Edvin Adolphson (Edvin Adolphson)

Edvin Adolphson

Actor, Motion Picture Director. He was active through a 50 year career, and appeared in over 500 roles. His debut was made in 1912, but his breakthrough came 1923 in the film “Friare från Landsvägen”. He appeared with Ingrid Bergman in “Only One Night” (1939), and is noted for his roles in the film “Änglar, finns dom?” (1961), the television version of author August Strindberg´s “Hemsöborna” in 1966, and as ‘Markurells’ in “Markurells i Wadköping” (1968) (which is arguably his most famous appearance). He also directed the first Swedish sound film, “Säg det i toner” 1929. He is the father of actress Kristina Adolphson and songwriter/composer Olle Adolphson. (bio by: Peter Robsahm)


  • February, 25, 1893


  • October, 10, 1979


  • Solna Cemetery
  • Sweden

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