Allan Edwall

1924 - 1997

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Johan Allan Edwall (25 August 1924 – 7 February 1997) was a Swedish actor, director, author, composer and singer, best-known outside Sweden for the small roles he played in some of Ingmar Bergman's films, such as Fanny and Alexander (1982). He found his largest audience in the Scandinavian countries for playing lovable characters in several of the film and TV adaptations of the children's stories by Astrid Lindgren. He attended Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Training Academy from 1949 to 1952. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Allan Edwall has received more than 150,679 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Allan Edwall is the 1,620th most popular actor (down from 1,500th in 2019), the 316th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 285th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Swedish Actor.

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  • 150k

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  • 55.68

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Allan Edwall ranks 1,620 out of 13,578Before him are Felicia Montealegre Bernstein, Marcel Dalio, Laura Linney, El Risitas, Anna May Wong, and Anatoli Papanov. After him are Linda Kozlowski, Daliah Lavi, Paul Scofield, Lynn Redgrave, Marie Dubois, and Peter Boyle.

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Among people born in 1924, Allan Edwall ranks 132Before him are Rik Van Steenbergen, Bayezid Osman, Neville Marriner, Georg Ratzinger, József Zakariás, and Lubomír Štrougal. After him are E. P. Thompson, Machiko Kyō, Chet Atkins, Mohammed Rafi, Alime Abdenanova, and George Mikan. Among people deceased in 1997, Allan Edwall ranks 95Before him are Michael Hutchence, Kang Song-san, Andrés Rodríguez, Jacinto Quincoces, Chiang Wei-kuo, and Martin Schwarzschild. After him are Jambyn Batmönkh, Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff Sr., Bo Widerberg, Félix Candela, Robert Serber, and Shintaro Katsu.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Allan Edwall ranks 316 out of 1,879Before him are Gillis Grafström (1893), Håkan the Red (1040), Sven Nordqvist (1946), Krister Henriksson (1946), Otto Nordenskjöld (1869), and Lasse Berghagen (1945). After him are Eric Lemming (1880), Reine Wisell (1941), Erik Dahlbergh (1625), Bo Widerberg (1930), Prince Oscar Bernadotte (1859), and Eli Heckscher (1879).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Allan Edwall ranks 25Before him are Gunnar Björnstrand (1909), Gunnel Lindblom (1931), Mikael Persbrandt (1963), Eva Dahlbeck (1920), Pernilla August (1958), and Krister Henriksson (1946). After him are Rolf Lassgård (1955), Viveca Lindfors (1920), Kristina Söderbaum (1912), Olof Thunberg (1925), Marika Green (1943), and Noomi Rapace (1979).

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