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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 122,830 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Allan Edwall is the 1,504th most popular actor (down from 1,458th in 2019), the 286th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 292nd in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Swedish Actor.

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  • 18

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Among actors, Allan Edwall ranks 1,504 out of 9,996Before him are John Hillerman, Ralph Waite, Martha Scott, Jeffrey Hunter, Jeffrey Wright, and Pauley Perrette. After him are Leslie Easterbrook, Diane Ladd, Anthony Steffen, Momoko Kōchi, Louis Jouvet, and Lorraine Bracco.

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Among people born in 1924, Allan Edwall ranks 127Before him are Jean Girault, Khamtai Siphandon, Rikidōzan, E. P. Thompson, Aman Andom, and William Auld. After him are Carlo Bergonzi, Cicely Tyson, Edward Cassidy, Alexander Haig, Zbigniew Herbert, and József Zakariás. Among people deceased in 1997, Allan Edwall ranks 88Before him are Virgilio Barco Vargas, Andrew Cunanan, Walter Gotell, Bo Widerberg, Jean Françaix, and Jean-Dominique Bauby. After him are Lyman Spitzer, Héctor Yazalde, Michael Hutchence, Andrés Rodríguez, Kunihiko Kodaira, and Teiichi Matsumaru.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Allan Edwall ranks 286 out of 1,612Before him are Bo Widerberg (1930), Olof Björnsson (950), Krister Henriksson (1946), Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland (1827), Gustav, Duke of Zweibrücken (1670), and Princess Cecilia of Sweden (1540). After him are Anette Olzon (1971), Jan Troell (1931), Pernilla August (1958), Otto Nordenskjöld (1869), Thomas Ravelli (1959), and Ivar Kreuger (1880).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Allan Edwall ranks 23Before him are Gunnar Björnstrand (1909), Maud Adams (1945), Lena Olin (1955), Gunnel Lindblom (1931), Mikael Persbrandt (1963), and Krister Henriksson (1946). After him are Pernilla August (1958), Noomi Rapace (1979), Anita Björk (1923), Viveca Lindfors (1920), Olof Thunberg (1925), and Eva Dahlbeck (1920).

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