Mikael Persbrandt

1963 - Today

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Mikael Åke Persbrandt (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈmîːkaɛl ˈpæ̂ːʂbrant] ; born 25 September 1963) is a Swedish actor. In Swedish films, he is perhaps best known for playing Gunvald Larsson in the Beck series of movies. He is internationally known for his starring role in the Academy Award-winning feature, In a Better World, directed by Susanne Bier. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikael Persbrandt has received more than 2,205,375 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Mikael Persbrandt is the 1,378th most popular actor (down from 1,146th in 2019), the 283rd most popular biography from Sweden (down from 243rd in 2019) and the 21st most popular Swedish Actor.

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  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Mikael Persbrandt ranks 1,378 out of 13,578Before him are John de Lancie, Marianne Koch, Tuncel Kurtiz, Rob Reiner, Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, and Andrei Mironov. After him are Pauley Perrette, Libertad Lamarque, Cassandra Harris, Jason Isaacs, Joanna Cassidy, and Ti Lung.

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Among people born in 1963, Mikael Persbrandt ranks 78Before him are Mike Pompeo, Joey Tempest, May-Britt Moser, Gosho Aoyama, Carlos Kaiser, and Suha Arafat. After him are Jason Isaacs, Kai Hansen, Srečko Katanec, Sergio Goycochea, Beata Szydło, and Anne-Sophie Mutter.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Mikael Persbrandt ranks 283 out of 1,879Before him are Helge von Koch (1870), Per Wahlöö (1926), Thorbjörn Fälldin (1926), Oskar Klein (1894), Christopher Polhem (1661), and Princess Cecilia of Sweden (1807). After him are Stig Dagerman (1923), Princess Eugénie of Sweden (1830), Magnus Stenbock (1664), John, Duke of Östergötland (1589), Anna Vasa of Sweden (1568), and Eva Dahlbeck (1920).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Mikael Persbrandt ranks 21Before him are Britt Ekland (1942), Michael Nyqvist (1960), Ann-Margret (1941), Lena Olin (1955), Gunnar Björnstrand (1909), and Gunnel Lindblom (1931). After him are Eva Dahlbeck (1920), Pernilla August (1958), Krister Henriksson (1946), Allan Edwall (1924), Rolf Lassgård (1955), and Viveca Lindfors (1920).

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