Eddie Axberg

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Eddie Axberg
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Axberg in a scene from Here Is Your Life (1966)
Born
Jan Eddie Axberg [1]

(1947-07-09) 9 July 1947 (age 71)
Stockholm, Sweden
OccupationActor, sound engineer
Years active1959-present

Jan Eddie Axberg (born 9 July 1947) is a Swedish actor and audio engineer. [2] He has appeared in more than 50 films and television shows since 1959. At the 8th Guldbagge Awards he won the award for Best Actor for his roles in The Emigrants and The New Land . [3]

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<i>The Emigrants</i> (film) 1971 Swedish film directed by Jan Troell

The Emigrants is a 1971 Swedish film directed by Jan Troell and starring Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg and Allan Edwall. The screenplay is by Bengt Forslund and Troell. It tells the story of poor Swedes who emigrate from Småland, Sweden, to Minnesota in the mid-19th century. The film depicts hardships in Sweden and on the journey and is based on the first two novels of The Emigrants series by Vilhelm Moberg — The Emigrants (1949) and Unto a Good Land (1952).

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References

  1. "Eddie Axberg". birthday.se. Retrieved 6 May 2012.
  2. "Eddie Axberg". Swedish Film Database. Archived from the original on 11 March 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2011.
  3. "Utvandrarna (1971)". Swedish Film Institute. 2 March 2014. Archived from the original on 20 February 2015.