Erland Josephson

1923 - 2012

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Erland Josephson (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈæ̌ːɭand ˈjûːsɛfˌsɔn]; 15 June 1923 – 25 February 2012) was a Swedish actor and author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erland Josephson has received more than 269,672 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Erland Josephson is the 599th most popular actor (up from 681st in 2019), the 140th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 155th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Swedish Actor.

Erland Josephson was a Swedish actor who was most famous for his role as Jean in the film "Smiles of a Summer Night" and as the Professor in Ingmar Bergman's "The Magic Flute."

Memorability Metrics

  • 270k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Erland Josephson ranks 599 out of 13,578Before him are Piper Laurie, Wesley Snipes, David Soul, Brendan Fraser, Alfred Molina, and Joanne Woodward. After him are Betty White, Horst Buchholz, Dean Reed, Marlène Jobert, Robert Vaughn, and Idina Menzel.

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Among people born in 1923, Erland Josephson ranks 43Before him are René Girard, Jorge Semprún, Stjepan Bobek, Philip Warren Anderson, Alice Miller, and Mauno Koivisto. After him are Edgar F. Codd, Shūsaku Endō, Glynis Johns, René Thom, Aristides Pereira, and Walter Kohn. Among people deceased in 2012, Erland Josephson ranks 44Before him are Lucio Dalla, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Sergey Sokolov, Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, E. Donnall Thomas, and Carl Woese. After him are Andrew Huxley, Stephen Covey, Rauf Denktaş, F. Sherwood Rowland, George Armitage Miller, and Hebe Camargo.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Erland Josephson ranks 140 out of 1,879Before him are Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden (1977), Sverker I of Sweden (1100), Stenkil (1030), Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland (1884), Birgit Nilsson (1918), and Roy Andersson (1943). After him are Carin Göring (1888), Johannes Rydberg (1854), Canute I of Sweden (1150), Eric XI of Sweden (1216), Basshunter (1984), and Zarah Leander (1907).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Erland Josephson ranks 11Before him are Anita Ekberg (1931), Dolph Lundgren (1957), Bibi Andersson (1935), Peter Stormare (1953), Ingrid Thulin (1926), and Harriet Andersson (1932). After him are Björn Andrésen (1955), Inger Nilsson (1959), Maud Adams (1945), Britt Ekland (1942), Michael Nyqvist (1960), and Ann-Margret (1941).

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