Tor Johnson

1902 - 1971

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Karl Erik Tore Johansson (19 October 1902 or 1903; sources differ – 12 May 1971), better known by the stage name Tor Johnson, was a Swedish professional wrestler and actor. As an actor, Johnson appeared in many B-movies, including some famously directed by Ed Wood. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tor Johnson has received more than 362,060 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Tor Johnson is the 3,871st most popular actor, the 611th most popular biography from Sweden and the 56th most popular Swedish Actor.

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  • 16

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Among actors, Tor Johnson ranks 3,871 out of 10,030. Before him are Cha Seung-won, Virginie Ledoyen, Selma Ergeç, Sofie Gråbøl, Armie Hammer, and Arsenio Hall. After him are Sheryl Lee, Ikue Ōtani, Kim Jong-hyun, Louise Dresser, Linda Thorson, and Harry Shearer.

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Among people born in 1902, Tor Johnson ranks 225Before him are Dulce María Loynaz, Lūcija Garūta, Arno Arthur Wachmann, Francisco Martínez Soria, Skip James, and André Tassin. After him are Curt Siodmak, Giuseppe Lepori, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw, Paavo Yrjölä, Beryl Markham, and Guillermo Riveros. Among people deceased in 1971, Tor Johnson ranks 137Before him are Jean Vilar, Lauro Amadò, Jo Cals, Rockwell Kent, Maguba Syrtlanova, and Jean-Pierre Monseré. After him are Romeu Pellicciari, Giannino Castiglioni, Hank Mann, Emerich Vogl, Carl Blegen, and Fernando Quiroga Palacios.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Tor Johnson ranks 611 out of 1,296. Before him are Max Martin (1971), Gunnar Eriksson (1921), Sven Andersson (1907), Sven Jacobsson (1914), Claes Johanson (1884), and Johan Ramstedt (1852). After him are Martin Lundström (1918), Gunder Bengtsson (1946), Sophie Adlersparre (1823), Tommy Svensson (1945), Elena Paparizou (1982), and Karin Bergöö Larsson (1859).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Tor Johnson ranks 56Before him are Ricky Bruch (1946), Hillevi Rombin (1933), Lars Hanson (1886), Janet Ågren (1949), Ola Rapace (1971), and Björn Granath (1946). After him are Inger Stevens (1934), Rebecca Ferguson (1983), Pia Degermark (1949), Inga Tidblad (1901), Petra Mede (1970), and Bill Skarsgård (1990).

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