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Brännström in April 2013.
Lars Erik Brännström
27 February 1945
|Died||29 August 2014 69) (aged|
|Resting place|| Skogskyrkogården |
|Spouse(s)||Git Erixon |
|Partner(s)||Lill Lindfors (1974–1984)|
Brasse Brännström (real name Lars Erik Brännström; 27 February 1945 – 29 August 2014) was a Swedish actor and comedian.
An actor is a person who portrays a character in a performance. The actor performs "in the flesh" in the traditional medium of the theatre or in modern media such as film, radio, and television. The analogous Greek term is ὑποκριτής (hupokritḗs), literally "one who answers". The actor's interpretation of their role—the art of acting—pertains to the role played, whether based on a real person or fictional character. Interpretation occurs even when the actor is "playing themselves", as in some forms of experimental performance art.
A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience by making them laugh. This might be through jokes or amusing situations, or acting foolish or employing prop comedy. A comedian who addresses an audience directly is called a stand-up comedian.
Brännström attended Adolf Fredrik's Music School in Stockholm.In 1970, he gained fame alongside Magnus Härenstam and Lasse Hallström, when they made their first television program Oj är det redan fredag. During the 1980s, Brännström managed Maximteatern in Stockholm with Magnus Härenstam, Lill Lindfors, and Aller Johansson in a company called Limabrall. He is also known for hosting the children's TV-program Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter (with Magnus Härenstam & Eva Remaeus), which was popular and has been re-broadcast numerous times.
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