Serner at left, in 1965
John Gunnar Håkan Serner
1 September 1933
|Died||25 October 1984 51) (aged|
|Cause of death||Suicide|
|Spouse(s)||Annette Bøgelund |
John Gunnar Håkan Serner (1 September 1933 in Malmö – 25 October 1984 in Stockholm) was a Swedish actor.
He was nephew to Frank Heller, and stepfather to Malin Gjörup.
In 1977 Serner received the award for Best Actor at the 13th Guldbagge Awards for his roles in the films The Man on the Roof (1976) and Bang! (1977).
Serner committed suicide by hanging himself on 25 October 1984, aged 51.
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