Brasse Brännström

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Brasse Brännström
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Brännström in April 2013.
Lars Erik Brännström

(1945-02-27)27 February 1945
Died29 August 2014(2014-08-29) (aged 69)
Stockholm, Sweden
Resting place Skogskyrkogården
Stockholm, Sweden
Years active19722014
Spouse(s)Git Erixon
(m. 19952002)
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.

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  1. Stefan Westrin (10 October 2014). "Lars Erik Brännström". Fokus (Swedish weekly news magazine). Retrieved 2014-12-06.
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