Bo Widerberg

1930 - 1997

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Bo Gunnar Widerberg (8 June 1930 – 1 May 1997) was a Swedish film director, writer, editor and actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bo Widerberg has received more than 77,068 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Bo Widerberg is the 311th most popular film director (up from 342nd in 2019), the 239th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 280th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Swedish Film Director.

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Among film directors, Bo Widerberg ranks 311 out of 1,580Before him are Edward Dmytryk, Bigas Luna, Tobe Hooper, Walter Lantz, Shin Sang-ok, and Chris Columbus. After him are Frank Borzage, Sam Raimi, Raúl Ruiz, Anthony Minghella, Alexander Sokurov, and Mervyn LeRoy.

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Among people born in 1930, Bo Widerberg ranks 121Before him are Sławomir Mrożek, Pavel Popovich, Anisa Makhlouf, Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and Viktor Tikhonov. After him are Frank Lucas, Colin Dexter, Magdalena Abakanowicz, Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Akiyuki Nosaka, and Tanya Savicheva. Among people deceased in 1997, Bo Widerberg ranks 77Before him are Teiichi Matsumaru, Mate Boban, Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Virgilio Barco Vargas, Alparslan Türkeş, and Manfred von Ardenne. After him are François Furet, Ernst Wilimowski, Stig Anderson, Giuseppe De Santis, Walter Gotell, and Gunpei Yokoi.

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Among people born in Sweden, Bo Widerberg ranks 239 out of 1,296Before him are Oscar Swahn (1847), Elizabeth Stride (1843), Per Gessle (1959), Alf Sjöberg (1903), Camilla Läckberg (1974), and Princess Eugénie of Sweden (1830). After him are Olaus Petri (1493), Richeza of Poland, Queen of Sweden (1116), Henrik Larsson (1971), Lennart Bernadotte (1909), Maria Gripe (1923), and Catherine Vasa of Sweden (1539).


Among film directors born in Sweden, Bo Widerberg ranks 7Before him are Ingmar Bergman (1918), Roy Andersson (1943), Lasse Hallström (1946), Victor Sjöström (1879), Sven Nykvist (1922), and Alf Sjöberg (1903). After him are Jan Troell (1931), Vilgot Sjöman (1924), Hasse Ekman (1915), Mikael Håfström (1960), Jonas Åkerlund (1965), and Erika Lust (1977).