|Born||Erik Halvar Bertil Björk|
22 September 1928
|Died|| 12 November 2000 72) (aged|
|Cause of death||Lung cancer|
|Spouse(s)||Alice Strid-Word (born 1930)|
Erik Halvar Bertil Björk (22 September 1928 – 12 November 2000) was a Swedish actor. He worked at the Malmö City Theatre from 1962 till 1986, but also made many substantial film- and TV-roles; for example, he acted in Autumn Sonata (1978) and Sunday's Children (1992) by Ingmar Bergman and The Emigrants (1971) and The New Land (1972) by Jan Troell.
Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.4 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.
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.
Malmö is the largest city of the Swedish county of Skåne County, the third-largest city in Sweden, after Stockholm and Gothenburg, and the sixth-largest city in Scandinavia, with a population of 312,012 inhabitants in 2017 out of a municipal total of 338,230. The Malmö Metropolitan Region is home to over 700,000 people, and the Øresund Region, which includes Malmö, is home to 4 million people.
Björk won the Best Actor at the 5th Guldbagge Awards for his performance in the Yngve Gamlin film Badarna (1968).He died of lung cancer.
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The 5th Guldbagge Awards ceremony, presented by the Swedish Film Institute, honored the best Swedish films of 1967 and 1968, and took place on 21 October 1968. Hugo and Josephine directed by Kjell Grede was presented with the award for Best Film.
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The Chasers is a 1965 Swedish drama film directed by Yngve Gamlin. It was entered into the 16th Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Silver Bear Extraordinary Jury Prize.
Badarna is a 1968 Swedish drama film directed by Yngve Gamlin. Halvar Björk won the award for Best Actor at the 5th Guldbagge Awards.
Autumn Sonata is a 1978 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, and starring Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann and Lena Nyman. It tells the story of a celebrated classical pianist who is confronted by her neglected daughter. All his films from this point, even those eventually shown in theatres, were television productions. It is generally well-regarded by critics.
Erland Josephson was a Swedish actor and author. He was best known by international audiences for his work in films directed by Ingmar Bergman, Andrei Tarkovsky and Theodoros Angelopoulos.
Sven Vilhem Nykvist was a Swedish cinematographer. He worked on over 120 films, but is known especially for his work with director Ingmar Bergman. He won Academy Awards for his work on two Bergman films, Cries and Whispers in 1973 and Fanny and Alexander in 1983, and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography for The Unbearable Lightness of Being.
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The 50th National Board of Review Awards were announced on December 19, 1978.
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Night of the Orangutan is a 1992 Swedish drama film directed by Kjell-Åke Andersson. Rolf Lassgård won the award for Best Actor at the 28th Guldbagge Awards. The film was also nominated for Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay.
The Pitfall is a 1989 Swedish drama film directed by Vilgot Sjöman. It was entered into the main competition at the 46th Venice International Film Festival.
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