eriksson Wasa
 1928 Gustaf Wasa, Part One
Gustaf Eriksson Wasa
 1927 Husband by Proxy
Marquis Robert de Luny & Jean Coubert
 1927 Matrimony
Ivor Willington
 1926 Klovnen
Joe Higgins
 1926 Faust
Faust (as Gösta Ekmann)
 1925 Karl XII, del II
Karl XII
 1925 Charles XII
Karl XII
 1924 The Young Nobleman
Count Hans Lewestierna
 1924 Carl XII:s kurir
Axel Roos
 1922 A Scarlet Angel
Henry Warden
 1922 Vem dömer
Bertram
 1921 En lyckoriddare
Lars Wiwalt
 1920 Family Traditions
Ernst
 1920 Gyurkovicsarna
Geza Gyurkovics
 1920 Thora van Deken
Bjerring
 1920 Sunshine and Shadow
Ture af Örnefeldt
 1918 Mästerkatten i stövlar
Karl Konstantin Kattrup
 1912 Systrarna (Short)
Detective
 1912 The Gardener (Short)
The Gardener's son
 1911 Blott en dröm (Short)
Konrad von X
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Extra in Franz Lehár's operetta 'The Merry Widow' at Oskarsteatern, Stockholm, Sweden.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Gösta Ekmann

Spouse:

Greta Ekman  (his death)  (2 children)
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Trivia:

Besides his activity on the stage he also directed the Oscar Theater and the Concert House Theater, and from 1931 to 1935 he led his own theater called Vasa-Theater. See more »

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