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 206,496 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Erland Josephson is the 555th most popular actor (down from 524th in 2019), the 138th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 147th 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."

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  • 30

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  • 8.49

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Among actors, Erland Josephson ranks 555 out of 10,030Before him are Udo Kier, James Cagney, Shah Rukh Khan, Linda Christian, Ken Watanabe, and Raf Vallone. After him are Elliott Gould, Buck Henry, Anjelica Huston, Lois Maxwell, Terence Stamp, and Richard Barthelmess.

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Among people born in 1923, Erland Josephson ranks 40Before him are Freeman Dyson, Philip Warren Anderson, Morris, Horst Tappert, Bert Trautmann, and Linda Christian. After him are René Girard, Jorge Semprún, Val Logsdon Fitch, Mauno Koivisto, Frederick Herzberg, and Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya. Among people deceased in 2012, Erland Josephson ranks 40Before him are Antoni Tàpies, Kiro Gligorov, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Sun Myung Moon, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and Eduard Khil. After him are Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Antonio Tabucchi, Rauf Denktaş, Miguel de la Madrid, Sergey Sokolov, and George Armitage Miller.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Erland Josephson ranks 138 out of 1,296Before him are Tomas Lindahl (1938), Victor Sjöström (1879), Hugo Theorell (1903), Johannes Rydberg (1854), Carl Linnaeus the Younger (1741), and Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg (1584). After him are Magnus II of Sweden (1130), Inge the Younger (1100), Halsten Stenkilsson (1050), Gustav, Prince of Vasa (1799), Rolf Maximilian Sievert (1896), and Eric XI of Sweden (1216).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Erland Josephson ranks 11Before him are Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Dolph Lundgren (1957), Bibi Andersson (1935), Peter Stormare (1953), Ingrid Thulin (1926), and Harriet Andersson (1932). After him are Michael Nyqvist (1960), Gunnar Björnstrand (1909), Ann-Margret (1941), Maud Adams (1945), Inger Nilsson (1959), and Britt Ekland (1942).

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