Years active 1937–1985
|Name Alf Kjellin|
Role Film actor
|Born 28 February 1920 (1920-02-28) Lund, Sweden|
Died April 5, 1988, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Spouse Gun Hellberg (m. 1958–1973), Karin Nordgren
Movies Torment, Summer Interlude, Assault on a Queen, Ice Station Zebra, The McMasters
Similar People Alf Sjoberg, Hasse Ekman, Gustaf Molander, Gunnar Fischer, Errol John
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Alf Kjellin ([alf.̍ɕɛllɪn]; 28 February 1920 – 5 April 1988) was a Swedish film actor and director, who also appeared on some television shows.
Kjellin was well established as a film actor when he occasionally took on roles in television shows. For example, in 1965 he prominently guest-starred as Stalag Luft Kommandant Colonel Max Richter in the two-part episode "P.O.W." (Episodes 30 and 31) of Twelve O'Clock High. He also directed the 1974 Columbo episodes Negative Reaction and Mind Over Mayhem and an episode of the 1976 series Sara.
Kjellin was born in Lund, Sweden and died in Los Angeles, California of a heart attack. In America he used the stage name Christopher Kent.