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Halvar Björk

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Cause of death  Lung cancer
Name  Halvar Bjork
Years active  1944-1982

Occupation  Actor
Nationality  Swedish
Role  Actor
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Full Name  Erik Halvar Bertil Bjork
Born  September 22, 1928 (1928-09-22) Borgvattnet, Sweden
Spouse(s)  Alice Strid-Word (born 1930)
Died  November 12, 2000, Huddinge Municipality, Sweden
Movies  Autumn Sonata, Dunderklumpen!, The New Land, The Emigrants, Badarna
Similar People  Beppe Wolgers, Per Ahlin, Jan Troell, Sven Nykvist, Yngve Gamlin

Erik Halvar Bertil Björk (September 22, 1928 – November 12, 2000) was a Swedish actor. He worked at the Malmö City Theatre from 1962 till 1986, but also made many substantial film- and TV-roles; for example, he acted in Autumn Sonata (1978) and Sunday's Children (1992) by Ingmar Bergman and The Emigrants (1971) and The New Land (1972) by Jan Troell.

Björk won the Best Actor at the 5th Guldbagge Awards for his performance in the Yngve Gamlin film Badarna (1968). He died of lung cancer.

Selected filmography

  • The Chasers (1965)
  • Badarna (1968)
  • Autumn Sonata (1978)
  • Önskas (1991)
  • Night of the Orangutan (1992)
  • References

    Halvar Björk Wikipedia

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