Name Erland Josephson
|Years active 1946–2006|
Occupation Actor, author
|Born 15 June 1923 (1923-06-15) Stockholm, Stockholms lan, Sweden|
Died February 25, 2012, Stockholm, Sweden
Spouse Ulla Aberg (m. 2000–2012), Kristina Adolphson (m. 1959–1989), Kerstin Wahlbom (m. 1947–1951)
Children Fanny Josephson, Charlotta Larsson
Books A story about Mr. Silberstein
Movies Scenes from a Marriage, The Sacrifice, Fanny and Alexander, Nostalghia, Saraband
Similar People Liv Ullmann, Ingmar Bergman, Sven Nykvist, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Bjornstrand
Cause of death Parkinson's disease
Erland josephson on the sacrifice offret tarkovski
Erland Josephson ([ˈæːɭand ˈʝuːsɛfsɔn]; 15 June 1923 – 25 February 2012) was a Swedish actor and author. He was best known by international audiences for his work in films directed by Ingmar Bergman, Andrei Tarkovsky and Theodoros Angelopoulos.
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- Life and career
Erland josephson on bergman
Life and career
Josephson was born on the island of Kungsholmen, in Stockholm, Sweden, as the son of Maud Ellen Gabrielle (née Boheman) and Gunnar August Josephson, a bookseller, in 1923. His uncle (mother's brother) was diplomat Erik Boheman, and his maternal great-grandfather was entomologist Carl Henrik Boheman.
Josephson was the leader of the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm from 1966 to 1975. He also published novels, short stories, poetry and drama, and was the director of several films. In 1980 he directed and starred in the film Marmalade Revolution, which was entered into the 30th Berlin International Film Festival. In 1986 he starred in The Sacrifice and won the award for Best Actor at the 22nd Guldbagge Awards.
He was the Swedish voice of the Narrator in Disney's Beauty and the Beast.